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Fungal Infections

Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis (Includes Yeast Infections and Thrush) Cryptococcal Meningitis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? A fungus is a kind of germ. Many fungi (plural form of fungus) exist normally inand on our bodies, and in the surrounding environment, for example in soil,dust, food, water, and plants. Most fungi are...
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arrhythmia causes: side effect of drug? anemia?

A close friend was diagnosed w/AIDS and MAC recently and I feel as if we aren't getting answers from doctors, though maybe this is because there isn't a definite answer.His latest symptom is arrythmia, and his doctors have said there is...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
Based on the limited information you provide, it is certainly possible that anemia is the cause of the arrythmia (which sounds like it is resting tachycardia), but other causes (e.g., decreased oxygenation due to pulmonary problems) should be... Read more »

arrhythmia causes: side effect of drug? anemia?

A close friend was diagnosed w/AIDS and MAC recently and I feel as if we aren't getting answers from doctors, though maybe this is because there isn't a definite answer.His latest symptom is arrythmia, and his doctors have said there is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Anemia and fever can both cause a fast heart rate. There is some concern that AZT may occasionally cause a cardiomyopathy and that protease inhibitors can very rarely cause a prolongation of the QT interval leading to arrythmias. Those are both... Read more »

Did side effects cause death

My son was diagnosed with AIDS in 2002 and began treatment. Within a short time his viral load was undetectable and remained so until 2006. He was incarcerated for 30 days and was not given his meds for HIV or Depression during that time period. He...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Stopping HIV medications can lead to a period of increased risk for death (as shown in recent SMART study published in the New England Journal of Medicine) including heart problems. Standard doses of Elavil rarely would trigger a heart event. KH... Read more »

Do certain excipients in HIV medications cause side effects?

I was wondering whether certain excipients in HIV medications cause certain side effects in HIV positive patients? Such as propylene glycol or ethanol commonly used in HIV medications?...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
This is certainly the potential for this to happen. The risks include allergies or gastrointestinal intolerance, to name a few. Some of the diarrhea associated with ritonavir, for instance, related not to the drug but to the non-drug contents of... Read more »
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Hiv doesn't cause aids

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
don't be a victim of greed , hiv doesn't cause aids and if you take those toxic drugs you will eventually die Read more »

HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your

Posted by Anonymous
HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your Life
By San Francisco AIDS Foundation

While the global HIV/AIDS pandemic continues to rage, a small number of fringe groups have been aggressively promoting misinformation about AIDS. Some claim that... Read more »

AIDS- 3rd leading cause of death

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS to Be 3rd Leading Cause of Death

The Associated Press

By MARIA CHENG

November 27, 2006

You can't put all your eggs in the abstinence basket

Within the next 25 years, AIDS is set to join heart disease and stroke as the top three causes of death... Read more »

So terry D what does cause AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous
You seem to think you know so much then what does cause AIDS if its not HIV?

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