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How Do You Treat Cryptosporidiosis

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AIDS InfoNet

Cryptosporidiosis

... What Is Cryptosporidiosis? Can Crypto Be Prevented? How Is Crypto Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Cryptosporidiosis? Cryptosporidiosis (crypto) is an infection caused by the parasite Cryptosporidium . A parasites gets its nutrients from another living organism (the host). Your body is
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cryptosporidiosis

What are symptoms of cryptosporidiosis in humans
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...correctly.For more information, see the CDC Prevention Guide at www.cdc.gov/hiv/resources/brochures/crypto.htm.How Is Crypto Treated?There is no "cure" for crypto; however, antiretroviral therapy (ART) will decrease or get rid of crypto... Read more »

cryptosporidium.. medical & alternative treatment suggestions

I have had cryptosporidium in my intestines since 2/01 & have lost @50 pounds. T-cell count less than 50. Standard drugs (azithromycin & Paromycin) have not helped. Have tried several "alternative" ideas ie herbs & garlic to fight parasite. Any ...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...I wish I could give you more encouragement, but I'm not aware of anything either on the marklet or in testing that will treat cryptosporidiosis. You can double-check on this by contacting the federal government's clinical trials hotline... Read more »

follow up bi guy with crypto

ok well got tested it was neg it was the rapid 10 min elisa i guess i should say woo hoo but still kinda scared should i shell out the money for the pcr test does it mean that the last guy i was with was pos i think i got crypto from him cuz things...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...warmly appreciated.Dr. BobCryptosporidiosisSeptember 29, 2008What Is Cryptosporidiosis?Can Crypto Be Prevented?How Is Crypto Treated?The Bottom LineWhat Is Cryptosporidiosis?Cryptosporidiosis (crypto) is an infection caused by the parasite... Read more »

Help My Brother

My brother is positive. He is taking Combivir and Stocrin combination. He started taking them in Jan 04. His CD4 count was 1. He did another test early Feb and CD4 count = 4. He is very weak and having diarrhea. Please what would you suggest would...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
...gastroenteritis) infection . He should be evaluated for the cause of his diarrhea, and if one can be identified, he should be treated for that. In the meantime, his doctor could consider empiric treatment for likely causes and, if he does not... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cryptosporidiosis Infection in Immunocompromised Persons

...What should I do if I think I have cryptosporidiosis? How is a cryptosporidiosis infection diagnosed? What is the treatment for cryptosporidiosis? Who might be immunocompromised or have a weakened immune system? Examples of... Read more »
PWA Health Group

Roxithromycin Info Sheet

...dangerous for people with severely suppressed immune systems. Treatments for cryptosporidiosis: The response to treatment of cryptosporidium infection has been abysmal among people with HIV. As previously indicated, there is no standard... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

Cryptosporidiosis in Patients with HIV Disease

...surface source. Although oocysts have been found in these water supplies, there is no conclusive evidence that this has led to cryptosporidium infection in AIDS patients. ( 33 ) Chlorination is not effective in preventing cryptosporidiosis,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

... What Is AIDS Wasting? What Causes AIDS Wasting? How Is Wasting Treated? The Bottom Line What Is AIDS Wasting? AIDS wasting is the involuntary loss of more than 10% of body weight, plus Read more »
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Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »

Wasting---help me

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Whats the point

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
in making fun of someone so paranoid ? instead of singing just give him a nice long answer and tell me whats the point of the song and what its about ? Read more »

Treated as worthless

Posted by Lomitadaren
...(PWA) People living with Aids are, and how even when there is Gross Medical Malpractice by a supporting medical provider, we are treated as unimportant, irrelevant, and bothersome. Millions of dollars a year are spent to educate us to be... Read more »