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Microsporidiosis And Aids

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Microsporidiosis

...and rapidly emerging opportunistic disease, occurring mainly, but not exclusively, in severely immunocompromised patients with AIDS. Additionally, cases of microsporidiosis in immunocompromised persons not infected with HIV as well as in immunocompetent persons also have been reported. The clinical manifestations of microsporidiosis are very diverse, varying according to the causal species with diarrhea being the most common. ...
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Sustiva Clarification.... - AP

Hello Doctor, Could you please clarify your statement in a recent answer: "Sustiva is generally not one of the drugs for which levels are most likely to be important, but there may be situations when we need to consider it, such as someone with a...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
...some nutrients and medications. This can be a problem in cryptosporidiosis, microsporidiosis and the kind of severe, chronic AIDS wasting/diarrhea we used to see in the old days. It should not be a problem in short term infectious diarrhea. For... Read more »

EyesThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Hello Rick, I was wondering what kind of eye problems or eye infections can one expect with possible HIV infection. Many thanks for the great work your doing.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...CMV in persons with AIDS usually do not begin to manifest themselves until the CD4 cell count falls below 100. Persons with HIV are especially prone to CMV symptoms when the CD4 cell count falls under 50. CMV can affect several different parts of... Read more »

Severe Foot Cramps

Dr. Bob,I have been HIV+/AIDS since November 2006. I have been on different medicines and finally have once that is successful. My CD4 has finally risen to 128 still undetecable but much better when it was only 25 last month. However, I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Peripheral neuropathy can be a very annoying and incapacitating HIV-related condition. I'll reprint some information about peripheral neuropathy from the archives below. You might also request Read more »

microsporidiosis in kidney transplant

my wife had a kidney transplant in august 1999. developeda nasty CMV infection that was not resolved by iv ganciclovir. this precipitated a kidney rejection and she was treated with okt3 that really dropped her immune system.January 2000 she had a...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...or stronger. If her doctors can successfully manipulate her immune system by just the right amount, she may do OK with the microsporidiosis, but there is no way to know for sure. Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Gut Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Wasting Syndrome

...just 5% of body weight can have the same negative effects. Wasting is still a problem for people with AIDS, even people whose HIV is controlled by medications. Part of the weight lost during wasting is fat. More important is the loss of muscle... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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Wasting---help me

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I'm sorry to come on board, but I need help. My husband is wasting away. He's newly on meds, but not gaining. It seems as though his buttcheeks are completely gone. I don't know what to do. I'm afraid. He's down to 120 and losing despite putting... Read more »

HIV and AIDS- NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS

Posted by bradford, 1 Reply
...HIV and AIDS- NATUROPATHIC PHYSICIANS In many countries throughout the world, people are going to naturopathic physicians when Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...World AIDS Day 2006: Raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness We urgently need to raise 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness to stop the epidemic spread of AIDS-related Myths, HIV-related Read more »

Workplace issues and HIV/AIDS

Posted by ScotCharles
...http://www.thebody.com/workplace.html Check out this link for workplace issues with HIV/AIDS. It is very thorough. Read more »