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Dealing With Tb And Hiv

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Ask the Experts

TB and HIV

I am HIV postive and am taking atripla and am on TB treatment. I want to get pregnant what should I do
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...about increased risk for fetal abnormalities. If an alternative regimen not available (Atripla often a good choice when taking TB meds) perhaps the plans for pregnancy can be delayed until the TB treatment is completed and you could be switched... Read more »

TB and HIV

HiMost doctors now recommend that people found to have TB should also do the HIV test because of... Read more »


Is it possible that HIV medications won't work if someone also has TB? Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: New One-Roof Policies on TB, HIV/AIDS "Are Challenging"

... South Africa's government is seeking to integrate TB and HIV care, since many patients are co-infected. But implementing this new policy is challenging, say public health providers. Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

TB and HIV Management in High Prevalence Settings: From Coordination to Integration

...Nutritionist The Operational Perspective Presented by Greet Vandebriel (Rwanda) Deputy Country Director and Tuberculosis (TB)/HIV Integration Advisor, ICAP Rwanda The Scientific Perspective Presented by... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Association of TB, HIV Linked to Increase in TB Cases in Zimbabwe

...Panganai Dhliwayo, the World Health Organization medical officer in Harare, said Monday the increase in the number of people with TB in Zimbabwe is the result of the association between TB and HIV infection. "The number of new TB cases has risen... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lesotho "Struggling" to Control TB, HIV/AIDS Epidemics, IRIN News Reports

... Lesotho is "struggling to contain" the spread of tuberculosis in the face of its HIV/AIDS epidemic, IRIN News reports. In 2006, the country reported 12,000 new TB cases, but TB expert Read more »
Connect With Others


Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...even worse; diagnostic tests for hepatitis B or hepatitis C are not available at all. A greater tragedy is unfolding on the tuberculosis (TB) front. TB is a preventable, easily treatable illness in the developed world, but many of the... Read more »

Getting tested together first

Posted by don
...Before sex you can get tested together first forsexually transmitted diseases, AIDS HIV, TB tuberculosis, hepatitis and vaccinated for hepatitis oo__ don Read more »

Can you get Tuburculosis of the Bowel with HIV?

Posted by Anonymous
...inflammation, causing bloody streaks in my stool, a had a scope performed to reveal some inflammation. If I was infected could I get TB there? Would it be from a recent infection? If a person with HIV got TB would it come with the onset of AIDS? Read more »

should I be concerned?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Hi I don't know if I should write this here but I don't know where else to look. I just took a tb test and found out I was exposed (not active tb). I was trying to read up on tb on the net and found all these correlations Read more »