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Cryptosporidiosis

For more information, see the CDC Prevention Guide at www.cdc.gov/hiv/resources/brochures/crypto.htm . How Is Crypto Treated? There is no "cure" for crypto; however, antiretroviral therapy (ART) will decrease or get rid of crypto symptoms. Nitazoxanide has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of crypto in children and adults. It is used along with ART. Some drugs approved for other uses can be used against cryptosporidiosis, including...
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Spiramycin for cryptosporidiosis

Is spiramycin an effective treatment for AIDS-related cryptosporidiosis?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
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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
Hi,See below.Dr. Bobfollow up bi guy with crypto Jan 9, 2009ok well got tested it was neg it was the rapid 10 min elisa i guess i should say woo hoo but still kinda scared should i shell out the money for the pcr test does it mean that the last... Read more »

20 years old, positive, and unsure about myself

I am 20 years old. I became positive in July 2003 (about 2 months ago) and had an extremely serious seroconversion illness (including cryptosporidiosis)which kept me in the hospital for 7 days, and home for 6 more days after that, and it took me...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
Living in NYC there are places you can go for very low cost therapy with people who are skilled in working with people with HIV. Two such resources are the social services department at the NYC gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender community... Read more »

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what is Crypto and MAC...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
Crypto could stand for one of 2 diseases, either cryptosporidiosis or cryptococcosis. I think most of us use the "nickname" more commonly for cryptococcosis but certainly after one has identified which one they are talking about, we... Read more »
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Posted by DUDE
I think there are two immune systems. One that fights colds, flu's and stuff like that. The other fights OI's (opportunist Infections).
So, that would explain why people with AIDS don't get colds and the flu.
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two immune systems?????

Posted by Anonymous
I think there are two immune systems. One that fights colds, flu's and stuff like that. The other fights OI's (opportunist Infections). So, that would explain why people with AIDS don't get colds and the flu.
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Posted by DUDE
I think there are two immune systems. One that fights colds, flu's and stuff like that. The other fights OI's (opportunist Infections).
So, that would explain why people with AIDS don't get colds and the flu.
The immune systems are described below be... Read more »

HIV and AIDS- NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS

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HIV and AIDS- NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS

In many countries throughout the world, people are going to naturopathic physicians when faced with a health issue.

It is naturopathic physicians, not medical doctors, who are specifically educated as physicians... Read more »