Hiv Secondary Infection

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HBOT (hyperbaric oxygen therapy treatment) and HIV / AIDS

I've read bits and pieces about the positive effects of HBOT for both managing the progression of HIV and secondary infection related issues. What are you throughts?Thanks,Mike
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
...have I been able to find any scientific data that suggests to me that there is documented value of HBOT in the management of HIV infection.Best,Eric Read more »

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trends in Primary and Secondary Syphilis and HIV Infections in Men Who Have Sex With Men -- San Francisco and Los Angeles, California, 1998-2002

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U.S. National Institutes of Health

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International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

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