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Hiv And Liver Transplant Specialists

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cirrhosis, hep c, and hiv

what is the severity of having HIV,HEP C, and CIRRHOSIS? Is there any way that I will be able to recieve help or even a liver transplant? PLEASE HELP ME.
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...You should have both an expert HIV specialist and liver specialist. Whether you can be treated with interferon will depend on how severe your cirrhosis is. If you can still Read more »

Liver failure as side effect of meds

My partner was rushed to the hospital 4 years ago with bleeding. It was determened he has... Read more »

can do liver transplant for HIV patient

Hi, My dad got HIV postive and HCV as well. his genotype is 1a. He's been infected for nearly 5... Read more »
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Liver Transplants: What You Need to Know

...liver disease has far worse side effects and consequences. The only treatment for end-stage liver disease or liver failure is liver transplantation. Up until recently, hospitals would not perform organ transplants on people living with HIV. Over... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

United Kingdom: HIV Liver Transplant Outcomes Studied

... Following liver transplantation, HIV-positive recipients have survival rates similar to HIV-negative recipients, according to a British research team. Read more »
The Body PRO

Liver Transplants Safe, Successful in Otherwise Healthy HIV Patients

... Several small studies presented at this conference add credence to the growing perception that liver transplants may be as safe for otherwise-healthy, HIV-positive patients as they are for HIV-negative patients. However, they are no panacea Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Patients Get Fresh Hopes for Donor Organs

...Writer and activist Larry Kramer, who has AIDS and hepatitis B, has joined 18,646 patients on the national liver transplant waiting list. Like Kramer, a significant number of people with HIV are also infected with hepatitis B or C or both. A few... Read more »
Connect With Others

where to find a hiv specialist for pregnant women in Atlanta area

Posted by nandi26, 1 Reply
...Im looking for phone numbers of doctors or institutions in the Atlanta area that treat pregnant hiv women. thank you. Read more »

HIV Specialist in Upstate NY

Posted by dickspoz, 1 Reply
...Looking for providers / HIV specialist in upstate NY. Warren, Washington, Hamilton, Franklin, Clinton, Essex, Fulton & Montgomery Counties. If you know providers Read more »

I need a HIV Specialist in DURBAN, South Africa

Posted by Christa1, 1 Reply
...Does anyone know a good doctor who specialises on HIV/AIDS, in Durban, South Africa. The doctor I have been with is emigrating and I need to find a doctor who knows what he is talking Read more »

hiv specialist suggestions?

Posted by bluewindow, 2 Replies
...the New York City area. I ve been reading that is very important to get a doctor with experience and up-to -date knowledge. A specialist that you feel confortable with!!! But I don't know where to even start looking!!! This is all still a bit... Read more »