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Hiv Pneumonia Symptoms

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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 »

Follow-up to pneumonia question and 3-4 days of HIV meds

Dear Dr. Young,I have a follow-up to a question I asked and you answered. I don't want to be... 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 »
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

... Epidemiology Risk for HIV-Associated Pneumonias Symptoms Bacterial Pneumonia Pneumocystis Pneumonia Tuberculosis When to Seek Medical Evaluation Medical Evaluation Read more »
The Well Project

Pneumonias

...doctor Other (Rare) Cases of Pneumonia in HIV-Positive People Cytomegalovirus Histoplasmosis Lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis (LIP) Seen generally in children under 13 years old Also more common in women than men, often past... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP)

... How Is PCP Treated? Can PCP Be Prevented? Which Drug Is Best? The Bottom Line What Is PCP? Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP or pneumocystis) is the most common opportunistic infection in people with HIV. Without treatment, over 85%... Read more »
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I've finally come to terms with it all.

Posted by artsyiam, 2 Replies
...I have been diagnosed for almost 3 years now. It only seems like yesterday that I realized that nasty pneumonia was symptoms of my HIV. Today I am feeling great. I have an HIV neg. partner and we are both happy and healthy and laughing. Read more »

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 »

probably just me worrying needlessly but

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...online and did research and found articles about pneumonia and hiv being related, and then i freaked out even more cause i had pnuemonia winter 2005. but then, i called my doctor and he said my pneumonia had been ordinary run-of-the-mill strep... 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 »