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PCP treatment and prognosis

Dear Dr. Gallant, A friend of mine is in the hospital with PCP. He has had AIDS for a few years, and his T-cell count iscertainly below 200. While he looked awful the first day or so--his skin was positively gray, and he had troublebreathing--by the...
Joel Gallant, M.D.

Response from Joel Gallant, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
PCP is considered to be a curable disease, although after the 21 days of therapyare finished, it's still necessary to take medications to prevent it from comingback (prophylaxis). PCP is a less common cause of death these days, primarily... Read more »

treatment of pcp

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Treatment of pcp

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Stopping PCP Prevention Is Possible at Lower CD4s

In September 2010, study results from the European COHERE study were published showing that some people could stop taking preventive treatment for PCP ( Pneumocystis jiroveci pneumonia) provided that their viral loads were under control by a potent... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

You Can Prevent PCP in Children: A Guide for People With HIV Infection

PCP is the most serious infection among children with HIV. It can be fatal. PCP can be prevented and treated. TMP-SMX, also known as Bactrim, Septra, or Cotrim* , is the best medicine for preventing and treating PCP. Early diagnosis and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP)

What Is PCP? How Is PCP Treated? Can PCP Be Prevented? Which Drug Is Best? The Bottom Line What Is PCP? Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP or pneumocystis) is the most common opportunistic infection in people with HIV. Without treatment,... Read more »
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How to Prevent PCP

Introduction How Can I Tell if I Have PCP? CD4+ Cell Counts Who Is at Risk of Getting PCP? How Do I Prevent Myself Getting PCP? Your CD4 Cell Counts Special Concerns for Pregnant Women and Children When Should I Start Preventive Treatment? ... Read more »
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t.b. , pcp, & aids

Posted by danni, 1 Reply
is there anyone out there who knows the possibility of some one with aids recovering from t.b. & pcp? my doctor is unable to answer this question, so i would be grateful to hear from someone with personal knowledge of this thanks! may God bless... Read more »

Untreated PCP

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,

I have a friend who has made it known that he is refusing any further medical treatment. He has recently been diagnosed with PCP. Knowing that untreated PCP is a one way street, can anyone tell me what to expect, or even tell me what to tell... Read more »

Fiance in the hospital with PCP

Posted by schedir81, 4 Replies
Hello, I just brought my girl to the hospital today and she is being treated for pcp. She stopped taking her meds around 3 to four years ago after an incident in her life threw her in complete denial.

She was afraid of me leaving her and for not... Read more »

My husband was sick with PCP

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My husband was diagnosed with AIDS last month after getting very
sick with PCP. I tested negative (I also tested negative when I
donated blood two years ago.) We have been married for nine years
and have two children over five. My husband has been... Read more »