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OIs Treatment

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OI treatment coverage

Do employer provided health coverage plans ( like ppo )cover treatment for opportunistic infections ? It is very easy to figure out a correlation between OIs and HIV. Can an employer fire you just based on an HIV diagnosis ? How about if one has...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
We can't answer such general questions about what any particular employer's plan might cover, but it's safe to assume that treatment for an infection such as an OI would be covered. Yes, it's easy to figure out a connection, so to put your mind at... Read more »

Are Meds Neccesary

I have been positive for almost three years and I'm not currently on any meds. I have taken HAART... Read more »


I have recently decided to reconnect with an X partner who is HIV positive.. this is the phrase he... Read more »
Women Alive

OI Treatment Chart

Disease Begin prophylaxis First Choice Alternative Pneumocystis T-cell 2 weeks TMP-SMX (Bactrim) 1 double strength (DS) everyday or 1 single strength (SS) everyday or 1 double strength three times a week Dapsone... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

OI Prophylaxis and Treatment in the Era of HAART

There are a number of infections, cancers and neurologic problems that affect people with HIV infection. Collectively, these opportunistic illnesses (often called OIs) are the hallmark of the progressive immodeficiency associated with HIV infection.... Read more »
The Well Project

What Are Opportunistic Infections?

Table of Contents Basic Facts Preventing and Treating OIs OIs and Women Most Common Opportunistic Infections (OIs) in HIV-Positive People Basic Facts While many viruses can be controlled by the immune system , HIV targets and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

What Are Opportunistic Infections? Testing for OIs OIs and AIDS What Are the Most Common OIs? Preventing OIs Treating OIs What Are Opportunistic Infections? In our bodies, we carry many germs -- bacteria, protozoa, fungi, and... Read more »
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When to start treatments?

Posted by oi812Help, 2 Replies
When is the best time ot begin meds? Thanks... Read more »

How Does HSV interfear with HIV?

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
Do these viral agents make freinds and work together or might I be a famous General and pit one against to other so they both are destoryed? Read more »

misunderstanding on HIVand AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I was diagnosed a year ago when I was in the hospital with regular pneumonia not PCP. It was a wake up call for me. i suddenly realised at 29 not married and no kids. My t cells where at 459 and viral load at 121000. With the high number of viral... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies