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Can Microsporidiosis Kill You

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Microsporidiosis

Causal Agents Life Cycle Geographic Distribution Clinical Features Laboratory Diagnosis Treatment [Brachiola spp. ] [Encephalitozoon cuniculi] [Encephalitozoon hellem] [Encephalitozoon intestinalis ( syn. Septata intestinalis)] [Enterocytozoon bieneusi] [Nosema spp. ] [Pleistophora sp. ] [Trachipleistophora spp. ] [Vittaforma corneae ( syn. Nosema corneum)] --> Causal Agents The term microsporidia is also...
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microsporidiosis in kidney transplant

my wife had a kidney transplant in august 1999. developeda nasty CMV infection that was not resolved by iv ganciclovir. this precipitated a kidney rejection and she was treated with okt3 that really dropped her immune system.January 2000 she had a...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
The stronger a person's immune system is, the better the chance that they will get over an OI (or at least, keep it under control). For organ transplant recipients, the weakness in their immune system comes from the drugs they are given to... Read more »

Is HAART killing my virus or killing ME

?Is Haart killing my HIV or is it simply killing the rest of me ?Is it really best to continue on meds that have yet to be proven in the long run and endure the Sustiva Hallicunations, the Zerit oops thought I had feet, guess not. The ziagen...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
Allan,It is good to vent. You bring up a lot that we all share in common: the frustrations of treatment. In medicine, we always have to balance the risks and the benefits. We do know that people are living longer, many better, on current therapies.... Read more »

"What you dont know can kill you" and a further donation (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU)

Hi Dr BobI wrote you last week to say that after over a year of feeling really ill following some risky sexual behaviour - Shingles,chronic fatigue, joint aches, gum disease, rash etc etc, and being 100% convinced I had HIV I still couldn`t bring...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thank you for your kind comments, for taking the time to write back and for sharing your experience with the readers of this forum. Hopefully your true-life testimonial of "what you don't know about HIV can kill you" will give many... Read more »

Bees killing HIV

Recently I have read an article about how bees can kill HIV virus, do you know anything about it?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thank you for your post. It's not that bees can kill HIV but rather a protein in be venom has been shown to kill HIV in a test tube. For more information see this <a href="http://news.wustl.edu/news/Pages/25061.aspx"... Read more »
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GUILT WON'T KILL YA

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Live with your choices............or make different ones................

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Doubt Kills

Posted by estmedicina, 3 Replies
A few years ago while in my anatomy course my professor would always advise us we should ask all possible questions before touching a patient because he always said that DOUBT KILLS.
Since my exposure and the outcome of my symptoms those words have... Read more »

Propolis kills HIV virus

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Contrary to the opinion of your 'expert' on this site, bee propolis has been shown to kill the HIV virus:

"With a little alcohol, Gekker extracted a tincture from Dressens raw propolis, and began treating her cold. And thats when the unbidden thought... Read more »