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Colitis And Hiv

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Colitis and HIV

Being HIV + is colitis a common among us. HIV brings on colitis?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV infects the gut mucosa and even with effective treatment the gut may not return to normal. Some patients may have persistent forms of colitis and/or be more sensitive to other triggers for colitis (such as lactose or gluten sensitivity). Colitis... Read more »

Ulcerative Colitis & HIV and use of immunosuppresants

Unfortunately I suffer from both ulcerative colitis and HIV. The UC is my main issue. Without it,... Read more »

Colitis and HIV positive partner

I have colitis and take Remicade. Remicade is known to weaken my immune system, so my question is... Read more »
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Center for Biophotonics Science & Technology

First-Ever Video Reveals How HIV Spreads Between Immune Cells

Sacramento, Calif. -- For the first time, scientists at UC Davis and Mount Sinai School of Medicine have captured video footage showing the transfer of the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) from an infected T-cell to an uninfected one through an... Read more »
University of California-San Francisco

"Expressive Therapy" Intervention Assists Women Living With HIV

New research from UC San Francisco shows that an "expressive therapy" group intervention conducted by The Medea Project helps women living with HIV disclose their health status and improves their social support, self-efficacy and the safety and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Sacramento Campaign Has Warning on Body Art

A new campaign launched by UC Davis Cancer Center and California State University-Sacramento seeks to warn young people of the potential dangers associated with getting a tattoo or body piercing. The popularity of body art has tripled during the... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

Vaccine Breakthrough Comes With Caveats

One of the main sources of pessimism about prospects for an effective HIV vaccine has been the generally poor results obtained in animal models. In particular, a stringent system involving rhesus macaque monkeys challenged with highly pathogenic... Read more »
Connect With Others

cmv colitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is it possible to have cmv colitis when first infected within 3 months or is this something that happens later in disease and not in the ars stage. Read more »

ulcerative colitis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is ulcerative colitis considered an opportunistic infection? Read more »

Headaches, Night Sweats & Muscle/Joint Pain

Posted by Client9, 2 Replies
About Me: 33yr old Male, with Diabetes, Ulcerative Colitis & GERD. I take Meds for Diabetes but it is till out of control and I should be on Insulin. Recently unemployed with no Health Insurance.

Risk: Broken condom during anal sex(April 23), I... Read more »

Jazz or other Experts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey Jazz, I have been posting on aidsmeds as NotSure8(you actually replied to me once there) under the topic Asacol with Colitis. I received my 12 week negative today. Am I done? I have tested negative at 5 weeks, 8 weeks and now 12 weeks. Read more »