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How Common Are OIs

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Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
PCP and candida esophagitis. Read more »

Afraid to get OI's at work

Hi Doctor Frascino! I'm a poz doctor recently diagnosed and about to start treatment (am waiting... Read more »

Re: Afraid to get OI's

Hi there Dr Bob! Thanks a lot for your answer regarding OI's. Yes, all you said was extremely... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

What Are Opportunistic Infections? Testing for OIs OIs and AIDS What Are the Most Common OIs? Preventing OIs Treating OIs What Are Opportunistic Infections? In our bodies, we carry many germs -- bacteria, protozoa, fungi, and... Read more »
The Well Project

What Are Opportunistic Infections?

Table of Contents Basic Facts Preventing and Treating OIs OIs and Women Most Common Opportunistic Infections (OIs) in HIV-Positive People Basic Facts While many viruses can be controlled by the immune system , HIV targets and... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethaprim (Bactrim, Septra, Sulfatrim)

sul-fa-meth-OX-a-zole, trye-METH-oh-prim Brand Name: Bactrim, Septra, Sulfatrim Other Name(s): Cotrimoxazole, Sulfametoxazol - Trimetoprima, TMP-SMX, Trimethoprim Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other Drugs ... Read more »
Brown Medical School

Prevention of Opportunistic Infections (OIs) in Those With HIV Infection

Prior to the availability of effective antiretroviral therapy (ART), most patients with HIV infection could expect to experience a fairly predictable and inexorable decline in their CD4 count. Once a patient's CD4 count declines significantly,... Read more »
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medicine

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What is PEP stand for. will any medicine affect the HIV test result? such as the medicine " Piriton"?? Read more »

These symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Have any of you people, shortly after the infection, in fact, even before antibodies are detectable (1 month-6 months) experienced an infection of the tonsils, with pus than then went away after 2 or 3 days, pain when swallowing food, a lot of mucus... Read more »

How common is it?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
How common is it to be infected with HIV and test negative 6 months or more after being infected. Could different strains of the virus cause it not to be picked up? Also, I have only tested for HIV-1, is it necessary to test for HIV-2 ? Read more »

How Does HSV interfear with HIV?

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
Do these viral agents make freinds and work together or might I be a famous General and pit one against to other so they both are destoryed? Read more »