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I Have Cryptosporidiosis Does That Mean I Have Aids

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Cryptosporidiosis

For more information, see the CDC Prevention Guide at www.cdc.gov/hiv/resources/brochures/crypto.htm . How Is Crypto Treated? There is no "cure" for crypto; however, antiretroviral therapy (ART) will decrease or get rid of crypto symptoms. Nitazoxanide has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of crypto in children and adults. It is used along with ART. Some drugs approved for other uses can be used against cryptosporidiosis, including...
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cryptosporidiosis

What are symptoms of cryptosporidiosis in humans...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,See below.Dr. Bobfollow up bi guy with crypto Jan 9, 2009ok well got tested it was neg it was the rapid 10 min elisa i guess i should say woo hoo but still kinda scared should i shell out the money for the pcr test does it mean that the last... Read more »

Spiramycin for cryptosporidiosis

Is spiramycin an effective treatment for AIDS-related cryptosporidiosis?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
No.... Read more »

results what they mean

Hi Dr.I was recentlt diagnosed HIV + about twoweeks ago - I had the results of my first bloods today My viral load was 200,000 and my CD4 count was 430. The doctor was worried about the percentage CD3 -CD4% which was 16. First, I dont really...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Nick,I am sorry to learn of your recent HIV diagnosis. It's not uncommon to be a bit (actually much more than a bit) confused about the laboratory tests used to monitor HIV disease. I recommend you review the information on this site,... Read more »

I tested negative for hiv does this also mean im negative for aids?

Im a little confused...If you test negative for hiv does that mean you also do not have aids?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yep, it does appear you are more than a little confused, or at least not well informed. Perhaps you are a victim of home schooling or Dubya's abstinence-only sex education curriculum. At any rate, HIV (human immunodeficiency virus) is the... Read more »
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I don't mean to bother... But...

Posted by Anonymous
First off, let me begin this by saying that I do not intend to offend or bother anyone by this post. I am not HIV/AIDS positive. I am doing a study for college on HIV/AIDS and how people live with it, how they maybe discriminated against for having... Read more »

just wondering/what do you mean/clinical??

Posted by notanonymous, 1 Reply
well, first of all based on your test you are hiv negative. some of the responses you are getting are from aids realists/dissidents. they do not believe that hiv exists. they hang around on this board and use crafty language about tests are false,... Read more »

Numbers don't mean anything.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV/AIDS doesn't have a set pattern. Not ever person infected is going to test positive. 8.5 weeks after infection, or 6 months after infection. Most people who test positive do so after being infected years, and after their health has declined... Read more »

What does this test name mean?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i am negative but wanted to ask something.

on the report from quest and under the term - TEST NAME,
it states .....
HIV-1 AB W/CONFIRM.,NY
HIV-1 AB, EIA

it says non-reactive, no HIV-1 antibodies dectected.
what does AB mean?

what does W/CONFIRM mean?
did... Read more »