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Histoplasmosis And Aids

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Histoplasmosis

My family member is an Aids patient. He has been diagnosed with histoplasmostis He is on combination anti viral therapyand responding well. Will the therapy reduce the histoplasmosis or have any effect on the histo? What is the latest researchand...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
Histoplasmosis is a fungal infection that is particularly common in the Ohio andMississippi River Valleys. In people with AIDS it generally presents as a disseminated infection, with fevers, night sweats, weight loss, and sometimes with respiratory... Read more »

Histoplasmosis

I am HIV+ and have been diagnosed with histoplasmosis. I am taking Sporanox after Amphotericin... Read more »

histoplasmosis/fatigue

HELLO Dr. BOB!I wish you were my Doc. 1 year ago i started having high fevers, was treated... Read more »
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Project Inform

Cuadro de Infecciones Oportunistas

Traducido y adaptado al español por Luis D. Merino Información en inglés (English version) Índice Candidiasis Citomegalovirus Complejo del Micobacterium avium (MAC) Criptosporidiosis Histoplasmosis Infección criptocócica ... Read more »
The Well Project

Infecciones Fúngicas

Tabla de Contenidos ¿Qué Son las Infecciones Fúngicas? Candidiasis Meningitis Criptocócica Histoplasmosis Aspergilosis Coccidioidomicosis (Fiebre del Valle) Conclusión ¿Qué Son las Infecciones Fúngicas? Los hongos... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Group Issues HIV Treatment Guidelines for Katrina Evacuees

The American Academy of HIV Medicine's "Recommendations for the Triage of HIV+ Patients" target physicians in areas with large numbers of Hurricane Katrina evacuees who may have had little experience treating HIV patients. The document recommends... Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Defining Conditions

The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) defines a person ashaving AIDS if she or he is living with HIV (HIV+) and has a CD4 cell count of 200 or less. The CDC has also developed a list of morethan 20 opportunisticinfections (OIs),... Read more »
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HIV and Chickens

Posted by wifey, 2 Replies
Hi all...Im new here and I have a question I hope you all can help me with. My hubby is HIV+ and Im negative. Hubbys numbers are pretty good. CD4 370s VL is undectable. He has decided he wants to raise chickens! Im concerned about the chicken... Read more »

4 year symptoms?

Posted by austerlitz, 2 Replies
I have a question. Say I became infected with HIV 4 years ago, and for those 4 years I never had symptoms. Then one day, symptoms began to start. What would those symptoms be? I don't mean what would the symptoms of AIDS be. Just the late symptoms... Read more »

Are They Right?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Why do some people insist that HIV does not cause AIDS and that test is not accurate?

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Good information on the board

Posted by Jackie_Blue, 2 Replies
There has been a lot of good information posted lately. However I've seen a couple of things I would like to clear up.

ARS/ARC are not the same things. There is a stage between initial infection and AIDS. It used to be called Aids Related Complex... Read more »