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Is Kidney Swelling A Symptom Of Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Kidney Disease

... Why Should People With HIV Care About Kidney Disease? What Is Normal Kidney Function? How Do I Know if There Are Problems With My Kidneys? What Are The Risk Factors For Kidney Disease? HIV Medications and the Kidneys Dialysis and Kidney Transplantation The Bottom
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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
...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. Similarly there are many... Read more »

HIV, allergies and other possible indicators of infection

Hi Dr. Bob,I apologise if this is in the wrong forum but because of the different aspects in the question I didn't know which one to put it in. My question is related to the likelyhood of me contracting HIV (I'm really trying to get things straight...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...quite rare auto immune disease which thankfully can be treated. Whilst I`m not suggesting that worried people who think they hav HIV symptoms will also have it or anything similar, in my case it was only once I had taken the test and received a... Read more »

This One's A Doozy (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010)

Of all of the inquiries posted in this forum over the years, this one may well take the cake. But since, at this point, I really don't know where else to turn for help, please hear me out:Back in the spring of 1996, I engaged in prolonged,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...quite rare auto immune disease which thankfully can be treated. Whilst I`m not suggesting that worried people who think they hav HIV symptoms will also have it or anything similar, in my case it was only once I had taken the test and received a... Read more »

Do I have HIV ?

its been 3 months since i had unprotected sex and it was the 1st time i did it. i want to know what is happening with my body, last sunday morning when i woke up i felt i had a fever but disregard it thinking it was only due to the weather, but the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I can't tell you exactly "what is happening with (your) body" over the Internet. What I can tell you is that your decision to have unprotected sex placed you at risk for STDs, including HIV. I would advise you see your doctor for an STD screen... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...candidiasis is when Candida spreads throughout the body, and it can be life-threatening. Infection might include the brain, heart, kidneys, eyes, liver, genital tract and joints. This form occurs most often in people with low white blood cell... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drug Chart/Overview

... n/a Common Side Effects: Nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, gas Serious Side Effects: Kidney problems, bone problems, buildup of lactic acid in theblood, enlarged liver, lipodystrophy ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Tuberculosis (TB)

...around the TB bacteria in the lungs. TB in the lungs is called pulmonary TB. The infection can spread from the lungs to the kidneys, spine and brain. This is called extrapulmonary TB. It only shows up in people who have already been infected with... Read more »
The Well Project

Tuberculosis

...bacteria can get out and enter the bloodstream. Once in the bloodstream they travel to other parts of the body including the brain, kidneys, and bones. This is called "extrapulmonary TB." Extrapulmonary TB is more likely in people with advanced... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

HIV/AIDS related kidney problems...

Posted by alexzander, 2 Replies
...ANYONE out there knew even a little bit....people who are HIV+ (i myself have AIDS) but is it common to see tons of reoccuring kidney infections?! i mean these have been going on for months and months....i'm getting really tired of them..... Read more »

What is this?

Posted by ExWorryWart, 8 Replies
...14 weeks via oraquick rapid test (oral fluid) (How reliable is this negative?) I am having bad groin pain on right side with swelling....and is freaking me out..I feel uncomfortable and constaintly in pain...(started couple days ago)...I have... Read more »

HIV SYMPTOMS???

Posted by nomanalone, 1 Reply
...I have heard that lymph nodes do not hurt when experiencing HIV symptoms. Is this true? Otherwise I feel fine. Are these symptoms of HIV? It is getting really annoying and starting to freak me out a little. Please, and help is appreciated. Read more »