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Staph Infection And Hiv

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Staph infection and HIV

Hello Doctor,I would like to start off by thanking you for all the information and insight you provide via this website. It has been a great source of knowledge and sometimes even inspiration for me over the past couple of years. I tested positive...
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
Although I always like to get cultures of these kinds of infections, both to confirm the diagnosis, but also to get the antibiotic susceptibility testing to insure I am using the right antibiotic; it is highly likely this is a MRSA infection... Read more »

Staph Infection? HIV? Help?

I tend to send you these things every few months or so with hopes that one day you'll go ahead... Read more »

Can recurring staph infections be non-hiv related?

Dr. McGovern,Thanks for reading my question.I've had recurring folliculitis all over my body... Read more »
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Demystifying MRSA

By now you have probably heard of something called "MRSA infections" or "staph infections" from the news, or a friend. There have been outbreaks of skin infections caused by bacteria called MRSA in certain communities such as athletes, men who have... Read more »
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Strategies for Managing Opportunistic Infections

Introduction Opportunistic Infections and HIV Disease Preventing Infections in the First Place Treating Infections as They Occur Preventive Treatment for OIs Maintenance Therapy A Final Word on Strategies for Managing Opportunistic... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

MRSA Infection Spreads by Sex

In a new report, researchers say they have found that community-associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) can be spread by sexual activity. CDC's Rachel Gorwitz said the report is the first to document MRSA's spread through... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Young Drug Users Forgotten Amid India AIDS Success

HIV infection rates in India fell by 50 percent -- twice the global decline -- from 2001 to 2009, according to UNAIDS. Yet health workers there worry that the growing population of young injecting drug users (IDUs) is being marginalized from... Read more »
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Staph Infection

Posted by moonstarchild, 1 Reply
I went to the doctor on Thursday because my throat was hurting and my kids were all sick with strep. I went to the doctor today to get cleared to go back to work and he told me that it wasn't strep it was a staph infection in my throat!!! I was... Read more »

Connection between my arthritis and HIV?

Posted by Anonymous
I was diagnosed with arthritis in my knee. Dr didn't know cause, I did have a staph infection this summer which I am wondering could have caused Septic Arthritis, or is there any connection between my HIV (14 years)? So many conditions seem to be... Read more »

Skin infections, abscesses, aaarrrghhhh!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV+ since 1990. No opportunistic infections, just annoying things like sinus problems, high cholesterol, more frequent flu bouts, headaches....but July 2004 I had surgery for a peri-rectal abscess (resistant staph bacteria). I was put on... Read more »

Could I be infected?

Posted by lovelivelife1, 1 Reply
On 8/1/2012 I had sex with a guy (top) and I was the bottom before we had sex we did a lot of grinding we both sweat a lot and he precums a lot it was around my anal area but when we actually had sex we used a condom...we didn't use any... Read more »