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Hiv Mac

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My Mom has MAc from our local water source. How can I find info that is not HIV related?She is 70 and very sick from this disease,...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I don't know of any resources written for the lay public about nin-HIV-associated MAC, but you can certainly start by looking this up in a standard textbook of infectious diseases, like The Principles & Practice of Infectious Diseases... Read more »

non-HIV MAC patient

what is the ratio between MAC infected patients with and without AIDS? is it rare to have MAC and... Read more »

hiv + mac

Mi marido fue diagnosticado hace 3 meses hiv+. con 36 cd4 y 500.00 de carga viral.ahora esta en 56... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Hearing Loss Not Associated With HIV in MACS and WIHS Cohorts

The main objective in the SPARTAC trial was to look at the impact on disease progression from two different short courses of antiretroviral treatment (ART) initiated during primary HIV infection compared to no immediate ART. Sarah Fidler from... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NPR Program Examines Impact of MACS HIV Study Over Past 25 Years

NPR's "All Things Considered " on Friday examined the impact the Multicenter AIDS Cohort Study has had on HIV-positive men who have sex with men over the past 25 years. Roger Detels, the director of MACS in Los Angeles and a professor of... Read more »

Pop Superstar Rihanna Joins MAC AIDS Fund to Fight HIV/AIDS

Rihanna is known around the world for being the best-selling music artist of the digital age, for her fashion sense and for her devil-may-care attitude. Except, now, it seems she does care about at least one issue: HIV/AIDS in Africa. Through her... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

MAC Cosmetics Launches New Viva Glam Campaign to Raise Money for HIV/AIDS

MAC Cosmetics on Wednesday will launch an advertising campaign in support of its Viva Glam lipstick and lip gloss line, which aims to raise money for the MAC AIDS Fund , USA Today reports. The campaign for the Viva Glam VI products will... Read more »
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MAC. & low cd-4

Posted by danni, 3 Replies
i am terrified, i just learned that i have mac. my viral load is 87,000, my cd-4; only 14. my doc. did start meds for me, but i can't get past the fear that it's too late. with my blood counts, is mac, a sure death sentence? i appreciate any... Read more »

Mac infection

Posted by FurryAquaMammal, 2 Replies
So, going on 5 months of detection. Need some insight in to dealing with MAC infection. I have a good team of docs, but need some insight into what to expect. Swollen nodes in my neck, been on antibiotics to treat it for over a month now, surgery... Read more »