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Staph Infection In Hiv Patient

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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 »

HIV and staph

I have been positive for 7 years. No meds...T-cells 700 range...viral load...5-15k and ratio's in... Read more »

im gonna go test

Dearest Dr. Bob-I must truely say you are beautiful inside and out. You really inspire me and I... Read more »
Articles
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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Global Drug Distribution Programs One Factor in Hastening Drug Resistance, Report Says

...become drug-resistant. In addition, "methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureas, or MRSA, now cause more than 50 percent of staph infections in U.S. hospitals," the news service writes (6/15). To address the problem, "the report calls for... Read more »
AIDS Treatment News

Antibiotic-Resistant Skin Infections Spreading Among Gay Men, Also in Prisons

...doctors and other healthcareproviders to better understand why this is happening and how toprevent antibiotic (drug) resistant Staph infections fromspreading. What is a Staph infection? Staph is a bacteria commonly foundon human skin. Sometimes... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

...about a 50/50 chance of staying healthy for 6 to 9 years. At first, researchers believed that early treatment might allow a patient to stop taking ART after a period of controlling HIV. However, newer reports indicate that this is probably not... Read more »
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HIV and MRSA I need info.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was there for the birth and went into the delivery room. She soon became sick with MRSA. It was a C-section birth and the staph infection developed. I went to be by her side and stayed for 5 days with her in the hospital. I ended up bringing... Read more »

Staph Infection

Posted by moonstarchild, 1 Reply
...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 already put on antibiotics, but I was still a little shocked and sad at the same... Read more »

Hard to cope

Posted by southerncharm, 5 Replies
...have been positive for at least 2 years. I just ended a relationship with a guy that I really loved and still do. I had a staph infection and when they did blood work they found that I was positive. My boyfriend at the time had just tested... Read more »

AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »