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How To Treat Malaria When You Have Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Developing Countries Face Shortage of Medical Workers Trained to Treat HIV/AIDS, Malaria, TB, Reuters Reports

Many developing countries are facing a shortage of medical workers -- leaving health care gaps in nations with high HIV/AIDS, malaria and tuberculosis burdens -- Reuters reports. Although Africa has 25% of the world's disease burden, it has... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV/Malaria Co-Infection Nearly Doubles HIV Viral Load, Increases Chance of Transmission, Study Says

The HIV viral load levels of an HIV-positive person nearly doubles when he or she becomes co-infected with malaria, increasing the likelihood that the person could transmit the virus to someone else, according to a study published in the Jan. 15... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

WHO Bulletin Includes HIV/AIDS-Related Articles; Lancet Publishes Reports on HIV/AIDS, TB, Malaria Treatment Access Issues

"Bulletin of the World Health Organization ": WHO 's February bulletin includes articles on treating HIV/AIDS in low-resource settings, prevention and treatment reviews, how public health institutes can improve global health conditions, and the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Effect of Malaria on HIV POZ

Hi Doc,I live in the tropics. Our regular ailment is malaria from mosquito bites. I ave it from time to time, kindly tell me the effect on my HIV positive status? Does malaria treatment deplete the CD4 count? Thanks a million....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.HIV has an effect on malaria and malaria has an effect on HIV disease. I'll post a link below that discussed these relationships. It's important to treat both illnesses aggressively and to understand possible drug-drug interactions.... Read more »

Malaria & HIV in ex

Dear Dr. Franscino,Thank you for the wonderful work you do.I am a positive woman from Europe and I had a boyfriend in Thailand. We never had unprotected sex and I never let him ejaculate in my mouth. Recently he has been diagnosed with malaria and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,If you never had unprotected sex and the latex condom was used properly and did not fail, the risk of HIV transmission would be negligible. HIV cannot pass through intact latex (or polyurethane). No way. No how. Insertive oral sex would carry... Read more »

HIV/HCV/Epstein-Barr/Malaria

Greetings Dr. M! I'm HIV+ (undetectable on Atripla), cleared HVC at 4 weeks, now w/ 10 weeks to go (38 done)on pegylated interferon/copegus. I had very high levels of Epstein_Barr virus found w/ non-Hodgkin's lymphoma large cell B (in...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You have multiple good news points:1. You have a non-detectable viral load on Atripla2. You are responding beautifully to HCV treatment and have a high chance of cure due to the rapid response at 4 weeks.3. You are in remission for lymphoma. Since... Read more »

Malaria test?

At one point, I had v. high viral loads of HIV (677,000) and HCV(9.9 million), also HBV and Epstein-Barr..... After Atripla and Ziagen( now off Ziagen totally) my HIV quickly went undetectable ...and according to tests and retests my HBV is...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Sounds like you have had great responses to HIV and HBV treatment. You don't indicate when you had malaria in the past, what kind of malaria it was, and what kind and whether you received treatment. There are some forms if not properly treated... Read more »
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AbacavirLamivudine to treat HIV infection.

Posted by jenniferdraper
AbacavirLamivudine is used to treat HIV infection. This combination medication is used with other medications. It belongs to a class of drugs known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors. Read more »

treating hiv holistic healthwise

Posted by taian, 2 Replies
anyone involved treating hiv with herbology,using colloidal silver regime or other w/good results Read more »

My doctor is refusing to treat my HIV until I sign

Posted by Garth, 2 Replies
Hello world,
As a newly diagnosed HIV gay man, living in Edmonton Alberta, ( diagnosed 1 year now) I am facing what I beleive to be discrimination and bullying by my doctor. My counts when first diagnosed were CD4 500 and viral load 16,000. Over... Read more »