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Hiv Aids And Pneumonia

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New HIV/AIDS diagnoses, pneumonia (PCP), please help!

We've heard so many different things so far with the entire host of medical staff in the hospital, primary doctor with no real knowledge of AIDS, and only speaking with social worker otherwise: Brief Hx: Admitted to hospital Nov 1 with severe...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
He needs HIV treatment immediately. I don't understand the delay until January. This is absolutely not acceptable. Vitamins are not the answer. Yes, there can be a recurrence or persistence in symptoms of PCP, particularly if the CD4 count is... Read more »

Is sudden death after AIDS-related Pneumonia "recovery" normal?

My ex-partner was concurrently diagnosed with HIV and AIDS after a general practitioner suggested... Read more »

AIDS Pneumonia (PCP)

What is PCP? How does it differ from other pneumonia? What is the course of the infection and... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles County Investigating Couple After Child Died of AIDS-Related Pneumonia Without Ever Having HIV Test

The Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services is investigating a couple for possible child endangerment after their three-year-old daughter died earlier this May of what the county coroner said was AIDS-related pneumonia, the ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Couple Whose Daughter Allegedly Died of AIDS-Related Pneumonia Without Having HIV Test Allowed to Keep Son

A Van Nuys, Calif., couple who were investigated for possible child endangerment after their three-year-old daughter died in May of what the Los Angeles County coroner said was AIDS-related pneumonia will retain custody of their eight-year-old son,... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV-Associated Pneumonias

Epidemiology Risk for HIV-Associated Pneumonias Symptoms Bacterial Pneumonia Pneumocystis Pneumonia Tuberculosis When to Seek Medical Evaluation Medical Evaluation Conclusion Selected Sources Respiratory symptoms, including cough,... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

CD4 Nadir Not a Predictor of Pneumonia After Starting HIV Treatment, Study Finds

A HIV-infected person's CD4 nadir prior to treatment initiation does not affect his or her risk of developing community-acquired pneumonia (CAP), according to a study presented at ID-Week 2012. Instead, prior CAP and AIDS-defining illness were... Read more »
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Pneumonia

Posted by hello123, 3 Replies
If someone with HIV had pneumonia, would they be able to recover with regular antibiotics? Thank you for reading this and please respond. Read more »

Flu or pneumonia shot ...?

Posted by srchanfrans43, 1 Reply
Anyone know if the shots still are cross reactive with antibody tests.....? If so what's the time to wait after a shot to take an antibody test ? Read more »

I need help. Is it possible to contract pneumonia

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Lately, for past month I have had random spells where I just dont feel well. Most recently I have started coughing.(last 2 days.) 2 days before the coughing started I had a constant headache for two days. I know my body because I do not get sick... Read more »

My Uncle has just been diagnosed with AIDS

Posted by brighteyes7213, 5 Replies
My Uncle has been sick for quite some time. He got pnuemonia and he went into the hospital. There they told him that he has not only pnuemonia but his liver has completely failed and the he has full blown AIDS. They think that he has had it for 4... Read more »