How To Prevent Tuberculosis When You Have Hiv
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University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineYes -- your skin test will always be positive, and it will be important for you to successfully complete the preventive treatment for TB and to tell other doctors and nurses in the future that you have already had this preventive medication.... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineThere is no hard and fast CD4 number for risk of acquiring TB. The greatest risk is in those with CD4 counts < 200 and not on HIV treatment. The first issue is to make sure you have not already had prior exposure to TB. A simple blood test can... Read more »
Stanford University, School of MedicineI can't speak to how you may have come in contact with TB, but given the positive blood test, your doctor is correct, you will need to go on preventative treatment for several months. It would not be a good idea to forgo the TB meds. Yes, there... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello.TB/HIV coinfection is a common and often challenging problem. HIV weakens the immune system, increasing the likelihood of opportunistic infections. TB can increase the rate of HIV replication, which can lead to decreased CD4 and worsening of... Read more »
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Posted by bradford, 2 RepliesU.S. President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work!
Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS?
Failure of the American president to recognize the need to promote condoms has not only undermined over two decades of HIV prevention... Read more »
Posted by bradfordU.S. Bullying Interferes With HIV /AIDS Prevention
The United States government would have the world believe it has been a major contributor in the fight against AIDS but many are unaware of the harmful tactics and funding shortfalls.
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Description: The Prevention Case Manager is responsible for the provision of prevention case management services for HIV+ clients in need of HIV risk reduction counseling. This... Read more »
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