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Hiv And Urinary Tract Infection

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urinary tract infection

Can a urinary tract infection cause my CD4 count to be reduced significantly....
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
thanks for your post.Minor infections (including urinary tract infections, cold sores, sinusitis) can cause alterations in CD4 cell counts and HIV viral loads, though typically, not large changes. This is why I usually tell my patients to postpone... Read more »

Possible prostate/urinary tract problems HIV related?

I am not sure what I am experiencing is a possible side effect of HIV treatment or of just HIV (or... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Influenzavirus Infection Is a Primary Cause of Febrile Respiratory Illness in HIV-Infected Adults, Despite Vaccination

"There are, to our knowledge, no prospective studies of respiratory tract infections in [HIV]-infected adults in the highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) era. We performed a surveillance study of outpatients who presented with fever and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Could Be Worsened by Harmful Bacteria, Like E. coli, in Digestive Tracts

A new study showed that HIV-infected individuals had very high levels of harmful bacteria in their digestive systems that could make their lack of immunity even worse. The researchers believed that the bacteria might directly weaken the digestive... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lack of Effectiveness of Syndromic Management in Targeting Vaginal Infections in Pregnancy in Entebbe, Uganda

The researchers conducted the current study to measure the prevalence of reproductive tract infections during pregnancy in Entebbe, Uganda, and to evaluate the current syndromic diagnosis and management approach in effectively targeting infections... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Reproductive Tract Infections Among Women Attending a Gynecology Outpatient Department in Vientiane, Lao People's Democratic Republic

By clinically and microbiologically identifying reproductive tract infections (RTI), including sexually transmitted infections (STI), the researchers monitored the antibiotic susceptibility of Neisseria gonorrhoeae among women attending a gynecology... Read more »
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Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, folks! I had a risky exposure 2 1/2 months ago (oral sex performed on me by sex worker), and developed urinary infection 3 weeks ago that was treated by antibiotics and now has returned again. This entire time I have been extremely fatigued,... Read more »

urinary tract infections

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i have had constant uti's for a yr now they go away with antibiotics then as soon as i finish the pills it is back is uti's common in late hiv

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HIV affecting GI tract?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If HIV was causing problems in your GI tract would it only occur in late stages? I tested negative at 8 weeks, and have been diagnosed recently with inflammation in my large colon. Could this in anyway be related to HIV? Read more »

ORAL THRUSH - from antibiotics or early HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
After taking antibiotics for a while (different kinds were described when my uti did not go away) my tongue started to burn and it's white in the back. this has been going on for over two weeks. possible hiv exposure from unprotected sex a bit over... Read more »