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Cholera Symptoms

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mozambique: Health Experts Find Oral Cholera Vaccine Highly Effective Among HIV-Infected Population

A new cholera vaccine is safe and effective in people whose immune systems have been weakened by HIV, researchers announced on Feb. 24, removing an obstacle that prevented the oral vaccine's distribution in HIV-ravaged sub-Saharan Africa. The Bill... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

First AIDS, Now Cholera: Zimbabwe's Newest Orphans

A cholera outbreak affecting nine of Zimbabwe's 10 provinces is threatening a population already devastated by HIV/AIDS and hunger. Of Zimbabwe's adults, 16 percent are HIV-infected, and 1 million children in the country have lost one or both... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Decline in Zimbabwe's Health System, Increased Focus on Cholera Exacerbating HIV/AIDS Epidemic, Report Says

The decline in Zimbabwe's health care system and increased focus on cholera and other diseases are exacerbating the country's HIV/AIDS epidemic, according to a report released last week by Physicians for Human Rights , the Cape Times reports. ... Read more »
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Onset of Symptoms

I'm not sure which expert to ask .... you seem the nicest.My partner (I'm a F, partner a M) had extensive blood transfusions in 3/83 (over 20 units) We got married in '91. After being sicker and sicker, starting in '04, he was...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I am not aware of any data to suggest that having any of these other infections somehow alters the course of HIV infection. Yes, people can be asymptomatic for many years and it depends on their underlying immune system and the type of virus they... Read more »

Dukoral

Is the drug Dukoral, which is an oral vaccine for travellers diarrhea, safe for someone who is HIV poitive to take....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
As I understand it, Dukoral is a vaccination available in Canada to prevent both traveller's diarrhea (caused by certain strains of E coli) and cholera is safe to administer to persons with HIV infection. BY... Read more »

hepatitis and anaemia

hiv positive was on nevirapine for 3 weeks stopped because of jaundice .tested negative hepatitis B .now 6 months since l stopped nevirapine am wasting,taking cotrimoxazole. what should l do.in zimbabwe ,times are hard ,connot afford liver tests...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Although there are reasons for jaundice other than hepatitis B (hepatitis A, for instance), since your symptoms began shortly after beginning nevirapine and liver problems are a well-known side effect of this drug, it's reasonable to... Read more »

FIRST LINE THERAPY FOR CD4 COUNT 11

My aunt has recently been diagnosed as HIV+ after a long period of ill health during which time she has been on and off treatment for cholera amoebiasis malaria etc. Her cd4 count last week was 11 and she has clinical symptoms of AIDS - candidiasis,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your question.I'd think that it is definately time to start on HAART. What to start on is somewhat debatable, and clearly we'd want to select a regimen that will be both very potent and well tolerated. That you aunt can now... Read more »
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A New Conspiracy Theory! Check it out.........

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
ok, thebody uses google for a search engine for their site. AND if you put in any type of HIV symptom into google.com you get multiple results for thebody.com. so google is getting paid some mad cash to direct people to the body so they can make... Read more »

I am freaking out still 8 months later

Posted by Gator, 2 Replies
Would osmeone please listen to me ?
8 months ago I had a strep staph and yeast infection in my feet this went to my hands , i got hot one day playing softball last summer and boom this all went nuts, could too much heat exposure trigger HIV or... Read more »

African Aids

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I HAVE READ ALOT ABOUT OTHORDOX AND DISSENT VIEWS IN REGARD TO HIV AND AIDS FOR THE PAST 10 YEARS, BUT I BELIEVE WITH ALL MIGHT HEART THAT THERE IS SOMETHING VERY WRONG WITH THE COVENTIONAL OTHORDOX VIEW ON THE HIV AND AIDS FIELD IN AFRICA, YES,... Read more »