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Hiv Associated With Meningitis

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Meningitis but not HIV?

So I had unprotected oral sex with a man (receiving). Then, I start having panic attacks. Get a white hairy tongue. Get viral meningitis. All my antibody and viral load and HIV culture tests are negative. I'm still lightheaded and fatigued 8 years...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tertiary care referral center that evaluates complex and unusual cases. These referral centers are usually large medical centers associated with a medical school. Remember, not every unexplained or difficult-to-diagnose condition is related to... Read more »

Meningitis and HIV

Hi Doc,Though I must have written countless times, you have not answered a single question. I know... Read more »

Cryptococcal Meningitis and HIV

Hello, doctor: my husband was infected whith Cryptococcal Meningitis and I'm really concerned about... 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, according to a Read more »
Project Inform

Cryptococcal Meningitis

...effects in some people. Some side effects can be eliminated or treated. The chart below describes the most common side effects associated with the drugs used to treat cryptococcal meningitis. Drug ... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and the Brain

...with a weak immune system may also be at risk for opportunistic infections of the CNS such as: Neurosyhpilis Cyrptococcal Meningitis Toxoplasmosis (Toxo) Cytomegalovirus (CMV) Primary CNS lymphoma Progressive Multifocal Leucoencephalopathy... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Cryptococcal Meningitis

... What Is Cryptococcal Meningitis? How Is Meningitis Treated? How Do I Choose a Treatment? Can Meningitis Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Read more »
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For VonDutcheFace and others

Posted by KitG, 2 Replies
...which is still fresh from the horrors of the emergence of the AIDS epidemic and which would be keen to overcome all the mistakes associated with those early years (read Randy Shilts book-but only when you've got over your HIV anxiety!) So if... Read more »

aseptic meningitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...condom and it stayed up in side of her. I have had bad headaches the last 5 days or so and I am really stressed. Does aseptic menigitis present itself as headaches only, as my entire head hurts and it seems to run down my neck, I have had... Read more »

Chest congestion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Any specific feedback on chest congestion? I have had a toally rattling sound when I breathe in, and been coughing up a lot of phlem. Just when I think I'm over it, it reoccurs - this has been going on for 10 days now, accompanied with a rash I've... Read more »

My stepdad w/ meningitis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I'm really in a sad mood now. About 7 months ago my stepdad was diagnosed with cryptoccocal meningitis. Someone who has always been free-spirited, outgoing and energetic..he's now just in and out of the hospital on so much medication Read more »