Should Someone With Hiv Take Prednisone

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Welcome back! HIV and prednisone

Hi, Dr. Wohl, Very glad that you're back answering Q's. My Q is this: HIV positive for 3 years, CD4's now 980, VL usually undetectable, including recently. But, due to inflammatory symptoms, possibly due to an overactive immune system (chronic...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...Thanks.Corticosteroids like prednisone has been used for symptoms associated with immune reconstitution - that is when HIV mediated immune system failure is reversed Read more »

hearing loss from cold, prednisone and hiv

Hello and thanks for your continued help.As a result of a cold, I've had hearing loss and... Read more »

Spinal Tap -prednisone, Benadryle and HIV meds

Hi-I think I was eather bitgtne or stung by something on my scalp , I have experianced the... Read more »
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IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...therapy, he restarted on a protease inhibitor regimen boosted with Norvir. IRIS appeared a few weeks later as a skin rash, and prednisone was used. His health improved somewhat but then the rash returned along with a fever and rapid heart beat.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Restoration Syndrome

...Is Immune Restoration Syndrome? Some people who start antiretroviral therapy (ART) get health problems even though their HIV comes under control. An infection that they previously had might return. In other cases, they develop a new disease.... Read more »
The Well Project

Pneumonias

...TMP/SMX, but many are allergic to the sulfa contained in the drug (desensitization may be used to overcome allergic reactions) Prednisone can be used along with antibiotics Usually treated for three weeks To prevent recurrence, a person... Read more »