Precaution For Hiv With Respiratory Infection
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Influenzavirus Infection Is a Primary Cause of Febrile Respiratory Illness in HIV-Infected Adults, Despite Vaccination"There are, to our knowledge, no prospective studies of respiratory tract infections in [HIV]-infected adults in the highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) era. We performed a surveillance study of outpatients who presented with fever and... Read more »
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Guidelines for Prevention and Treatment of Opportunistic Infections in HIV-Infected Adults and AdolescentsDisclosure of Relationship Summary Introduction History of the Guidelines Guidelines Process Major Changes in Guidelines Since Last Publication How to Use the Information in this Report Effect of ART on the Management of OIs ... Read more »
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University of Minnesota, School of MedicineRecurrent pneumonias can be due to HIV infection. Some HIV patients do have more frequent and severe upper respiratory/sinus infections. HIV pxs doing well on treatment generally have flu, colds at a roughly similar rate and level of symptoms... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineAn evaluation of your lungs for pneumonia/PCP would be advisable. If no evidence for PCP then prophylaxis is recommended. If your CD4 count doesn't rebound quickly (which can happen after acute HIV infection) then you may be a fast progressor... Read more »
University of British ColumbiaIsoprinosine is a non-specific immune stimulant that may also have antiviral properties. It has been used for some forms of herpes or EBV infections, as well as for HIV, in the earlier days of the epidemic. The results of its evaluation were... Read more »
Connect With Others
Posted by AnonymousHi,
Just checking to see if I'm the only person in this world who contracted this disease through their job. Ironically, I am a Medical Technologist who worked as a supervisor and taught students blood precautions when doing their job. After 13 years... Read more »
Posted by tnk, 1 ReplyHello Sir, I am from India..Please help me....
My father-in-law is HIV +ve. We came to know about this about 3 months back..
We are supposed to visit him for 2 days this weekend..
What I want to know is what precautions should I take while our visit..... Read more »
Posted by johnb82, 2 RepliesHello. About 5 months ago I did something stupid and had unprotected sex with a girl I didn't know so well. Immediately after I got scared but hoped nothing bad had happened so I chose to neglect the situation. A little more than 6 weeks after that... Read more »
Posted by Afra1d, 1 ReplyI'll try to make this as brief as possible but I'm scared and desperate and basically going insane... :(
Jan 24th - Unprotected sex with a woman I know small amount of oral but a lot of fingering.
Jan 25th - Took two mollies and drank alcohol along... Read more »
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