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Staph Infection In Hiv Patient

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HIV and Staph infection

Hi. Thank you for your time. Three and a half months ago I had a brief sexual encounter with a guy who was recovering form staph infection and also had herpes, but neglected to tell me that. We had unprotected sex once and he did not ejaculate...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. If a person has HIV, diseases like Staphand Herpes can be much more severe, and much harder to treat. However, justbecause he's having these problems, does not necessarily mean he has HIV. However, it would... Read more »

Chronic neck pain due to staph infection

I was recently diagnosed, in February, with AIDS/HIV when I was hospitalized with a pneumonia. I... Read more »

Chronic neck pain due to staph infection

I was recently diagnosed, in February, with AIDS/HIV when I was hospitalized with a pneumonia. I... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Partner Notification Outcomes for HIV-Infected Patients by Duration of Infection, San Francisco, 2004 to 2006

"The San Francisco Department of Public Health conducts HIV third-party partner notification in the following populations based on standard [CDC] guidelines: (1) persons with acute and non-acute incident HIV infection tested at the municipal... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Diabetes Risk Appears Lower for HIV-Infected Patients Than Uninfected Patients

There's nothing like hearing the results of studies directly from those who actually conducted the research. In this interview, you'll meet one of these impressive HIV researchers and read his explanation of the study he presented at ICAAC/IDSA... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Methamphetamine Use, Sexual Activity, Patient-Provider Communication, and Medication Adherence Among HIV-Infected Patients in Care, San Francisco, 2004-2006

"While numerous studies examine methamphetamine use and associated risky sexual behaviors in HIV-uninfected individuals, few studies have surveyed HIV-infected individuals in the health care setting," the authors wrote. To assess the frequency and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Evaluation of Health Map: A Patient-Centered, Web-Based Service for Supporting HIV-Infected Patients in Australia

The authors undertook the current study "to describe the use of and responses to a self-management website, 'Health Map,' established to address the key chronic health issues of HIV-positive people." The site "assessed health issues against current... 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 »

6 week test HIV negative after needle stick from HIV negative patient

Posted by Faith1970, 1 Reply
I pricked my finger after I inserted a 20 gauge IV. The needle did not retract all the way and it pricked my finger through my glove. The patient was tested that day and was negative for HIV, positive for Hep C. I was tested for HIV and Hep C 6... Read more »

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 their... Read more »

ARS Patient cases

Posted by Anonymous
Primary HIV Infection Case Presentations
The following cases illustrate the complexities involved in recognizing and correctly diagnosing primary HIV infection (PHI). Extensive lab work, but also thorough history taking, is required. Patient 1 was... Read more »