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Is Pneumonia Contagious With Hiv

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Pneumonia/Contagious/HIV+

I am HIV Posititve and a friend of mine is in the hospital with Pnuemonia. I was wanting to visit him but am afraid it would put me at risk of possible infection. My viral load is 270 and my CD4 is 677. I was diagnosed 6 months ago and have never...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Some types of pneumonia are more contagious than others; however, considering your high CD4 count, I would not anticipate any problems resulting from your visiting a hospitalized Read more »

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,... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Denial (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2009)

What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...lump that can last for a few weeks. Measles, Mumps and Rubella: These are three diseases caused by viruses. They are very contagious and can be spread by coughing or sneezing. Children are normally vaccinated against these diseases with an... Read more »
The Well Project

Pneumonias

...doctor Other (Rare) Cases of Pneumonia in HIV-Positive People Cytomegalovirus Histoplasmosis Lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis (LIP) Seen generally in children under 13 years old Also more common in women than men, often past... Read more »
Project Inform

Flu Season and Living With HIV

...publication, Novel H1N1 and concerns for people living with HIV . What Is the Flu? The flu virus is quite common, highly contagious and very prone to changing itself. There are three categories of flu viruses: type A, B and C. All three... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP)

... What Is PCP? Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP or pneumocystis) is the most common opportunistic infection in people with HIV. Without treatment, over 85% of people with HIV would eventually develop PCP. It has been the major killer of people... 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 »

AN OPEN LETTER TO MY FELLOW MAN

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...health and good looks had become a source of guilt, and I felt like the perpetrator of an enormous lie. I felt contaminated and contagious. My social and professional life on the outside were nothing like the true life I had at home, or the true... Read more »

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 Read more »

Negative Results

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...week short of 5 months to an occurence that is so low risk that I don't even know if it warrants testing. The test was only for HIV-1, not HIV-2 nor the O strain. I also did not get an std checkup nor tests for HEP B or HEP C. I was wondering if... Read more »