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Do Hiv Aids Patients Get Special Considerations At Hospital

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special considerations for chemo

I am HIV+ and presently undergoing cheomotherapy for non-hodgkins lymphome. My first treatment landed me in the hospital neutropenic. Are there things I should/should not be doing while my immunity is low? Is flossing o.k? If I have had thrush...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
First of all it is very important that between bouts of chemotherapy, you should visit a dentist to address any existing dental disease. Ideally, any pre-existing dental disease should be managed prior to starting therapy. If your absolute... Read more »

PEP Considerations

Thank you for your truly amazing service. I am a 24yr old, 6'1'', 210lb male that is... Read more »

patient hospitalized with aids

the wife of a patient hospitalized eith aids asks you directly, " does my husband have... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Connecticut Congressional Delegation Asks for Special Consideration in Ryan White Program Supplemental Funding Allocations

Connecticut's congressional delegation on Friday in a letter to HHS Secretary Michael Leavitt asked that the state receive special consideration when $43 million in Ryan White Program supplemental funds are allocated next month, the Hartford... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

General and Laboratory Considerations: Rapid HIV Tests Currently Available in the United States

Rapid HIV tests are simple to use and require little or no specialized equipment. They make it possible to provide test results at the time the test is done. Six rapid HIV tests approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) are... Read more »
Brown Medical School

HIV Infection Among Women in Prison: Considerations for Care

HIV Has a Woman's Face According to Nelson Mandela, who spoke about the disproportionate burden of HIV infection on women at a recent event in South Africa, the world wide epidemic of HIV is taking on the face of a woman . 1 Due to their status... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Updated Interim Recommendations -- HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents: Considerations for Clinicians Regarding 2009 H1N1 Influenza

This update provides new information about vaccination and treatment of HIV-infected adults and adolescents affected by 2009 H1N1 influenza. Background HIV-infected adults and adolescents, especially persons with low CD4 cell counts or AIDS,... Read more »
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a considerable amount of HIV blood in a glass

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am wondering if 20-30 ml of wet HIV-infected blood remained in a glass for more than twelve hours, will the blood be still infectious even if it is still wet after that 12 hours?? Read more »

A AIDS SPECIAL ON CNN

Posted by Anonymous
Everyone, CNN is showing a special on AIDS this weekend with President Clinton and Sanjay Gupta (CNN Senior Health Correspondent).... Should be a good watch for us concerned... Finally a good leader (Clinton) tackling the right issues facing our... Read more »

Doctor specializing in HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know of a Doctor who accepts ADAP and specializes in an array of illness besides HIV. I'm HIV positive, however, I'm not comfortable going to an HIV clinic that only specialzes in that area. I no longer have private insurance because I... Read more »

Side effects & a 2 week hospital stay

Posted by LuvDaPug, 9 Replies
Hello Folks :)
I hope someone out there reads this post, and knows someone or something that can HELP us.
I will do my best while explaining what has happened to a basic so your not sitting here reading this all day.
My husband has HIV and was on a... Read more »