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Is Renal Function Affected By Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Chemistry Panel

... Chemistry (Chem) Screen The Electrolytes Kidney Function Tests Liver Function Tests Other Blood Chemistry Tests For More Information Chemistry (Chem) Screen A large part of your laboratory report is results of the chemistry screen. These tests measure various chemicals
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leaking kidney

my DR.has informed me that my kidney is leaking,creatine, (at 1.6)i have been on AIDS meds,about 20 yrs,toxic buildup of these meds. is likely the cause.what do i do to cleans kidneys.dr. not sure..thanks,tony
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
...heart function. Talk to your doctor about the meaning of your specific test results. Your doctor will look at other measures of kidney function and if the kidney is leaking protein or minerals. Advice form a kidney specialist may be sought.Kideny... Read more »

Blood in urine following sexual activity

Hi, I am a male age 33 and had bright red blood in my urine several months ago and the doctor thought it was some type of hernia in the lower groin. Over the past two days, the bright red blood in my urine has returned and is again following sexual...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Unlikely to be due to any of your current HIV meds though renal function evaluation including urinalysis is recommended.. Some mechanical injury to urethra or a problem with vas deferens, bladder, Read more »

Dr Bob Greetings, i have tested positive for XMRV

Dr Bob i really hope you post this message people deserve to know that there is another retrovirus like HIV out there infecting people, i know this is an HIV website but i know of many "worried wells" that have tested positive for XMRV, and now...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...In fact I disagree with many of the points in your rant, including your understanding of scientists, the early history of the HIV epidemic and your unsubstantiated assumptions about XMRV and its causal relationship with various disease entities.... Read more »

HIV hepatitis

AIDS patient stage 4 presented with deep jaundice, right side hemiparesis and ptosis(right)has been on d4T, 3TC,nevirapine for 5 months. Liver is enlarged and all liver enzymes are high. Not done the renal function test.what is the way foward on...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...It seems there are 2 problems here. ONe is involving the brain with focal neurologic signs, and the other is affecting the liver. Wihtouth knowing the CD4 count, I would eb concerned Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Treatment Interruption Uncovers HIV's Attack on the Kidneys

...plasma cystatin C. AIDS . 2009 Jan 2;23(1):71-82. Odden MC, Scherzer R, Bacchetti P, et al. Cystatin C level as a marker of kidney function in human immunodeficiency virus infection: the FRAM study. Archives of Internal Medicine . 2007 Nov... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Renal Complications of HIV/AIDS

...renal complications that are most commonly seen in HIV positive people, and outlines treatment options. Assessing Kidney Function Kidney function is assessed using both blood and urine tests to measure two key indicators: serum creatinine and... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...increase in HIVdiagnoses has been seen in older women (50 and older). Minority women, especially African-American women, are most affected.HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death for African-American women aged 25 to34. Women in African-American... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the Read more »
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Posted by RL9141, 4 Replies
...passed out. It was horrible. Does this ever get better? Is the blood work that extensive throughout the entire treatment of HIV? Read more »

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 »

Free video: "Top Ten Myths About HIV/AIDS"

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