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swine flu vaccine causes ITP on hiv+ not on meds.

dear all the proteines contained on the swine flu vaccine accelerated a downfall on my bloodplates for 90K to 3K in 3 weeks time, causing ITP , now I am on prednisol and had to start with haart (atripla). My bloodplates are still low and fluctuate...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...linking H1N1 vaccine to severe ITP in HIV+ persons. We have been routinely giving the injection form of the vaccine to our HIV+ patients and have not seen any such complications but will remain vigilant. KH Read more »

HPV/anal warts

Dear Dr,Following on a question posted on another part of this forum, i have a question: There... Read more »


If a vaccine for HIV is discovered what does that mean for patients who are already HIV positive? Read more »
International Association of Physicians in AIDS Care

Smallpox Vaccination and the Patient With HIV/AIDS

...vaccination. 1 The purpose of this article is to review the CDC plan and the relevant issues as applied to individuals with HIV infection and their providers. With regard to the CDC plan, the following points are emphasized: Smallpox... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Smallpox Vaccine Safe in HIV-Infected Patients

...Chemotherapy in Washington indicates that the third-generation smallpox vaccine IMVAMUNE is safe and effective for HIV-infected patients. In the study, the vaccine was administered to HIV-positive and HIV-negative patients. No significant... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Finds Pfizer's Pneumonia, Meningitis Vaccine Protects Against Recurrent Pneumonia in HIV Patients

...against pneumonia and meningitis, has been shown to reduce the risk of recurrent pneumococcal infection in patients living with HIV in Malawi, according to a study published Thursday in the New England Journal of Medicine , Reuters reports. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Personalized Vaccine Helps Decrease HIV Patients' Viral Load, Study Says

... "Twenty-four AIDS patients took part in a clinical trial [of a vaccine] carried out by doctors at Barcelona's Hospital Clinic and after 24 weeks the majority Read more »
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New vaccine shows promise!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Novel Vaccine Activates HIV Immunity, Slows AIDS Virus Monday, November 29, 2004 By Daniel J. DeNoon It worked in mice. It worked in monkeys. And now in Read more »

hiv-negative aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...HIV is the causative agent of acquired immune deficiency syndrome (AIDS), ICL can be referred to as Non-HIV AIDS. As in AIDS patients, Non-HIV AIDS patients exhibit reduced numbers of CD4+ T-lymphocytes, and many Non-HIV AIDS patients have... Read more »

Has anyone heard about a posible working vaccine?

Posted by stevetrip, 3 Replies
...I've seen a post on SaveADAP that says theresee "Rutger's may have stopped HIV" by Gary Karch. "The drugs called DAPY's mimic the virus by changing shape which enables it to interfere with the way HIV attacks Read more »

MORE GOOD NEWS! Therapeutic Vaccine Is Working!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dr. David Ho: "It's terrific. I would say full speed ahead for this particular research program." The results "are extremely encouraging and what many of us had hoped we's see when the trial started," echoed Dr. Robert Schooley. "There's still a... Read more »