Toxoplasmosis Side Effects

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CNS toxoplasmosis

I was wondering if there is any correlation between CNS toxoplasmosis and stroke? I am a physical therapy student working at a clinic with a patient who has HIV and is being treated for CNS toxoplasmosis. The patient has symptoms of a stroke and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...This Body forum is exclusively for discussion about the sideeffects of HIV therapy (antiretroviral therapy). Below is a web address for a fact sheet about toxoplasmosis. Read more »

hiv, aids, toxoplasmosis, epilepsy

Hello dear doctor and thank you very much for your answers here!I have hiv for about 6 years now,... Read more »

Toxoplasmosis infection three years later

Dr. Currier, I have had Toxoplasmosis three years ago, got it under control in about three months.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...Toxoplasmosis? Toxoplasmosis (toxo) is an infection caused by the single-celled parasite toxoplasma gondii . A parasite lives inside another living organism (the host) and takes all of its nutrients from the host. The toxo parasite is very... Read more »
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Azithromycin (Zithromax)

...Azithromycin? Why Do People With HIV Take Azithromycin? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Azithromycin Taken? What Are the SideEffects? How Does Azithromycin React With Other Drugs? What Is Azithromycin? Azithromycin is an... Read more »
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Trimethoprim/Sulfamethoxazole, Cotrimoxazole

...What Is TMP/SMX? Why Do People With HIV Take TMP/SMX? What About Drug Resistance? How Is TMP/SMX Taken? What Are the SideEffects? How Does TMP/SMX React With Other Drugs? What Is TMP/SMX? TMP/SMX is combination of two antibiotic... Read more »
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Dapsone (Avlosulfon)

...Is Dapsone? Why Do People With HIV Take Dapsone? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Dapsone Taken? What Are the SideEffects? How Does Dapsone React With Other Drugs? What Is Dapsone? Dapsone is an antibiotic drug. It is sold as... Read more »
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please read, need advice

Posted by abitsad, 3 Replies
...long life but i cannot seem to stop thinking about death. I am skeptical b/c he was just diagnosed & already has had acute toxoplasmosis., Actually, that is the way we found out; in the ER! I have no idea since when he's had it because he... Read more »


Posted by Bear60, 2 Replies
...Its interesting to note that the previous post had a question about whether you can get HIV from animals. Ny1001 dealt with it effectively: No you cant. But people infected with HIV must be careful of diseases carried by animals. Apparently... Read more »

refusing meds

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
...put on meds. what was your reason? have you changed your mind since? why do people refuse to be put on meds..because of the sideeffects? do they believe that HIV meds cant make a differnce, or is more of "if i take the pill it means i am... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous
...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! thanks again! Read more »
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