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Mycoplasma Pneumonia Prophylaxis And Hiv

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Pneumonias

Table of Contents What Is Pneumonia? Pneumonia and HIV Pneumocystis (jiroveci) Pneumonia (PCP) Bacterial Pneumonias Viral Pneumonias Tuberculosis (TB) Other (Rare) Cases of Pneumonia in HIV+ People Conclusion What Is Pneumonia? Pneumonia refers to a common infection of the lungs caused by one of thefollowing types of germs: bacteria, fungi, or viruses. The infection caninvolve one lung, both lungs, or just part of a...
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What exactly is mycoplasma?

Dear Dr Bob, I was one who asked you the questions titled "Insertive Oralisterine Sex, Dry Cough, Chest Pains (LISTERINE 2010)" dated Jan 9, 2010 and "Dr Bob - A wonderful human being, healer, and friend" dated Jan 11, 2010. Dr...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1. Mycoplasma is a genus of bacteria which lack a cell wall. Without a cell wall, they are unaffected by many common antibiotics such as penicillin. Several species are pathogenic in humans, including M. pneumoniae, which is an important cause of... Read more »

antibiotic prophylaxis for HIV

Is there another antibiotic than Bactrim to use by HIV patients as prophylaxis against opportunistic infections?...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Dapsone and aerosolized pentamidine can be used to treat and prevent PCP pneumonia in patients allergic to bactrim... Read more »

prophylaxis?

PT Dx HIV,PMH depression and cryptococcal pneumonia CD4 153toxo IgG+ ,ALL:Sulfawhat is the prophylaxis?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
For an HIV+ patients with a CD4 count < 200 and a history of cryptococcal pneumonia then the standard treatment/prophylaxis would include fluconazole and sulfa/trimethoprim (if you have no allergy to sulfa). Starting potent antiretroviral... Read more »

Mycoplasma, pelvic inflammatory disease, HIV

Few years back I had PID due to mycoplasma. Can mycoplasma cause HIV, do I have to be concerned about that?Thank you in advance....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
You can get HIV from sex just like other sexually transmitted infections. They do not cause one another but share modes of transmission.DW... Read more »
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Mycoplasma Genitalium

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
Has anyone out there got any information on this STD? It seems it could possibly be responsible for some of those suffering from ARS like symptoms but chronically. The unanswered question about this infection is "can it become systemic as well as... Read more »

hiv prophylaxis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My partner is pos.Last week the condom broke so doc gave me kaletra+combivir to take as 'morning after pill' or prophylaxis.ok for 3 days (except terrible shits) then BANG! puking,stomach pains,sweats,fatigue(so bad it brought on an attack of... Read more »

Post-Exposure Prophylaxis (PEP) - Help

Posted by MF2010
Hi all,

I've been exposed to HIV in the beginning of this month.
My condom completely broke and i had sex for a couple of minutes completely exposed. I suspect my partner was HIV infected.

Went straight to the hospital and started Post-Exposure... Read more »

Pneumonia

Posted by hello123, 3 Replies
If someone with HIV had pneumonia, would they be able to recover with regular antibiotics? Thank you for reading this and please respond. Read more »