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Diagnosed With Cryptococcal Meningitis

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Diflucan and Bactrim

...I am taking Diflucan and Bactrim . I have been diagnosed with cryptococcal meningitis and thrush. My LP was normal, as well as my CT scan. My Lab results from the LP were clear; however, the crypto antigen showed
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Fluconazole usually would be effective at suppressing cryptococcal infection and mimimizing chances for spread to the central nervous system. KH Read more »

Low CD4 count and Cryptococcal Meningitis

...Hello Doctor,My fianc (male- age 30) is recently diagnosed with Cryptococcal Meningitis (CM) and... 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 »
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Cryptococcal Meningitis

...lot like other common skin conditions such as molluscum or herpes. The lesions occur in about 10% of all people who are later diagnosed with cryptococcal meningitis and are sometimes the first sign that a person may have Cryptococcus-related... Read more »
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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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Hot Topics at The Body's "Ask the Experts" Forums, February 9, 2011

...on me most of the time. I take my HIV meds and my doctor says I'm doing fine, but I feel like my body is rotting away. I was diagnosed with cryptococcal meningitis in 2005 -- could that have something to do with this unusual condition? David... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...strategies for its prevention and treatment. One study at CROI 2008 reported results of 28 people with and 38 without recent cryptococcal meningitis who started HIV therapy. Researchers looked at 85 genes that were related to cells of the immune... Read more »
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why all the disention?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
There is so much hatred and animosity on this board and it is so sad.Why can't everyone just give it a rest.Okay everyone has their views, and that what makes human beings individual.That being said, this same "phenomemon" is what makes EACH... Read more »

Husband has AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Aids, only 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... Read more »

Newly Diagnosed

Posted by JoshColo, 1 Reply
...Hello everyone. I feel as if I've been on a roller coaster ride since my diagnosis at the end of April. I've been through all kinds of emotions, everything from anger to beating myself up to shock and fear. Read more »

Diagnosed yesterday

Posted by john33, 6 Replies
i just got tested ( a regular thing) but got back a postive result. now i'm not sure what i should be thinking or feeling,. i've got my first appointment with a doctor tommorrow and that's all i know. anyone got any advice Read more »