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Does PCP Prophylaxis Improve Survival In Patients With HIV Infection

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Help needed for HIV Education (AIDS DENIALISTS)

Hi Dr Bob,I always read this site and being a regular traveller to Africa i always pass of safe sex info to the locals.I have one gentthere who denies HIV/Aids is real and usually bounces all kind of info at me to back up his claim. Can you please...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report described cases of Kaposi's sarcoma (KS) and Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) in young, previously healthy gay men.(5, 6) Detailed reports of these and other... Read more »

Viral Load Blip/Drug Change/Working = Fatigue (BLIPS, 2009)

Dr. Frascino,First of all I have read many of your responses to various questions and I love the... Read more »

MAC MAI prognosis

Let me start by saying, I know I am asking a question that may not be good for others to see an... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

Does PCP Prophylaxis Improve Survival in Patients With HIV Infection?

...carinii pneumonia. N Engl J Med 1991; 324: 1079-83. 6 . Leoung et al. Aerosolized pentamidine for prophylaxis against Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. N Engl J Med 1990; 323: 769-75. 7 . Martin et al. A comparison of the... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

Prophylaxis of OIs in the Age of Protease Inhibitors

...monotherapy in AIDS patients is enhanced when the antiretroviral therapy is given concomitantly with PCP prophylaxis ( see "Does PCP Prophylaxis Improve Survival in Patients with HIV Infection?," Vol. 2, No. 1, pages 3-8). More recently, it has... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

Update: Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia

...its incidence appears to be declining. ( 1, 2 ) Much of this decline is the result of widespread PCP prophylaxis ( see "Does PCP Prophylaxis Improve Survival in Patients with HIV Infection?," Vol. 2, No. 1, pages 3-8). As a result, it is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...malaria is endemic, strategies to prevent malaria and its consequences include vector control, prophylaxis, and intermittent preventive treatment in pregnancy. For U.S. travelers (including HIV-infected persons) to malarious areas, a combination... Read more »
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Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) - Help

Posted by MF2010
...minutes completely exposed. I suspect my partner was HIV infected. Went straight to the hospital and started Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) within the next 6 hours and for 28 straight days. Didn't finished yet the treatment. The doctors here... Read more »

Christian Grantham of GAYBC Questions AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
If you've recieved a life-and-death diagnosis you deserve to hear both sides of an issue. I believe that people to have a right to hear BOTH sides of the story. People are smartthey can make their OWN minds about in issue. We've just reached... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...relationship between the two seems to be and the more treatments there seems to exist with variable results depending on the patients. Is it because HIV and AIDS have only been researched and studied for the last 20 years? Thanks. Read more »

Read the stories but I think I'm still +

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I've read all the uplifting stories and still cant stop thinking I'm positive as well as some of my family members. I've posted before so some of you may rememeber. My risk was slight oral exposure (on her) to a stripper that was from Russia. It... Read more »