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IV risk of infection in a remote African hospital

Hi Dr. Bob: My wife has been in Tanzania/Kenya helping out a several children's homes (orphanages) over the last month. While there she contracted malaria (she was taking Malarone but got Malaria still). She had to be hospitalized in a remote part...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

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...Hello Mark,A three-month HIV-antibody test would provide a definitive result. Latex condoms can be used for penetrative sex during the three-month window Read more »

Hep C/IV infection through fingering

Hello Dr. and thank you for your time. I have searched for an answer to my question and have yet... Read more »
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Fungal Infections

...are a kind of germ. Most fungi are harmless to humans, but there are several that can cause harmful infections, especially in HIV-positive people. Candidiasis Candidiasis is a very common fungal infection usually caused by Candida... Read more »
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Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Read more »
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Opportunistic Infections

...protozoa, fungi, and viruses. When our immune system is working, it controls these germs. But when the immune system is weakened by HIV disease or by some medications, these germs can get out of control and cause health problems. Infections that... Read more »
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What Are Opportunistic Infections?

...of Contents Basic Facts Preventing and Treating OIs OIs and Women Most Common Opportunistic Infections (OIs) in HIV-Positive People Basic Facts While many viruses can be controlled by the immune system , HIV targets and... Read more »
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question please answer..

Posted by roma2010, 3 Replies
...a question please, i don't mean to be questioning your advise in any way but i didn't know there were different subtypes of hiv i thought it was only hiv 1 and 2 as it turns out there's subtypes which are more predominant in africa well as it... Read more »

acute infection

Posted by bennetcj, 1 Reply
...protection, but he didn't come inside me) and i have been having some strange symptoms. I should note that although i do no beleive he has hiv, he did used to do iv drugs, and although he claims he never shared needles, there is a good chance... Read more »

How do you believe you were infected?

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...everyone is enjoying their weekend....unfortunately today is gloomy and rainy here in NJ....it should pass... For those who are HIV +...how did you aquire the virus? I apologize if I'm getting to personal...but I'd just like to see how these... Read more »

Worried about being infected...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...guy by the way). He told me that he only french kissed a girl three years ago. So as far as I know neither of us has had extensive sexual contact. But I am still worrying myself to death about it. I happen to be a real hypochondriac sometimes... Read more »