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Can You Die From Cryptosporidiosis

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Cryptosporidiosis

... What Is Cryptosporidiosis? Can Crypto Be Prevented? How Is Crypto Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Cryptosporidiosis? Cryptosporidiosis (crypto) is an infection caused by the parasite Cryptosporidium . A parasites gets its nutrients
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cryptosporidiosis

What are symptoms of cryptosporidiosis in humans
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...folks! However, it can be more severe in folks with depressed or deficient immune systems. The chronic and fulminant form of cryptosporidiosis is seen almost exclusively in folks with CD4 counts less than 100.Does your having cryptosporidium mean... Read more »

dont know my status but i have cryptosporidium infection

hi doc im a 35 yo bi male married to a woman i have been cheating on her with both girls and guys at first i was always safe ie condoms but as time went by i got careless and had sex without a condom topping bb i know dum been feeling healty until...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Not all cases of cryptosporidium are related to underlying HIV infection. I see no reason for you to postpone your HIV testing. If your immune system is compromised, the sooner you find out and begin appropriate treatment the better. I also... Read more »

Spiramycin for cryptosporidiosis

Is spiramycin an effective treatment for AIDS-related cryptosporidiosis?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
No. Read more »

oi's from animals

Hi there,Maybe this is the wrong forum to ask this as I know this is for negatative ppl fearing hiv but theres no current experts in the oi forum so I thought I'd try my luck.what kind of oi's can a hiv+ person get from birds?I breed love birds and...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...There are several different infections (cryptosporidiosis , toxoplasmosis, Mycobacterium avium complex, histoplasmosis, and others) that an immune-compromised individual can acquire from Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cryptosporidiosis Infection in Immunocompromised Persons

... Who might be immunocompromised or have a weakened immune system? What is cryptosporidiosis? What are the symptoms of cryptosporidiosis? How long after infection do symptoms appear? How long will symptoms Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevention of Cryptosporidiosis in Immunocompromised Persons

...1-800-232-4636 or email cdcinfo@cdc.gov . This information was prepared by the inter-agency Working Group on Waterborne Cryptosporidiosis, which includes representatives from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Environmental... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

Cryptosporidiosis in Patients with HIV Disease

...surface source. Although oocysts have been found in these water supplies, there is no conclusive evidence that this has led to cryptosporidium infection in AIDS patients. ( 33 ) Chlorination is not effective in preventing cryptosporidiosis,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cryptosporidiosis: A Guide for Persons with HIV/AIDS

...ofinfected persons, or touching the stool of infected animals, ortouching soil or objects contaminated with stool. You can alsoget a cryptosporidium infection by drinking water contaminatedwith stool or eating food contaminated with stool. What... Read more »
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