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Dear doctor, i came down with tuberculosis in January 2003 and after many test, doctor told me that i have aids. My cd4 was down to 48 and vl was at 750,000 but because doctor start treating me of my TB with load of meds, doctor hold on to my aids...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...you are likely to respond with increases in CD4 and reduction in viral load. We typically test after one month of therapy for HIV, though this is, in a sense, optional. Certainly by the third or 4th month of treatment it would be advisable to... Read more »

Tuberculosis and HIV.

Dear Dr Shearer..I am 48 Year old Aussie having been diagnosed with hiv some 2 years ago and... Read more »

How do you get Tuberculosis (TB)?

Dear Mr. Sowadsky,I know Tuberculosis not is considered a sexual disease. However is a person... Read more »
Articles
AIDS Survival Project

What You Should Know about HIV and Tuberculosis (TB)

...an epidemiologist with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). She had just finished a study on prevention of tuberculosis (TB) among persons with HIV infection. As revealed by the results of the study, there are several things that... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Living With HIV, Dying of Tuberculosis

...HIV/AIDS pandemic global leaders seem to not to have gotten the message. In the global south -- Africa, Asia, and Latin America -- tuberculosis (or TB) is the leading killer of people living with HIV and AIDS. Yet to look at the global response... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Extensively Drug-Resistant Tuberculosis as a Cause of Death in Patients Co-Infected With Tuberculosis and HIV in a Rural Area of South Africa

...Genotyping of isolates showed 39 of 46 XDR-TB patients had similar strains (85 percent; 95 percent confidence interval, 74-95). "MDR tuberculosis is more prevalent than previously realised in this setting," researchers concluded. "XDR... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

An Algorithm for Tuberculosis Screening and Diagnosis in People With HIV

... Tuberculosis is a leading cause of death among adults with HIV. In some countries, up to 50 percent of these patients die during TB treatment, Read more »
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sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...even worse; diagnostic tests for hepatitis B or hepatitis C are not available at all. A greater tragedy is unfolding on the tuberculosis (TB) front. TB is a preventable, easily treatable illness in the developed world, but many of the... Read more »

t.b. , pcp, & aids

Posted by danni, 1 Reply
...is there anyone out there who knows the possibility of some one with aids recovering from t.b. & pcp? my doctor is unable to answer this question, so i would be grateful to hear from someone with personal Read more »

South African AIDS Panel Report

Posted by Anonymous
...respond to this infection; and the relationship between HIV infection and many other infections which are common in Africa such as Tuberculosis (TB), malaria, hepatitis as well as other parasitic infections. Discussions among officials of the... Read more »