Treating Toxoplasmosis And Pcp Prophylaxis
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Harvard Medical SchoolThis sounds like a good test question for the infectious disease board exam!First, the patient needs TB prophylaxis if he hasn't already had it: one yearof isoniazid along with vitamin B6.Alternatives for PCP prophylaxis depend a little on how... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineThere is some cross-activity between pyrimethamine(Daraprim)/sulfa used for toxo and trimethoprim/sulfa (Bactrim) used for PCP. Studies have shown that toxo therapy appears to protect people from PCP and that PCP prophylaxis with T/S protects... Read more »
Rocky Mountain CARESHello and nice to hear from you.Sorry to hear about the interruption in treatment and decline in CD4s.Fortunately, it sounds like you're back in care and getting better. As for your lung symptoms, it appears that you've had good testing... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHi,
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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesMy husband was diagnosed with AIDS last month after getting very
sick with PCP. I tested negative (I also tested negative when I
donated blood two years ago.) We have been married for nine years
and have two children over five. My husband has been... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyDoes this happen? Anyone been diagnosed with aids and then start meds, perhaps clean up lifestyle and then start feeling better? Gaining weight, feeling 'normal' and going on to live life for years more.
Anyone have input on this?
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Posted by schedir81, 4 RepliesHello, I just brought my girl to the hospital today and she is being treated for pcp. She stopped taking her meds around 3 to four years ago after an incident in her life threw her in complete denial.
She was afraid of me leaving her and for not... Read more »
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