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Is Pcp Contagious

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Is it OK for PWAs to visit PWAs in Hospital with PCP

I am a Ryan White Coordinator and several PWAs told me that they have been advised against visiting a close friend of theirs in the hospital with PCP because it is contagious and they might acquire PCP from visiting. Is this correct?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Clusters of PCP (outbreaks related in space and time) have been described, but are rare, so it is very unlikely that a PWA would get PCP from visiting a sick friend. However, if they are anxious about it, they can ask the hospital staff for a... Read more »

PCP or Viral Pneumonia?

We are a couple and we have been diagnosed hiv positive almost four years ago, in the meantime We... Read more »

Is CMV contagious? Am I contagious to unborn children?

The "opportunistic infections" page does not have a "Ask A Question" link.I... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New Zealand Government to Decline Entry to Immigrants With Costly, Contagious Diseases, Including HIV, TB

The New Zealand government on Wednesday announced that it will ban people from migrating to the country if they test positive for diseases or conditions that could be contagious or costly to treat, such as HIV or tuberculosis, the Associated Press ... Read more »
InfoRed SIDA

La Neumonía por Pneumocystis (PCP)

¿Qué es la PCP? ¿Cómo se Trata la PCP? ¿Se Puede Prevenir la PCP? ¿Qué Medicamento es Mejor? ¿Se Puede Prevenir la PCP? En Pocas Palabras ¿Qué es la PCP? La neumonía por Pneumocystis (PCP por sus siglas en inglés) es la... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP)

What Is PCP? How Is PCP Treated? Can PCP Be Prevented? Which Drug Is Best? The Bottom Line What Is PCP? Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP or pneumocystis) is the most common opportunistic infection in people with HIV. Without treatment,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Usted Puede Prevenir la PCP en Adultos y Adolescentes

La PCP es la infección grave más común entre las personas con el VIH. Puede ser fatal. La PCP puede prevenirse y tratarse. La mejor medicina para prevenir y tratar la PCP es TMP-SMX, también conocida como Bactrim, Septra o... Read more »
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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 »

PCP

Posted by Anonym, 2 Replies
What are the symptoms of PCP...if you have been through it please let me know..thanks Read more »

Untreated PCP

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,

I have a friend who has made it known that he is refusing any further medical treatment. He has recently been diagnosed with PCP. Knowing that untreated PCP is a one way street, can anyone tell me what to expect, or even tell me what to tell... Read more »