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Immune Reconstitution Syndrome And Syphilis

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The Well Project

Immune Reconstitution

...www.natap.org/2003/Immune/ndxImmune.htm Shelburne SA, Mones M, and Hamill RJ. Immune reconstitution inflammatorysyndrome: more answers, more questions. J Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 57:167-170, 2006. Crum-Cianflone NF. Immune reconstitution inflammatory syndromes: what's new? AIDS Reader 16(4):199-206, 213, 216-217; discussion 214-217. 2006.
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Treatment for syphilis (SYPHILIS)

Dear Dr Bob,I was recently diagnosed with HIV on 22nd Feb 08. After a few blood tests, my HIV specialist informed me that I have also contracted syphilis.I was told that I need to redo a CD4 count again to confirm further treatment for syphilis. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...few months to 10 years (average, 7 years) after the primary infection. Unlike the sudden onset of thrombotic or embolic stroke syndromes, meningovascular syphilis is associated with prodromal symptoms lasting weeks to months before focal deficits... Read more »

Can you still have neuro-syphilis, but test negative for syphilis test (blood)?

Happy New Years Dr. Frascino.I wish I had your linguistic intelligence so that you can also enjoy reading my post as I do when I read your posts. I'll go straight to my questions. I met a TS sex worker on the street and had intercourse...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sometimes there may be many. Nearby lymph glands are often swollen. (Lymph glands, or nodes, are small bean-shaped organs of your immune system containing cells that help fight off germs. They are found throughout the body.) The chancre usually... Read more »

Red Pimple-like Rashes on Body

My friend who was recently diagnosed HIV+ was also found to have syphilis. His CD4 and viral load status are healthy so he is not on any medication now. However, he went on a penicillin treatment to cure his syphilis. After the penicillin treatment...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...few months to 10 years (average, 7 years) after the primary infection. Unlike the sudden onset of thrombotic or embolic stroke syndromes, meningovascular syphilis is associated with prodromal symptoms lasting weeks to months before focal deficits... Read more »

IMMUNE RECONSTITUTION SYNDROME,

What is Immune reconstitution syndrome?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Immune reconstitution syndrome refers to a range of conditions that are seen during the period after potent antietroviral therapy is started. During that time Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Syphilis Complications After Starting Treatment for HIV

...could have avoided a very long hospitalization, and could have avoided losing his vision in both eyes. Immune Reconstitution Syndrome One of the possible explanations in our patient relates to his regenerating immune system. HIV infection is... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Restoration Syndrome

... What Is Immune Restoration Syndrome? How Was the Syndrome Identified? Bad News -- Or Good? What Problems Can Occur? How Is the Syndrome Treated? The Bottom Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...and survival in a large cohort of HIV-infected women: Women's Interagency HIV Study. Journal of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndromes 37(2):1245-1252. Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Therapies in Development

...inflammatory conditions. Researchers at the University of California-San Francisco are studying whether mesalamine can reduce leaky gut syndrome (see Fact Sheet 484 ) in HIV-positive people on ART. Gene Therapies Several approaches are... Read more »
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need Some Light Shed On My situation Please

Posted by Jaypoc0, 1 Reply
Hey all Its Me Ron again. So I Have Noticed That iM Not Worring As Much And Things Seem to Have Stoped. But Their Are StilL some Things That Persist. Like I Get Itchy In Random Places On My Bodie Every Once In A While. Little Tiney Red PiN Head Dots... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous
...News & Publications > Journals > AFP > Vol. 60/No. 2 (August, 1999) How to Recognize and Treat Acute HIV Syndrome BARBARA LEE PERLMUTTER, M.D., PH.D., JORDAN B. GLASER, M.D., and SAMWEL O. OYUGI, M.D. Staten Island... Read more »

7 month HIV and Syphilis Negatives...Von Dutch?

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...remember that more is understood about HIV than some other infections that can it seems do almost as much damage to your health and immune system. Consider yourself lucky if you can get a diagnoses and treament, some of us are in the permanent... Read more »

syphilis & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi, My VDRL came out +ve with 1:16 titre and TPHA was +ve while HIV came out -ve in week 5. Doctor confirmed it as syphilis and gave me my first penicillin jab and some medication to be taken for two weeks. After the medication, my rash had... Read more »