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Does Having Tuberculosis Mean I Have Hiv

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Tuberculosis again and again - can it mean HIV +

An Indian male of 30 years of age suspects that he could have been infectedby HIV. The series of events that followed are as follows :1. He had an unprotected physical relation (for about a month or so) with afemale (not a prostitute) in March...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
TB is a clue for HIV infection because they commonly occur together, but you can have TB (including relapsed TB) without HIV infection. His tests are repeatedly negative, which is reassuring. There are some strains that are not diagnosed readily... Read more »

How does HIV affect TB? (TB/HIV CO-INFECTION, 2011) (TUBERCULOSIS AND HIV, 2011)

Hi,I'm writing because I've been on/off HIV meds since 2003, for various reasons. I have... Read more »

Tuberculosis and HIV

Dr. Bob,I keep reading stuff about tuberculosis and HIV, but I am very confused.About 13 years ago,... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Tuberculosis: A Guide for Adults and Adolescents With HIV

What is tuberculosis? How is TB spread? How can I avoid TB? How do I know if I might have active TB? Does TB affect only the lungs? Am I at greater risk of getting TB because I have HIV? Since I have HIV, should I be tested for TB? If... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV and Tuberculosis

Fast Facts People with HIV and latent TB infection are at much higher risk for progressing to active TB disease than people with latent TB infection alone. All people newly diagnosed with HIV should be tested for TB infection. If they are... Read more »
The Well Project

Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Introduction Forms of TB TB and HIV Preventing TB TB Symptoms Detecting and Diagnosing TB TB Treatment TB and Pregnancy The Bottom Line Introduction Tuberculosis (TB) is an infection of the lungs and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global Fund Awards $34.2 Million Grant to Russia for HIV/AIDS, Tuberculosis Treatment, Care

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria has awarded Russia a two-year, $34.2 million grant for the treatment and care of people living with HIV/AIDS and tuberculosis, the Los Angeles Times reports. HHS Secretary Tommy Thompson,... Read more »
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does this mean you have hiv when u have this hla

Posted by need2know01, 1 Reply
Epitope-Enhanced Conserved HIV-1 Peptide Protects HLA-A2-Transgenic Mice Against Virus Expressing HIV-1 Antigen
Takahiro Okazaki1,*, C. David Pendleton*, Franois Lemonnier and Jay A. Berzofsky2,*
* Molecular Immunogenetics and Vaccine Research... Read more »

what does undetermined hiv result mean?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
what does it mean? and why is it happening to me plz.. Read more »

HIV does not mean the end of our life.

Posted by STDAsk
Still living strong with HIV:Magic Johnson and his wife 20years
Johnson,arguably the greatest NBA player of all time, Magic Johnson found out he had AIDS after a physical before the 1991-1992 season.

Recent news found he and his wife of 20 years... Read more »

A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor.

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