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Kidney Disease And Hiv

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Kidney Disease and HIV Medicatons

...HIV meds I can safely take that will not hurt my kidneys and if so please list? 2. How long can a person live with stage 4 kidney disease and hiv without kidney failure happening? Did HIV or High Blood Pressure cause my kidney disease or both?...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thank you for your post. You have truly been a fighter, and I can see you still want to fight this disease! That is good.Kidney disease with HIV can be related to several factors:1) People with low CD4 counts (especially below 200) are at... Read more »

HIV and Kidney Disease

Dear Dr. Henry, Thank you for taking my question. Can the HIV virus cause kidney disease? I am a... Read more »

HIV and Kidney Disease

...symptoms be reversed or is this an indication of Kidney Disease and HIV progression? Read more »
Articles
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Kidney Disease

...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... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Expert Discusses HIV-Related Kidney Disease, Susceptibility Among Blacks

...Klotman, chair of the Samuel F. Bronfman Department of Medicine at Mount Sinai, who is "one of the world's leading experts on the kidney diseases associated with HIV." In the article, Klotman discussed the clinical details of HIV-associated... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Recent Releases: Toolkit for Local Responses to HIV/AIDS; YouthNet Publications; Kidney Disease Treatment Guidelines; TAI CARE Act Recommendations

...which reached 800 million households worldwide in 2002 (YouthNet release, 4/25). " Guidelines for the Management of Chronic Kidney Disease in HIV-Infected Patients: Recommendations of the HIV Medical Association of the Infectious Diseases... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

HIV and the Kidneys

...persons. It has been known for approximately 20 years that HIV may result in kidney failure. 1 Given that the specific types of kidney diseases seen among HIV-infected persons have a tremendous predilection for black Americans, 2 the focus... Read more »
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easier to give up

Posted by borrowedtime, 6 Replies
...i tested positive last may 2008 (got exposed february 2008). further found out that i have kidney disease (and advised to go on low sodium/potassium diet, 1500 mg/2000mg per day), type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol and triglycerides. Read more »

Curious - Do any of you have bone or joint disease

Posted by ScotCharles, 6 Replies
...A guy in my Old Geezers with AIDS group has recently been diagnosed with advanced osteoporosis. I have spinal ankylosis and osteoarthiritis (which seem insignificant Read more »

Ageing with AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
...found that HIV and Protease Inhibitors both make more likely that a person with HIV will get age related cancers, Alzheimer's, kidney disease, liver disease, and heart disease. The mechanisms are complex, but HIV and PIs disrupt, each in their... Read more »

still having symptoms

Posted by redsox34, 1 Reply
...body is shutting down. i recently started peeing blood. i've had a cough now for about a month. the only thing it can be is hiv. does the virus work this fast on the body? Read more »