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Cryptococcal Meningitis And Aids

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AIDS and Cryptococcal Meningitis (CM)

Hello Doctor, Thank you for replying me earlier. My fiance was diagnosed with AIDS and CM 1.5 months ago and was put on amphotericin B+ Flucytocine for 2 weeks and then on Fluconazole. He is also taking Sulfa/meth and azythromycin. He started having...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...into care when they are so sick it is often a difficult few months until the infections (such as crypt) are suppressed, the HIV is controled and the immune system can recover. Some of the effects he is experiencing (with the low blood counts)... Read more »

Cryptococcal Meningitis and HIV

Hello, doctor: my husband was infected whith Cryptococcal Meningitis and I'm really concerned about... Read more »

Statistics on Cryptococcal Meningitis

Im wondering on the survival rate of Cryptococcal meningitis in the US. I was diagnosed with this... Read more »
Articles
Women Alive

FDA Approves Drug for Cryptococcal Meningitis in HIV Patients

...Deerfield, Ill., July 5 (Reuters) -- The US Food and Drug Administration approved the antifungal drug AmBisome for the treatment of cryptococcal meningitis in HIV-infected patients, Fujisawa Healthcare Inc. and Gilead Sciences Inc. said... Read more »
Project Inform

Cryptococcal Meningitis

... Introduction How Can I Tell if I Have Cryptococcal Meningitis? How to Treat It? Mild Cryptococcal Meningitis Moderate to Severe Cryptococcal Meningitis Other Treatments Other Complications Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pfizer Will Soon Ship Supply to South Africa of AIDS-Related Drug

...Pfizer will soon be donating a drug to South Africa that fights cryptococcal meningitis and other fungal infections common to AIDS patients. The initiative is part of a $50 million humanitarian program for HIV and Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptococcal Meningitis

... What Is Cryptococcal Meningitis? How Is Meningitis Treated? How Do I Choose a Treatment? Can Meningitis Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Cryptococcal Read more »
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why all the disention?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...views, and that what makes human beings individual.That being said, this same "phenomemon" is what makes EACH INDIVIDUAL TESTING HIV ANTIBODY POSITIVE an individual case.There are just so many factors involved with each person as to how they will... Read more »

Husband has AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...getting them stitched up. My husband had shingles in 2000, very badly and suffers still with PHN. In 2002 he was diagnosed with cryptococcal meningitis and then had an Aids test. What a shock that was to me and then to our grown/married kids. ... Read more »

need Some Light Shed On My situation Please

Posted by Jaypoc0, 1 Reply
...Be. Can Anyone Help Shed Light On My Situation. Thank You Ron And If Anyone Could Tell Me What The Sympotoms Are NEeded For Aids. Or Whatever This Is Id Be Greatly Apreciated. Please Dont Suger Coat It. Id Like The Hard Truth. Read more »

time line

Posted by Anonymous
...in Zaire, is treated in Antwerp, Belgium, by Dr. Peter Piot. "He had died with something very unusual, with the disseminated cryptococcal meningitis; in other words, an infection with a fungus that is very rare," Piot recalls. Piot keeps samples... Read more »