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Symptoms Of Aids-related Tuberculosis

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Tuberculosis and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Introduction Forms of TB TB and HIV Preventing TB TB Symptoms Detecting and Diagnosing TB TB Treatment TB and Pregnancy The Bottom Line Introduction Tuberculosis (TB) is an infection of the lungs and respiratory system. Alongwith HIV, TB is one of the world's leading causes of death due to disease. TheCenters for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that, in 2010, closeto nine million people...
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Tuberculosis and HIV.

Dear Dr Shearer..I am 48 Year old Aussie having been diagnosed with hiv some 2 years ago and recently started medication which seems to be working very well.I recently met a man (Also HIV positve)who i have played around with several times..nothing...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
You should let your doctor know of this exposure right away, and together you can take the simple steps necessary to find out whether you acquired TB and now have a latent (subclinical) infection, whether you actually have an early stage of active... Read more »

Aids-related symptoms...again!!!

First of all, thank you very much for responding me. I'm the girl with so many aids related symptoms, but negative hiv testing. Sorry for my english,I didn't mean I had sexual encounters with the possibly hiv positive man for eight years,...
Don Kurtyka, ARNP

Response from Don Kurtyka, ARNP

University of South Florida School of Medicine
If you have only been to internists, I'd suggest you track down the best infectious disease specialist in your area for a thorough evaluation of HIV and other infections that may be causing your symptoms. Many cities have multi-specialty... Read more »

symptoms related to AIDS

If one experiences any symptoms related to AIDS after a high risk exposure, can he immediately go for a test? or should he wait for the window period of 3-6 months??If the test is -ve should he still wait till the window period or can he be rest...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
HIV antibody testing is not reliable if performed when someone is experiencing symptoms related to a recent and significant risk exposure. You can't really be sure of a negative HIV test result unless the window period has elapsed (at least... Read more »

M. tuberculosis

i am a HIV positive person and i was diagnosticated with cutaneous infection with M. tuberculosis. i want you to tell me if you know how long do i have to take the anti-tb treatment and after how many time that lesions will disappear? my doctor did...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
A cutaneous infection (or skin lesion) is not that common a presentation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Other mycobacterial infections apart from TB are also associated with skin lesions. So, my first suggestion is to re-confirm the... Read more »
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I've had EVERY symptom related to HIV so depressed

Posted by Anonymous, 21 Replies
Hey guys,

I've had practically every symptom in the past year and I'm hoping to God that it's something else because i'm scared to death to get tested to find out that I'm HIV positive. I've had white tongue, swollen lymph nodes in my throat,... Read more »

AIDS related motor deficits.

Posted by bnthecliff
Sorry for the lengthy post.

I was diagnosed with HIV over 12 years ago. I had a CD4 count of 33 but was never sick. Two months later, I started meds..........AZT, Videx and Epivir.............about 2 months after that, I started feeling very... Read more »

Is Strep Throat at all related to HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Recently someone posted that he has Strep and from this was concerned about HIV. Is there any link between HIV and Strep at all? Also, Is there any connection between excessive dandruff and HIV? I have heard that that may be a sign. THanks

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Nothing is hiv related...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Its all in your head. Your freaked out about being exposed to hiv so every little sign is hiv related. Stop worring and live life. If you spent half the time you spent worryin about hiv living you would be better off. I don't care about hiv anymore... Read more »