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Kidney Infection Hiv

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Starting to lose Kidney function.some macroytosis.AZT 5 years

I have been on 3TC/reverse and am having kidney loss of function and liver.problems.Medication changes necessary.But these bring on more stress.Any suggestions to help kidneys regain functionality20 years with hIV now.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,HIV disease can cause kidney failure due to HIV infection of the kidney cells. This is called HIV-associated nephropathy (HIVAN). Other causes Read more »

HIV (Aids)

What are the types of infection that HIV(Aids) can cause? Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: Kidneys Transplanted Between HIV-Infected Patients

A South African report of successful kidney transplants between HIV-positive donors and recipients is sparking renewed interest in offering such procedures in the United States. The report describes four transplantations between September and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Kidney Disease

...The Bottom Line 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... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Treatment Interruption Uncovers HIV's Attack on the Kidneys

...problems were linked to excessive inflammation. The SMART data set is still being analysed. But what has become clear is that HIV infection transforms the immune system, causing prolonged and high levels of inflammation deep within the body. This... Read more »

Seeing an HIV Doctor

...initial measurement (such as CD4 count or viral load) made before starting therapy and used as a reference point to monitor your HIV infection. Kidney function tests: blood and urine tests that determine if your kidneys are working properly. ... Read more »
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Kidney Infections

Posted by Anonymous
...How common are kidney infections with HIV Read more »

Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
Hello, I recently had sex with a prostitute and was so drunk(and stupid) i couldn't think of any possible dangers. The prostitute had several cold sores on her body. We had unprotected oral sex (lasted less than a minute) and 2 times protected... Read more »

Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...the presence of mind to discard it? I can't understand. Now I have to live with the thought that I may have exposed myself to HIV infection. I mean, the toilet paper which came into contact with the seat actually also came into contact with my... Read more »

HIV infected or not?

Posted by Andreea, 2 Replies
Could one get infected with HIV if he had wounds on he's fingers and touched plastic lids that an HIV positive cut himself in? (I heard that outside the body the virus dies in a few minutes, and if the person having the virus is taking a treatment,... Read more »