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AIDS InfoNet

Toxoplasmosis

... What Is Toxoplasmosis? How Is Toxo Treated? How Do I Choose a Treatment for Toxo? Can Toxo Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Toxoplasmosis? Toxoplasmosis (toxo) is an infection caused by the single-celled parasite toxoplasma gondii
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Cats and HIV

I read somewhere that cats carry disease(s) that may be ahazard to people who are HIV+. I'm wondering at what pointthe risk develops. Would it be a risk to someone who mayhave experienced HIV related acute viral syndrome whoselymph nodes remained...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...damaged immune systems are more susceptible to bacillary angiomatosis, an illness very similar to "Cat Scratch Disease". This bacterial infection can be transmitted through a scratch or bite from a cat (often a young cat or kitten). Therefore,... Read more »

toxoplasmosis

Just to thank you for your educative advice regarding toxoplasmosis.i will keep in touch.Vitu
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Thanks-good luck. KH Read more »

CNS toxoplasmosis

I was wondering if there is any correlation between CNS toxoplasmosis and stroke? I am a physical therapy student working at a clinic with a patient who has HIV and is being treated for CNS toxoplasmosis. The patient has symptoms of a stroke and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...for discussion about the side effects of HIV therapy (antiretroviral therapy). Below is a web address for a fact sheet about toxoplasmosis.http://www.aidsinfonet.org/factsheet_detail.php?fsnumber=517 Read more »

sulfameth/trimeth

what is the purpose of sulfameth/trimeth
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...In the setting of HIV infection sulfameth/trimeth is often used to prevent infections like Pneumocystis, some bacterial infections, and toxoplasmosis. It also can be used to treat a wide range of common bacterial infections. KH Read more »
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InfoRed SIDA

Toxoplasmosis

... ¿Qué Es la Toxoplasmosis¿ ¿Cómo Se Trata la Toxoplasmosis? ¿Cómo Elijo un Tratamiento Para la Toxoplasmosis? ¿Se Puede Prevenir la Toxoplasmosis? Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...developing world. It is more common and more severe in people with HIV infection. Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC or MAI) is a bacterial infection that can cause recurring fevers, general sick feelings, problems with digestion, and serious... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Azithromycin (Zithromax)

...Pfizer and Mack-Illert manufacture it. Why Do People With HIV Take Azithromycin? Azithromycin is used for mild or moderate bacterial infections. It works against several different bacteria, especially chlamydia, hemophilus and streptococcus.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risk of Developing Specific AIDS-Defining Illnesses in Patients Co-Infected With HIV and Hepatitis C Virus With or Without Liver Cirrhosis

...risk of developing an ADI (adjusted relative rate [ARR], 2.61; 95 percent confidence interval [CI], 1.88-3.61), in particular bacterial infection (ARR, 3.15; 95 percent CI, 1.76-5.67), HIV-related disease (ARR, 2.68; 95 percent CI, 1.03-6.97),... Read more »
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Toxoplasmosis

Posted by Anonymous
...Just wondering if any of you have had, or known others who have had, toxoplasmosis. can you give me some information regarding long term effects in advanced infections?? Thank you soooo much! My email address Read more »

Germs, germs germs...good, bad, ugly?

Posted by shannon, 1 Reply
...us. I have never been a fan of anti-bacterial cleaners, because I am very wary of creating super bugs. I have a resistent bacterial infection myself that ebbs and flows, but never seems to die (for years!) and I am also quite chemical sensitive... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

husband of 12 yrs positive

Posted by abitsad
...had the flu.., I too was tested & am negative, will retest again in 3 months. A few wks later he became ill & now has Toxoplasmosis(an opportunistic infection) His CD4 was 75 at the time. He's currently on rx for Aids & toxo.., I not... Read more »