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Symptoms Of A Toddler With Hiv

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Hi, I am a weekend foster mom to an HIV child of 2,5yr from an orphanage, he is on lamivudine 150, half tab 2x pd, Stavudine 1mg 6ml 2x pd, Kaletra 2ml pd. He has had ear probs for about a year, grey mucus out of his ears, every couple months he...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Hello and thanks for posting from South Africa,If you read these pages, you'll see that there's little high quality information about the interactions between proprietary (that's precisely the problem, since the ingredients are not... Read more »

Toddler transmition of HIV

My daughter is doing foster caser for a child who may be HIV due to birth parents severe drug... Read more »

My toddler

I was diagnosed with HIV in 2006, I contunie to take my meds daily. The problem is that prior to me... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Five Toddlers Die of AIDS in Kazakhstan After 61 Contract HIV in Medical Treatment

On Monday, a regional health official said five of at least 61 toddlers who contracted HIV during medical treatment in southern Kazakhstan have died of AIDS-related illnesses. Of about 13,000 children who received treatments including blood... Read more »
U.S. National Institutes of Health

Cholesterol Levels Elevated in Toddlers Taking Anti-HIV Drugs

Toddlers receiving anti-HIV drugs have higher cholesterol levels, on average, than do their peers who do not have HIV, according to researchers at the National Institutes of Health and other institutions. The researchers found that cholesterol... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Toddler "Functionally Cured" of HIV Infection, NIH-Supported Investigators Report

A two-year-old child born with HIV infection and treated with antiretroviral drugs beginning in the first days of life no longer has detectable levels of virus using conventional testing despite not taking HIV medication for 10 months, according to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Four More Toddlers Infected With HIV in Outbreak in Kyrgyzstan

The announcement that four children ages 2-3 have HIV brings to 26 the number of people diagnosed with the virus in an outbreak blamed on medical negligence. Five adults, four of whom are mothers, and 21 children are now known to be infected, said... Read more »