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Staph Infection And Hiv

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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 and reassure me that I can Woo-Hoo and move on with my life without dissecting each and every bump and cough I have, even though I've probably already...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,First of all, yes, I really do read all the posts!Next, HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. "Fear of being HIV infected" is your problem. You need to stop perseverating on a viral Read more »

Staph infection and HIV

Hello Doctor,I would like to start off by thanking you for all the information and insight you... 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 in... Read more »
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Gay and Lesbian Medical Association

LGBT Medical Association Comments on Drug-Resistant Staph Infections

... San Francisco -- Recent reports in the lay press of outbreaks of drug resistant staph infection in gay men's health clinics in San Francisco and Los Angeles have caused many in the gay community to recall the first days of Read more »
The Body

Project Disclosure: Mondo Guerra Announces He Is HIV Positive

...Mackenroth disclosed his HIV status on Project Runway , only to have to walk away from the competition due to a non-HIV-related staph infection. Also that same year, on Top Design , John Gray explained his disorderly behavior as a side effect... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Skin Complications in the Age of HAART

...including folliculitis -- inflammation of the hair follicles -- and "conditions that we called staph plaques: large, itchy areas of staph infection on the skin." Like most HIV-associated skin conditions, staph infections are not unknown among HIV... 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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Could it be....

Posted by kel22, 1 Reply
...My boyfriend recently found out that he has a MRSA staph infection. He was given a course of sulfamethoxazole 2x a day for 10 days. He began taking the medication and on day 2 he developed chills. Read more »

Would like to be certain

Posted by boots, 2 Replies
...I have been sick ever since I cant shag this mess I have been on 5 different antibiotics and prednisone.. ENT said I have a staph infection in my nose and as soon as I get done with the pred the swellen comes right back.. My WBC is 12.5.. Should... Read more »

damn these symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...wondering if anyone could help me with the recovery of masjor surgery because i heard it can take a year to recover plus i had a bad staph infection on my chest but its gotten alot better and it was fully healed about two monthsd ago or so but im... Read more »

Haircut risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...haircut recently. The barber nicked me when shaving my neck with the straight razor. I hardly felt it. What is the risk for aids or hepatitis c? I am freaking out here and worried sick. I haven't had any acute symptoms. Thanks. Read more »