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Mrsa Compared To Hiv

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New HIV - MRSA

Dear Dr. Bob,I ran through this article at abcnews.com and would like your opinion about is (as I believe you are the only source of true information about HIV).In a study released by the Annals of Internal Medicine Jan. 14, researchers at the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Is there any truth to the MRSA story? Yes, some.Is MRSA "the new HIV?" No, not even close.Here's the scoop. The new study you quoted does suggest that gay men Read more »

MRSA and HIV

I have been HIV pos for 7 years. Recently I developed a nasty staph infection (maybe CA- MRSA) I... Read more »

MRSA/HIV

My partner is HIV+, and myself HIV-. We believe my partner has picked up MRSA from the Hospital... Read more »
Articles
Test Positive Aware Network

Demystifying MRSA

... By now you have probably heard of something called "MRSA infections" or "staph infections" from the news, or a friend. There have been outbreaks of skin infections caused by bacteria Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Drug-Resistant MRSA Strain Spreading Through MSM Communities in Boston, San Francisco, Researchers Say

...through Europe. In 2007, CDC calculated that about 19,000 U.S. residents -- more than the number of people who die annually from AIDS-related causes -- died from drug-resistant strains of MRSA ( San Francisco Chronicle , 1/15). The study is... Read more »
Project Inform

MRSA

... In January 2008, study results were reported in a medical journal detailing the Staph infection called MRSA (pronounced MER-SUH). The response to these results by various media has made some people concerned about getting the infection. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV, Community-Associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus Epidemics Intersect

... People with HIV have a heightened risk of community-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection (CA-MRSA), according to a report published recently. In this retrospective study (2000 to 2007), population-level incidence... Read more »
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HIV and MRSA I need info.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...she gave birth to a healthy little girl. I was there for the birth and went into the delivery room. She soon became sick with MRSA. It was a C-section birth and the staph infection developed. I went to be by her side and stayed for 5 days with... Read more »

Could it be....

Posted by kel22, 1 Reply
...My boyfriend recently found out that he has a MRSA staph infection. He was given a course of sulfamethoxazole 2x a day for 10 days. He began taking the medication and on day Read more »

Sister having issues...

Posted by kat01, 2 Replies
...that she has maybe two yrs because she was also diagnosed with dialated cardio myopathy.In the past year she has had resistant MRSA which led to her losing her bladder,kidneys,and a lung.All of which she was lucky enough to be a donor recipiant... Read more »

what am I too think?

Posted by ConfusedArmyWife
...HIV-2. Now on the other hand I have Arhritis, PCOS (Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome) A hosue full of Black Mold and I was fighting a MRSA staph infection at the time. and a progestrene level of .1 (which is a males progestrene level btw or a level... Read more »