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Pneumonia And Aids

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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 lung...
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. Read more »

AIDS Pneumonia (PCP)

What is PCP? How does it differ from other pneumonia? What is the course of the infection and... Read more »

HIV Meds with Pneumonia???

I have a partner 26 years old that didnt know that he was infected with HIV. For months he had... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles County Investigating Couple After Child Died of AIDS-Related Pneumonia Without Ever Having HIV Test

...pneumonia, the Los Angeles Times reports. The girl's parents refused to have the girl and her eight-year-old brother tested for HIV even though their mother, Christine Maggiore, is HIV-positive and breastfed both the children. Maggiore does... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Couple Whose Daughter Allegedly Died of AIDS-Related Pneumonia Without Having HIV Test Allowed to Keep Son

...retain custody of their eight-year-old son, the Los Angeles Times reports. Three recent test results showed that the boy is HIV-negative, the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services said on Wednesday, and the... Read more »
The Well Project

Pneumonias

... Table of Contents What Is Pneumonia? Pneumonia and HIV Conclusion What Is Pneumonia? Pneumonia refers to any inflammation of the lungs, usually caused by a germ (infection). Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Finds Pfizer's Pneumonia, Meningitis Vaccine Protects Against Recurrent Pneumonia in HIV Patients

...against pneumonia and meningitis, has been shown to reduce the risk of recurrent pneumococcal infection in patients living with HIV in Malawi, according to a study published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine , Reuters reports. ... Read more »
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NAUSEA

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...what kind of nausea do you get from HIV ? and is nausea caused by worrying about stuff i.e HIV i was freaking big time with alot of stuff basically i thought everything Read more »

Key facts about HIV/AIDS - Note Last Item

Posted by ScotCharles, 1 Reply
...Key facts about HIV/AIDS Reuters NewMedia - August 10, 2006 -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- The Read more »

probably just me worrying needlessly but

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...article about hiv/aids the other day. i suddenly freaked out intensely. i went online and did research and found articles about pneumonia and hiv being related, and then i freaked out even more cause i had pnuemonia winter 2005. but then, i... Read more »

friend may have aids

Posted by qbee
...worried that it may be AIDS. I'm not sure if his mother is being honest or not, but would they do blood tests in the hospital for HIV while he had pneumonia even if they didn't know he was gay, or does an HIV test have to requested. I am... Read more »