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Is Cryptosporidiosis Contagious

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Cryptosporidiosis

For more information, see the CDC Prevention Guide at www.cdc.gov/hiv/resources/brochures/crypto.htm . How Is Crypto Treated? There is no "cure" for crypto; however, antiretroviral therapy (ART) will decrease or get rid of crypto symptoms. Nitazoxanide has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of crypto in children and adults. It is used along with ART. Some drugs approved for other uses can be used against cryptosporidiosis, including...
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cryptosporidiosis

What are symptoms of cryptosporidiosis in humans...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,See below.Dr. Bobfollow up bi guy with crypto Jan 9, 2009ok well got tested it was neg it was the rapid 10 min elisa i guess i should say woo hoo but still kinda scared should i shell out the money for the pcr test does it mean that the last... Read more »

Spiramycin for cryptosporidiosis

Is spiramycin an effective treatment for AIDS-related cryptosporidiosis?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
No.... Read more »

Is CMV contagious? Am I contagious to unborn children?

The "opportunistic infections" page does not have a "Ask A Question" link.I have been diagnosed and treated for Immnune System Recovery Uveitis with a secondary CMV Retinitis. My best friend is pregnant. Is my CMV contagious to...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
You could indeed be contagious to an unborn child. Given your diagnosis of CMV (cytomegalovirus) infection, you are no doubt shedding CMV into your urine.Your friend could get tested to see if she's immune to CMV. This would entail getting a... Read more »

is chlymidia contagious?

can you get chlymidia from using the bathroom or drinking after someone who has it?...
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
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HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show: Study
Reuters Health
10.18.01

HIV may be highly transmissible before an infected person experiences its first, flu-like symptoms, and before HIV tests can detect the virus, researchers reported last week.... Read more »

ayuda , parece seguro que me contagie

Posted by marche, 5 Replies
no se si alguien me puede ayudar, tuve relaciones con una persona desconocida y tuve el problema de rotura de preservativo porque talvez lo dao la mujer con sus uas al colocarlo, nose , pero , despues de dos semanas se me inflamaron mis parotidas ,... Read more »

Today is the mark of 25 years

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Today, as when it was officially first recognized on June 5, 1981, this vicious infectious agent remains unique even within its own classification of retroviruses. More is now known about it than any other microbe. Nonetheless, this anniversary in... Read more »

Can I get Shingles from another Poz guy if I had ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can I get shingles from another poz person even if I already had them myself in the past??? Read more »