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Cryptosporidiosis And Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Cryptosporidiosis

...about a week. See Fact Sheet 554 for more information on diarrhea. However, the symptoms of crypto may continue for a long time if the immune system is damaged. This usually happens with CD4 cell counts below 200. If you have HIV infection, and crypto continues for 4 weeks or more, you have AIDS, according to the guidelines of the Centers for Disease Control. Diarrhea can interfere with the absorption of nutrients. If it continues for a...
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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 »

HIV (Aids)

What are the types of infection that HIV(Aids) can cause?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...HIV itself infects CD4 lymphocytes as its main target but can also infect other white blood cells (macrophages, monocytes), cells Read more »

Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall, she pulled one of the pants out and noticed there was some redish stain. If it was blood from an HIV infected person, would this pose a risk? She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...hands carefully after you take the gloves off. Do not use disposable gloves more than one time. Another cause of diarrhea is the cryptosporidiosis parasite. It is spread from the feces of one person or animal to another person or animal, often by... Read more »

HIV - AIDS Transmission

Hi, my mom is infected by HIV, i help her appllying pain releif ointment on her back bone, i see the blood scratches on her body.. is there any chance that it is transmitted to me. Please help i am in big delima.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I'm very pleased you are helping your mom. You can care for her without worry of acquiring HIV by following some very basic precautions. (See below.) Give your mom a big hug from me, OK?Dr. BobWhat You Need to Know About Read more »
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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 »
Johns Hopkins AIDS Service

Snapshots of the Literature

...comorbid conditions, and the disappointing lack of effective therapy for most pathogens. By Peter C. Belitsos, M.D. Biliary Cryptosporidiosis in HIV-Infected People After the Waterborne Outbreak of Cryptosporidiosis in Milwaukee [Vakil NB,... Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Defining Conditions

... The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines an HIV-positive person with a CD4 cell count of 200 or less as having AIDS. The CDC has also developed a list of more than 20 opportunistic Read more »
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two immune systems?????

Posted by Anonymous
...viral infections (herpes, CMV), mycobacterial infections (MAC, TB), and parasitic infections (toxoplasmosis, cryptosporidiosis). The humoral immune system is affected by HIV, but to a much lesser degree than the... Read more »

This answers some of our questions

Posted by DUDE
...infections (MAC, TB), and parasitic infections (toxoplasmosis, cryptosporidiosis). The humoral immune system is affected by HIV, but to a much lesser degree than the cellular immune system. Read more »

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Posted by DUDE
...cryptococcosis, PCP), viral infections (herpes, CMV), mycobacterial infections (MAC, TB), and parasitic infections (toxoplasmosis, cryptosporidiosis). The humoral immune system is affected by HIV, but to a much lesser degree than the cellular... Read more »

Whats the point

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
in making fun of someone so paranoid ? instead of singing just give him a nice long answer and tell me whats the point of the song and what its about ? Read more »