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North Shore University HospitalHi and thanks for your question,Current treatment guidelines prepared by the US Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the National Institutes of Health (NIH) and the Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA) idicate that it is generally safe to... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Well that depends . . . . For acute infection pyrimethamine, folinic acid, and sulfadiazine (or trisulfapyrimidine) are usually used. Atovaquone, TMP-SMX, or minocycline are alternative regimens. Corticosteroids are sometimes needed if there is... Read more »
Harvard Medical SchoolAlthough the best way to get an accurate diagnosis is do to a biopsy, health care professionals will often treat for two weeks with medications which target the toxoplasmosis, an opportunistic infection seen in HIV-infected individuals. Things which... Read more »
AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure CoastSulfa-based antibiotic therapy is extremely effective for treatment of toxoplasmosis of the brain. HAART (combination HIV medications) leads to immune reconstitution and increases of the CD4 count. When the CD4 count increases and stays consistently... Read more »
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Posted by AnonymousJust wondering if any of you have had, or known others who have had, toxoplasmosis. can you give me some information regarding long term effects in advanced infections?? Thank you soooo much! My email address is firstname.lastname@example.org! thanks again!
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Posted by BigSis, 3 RepliesMy little brother is just getting through a horrible round of toxoplasmosis; we almost lost him several times. He wasnt on any medication before this, he was very private about everything and I thought he was taking care of himself. Since the toxo... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 Repliesi am thinking of stoping to take my meds. Is there any consequances that will happen, is the deases will progress, will i get really ill, ect...
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I have a friend who has made it known that he is refusing any further medical treatment. He has recently been diagnosed with PCP. Knowing that untreated PCP is a one way street, can anyone tell me what to expect, or even tell me what to tell... Read more »
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