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How Does Cryptococcosis Spread

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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

...these bacteria growing in their gut or lungs, but do not have any symptoms. This is because a weakened immune system allows the bacteria to attack the lining of the gut and multiply. From there, they can enter the blood and spread through the body, which is called disseminated infection. Symptoms The most common symptoms of MAC are persistent fevers plus night sweats, loss of appetite, weight loss, tiredness or worsening diarrhea....
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HIV-NEGATIVE AIDS

Assuming HIV is the cause of AIDS (and assuming the CDC didn't botch the HIV=AIDS definition), then what is the cause of HIV-Negative AIDS (idiopathic CD4 lymphocytopenia)?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have been made about ICL: 1. There is no evidence it is caused by an infectious agent, as there is no clustering or evidence of spread from contact evaluations. 2. The most common opportunistic infections associated with ICL are cryptococcosis,... Read more »

Prevalence of ICL

In a 1996 response Mr. Sowdasky explained Idiopathic CD4+ Lymphocytopenia (ICL) sometimes called non HIV AIDS. Several times, Mr. Sowdasky called the condition rare. Have there been any studies on the prevalence of ICL? If so, what have they...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have been made about ICL: 1. There is no evidence it is caused by an infectious agent, as there is no clustering or evidence of spread from contact evaluations. 2. The most common opportunistic infections associated with ICL are cryptococcosis,... Read more »

I have a question About ICL

I was diagnosed with ICL about 3-4 years ago. I had gotten cryptococcal meningitis and I had it for 3 weeks before they figured out what was wrong. Ever since being treated I seem to be fine except from scaring on my eyes(black artifacts)and sore...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have been made about ICL: 1. There is no evidence it is caused by an infectious agent, as there is no clustering or evidence of spread from contact evaluations.2. The most common opportunistic infections associated with ICL are cryptococcosis,... Read more »

Non hiv aids (IDIOPATHIC CD4 LYMPHOCYTOPENIA) (ICL)

Dr. Bob, I read that about 1% of all aids cases do not involve an hiv virus that can be found. Could that be the cause of a number of us who from every indication other than a test believe we might be hiv positive. I have tested negative past two...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have been made about ICL: 1. There is no evidence it is caused by an infectious agent, as there is no clustering or evidence of spread from contact evaluations. 2. The most common opportunistic infections associated with ICL are cryptococcosis,... Read more »
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Stopping the Spread of HIV

...I've Been Exposed? The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected With HIV? The Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) is not spread easily. You can only get HIV if you get infected blood or sexual fluids into your system. You can't get it from... Read more »
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Fungal Infections

...CD4 cell count Treatment: Systemic therapy with azoles, fluconazole is generally used Cryptococcosis The fungus Cryptococcus neoformans is very common. It is found in soil and bird droppings. While most people have been exposed to... Read more »
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AIDS Defining Conditions

...trachea, or lungs Candidiasis, esophageal Cervical cancer, invasive Coccidioidomycosis, disseminated or extrapulmonary Cryptococcosis, extrapulmonary Cryptosporidiosis, chronic intestinal (greater than 1 month's duration) ... Read more »
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Molluscum

... What Is Molluscum? How Does Molluscum Spread? How Do I Know if I Have Molluscum? How Is Molluscum Treated? Can Molluscum Be Prevented? Drug Interaction Problems Read more »
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Stop AIDS denialists from spreading their message!

Posted by Robert1, 3 Replies
Denialism is getting some attention again. Brent Leung and David Syner who made a silly film called The House of Numbers <http://houseofnumbers.com> will be on the Derek and Romaine show Monday August 31. http://www.siriusoutq.com/ ... Read more »

KNOWING SPREADING HIV AROUND

Posted by Jazzy1973, 5 Replies
...wHY DO PEOPLE KEEP GOING AROUND SPREADING THIS TO EACH OTHER KNOWING U HAVE THIS? wHY CAN'T SOME ONE FIND SOME ONE THAT HAS HIV TOO? QUESTIONS I ASS BECAUSE I KNOW Read more »

Researchers Halt Spread Of HIV With RNAi

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/117656.php sorry guys this just sounded real promising so i posted it here Read more »

Man who spreads lies about HIV origins

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Here's one crazy man who's spreading lies about HIV, particularly in the black community: http://www.all-natural.com/horo-3.html I guess it's easier to believe Read more »