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Treatment Of Pneumonia In Hiv-positive Children

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The Well Project

Pneumonias

...with HIV drugs, so plan your treatment carefully with your doctor Other (Rare) Cases of Pneumonia in HIV-Positive People Cytomegalovirus Histoplasmosis Lymphocytic interstitial pneumonitis (LIP) Seen generally in children under 13 years old Also more common in women than men, often past age 40 Conclusion Pneumonias can be very serious for HIV-positive people. However, on-going medical care allows for the effective...
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HIV/AIDS Denial (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2009)

What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I was watching a youtube video of a news report from Houston about these researchers working on a cure. I noticed in all the comments on youtube, most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mothers acquired HIV even without the use of anti-HIV drugs to prevent transmission. Still, Maggiore persisted in promoting her children's health and her actions as a model for other HIV-positive women who sought to have children. By her own... Read more »

hiv positive couple

My husband and i are both Hiv+, our CD4 count are both below 250, we recently developed skin infections, we are not on ante retrovirals, but we would like to find out if it is possible for us to have a child? We would like your honest opinion...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...evaluate and treat your current problems skin infections, anemia, headaches, fatigue, etc.? Electively attempting to conceive a child now would not be advisable. However, once both you and your husband have been appropriately treated, starting a... Read more »

A CURE OF HIV/AIDS

Dr Bob,I know my Title of the Question would make many worried people's miss an Heart Beat just by reading that headline.Dr.Bob,I saw this report in Google video and was dumb founded to hear the statements made by Dr.Robert Beck.And my immediate...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mothers acquired HIV even without the use of anti-HIV drugs to prevent transmission. Still, Maggiore persisted in promoting her children's health and her actions as a model for other HIV-positive women who sought to have children. By her own... Read more »

Hiv denialists. CBC

I have studied very carefully the claims of hiv denialists and their opponents. It is clear to me that the denialists are wrong. What puzzles me is that among the denialists one can find some very serious scientists. Really, what's going on?Another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...mothers acquired HIV even without the use of anti-HIV drugs to prevent transmission. Still, Maggiore persisted in promoting her children's health and her actions as a model for other HIV-positive women who sought to have children. By her own... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Los Angeles County Investigating Couple After Child Died of AIDS-Related Pneumonia Without Ever Having HIV Test

... The Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services is investigating a couple for possible child endangerment after their three-year-old daughter died earlier Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP)

...scientists now call it pneumocystis jiroveci . A healthy immune system can control the fungus. However, PCP causes illness in children and in adults with a weakened immune system. Pneumocystis almost always affects the lungs, causing a form... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

...homeless people. Diphtheria and tetanus vaccines are always combined. Tetanus and diphtheria vaccines are usually given to children as a series of three shots. A single booster shot can be given every ten years. People with HIV should not... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

You Can Have a Healthy Pregnancy if You Are HIV Positive

...considering having a baby? You are not alone. Living with HIV does not necessarily take away your desire or your ability to have children. The good news is that advances in HIV treatment have allowed many HIV positive women to have healthy... Read more »
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started meds and hate it.

Posted by frank74, 9 Replies
...dropped to below 500. I don't have any physical issues with meds but I is more emotional. It's a twice daily reminder of it(HIV) that before I could forget about it for a while. Read more »

misunderstanding on HIVand AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...in the hospital with regular pneumonia not PCP. It was a wake up call for me. i suddenly realised at 29 not married and no kids. My t cells where at 459 and viral load at 121000. With the high number of viral load i decided to go on meds so I... Read more »

hiv stories

Posted by Anonymous
...AVERT.ORGAVERT is an international AIDS charity avert.org - bringing you information on HIV & AIDShome about AVERT donate here contact us help & advice site guide Africa Countries & Regions Education Gay & Lesbian Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...African Americans and three times more Hispanics than whites. In recent years, an increasing number of African-American women and children are being affected by HIV/AIDS. In 2003, two-thirds of U.S. AIDS cases in both women and children were... Read more »