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How Long Does It Take To Get Rid Of Toxoplasmosis

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toxoplasmosis meds

how long does a person usualy take toxoplasmosis meds. I had toxoplasmosis in Nov. of 2007 my t cell count was 130 and still taking the meds for it, And still having mri's done to check things Just wondered how long it usualy takes before its safe...
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

...The usual length of acute treatment for toxoplasma encephalitis is about a year with some patients requiring long term (secondary) prophylaxis with a much simpler regimen. With the advances on HIV therapy, recent studies have shown that it Read more »

toxoplasmosis and starting HIV treatment

I have just been diagnosed with toxo and HIV.My CD4 count is 5.Yet they tell me I cant start... Read more »

Toxoplasmosis

My wife had toxoplasmosis 15 year ago but She has not HIV what can I do. Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Toxoplasmosis

... What Is Toxoplasmosis? How Is Toxo Treated? How Do I Choose a Treatment for Toxo? Can Toxo Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Toxoplasmosis? Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

Toxoplasmosis

... ¿Qué Es la Toxoplasmosis¿ ¿Cómo Se Trata la Toxoplasmosis? ¿Cómo Elijo un Tratamiento Para la Toxoplasmosis? ¿Se Puede Prevenir la Toxoplasmosis? Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

OI Update: Toxoplasmosis

...consult a neurosurgeon with the aim of obtaining a stereotactic guided biopsy. Patients who are treated for TE should receive lifelong suppressive therapy to prevent recurrent infections ( Table 2 ). The combination of daily pyrimethamine plus... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Aprende Sobre La Toxoplasmosis o Infección del Cerebro

... ¿Qué puedes hacer para prevenir la toxoplasmosis? La toxoplasmosis es una infección muy grave que frecuentemente afecta al cerebro. Si tienes el virus que causa el SIDA Read more »
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Toxoplasmosis

Posted by Anonymous
...Just wondering if any of you have had, or known others who have had, toxoplasmosis. can you give me some information regarding long term effects in advanced infections?? Thank you soooo much! My email address is kalicrow@hotmail.com! thanks... Read more »

please read, need advice

Posted by abitsad, 3 Replies
...load. I find myself surfing the web for info re: life expectancy and so forth.., I know with all the new advances, he may have a long life but i cannot seem to stop thinking about death. I am skeptical b/c he was just diagnosed & already has... Read more »

Germs, germs germs...good, bad, ugly?

Posted by shannon, 1 Reply
...labs, but he seems pretty healthy, so we have our fingers crossed that he will not need meds right away. Anyhow, we are moving along on our plan to buy a house (move out of our condo) for our second baby's arrival and for Uncle David to live... Read more »

Long-time v. Newer Positive Status

Posted by Since4Ever, 1 Reply
There was a question of what was the hardest part of living with a virus. I'm interested in how people feel about it who seroconverted after it was known what it was and how to avoid it versus those who seroconverted before it was identified. I... Read more »