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Medical Management Of Hiv Infection

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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...occurring is to keep the immune system healthy by using HIV drugs when necessary and seeing your doctor on a regular basis. Bartlett, J.G. (2003). Management of opportunistic infections and other complications of HIV infection. Medical Management of HIV Infection, Online Edition. Ch. 5: Retrieved July 2003 from http://hopkins-aids.edu/publications/book/book_toc.html . Herbrecht R. et. al. (2002). Voriconazole versus amphotericin B...
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managing my own health

dear dr. ive been living with hiv for 6 years and havent gone to see a specialist im horrified about the side effects of the drugs.Ieat well,exercise,take vitamins,etc..the only thing i ve done is check my white blood cell count.in 08 my total wbc...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...opportunistic infections doesn't faze you in the least?!?Checking your white blood cell count tells you almost nothing about your HIV infection, HIV viral replication and /or immune system deterioration.I urge you to see an HIV specialist without... Read more »

Opportunistic infection thresholds

In the past, I have seen charts that show CD4 counts along side the most common oi's. Could you let me know at which points is an HIV+ person most vulnerable to which oi's or guide me to a chart in a book or on the web?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
... ID textbooks like Mandell or Bartlett; HIV textbooks like Textbook of AIDS Medicine or AIDS Therapy; and John Bartlett's Medical Management of HIV Infection (known as the Hopkins Handbook). Many websites (including The Body) should have this... Read more »

term explanation

...In "2003 Medical Management Of HIV Infection" book published by Johns Hopkins University they describe HIV associated rash as ERYTHEMATOUS, MACULOPAPULAR. Would you please
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
1. Red2. Lumpy-bumpy, raisedRegardsGraeme Moyle Read more »

HIV Protocol/Treatment

I have read and seen several outdated protocols for the various stages of HIV. Can you offer an updated version??
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

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

Harvard Medical School
...I assume you're referring to therapeutic guidelines for the medical management of HIV infection. You're right, all the published guidelines are outdated. There are panels of experts working on new guidelines, but they aren't Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

What Are Opportunistic Infections?

... Bartlett, J.G. & Gallant, J.E. (2002). Management of opportunistic infections and other complications of HIV infection. Medical Management of HIV Infection, Online Edition: Retrieved June 2003 from ... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

U.S. Updates Clinical Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections Among HIV-Exposed and HIV-Infected Children

...HIV-infected children and childrenwho were HIV-exposed through birth to an HIV-infected mother." Dr. Mofenson said. In recent years, HIV infection has increased among adolescents. "We hope that doctors and clinicians make use of these new... Read more »
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

U.S. Releases Updated Clinical Guidelines for HIV-Associated Opportunistic Infections

...of late-stage HIV disease. HIV-associated opportunistic infections also tend to occur among Americans who are aware of their HIV infection but are not receiving treatment for it, who do not or cannot take antiretroviral therapy, who take... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and Adolescents

...vaccination directly prevent pathogen-specific morbidity and mortality, they might also contribute to reduced rate of progression of HIV disease. For instance, randomized trials using trimethoprim-sulfamethoxazole (TMP-SMX) have documented that... Read more »
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John Hopkins on Seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...Seroconversion By John G. Bartlett, M.D. (24-Jan-2002) Dr. In response to a question posed on April 21, 2001 you quoted "The Medical Management of HIV Infection" (Bartlett & Gallant) as saying: The window period: The time delay from... Read more »

Seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Seroconversion By John G. Bartlett, M.D. (24-Jan-2002) Dr. In response to a question posed on April 21, 2001 you quoted "The Medical Management of HIV Infection" (Bartlett & Gallant) as saying: The window period: The time delay from... Read more »

HIV Infections ARE RISING!

Posted by bradford, 7 Replies
...HIV Infections ARE RISING! Many people still have the belief that HIV and AIDS only affects homosexuals! However, 75% of the world population Read more »

HIV2 IN SanFransisco

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hello, I have been worried sick about HIV for the past 6months, I had sex with a guy who actually brought HIV up. He called to tell me that he didn't have HIV, I was in shock, I never thought of HIV before that. I asked him to test, he said that... Read more »