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Standard Precautions For Hiv Patients With Respiratory Infections

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AIDS InfoNet

Maraviroc (Selzentry, Celsentri)

...maraviroc. The dosage should be reduced for patients with serious kidney problems. Maraviroc can be taken with or without food. What Are the Side Effects? The most common side effects of maraviroc include cough, fever, upper respiratory infections, rash, sore muscles, abdominal pain, and dizziness. People taking maraviroc also may have an increased risk for cardiovascular events such as heart attack, or dizziness when standing up...
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HIV infection cure? Was told on CNN. What do you think? Mommy of three. (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010)

Hello my beloved Dr. Bob. I hope you are feeling wonderfully. I am writing because I came upon this article today on CNN's news page. I think I know you enough to figure out what you think about it, but truly want to hear all you have to say about...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...infectious diseases in the 19th century. Dr. Htter scoured research on CCR5 and consulted with his superiors. Finally, he recommended standard second-line treatment: a bone marrow transplant -- but from a donor who had inherited the CCR5 mutation... Read more »

Doctors in Berlin claim to have found a "cure" for HIV (BERLIN PATIENT, 2010) (TIMOTHY BROWN, THE BERLIN PATIENT, 2010)

Hi Dr. Bob.I was on the internet and ran across this article:http://www.aidsmap.com/page/1577949/I was wondering what you think about its potential and whether you think it holds up scientifically. I'm currently in medical school and am amazed by...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...who was treated at the Charite-University Medicine Berlin in 2007. Mr. Brown developed leukemia after having been diagnosed HIV positive. Talk about bad luck! But his luck then changed big time! The treatment for AML involves chemotherapy,... Read more »

Concerns Careing from HIV patient (CARING FOR AN HIV/AIDS PATIENT AT HOME)

I recently started caring from my brother who has Full blown AIDS with Cryptococcus meningitis. I wasnt paranoid about it until my toddler covered herself over with his throw and suddenly got a rash on both her arms and face. She had been inside all...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...no such thing as "Partially Blown AIDS." I'm delighted you are caring for your brother in his time of need. I wish all AIDS patients had loving family members to care for them and love them.Your fears about transmission are unwarranted. I can't... Read more »

Why Can Diabetes Patients get Ins. but HIV patients can not?

Why does it seem that someone suffering with Diabetes can get Life Ins. but someone living with HIV is not able to get Insurance. Do you every think this will change? I mean I hear all the time about HIV and Diabetes Paradigm. Please take a...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...know what the guidelines are for diabetes. However, if insurance companies are issuing life insurance policies to diabetes patients, I am sure that this has been a change that has occurred over decades. Possibly in the future, the same will... Read more »
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International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Smallpox Vaccination and the Patient With HIV/AIDS

... in vitro by cidofovir. Antiviral Res 2000;48:205. Smee DF, Bailey KW, Sidwell RW. Treatment of lethal vaccinia virus respiratory infections in mice with cidofovir. Antivir Chem Chemother 2001;12:71. Calista D. Topical cidofovir for... Read more »
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Update on Management of the HIV/Hepatitis B- or HIV/Hepatitis C-Coinfected Patient

...infection were identified in 17 patients. Among the most common types of infection, three were urinary infections, three were upper respiratory tract infections, two involved the skin, and two involved sepsis. A median time of 20 weeks (range:... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...higher risk during unprotectedsex. Health care and social service providers need to recognize and accept thattheir aging patients and clients are at risk for HIV. It is important forproviders to ask older patients about their sexual and drug... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

... What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Read more »
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Patients with concomitant HIV and CVID

Posted by Impossible
...Here's a short power point presentation www.mcgill.ca/files/microimm/Sun_IHI.ppt One of their patients who has HIV after going on HAART or ART saw there immunoglobulin levels greatly decrease indicating somehow HIV was masking Read more »

HIV Patients required study Vancouver and Toronto

Posted by estyle
...HIV Patients required for paid surveys and focus groups. Earn $150-$350 dependant on study you are selected for. Call 604-628-7647 or 416-907-5465 Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
...possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. http://online.wsj.com/article/SB122602394113507555.html Read more »

Drug Holidays may be over for HIV patients.

Posted by sunkyst, 3 Replies
...Good article on a new study about HIV drug holidays. http://abcnews.go.com/Health/ReproductiveHealth/story?id=2687714&page=1&CMP=OTC-RSSFeeds0312 Read more »