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Acute Hiv Infection And Mrsa

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Acute HIV Infection

What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV in the blood gets very high within a few days or weeks after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This first stage of HIV disease is called "acute HIV infection" or "primary HIV...
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MRSA Treatment

Hi Doc, I know this question is probably outside the realm of this forum, [I'd love to see a Complications or Management of HIV Infection forum here) but I thought maybe I'd ask anyway. I've had recurring staphylococal infections for...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. MRSA skin infections are commonly reported as a complication of HIV infection, and may be recurrent as in your situation. I am not aware of any published studies on recurrent MRSA skin infections, but I can share my... Read more »

mrsa infection

if a hiv person has mrsa and is on the medication for a year and he has 3 soars is he still contagious to be around?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Methicillin-resistant staph aureus infection can be hard to eradicate and can persist in odd places like inside the nose. Often long term treatment /prevention is used and cultures of skin/nose used to determine if the organism has been cleared from... Read more »

MRSA infections danger

I recently had an mrsa infection in lung and plura space which caused me to be hospitalized twice and 7 weeks of difficulties. I have T cells of 592 and a ratio of 49% but i do not know if I am HIV positive because my last test was two years ago....
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Multidrug resistant Staph aureus (MRSA) is a bacterial infection that is increasingly common, and thought to be related to the overuse of antibiotics. People with HIV infection are more susceptible to this type of infection, but those without HIV... Read more »

What is the infection MRSA ?

I always have a rash or bumps breaking out over my body. Is this due to MRSA and HIV ? Beacause I am just a very hairy guy? What exactly is MRSA ?...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Bumps on your body could be due to many things. Being hairy may predispose you to getting bumps that are due to bacteria. MRSA is a particular kind of bacterial infection that is caused by a staphylococcal organism that is resistant to most... Read more »
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HIV and MRSA I need info.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My daughter is HIV positive. Last year she gave birth to a healthy little girl. I was there for the birth and went into the delivery room. She soon became sick with MRSA. It was a C-section birth and the staph infection developed. I went to be by... Read more »

extremely worried about acute hiv infection

Posted by rmds, 1 Reply
need help and guidence from the experts on this board as i am extremely worried about catching the acute hiv infection. I am a 41 year male who has frequented few csw for the past 2 years (received uncovered oral from the girls few times). always... Read more »

Acute HIV Infection

Posted by lafcadio, 1 Reply
I came down with text book Acute HIV Infection three weeks ago after having unsafe sex. My lymph nodes got swollen and achy, I got these little shivers running through my body, I feel like I have bleach in my veins. I'm tired and sweat constantly. I... Read more »

Acute HIV Infection Overview

Posted by Anonymous
1. Acute HIV-1 Infection
Marcus Altfeld and Bruce D. Walker


Introduction

Acute HIV-1 infection presents in 40 - 90 % of cases as a transient symptomatic illness, associated with high levels of HIV-1 replication and an expansive virus-specific immune... Read more »