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Can An Hiv Positive Person Die From Staph Infection

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Recurring Staph Infections

I am a healthy HIV-er with an undetectable viral load and 1025 CD4 count. I'm currently taking Atripla, eat a healthy diet, and workout 4-5x/wk. Since contracting HIV, I have had numerous staph infections- 3 of them MRSA. I never had a single staph...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...MRSA skin infections are notoriously tough to clear even in HIV negative persons due partly to persistent reservoirs of infections (often nose, peri-anal area, surface of objects, partners Read more »

Staph Infection? HIV? Help?

I tend to send you these things every few months or so with hopes that one day you'll go ahead and... Read more »

Staph infection and HIV

Hello Doctor,I would like to start off by thanking you for all the information and insight you... Read more »
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Gay and Lesbian Medical Association

LGBT Medical Association Comments on Drug-Resistant Staph Infections

... San Francisco -- Recent reports in the lay press of outbreaks of drug resistant staph infection in gay men's health clinics in San Francisco and Los Angeles have caused many in the gay community to recall the first days of Read more »
Project Inform

Strategies for Managing Opportunistic Infections

...Because these organisms are resistant to drugs, treatment may require intravenous therapy. Some speculate that in urban areas staph infections may be spread through something as simple as sharing equipment at the gym. Doing something as simple as... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
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Would like to be certain

Posted by boots, 2 Replies
...I have been sick ever since I cant shag this mess I have been on 5 different antibiotics and prednisone.. ENT said I have a staph infection in my nose and as soon as I get done with the pred the swellen comes right back.. My WBC is 12.5.. Should... Read more »

Staph Infection

Posted by moonstarchild, 1 Reply
...sick with strep. I went to the doctor today to get cleared to go back to work and he told me that it wasn't strep it was a staph infection in my throat!!! I was already put on antibiotics, but I was still a little shocked and sad at the same... Read more »

positive today..in a cloud

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
i just tested positve today guys after the nightmares i have had about it....;( i didnt have any symptoms at all just a thought in my head that wouldnt go away.....when you tested + what symptoms if any did you have? Read more »

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