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Hiv 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 lung...
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. Read more »

HIV Meds with Pneumonia???

I have a partner 26 years old that didnt know that he was infected with HIV. For months he had... Read more »

Pneumonia, Jaundice, and HIV testing

Hello Dr. Frascino. The work you do is amazing. I really appreciate that you help lot of people by... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Finds Pfizer's Pneumonia, Meningitis Vaccine Protects Against Recurrent Pneumonia in HIV Patients

... Pfizer's Prevnar 7 vaccine, which protects against pneumonia and meningitis, has been shown to reduce the risk of recurrent pneumococcal infection in patients living with HIV in Malawi, Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV-Associated Pneumonias

...January 2002 issue of AIDS, TB accounted for less than 5% of pneumonias in a prospective study of 230 people admitted with HIV and pneumonia to an academic medical center in Atlanta, Georgia. Risk for HIV-Associated Pneumonias The relative... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...child endangerment after their three-year-old daughter died earlier this May of what the county coroner said was AIDS-related pneumonia, the Los Angeles Times reports. The girl's parents refused to have the girl and her eight-year-old brother... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...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, the Los Angeles Times reports. Three recent test... Read more »
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I asked this

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I asked if the Flem was a symptom and if fluid in thelungs was a symptom to so please answer me and yes i know you cant go with symptoms but i want an answer anywaysplease :) and would i know if i had fluid in my lungs ? when i did feel like i did... 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 »

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 »

friend may have aids

Posted by qbee
...was confused. I asked him what was wrong. He told me he had a stroke. I then spoke to his mother. She said he first had pneumonia, then a stroke and now shingles. I asked if he had AIDS. She said no but seemed surprised that I should ask... Read more »