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HIV and MRSA I need info.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My daughter is HIV positive. Last year 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... Read more »

Is there any test which look for HIV virus itself

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi everybody I am wondering is there some kind of test which look for virus itself?
I am becoming paranoid about hiv i tested 8 months after my last sex and i am still woried becouse i started doubting everything medicine science even my own body.
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space shuttels vs hiv virus ??..

Posted by umavanukuri
space shuttels lands on moon and moves at upper atmosphere, hiv virus touches cd4 cells and does work spoiling the cells and eventually immune system Read more »

Theres a virus here and its not HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
There is a virus in this board,uneducated,selfish,sick people that steal names and post very off and stupid info.
GET SERIOUS!

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prognosis with CD4 <100, cmv,mrsa and pseudomonas

my brother was diagnosed with HIV in 1984, began medications, triple drug cocktail in 1996. He did well,but stopped taking the HIV meds about 6 yrs ago. Now with AIDS bilateral pneumonia of psuedomonas, MRSA and CMV. bilateral lower extremity blood...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Much of what has developed is reversible. It is very likely that a potent HIV regimen can be prescribed to get control the of the virus and increase the CD4 count so he can recover from these various infections.... Read more »

Concerned about Mrsa

I have AIDS and have not been on medications for about two years, I developed this infection called Staph(mrsa) and want to know if it's because of the virus I have or something that is just happening anyway? What should I know about this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Anyone can contract MRSA. It is not related to your HIV disease. I'll reprint some basic information about MRSA below. There is much more in the archives. Check it out!Dr. BobMRSAJanuary 2008In January 2008, study results were reported in a... Read more »

PCP, MRSA & CMV =AIDS?

God Bless you Dr. Franscino for taking time to answer our questions! My brother who evidently has been either living in denial or stupidly not been tested is now in Critical Care Unit with diagnosis of PCP, MRSA and CMV. The doctor hinted to me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,I'm sorry to learn of your brother's current medical challenges.My opinions are always honest and never sugarcoated. Your brother has AIDS based on his diagnosis of PCP (Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia) and CMV (cytomegalovirus). Most... Read more »

hiv and mrsa

i found out i had hiv almost 2 years ago but i'm not as yet having treatment. the thing is, i've recently found out that my mother who is in hospital has caught mrsa. my mother doesn't know i'm hiv positive. i need to visit her...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I would aggressively wash hands when visiting her and use gloves when visiting her when necessary. I would also inform your HIV specialist so that he/she can offer proper advice in case any skin problem develops. KH... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Colonization in Groin Linked to MRSA Infection in Adults With HIV

Researchers report that HIV-infected adults are more likely to have methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections if the patients have a history of MRSA colonization in the groin or they have had a prior MRSA infection acquired from... Read more »
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 called MRSA in certain communities such as athletes, men who have... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

A drug-resistant strain of methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, is appearing among men who have sex with men in Boston and San Francisco, according to a study published online in the journal Annals of Internal Medicine , the New... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Virus in HIV-Infected and HIV/Hepatitis C Virus-Coinfected Patients

In the current study, a sample of HIV patients completed a questionnaire identifying their demographic characteristics and risk factors for hepatitis C virus (HCV). A chart review was conducted to confirm the information obtained in the survey. Risk... Read more »