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Is Treating Trichomoniasis More Difficult In Hiv Patients

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Gynecological Problems and HIV/AIDS

HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop into more serious conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or cervical cancer. Which GYN Conditions Are Most Problematic? Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV, Genital Herpes) There are many forms...
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Over the rest of the life of a patient with HIV, how much does it cost to treat a patient on the average?

Over the rest of the life of a patient with HIV, how much does it cost to treat a patient on the average?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.I am not aware of any recent study that has looked into the overall costs ofHIV care and treatment. Such studies have been done in the past, howevercosts have radically changed just in the past year or so. This is... Read more »

BCG to treat HIV patients!?

There is a doctor in Brazil using BCG and other immunogenic products totreat HIV/AIDS patients. She did not useantiretroviral drugs because she affirms that they causeimmunosupression. I need your oppinion....
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
BCG is a live bacillus vaccine that is used, with varying success, toprevent tuberculosis. Because it is a live vaccine, it iscontraindicated in immunosuppressed people, who can develop infectionsdue to BCG that would not occur in people with... Read more »

Anal cancer and chemo/radiation - side effects of both? How do you treat HIV+ patients?

Hi. My partner's brother had surgery four weeks ago to remove a tumour. They couldn't get it all out and have now confirmed that he has anal squamous cell cancer and said it was Stage C. Do you know what Stage C could mean? But what I...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
The standard treatment for anal cancer is a combination of radiation and chemotherapy, also known as combined modality treatment. It is quite effective and for many patients, this combined modality treatment permits them to survive without a... Read more »

Doctors in Berlin claim to have found a "cure" for HIV (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010)

Hi Dr. Bob.I was on the internet and ran across this article:http://www.aidsmap.com/page/1577949/I was wondering what you think about its potential and whether you think it holds up scientifically. I'm currently in medical school and am amazed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,We have been following the story of "The Berlin Patient" for a number of years. Due to a recent publication in the medical journal "Blood," the story has resurfaced with great fanfare. So it's time for an update on not... Read more »
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group N infections difficult to identify....

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Identification and genomic sequence of an HIV type 1 group N isolate from Cameroon.

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group N difficult to be identified!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
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Identification and genomic sequence of an HIV type 1 group N isolate from Cameroon.

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Difficult Couple of Weeks

Posted by Blixer, 7 Replies
The past two weeks have probably been the most diffiuclt for me so far. For some reason, right after my Feb 27 doctor's visit I started experiencing extreme anxiety. It was so intense I had difficulty going home some nights. Hence, haven't been... Read more »

To difficult ? Or ..

Posted by Allan, 6 Replies
Quick one. I have asked the experts several questions. The questions that are mainstream and tame get a reply, but the ones that deal with are more individuals IN YOUR OPINION having a worse time with medication than with HIV or is HIV related death... Read more »