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Recurrent Infection With Hiv

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i have ivig treatment

hello doc,i been hospital last month because i have fever nearly a month and my leg is pain until i can't walk and docter told me i have to take the ivig treatment. went i finish the course of treament i'm getting better now. is this ivig treament...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...IVIG is used for a number of conditions such as low platelet count and some recurrent infections. If you are HIV+ it is generally important to start effective antiretroviral therapy as soon as possible so I would discuss Read more »

recurrent yeast infections

Is a recurrent yeast infection a sign of HIV...or can it also be a sign of other diseases or... Read more »

recurring infection in gluteal region

Sir My husband is HIV positive.He is suffering from swelling in gluteal region (in buttocks).It... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Recurrent TB: Relapse or Re-infection? The Effect of HIV in a General Population Cohort in Malawi

...cohort study in Karonga district, rural Malawi, to estimate rates of recurrent tuberculosis due to re-infection and relapse, by HIV status, in a general population. All TB patients with culture-proven disease in the district were followed up... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...is recognized and treated early. Genital herpes, like other genital diseases that cause sores, is important in the spread of HIV infection. A person infected with herpes may have a greater risk of getting HIV. This may be due to the open sores... 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 »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

... Candidiasis of the Esophagus (Esophageal Candidiasis) Usually occurs at very low CD4 cell counts (less than 100) An AIDS-defining opportunistic infection Major symptom is painful swallowing (dysphagia) Often diagnosed via... Read more »
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CIN I and CANDIDA

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...checking for every STD, and has always turned out negative ( we are together for two years and two months, and his last test for HIV and hepatitis, fungus and viral culture was in April ). He tested negative for HIV and for everything. How is it... Read more »

Seemingly Recurrent fungal infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...fungal symptoms be signs of initial HIV infection or do HIV-related fungal systems only occur as the disease progresses towards AIDS? I need help! Read more »

Yeast infections and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I have read that recurrent yeast infections are a sign of HIV. I was tested 2 1/2 months after myexposure and it was negative, yet I have had two yeast infections since. During this time Read more »

Looking for some answers please!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...period? Hundreds? Thousands? Can such small study groups really represent the millions of people that rely on the accuracy of HIV testing guidelines? Also, If HIV can cause people's immune system to get weak so they can develop thrush, skin... Read more »