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Pneumonia AND HIV In Males

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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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Pneumonia, Jaundice, and HIV testing

Hello Dr. Frascino. The work you do is amazing. I really appreciate that you help lot of people by answering their questions. I have a question. I am 20 year old male. My exposure was unprotected insertive oral (woman performing oral on me). Please...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Neither your pneumonia as a newborn, use of medications as a youngster, jaundice as a 12- or 13-year-old or any medications taken for these problems would affect the accuracy of your HIV tests, the time it would take for you to produce... Read more »

New HIV/AIDS diagnoses, pneumonia (PCP), please help!

We've heard so many different things so far with the entire host of medical staff in the hospital, primary doctor with no real knowledge of AIDS, and only speaking with social worker otherwise: Brief Hx: Admitted to hospital Nov 1 with severe...
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
He needs HIV treatment immediately. I don't understand the delay until January. This is absolutely not acceptable. Vitamins are not the answer. Yes, there can be a recurrence or persistence in symptoms of PCP, particularly if the CD4 count is... Read more »

Question about pneumonia

Dr. Bob,I am a pretty healthy former Republican male who loves your enthusiasm and zest for life! About 4 months ago, I came up with pneumonia after ignoring my flu symptoms and not seeing my doctor sooner. I got over the pneumonia after taking...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Former Republican,The only reason to consider HIV testing is risk. If you've placed yourself at risk for HIV, you should be tested, whether or not you have symptoms.Your particular symptoms seven years after a potential exposure are not... Read more »

pcp pneumonia 9 t cells

this june i was diagnosed with aids and pcp pneumonia. it was a shock and im still trying to accept my new lifestyle and how drastically my life has changed. i have been on atripla 3 months and my t cell count is up to 138. i still am taking all...
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
First, I agree with your doctor, you have had a great response to HIV treatment. But you are correct in your observation that it will take time to get your immune system recovered enough so you are no longer at risk for serious infections and can... Read more »
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I need help. Is it possible to contract pneumonia

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Lately, for past month I have had random spells where I just dont feel well. Most recently I have started coughing.(last 2 days.) 2 days before the coughing started I had a constant headache for two days. I know my body because I do not get sick... 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 »

Flu or pneumonia shot ...?

Posted by srchanfrans43, 1 Reply
Anyone know if the shots still are cross reactive with antibody tests.....? If so what's the time to wait after a shot to take an antibody test ? Read more »

male to male oral

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
what are the chances of a guy getting infected with HIV from receiving unprotected oral sex from another male in a one-time encounter? Yeah.....I know it was stupid.....will never do it again...but what are my chances of being infected? Should I... Read more »