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How Does Cryptosporidiosis Spread

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AIDS InfoNet

Cryptosporidiosis

...parasite Cryptosporidium . A parasites gets its nutrients from another living organism (the host). Your body is the host when you have this infection. Crypto mainly affects the intestines and causes diarrhea. Crypto is easily spread by contaminated food or water, or direct contact with an infected person or animal. About 15% to 20% of people with AIDS are infected with crypto. Only some of these infections lead to serious disease. Crypto...
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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
...Your body is the host when you have this infection. Crypto mainly affects the intestines and causes diarrhea.Crypto is easily spread by contaminated food or water, or direct contact with an infected person or animal. About 15% to 20% of people... Read more »

Mom offers $50!! (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

First I'd like to say your website is Godsend!Second, my daughter bought a few outfits at the mall, she pulled one of the pants out and noticed there was some redish stain. If it was blood from an HIV infected person, would this pose a risk? She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...can seem like riding a roller coaster, slowly climbing up to feeling good, then plunging down into another illness. How HIV is Spread The most common ways HIV is spread are: By having unprotected anal, vaginal, or oral sex with one who is... Read more »

HIV - AIDS Transmission

Hi, my mom is infected by HIV, i help her appllying pain releif ointment on her back bone, i see the blood scratches on her body.. is there any chance that it is transmitted to me. Please help i am in big delima.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...can seem like riding a roller coaster, slowly climbing up to feeling good, then plunging down into another illness.How HIV is SpreadThe most common ways HIV is spread are: By having unprotected anal, vaginal, or oral sex with one who is infected... Read more »

When working as a volunteer health care worker, is it possible I contracted the HIV virus?

Two summers ago I volunteered in a developing country. I work mostly in a clinic for men and women living with HIV and AIDS. I often had to change incontinent residents and their soiled bedsheets. I would also have to lift them up while another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...can seem like riding a roller coaster, slowly climbing up to feeling good, then plunging down into another illness. How HIV is Spread The most common ways HIV is spread are: By having unprotected anal, vaginal, or oral sex with one who is... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cryptosporidiosis Infection in Immunocompromised Persons

...last? How does cryptosporidiosis affect you if your immune system is severely weakened? How is cryptosporidiosis spread? I have been diagnosed with cryptosporidiosis. Should I worry about spreading the infection to others? ... Read more »
University of Illinois-Chicago

UIC Receives USDA Grant to Educate AIDS Patients About Food Safety

...Toxoplasmosis, a pathogen transmitted by ingesting raw or partly cooked meat, which can cause encephalitis. Cryptosporidiosis, spread through contaminated water and beverages, which causes severe diarrhea that lasts for weeks or months. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cryptosporidiosis: A Guide for Persons with HIV/AIDS

...ofinfected persons, or touching the stool of infected animals, ortouching soil or objects contaminated with stool. You can alsoget a cryptosporidium infection by drinking water contaminatedwith stool or eating food contaminated with stool. What... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

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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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 »