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Is Histoplasmosis Dangerous

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HELP dangers of toxoplasmosis/ histoplasmosis from cats

can you get histoplasmosis from cats? Which dangers are more serious a cat who NEVER goes outside but has an litter box OR an outdoor cat(no litter box) that beings in dead mice/birds and leaves them strewn about the kitchen and what are the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
AIDS patients with low CD4 counts (< 200) are advise to be careful handling cat litter boxes to avoid direct exposure to urine/feces. Using gloves to handle waste is often recommended but overall risk is low. Similarly, common sense approach to... Read more »

histoplasmosis

Good morning,I was diagnosed with histoplasmosis.One year ago with cd-4 of 48, I was hospitalized... Read more »

Histoplasmosis

I am HIV+ and have been diagnosed with histoplasmosis. I am taking Sporanox after Amphotericin... Read more »
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Project Inform

Cuadro de Infecciones Oportunistas

Traducido y adaptado al español por Luis D. Merino Información en inglés (English version) Índice Candidiasis Citomegalovirus Complejo del Micobacterium avium (MAC) Criptosporidiosis Histoplasmosis Infección criptocócica ... Read more »
The Well Project

Infecciones Fúngicas

Tabla de Contenidos ¿Qué Son las Infecciones Fúngicas? Candidiasis Meningitis Criptocócica Histoplasmosis Aspergilosis Coccidioidomicosis (Fiebre del Valle) Conclusión ¿Qué Son las Infecciones Fúngicas? Los hongos... Read more »
American Society for Microbiology

Danger Signal Limits Hepatitis C Infection

Despite the fact that hepatitis C virus (HCV) persists chronically in about 80 percent of those infected, some liver cells remain free of the virus even after many years. Now Sung Key Jang of Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Maryland Comptroller Calls for Registry of HIV-Positive People, Saying They Pose "A Danger"

Maryland Comptroller William Schaefer (D) on Tuesday defended his call for a public registry to list the names of HIV-positive people in the state and said that HIV-positive people are "a danger," the Washington Post reports. Schaefer, former... Read more »
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DENIALISTS - A DANGEROUS GAME

Posted by Survivor, 3 Replies
Sally, wana play?

Table for one please.. As far out of sight the better.... Read more »

a dangerous touch

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
To be short, a sex worker touch me on my neck. My neck was shaved half an hour ago when I had my hair cut.

If the sex worker had just finished her job for a client and her hand was contaminated with the man's semen, and the sex worker dose not clean... Read more »

HeteroSex is DANGEROUS!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
For all those who continually say heterosex is not as dangerous for a man.. Here is a posting from JAMA HIV/AIDS

The rate of male-to-female transmission was not significantly different from the rate of female-to-male transmission (12.0 per 100... Read more »

Spit dangerous?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I feel this is a stupid question, but a healthcare worker at a local hiv clinic scared me. I have a friend who is hiv+ and recently he spit in my face (accidentily) and it got into my eyes. He's not on any meds. The healthcare worker said that I... Read more »