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Is Thrush Contagious To Other Children

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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 thrush in the mouth contagious to a kisssing partner?

Is thrush of the mouth contagious to a kissing partner? I have been taking lozenges by prescription... Read more »

Is thrush contagious?

I am poz and have ITP....my CD4 count's been dropping and I started HAART and ITP-treatment a... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Infection in Infants and Children

Overview The National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID) has a lead role in research devoted to children infected with HIV (human immunodeficiency virus), the virus that causes AIDS (acquired immunodeficiency syndrome).... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Better Methods Needed to Diagnose and Treat HIV, TB in Children

Jennifer Furin, an infectious diseases physician and medical anthropologist who specializes in the management of tuberculosis (TB) and HIV in resource-poor settings, writes in a post in the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation's "Impatient Optimists... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WFP and UNICEF Launch Emergency Appeals to Help Over 600,000 Women and Children in Namibia

A worsening AIDS epidemic, severe poverty and erratic weather have caused more than 600,000 Namibian women and children to be in desperate need of food, UNICEF and the World Food Program (WFP) said today. "A swift response is needed to contain the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Romanian Children Receiving Antiretroviral Drugs, But "Much More Needs to Be Done," Letter to Editor Says

The HIV/AIDS epidemic has not been defeated in any country, "and least of all in Romania," Richard Jonas, a board member of Aiding Romania's Children, writes in a letter to the editor of the New York Times in response to a Feb. 11 " Times ... Read more »
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How likely is thrush in HIV- folks

Posted by Anonymous
Hi,
I have noticed a whitish coat over my entire tongue for the past week. I've been reading up on thrush and its typically described as milkish/curdish white patches. I don't have these typical patches any other patches in the mouth, just an even... 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 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 »

Raising Children with HIV

Posted by TwinsDad, 3 Replies
Hello ladies,

I am posting this for my wife. She is still in denial and I want to help her with some information about raising children with HIV in 2005. Thank you for your cooperation. Read more »