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How Do I Avoid Histoplasmosis

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HELP dangers of toxoplasmosis/ histoplasmosis from cats

can you get histoplasmosis from cats? Which dangers are more serious a cat who NEVER goes outside but has an litter box OR an outdoor cat(no litter box) that beings in dead mice/birds and leaves them strewn about the kitchen and what are the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
AIDS patients with low CD4 counts (< 200) are advise to be careful handling cat litter boxes to avoid direct exposure to urine/feces. Using gloves to handle waste is often recommended but overall risk is low. Similarly, common sense approach to... Read more »

histoplasmosis

Good morning,I was diagnosed with histoplasmosis.One year ago with cd-4 of 48, I was hospitalized... Read more »

Histoplasmosis

I am HIV+ and have been diagnosed with histoplasmosis. I am taking Sporanox after Amphotericin... Read more »
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Project Inform

Cuadro de Infecciones Oportunistas

Traducido y adaptado al español por Luis D. Merino Información en inglés (English version) Índice Candidiasis Citomegalovirus Complejo del Micobacterium avium (MAC) Criptosporidiosis Histoplasmosis Infección criptocócica ... Read more »
The Well Project

Infecciones Fúngicas

Tabla de Contenidos ¿Qué Son las Infecciones Fúngicas? Candidiasis Meningitis Criptocócica Histoplasmosis Aspergilosis Coccidioidomicosis (Fiebre del Valle) Conclusión ¿Qué Son las Infecciones Fúngicas? Los hongos... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Group Issues HIV Treatment Guidelines for Katrina Evacuees

The American Academy of HIV Medicine's "Recommendations for the Triage of HIV+ Patients" target physicians in areas with large numbers of Hurricane Katrina evacuees who may have had little experience treating HIV patients. The document recommends... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Opportunistic Infections 101

What's an opportunistic infection? It's a disease that preys on people with weak immune systems. That's what makes it an opportunist. Fortunately, people with HIV who are taking therapy can go a long time before they suffer the immune damage that... Read more »
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HIV and Chickens

Posted by wifey, 2 Replies
Hi all...Im new here and I have a question I hope you all can help me with. My hubby is HIV+ and Im negative. Hubbys numbers are pretty good. CD4 370s VL is undectable. He has decided he wants to raise chickens! Im concerned about the chicken... Read more »

4 year symptoms?

Posted by austerlitz, 2 Replies
I have a question. Say I became infected with HIV 4 years ago, and for those 4 years I never had symptoms. Then one day, symptoms began to start. What would those symptoms be? I don't mean what would the symptoms of AIDS be. Just the late symptoms... Read more »

need Some Light Shed On My situation Please

Posted by Jaypoc0, 1 Reply
Hey all Its Me Ron again. So I Have Noticed That iM Not Worring As Much And Things Seem to Have Stoped. But Their Are StilL some Things That Persist. Like I Get Itchy In Random Places On My Bodie Every Once In A While. Little Tiney Red PiN Head Dots... Read more »

After ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
So what happens after ARS? Aren't there other symptoms ongoing? I have read about lymph nodes being swollen, but what about other problems? Is there nothing? Or is there typically some sort of ongoing issue?

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