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Is Kidney Swelling A Symptom Of Hiv

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HIV and Kidney Disease

Why Should People With HIV Care About Kidney Disease? HIV disease can cause kidney failure due to HIV infection of kidney cells. This is known as HIV-Associated Nephropathy or HIVAN. Other causes of kidney disease include diabetes and high blood pressure. These problems, especially HIVAN, are much more common in African-Americans. Taking some medications used to treat HIV infections or related health issues can also cause kidney disease. Kidney...
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Lymph node swelling with various symptoms

For 3 weeks now I have had very swollen lymph nodes in my neck and head, all blood tests reveal nothing, my doctor is concerned because he says it must be a virus but does not know which one. I am getting more severe migraines than before (had them...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
Hi AndrewIt sounds like you've been having a rough time with these disabling symptoms. I'm no expert on Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, but many of the symptoms you are describing might be suggestive of CFS. You didn't mention if you... Read more »

swelling ankles

Am on atripla with no side effects but I have lately started walking as a form of exersice and have noticed that my ankles are swollen and I have a burning sensation under my feet after walking ( I do about 7.5km every morning) I do not have any...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Those symptoms warrant discussing with your HIV provier to make sure you are not having any kidney, heart, or neurologic problems related to Atripla or some other medical problem (odds seem low but evaluation is recommended). KH... Read more »

Generalised lymph nodes swelling

Dear Doc,I am really worried about being HIV infected.I have had a possible one time exposure 7 years back and have had tender nodes(not swollen at all) in neck and armpit.They come simultaneosuly.Like one comes and the other one disappears.And more...
Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

Response from Jacques Chambers, C.L.U.

HelpWithBenefits.com
I wish I could help but you answered your own question. The only way to be sure is to get tested. That's what you should do. Good luck, Jacques... Read more »

back pain kidney pain oversvimmed eyes...

I change my medication after 6 months I started it-before I taked Kaletra and Truvada and after Truvada and Viramun...after couple months-I start feel pain in my back-kidney arria,and everyday my face and my eyes quietly swelling -heavy.. I check...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Daniel,Unfortunately I cannot diagnose the cause of your back pain over the Internet. There are a great many potential causes. If your urine and kidney function tests are normal, chances are the discomfort is not coming from your kidneys.... Read more »
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Swelling And 'Excuses'

Posted by BabyFirefly, 2 Replies
So I've had some swelling for a while now and I've heard/been told that part of HIV symptoms = swelling of glands/lymph nodes. Do you guys have any suggestions when it comes to telling people what is causing the swelling?
I really don't want to tell... Read more »

eyelids swelling joint pain thrush on lips

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
can anyone tell me is this related to hiv infection? Read more »

swelling in sides of face? Please answer!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
On May 14, 2002, I had a possible exposure to HIV via heterosexual contact unprotected without ejaculation and about a week to 2 weeks later I developed this tingly sensations inside my mouth, my saliva glands overproduced saliva which sometimes... Read more »

Lymph node pain,swelling, and bruising

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you were exposed to hiv would you have the following symptoms? Swelling, bruising and pain in your lymph nodes by your elbows and behind your knees? I am experiencing pain in my left elbow area on top of my arm. Also, pain, swelling, and... Read more »