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If I Have Pneumonia Do I Have Hiv

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New HIV/AIDS diagnoses, pneumonia (PCP), please help!

We've heard so many different things so far with the entire host of medical staff in the hospital, primary doctor with no real knowledge of AIDS, and only speaking with social worker otherwise: Brief Hx: Admitted to hospital Nov 1 with severe lung...
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
...He needs HIV treatment immediately. I don't understand the delay until January. This is absolutely not acceptable. Vitamins are not the answer. Read more »

Follow-up to pneumonia question and 3-4 days of HIV meds

Dear Dr. Young,I have a follow-up to a question I asked and you answered. I don't want to be... Read more »

HIV Meds with Pneumonia???

I have a partner 26 years old that didnt know that he was infected with HIV. For months he had... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Finds Pfizer's Pneumonia, Meningitis Vaccine Protects Against Recurrent Pneumonia in HIV Patients

...against pneumonia and meningitis, has been shown to reduce the risk of recurrent pneumococcal infection in patients living with HIV in Malawi, according to a study published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine , Reuters reports. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles County Investigating Couple After Child Died of AIDS-Related Pneumonia Without Ever Having HIV Test

...pneumonia, the Los Angeles Times reports. The girl's parents refused to have the girl and her eight-year-old brother tested for HIV even though their mother, Christine Maggiore, is HIV-positive and breastfed both the children. Maggiore does... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Couple Whose Daughter Allegedly Died of AIDS-Related Pneumonia Without Having HIV Test Allowed to Keep Son

...retain custody of their eight-year-old son, the Los Angeles Times reports. Three recent test results showed that the boy is HIV-negative, the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services said on Wednesday, and the... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV-Associated Pneumonias

... Epidemiology Risk for HIV-Associated Pneumonias Symptoms Bacterial Pneumonia Pneumocystis Pneumonia Tuberculosis When to Seek Medical Evaluation Medical Evaluation Read more »
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Flu or pneumonia shot ...?

Posted by srchanfrans43, 1 Reply
Anyone know if the shots still are cross reactive with antibody tests.....? If so what's the time to wait after a shot to take an antibody test ? Read more »

probably just me worrying needlessly but

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...few boys from my small suburban neighborhood. i didn't give it much thought until my mom started to read me an article about hiv/aids the other day. i suddenly freaked out intensely. i went online and did research and found articles about... Read more »

I've finally come to terms with it all.

Posted by artsyiam, 2 Replies
...been diagnosed for almost 3 years now. It only seems like yesterday that I realized that nasty pneumonia was symptoms of my HIV. Today I am feeling great. I have an HIV neg. partner and we are both happy and healthy and laughing. Read more »

Smoking Cessation & HIV

Posted by beautiful23
...Did you know.. People with HIV have higher smoking rates than the general population? People with HIV who smoke are more likely to have HIV medical complications, Read more »