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Tb And Hiv

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TB and HIV

I am HIV postive and am taking atripla and am on TB treatment. I want to get pregnant what should I do
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...about increased risk for fetal abnormalities. If an alternative regimen not available (Atripla often a good choice when taking TB meds) perhaps the plans for pregnancy can be delayed until the TB treatment is completed and you could be switched... Read more »

TB and HIV

...HIV test because of the strong connection between TB and HIV. Then my question is; if someone is... Read more »


Is it possible that HIV medications won't work if someone also has TB? Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa: New One-Roof Policies on TB, HIV/AIDS "Are Challenging"

... South Africa's government is seeking to integrate TB and HIV care, since many patients are co-infected. But implementing this new policy is challenging, say public health providers. "It's Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

TB and HIV Management in High Prevalence Settings: From Coordination to Integration

...Department at the World Health Organization (WHO) Questions and Answers Conclusions TB and HIV Management in High Prevalence Settings: From Coordination to Integration (.mp3) This information was... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Association of TB, HIV Linked to Increase in TB Cases in Zimbabwe

...officer in Harare, said Monday the increase in the number of people with TB in Zimbabwe is the result of the association between TB and HIV infection. "The number of new TB cases has risen since 1990, and the overwhelming reason for this is the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lesotho "Struggling" to Control TB, HIV/AIDS Epidemics, IRIN News Reports

...still is training health workers in how to manage the two diseases, according to IRIN News . Coordination between Lesotho's TB and HIV/AIDS programs has not been common until recently, IRIN News reports. TB and HIV treatments previously were... Read more »
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Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...of Eastern Europe, the number-one opportunistic infection for HIV-infected patients is TB. It's extremely difficult to treat TB and HIV simultaneously, because TB meds interact with protease inhibitors, severely limiting a patient's HIV treatment... Read more »

Getting tested together first

Posted by don
...Before sex you can get tested together first forsexually transmitted diseases, AIDS HIV, TB tuberculosis, hepatitis and vaccinated for hepatitis oo__ don Read more »

Can you get Tuburculosis of the Bowel with HIV?

Posted by Anonymous
...inflammation, causing bloody streaks in my stool, a had a scope performed to reveal some inflammation. If I was infected could I get TB there? Would it be from a recent infection? If a person with HIV got TB would it come with the onset of AIDS? Read more »

should I be concerned?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...found out I was exposed (not active tb). I was trying to read up on tb on the net and found all these correlations between tb and HIV. I've been having sex with the same girl for close to a year and sometimes we're protected and sometimes we're... Read more »