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If I Have Tuberculosis Do I Have Hiv

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Tuberculosis and HIV.

Dear Dr Shearer..I am 48 Year old Aussie having been diagnosed with hiv some 2 years ago and recently started medication which seems to be working very well.I recently met a man (Also HIV positve)who i have played around with several times..nothing...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...doctor know of this exposure right away, and together you can take the simple steps necessary to find out whether you acquired TB and now have a latent (subclinical) infection, whether you actually have an early stage of active TB disease (very... Read more »

Tuberculosis and HIV

Dr. Bob,I keep reading stuff about tuberculosis and HIV, but I am very confused.About 13 years ago,... Read more »

Tuberculosis and HIV

Hi I recently read an information packet at my local hospital while getting a skin test for... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis as a Cause of Death in Patients Co-Infected With Tuberculosis and HIV in a Rural Area of South Africa

...Genotyping of isolates showed 39 of 46 XDR-TB patients had similar strains (85 percent; 95 percent confidence interval, 74-95). "MDR tuberculosis is more prevalent than previously realised in this setting," researchers concluded. "XDR... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Antiretroviral Therapy Reduces Incident Tuberculosis in HIV-Infected Children

... The researchers designed the current study to estimate the effect of antiretroviral therapy (ART) on incident TB in a cohort of children with HIV. Data were analyzed from ART-nave children without TB who were enrolled in an HIV care program Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Overcrowding in Russian Prison System Facilitates Spread of Tuberculosis, HIV, Report Says

...Overcrowding in Russia's prison system facilitates the spread of tuberculosis and HIV, according to a report presented yesterday to a Council of Europe envoy on his departure for a tour of the country's Read more »
Project Inform

Tuberculosis and HIV Disease

...to Reduce the Spread of TB Preventing Active Disease Is There a Vaccine for TB? The Bottom Line Introduction Tuberculosis (TB) is caused by a bacterium called Mycobacterium tuberculosis. It usually infects the lungs, but it can... Read more »
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HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...even worse; diagnostic tests for hepatitis B or hepatitis C are not available at all. A greater tragedy is unfolding on the tuberculosis (TB) front. TB is a preventable, easily treatable illness in the developed world, but many of the... Read more »

Getting tested together first

Posted by don
...Before sex you can get tested together first forsexually transmitted diseases, AIDS HIV, TB tuberculosis, hepatitis and vaccinated for hepatitis http://NotB4WeKnow.EditThisPage.com oo__ don Read more »

Getting tested together first

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Getting tested together first http://NotB4WeKnow.EditThisPage.com Read more »

The Next AIDS Genocide?

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...grip among poultry as it has in Vietnam, Thailand, Indonesia and China. Health expert Laurie Garrett adds that with malaria, tuberculosis and HIV already widespread in Africa, it will be difficult to single out the symptoms of bird flu in new... Read more »