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Vaccination Procedure For Children With Hiv

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AIDS InfoNet

Vaccinations and HIV

... Diphtheria is another bacterial disease. It can be passed from person to person and is common in 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 receive the shots more than once every 10 years, or after 5 years if injured. Getting this shot more...
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HPV vaccine for (adult) men?

Dear Dr, I'm HIV+ undetectable 43 y/o man. I understand having anal sex (sometimes unprotected), especially as the receptive partner, puts me in high risk for HPV. However, on my last HPV swab I tested NEG (!!). Though there are no guidelines for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...said.Some groups oppose the idea of vaccination as a requirement for school admission, saying parents should decide whether children receive an STD vaccine.Monk dismissed the argument that an STD vaccine could encourage promiscuity. "Just because... Read more »

Swine Flu, to vaccine or not to vaccine

Dear Dr. Bob,There's talk that a swine flu vaccine will be rolled out in Australia (where I live) in the near future. However, I've also read that the proposed multi-dose procedure is not safe from a cross-infection perspective. Have a look at this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...five groups:Pregnant womenHealth care workers and emergency medical respondersPeople caring for infants under 6 months of age Children and young adults from 6 months to 24 yearsPeople aged 25 to 64 years with underlying medical conditions (e.g.... Read more »

vaccine for chickenpox given to 10kids of Hiv.

Dear Dr DavidI am the same person who's daughter and grand son 10 month kid both r HIV Pos. I want an advice from You,and my Dr from India has also aske me to post this que to You.Can this child with Vl 100,000 copies and CD count 4,000 gan be given...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...Thanks for your question. According the National Guideline Clearing House website:"Children infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) may be at increased risk of morbidity from varicella and herpes zoster. Read more »

Gardasil (HPV) vaccine for those already with HPV (HPV Vaccine for MEN) (GARDASIL) VACCINE (HPV)

I'm a 43 year old man with HPV already, awaiting biopsy results to see if I have anal cancer as we speak. Is it a waist of time and resources to get the Gardasil (HPV) vaccine at this time, or will it help down the road whether I have anal cancer,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...said. Some groups oppose the idea of vaccination as a requirement for school admission, saying parents should decide whether children receive an STD vaccine. Monk dismissed the argument that an STD vaccine could encourage promiscuity. "Just... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Early HAART Initiation Improves Vaccine Response Among HIV-Positive Children, Study Says

...whether the timing of HAART initiation could help preserve these cells and promote normal immune responses to vaccines among children. For the study, Paolo Rossi of the University of Tor Vergata in Rome and colleagues examined 70 children who... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Questions and Answers: The NIH 2009 H1N1 Influenza Vaccine Trials in HIV-Infected Children, Youth and Pregnant Women

... Why is it important to test the 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine in HIV-infected children, youth and pregnant women? It is important to test the 2009 H1N1 influenza vaccine in HIV-infected populations, particularly Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Children in Developing Countries Need Access to Pneumococcal Vaccines, Opinion Piece Says

... HIV-positive children in developing countries need access to vaccines that can protect against "largely preventable" pneumococcal infections, Orin Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Targeted Genetics, Columbus Children's Research Institute, IAVI Announce Clinical Trials of Single-Injection AIDS Vaccine

... Targeted Genetics , the Columbus Children's Research Institute and the International AIDS Vaccine Initiative on Tuesday announced that they have begun a small-scale Read more »
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time line

Posted by Anonymous
...transmit a blood-borne disease." At the same time, pediatric immunologist Dr. Arye Rubenstein is seeing in his Bronx clinic children of drug addicts presenting immune suppression symptoms. No helper T-cells in Los Angeles man Dr. Michael... Read more »

Need Help with Childs questions

Posted by kat01, 2 Replies
I have to talk to my niece about her recent diagnoses. She is 12 yrs old.He mother cannot talk to her about it because she is dealing with her own recent diagnoses and is several states away recouperating from an additonal illness..I need help in... Read more »

searching for vaccine will it help people already?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...countries. In Sub-Saharan Africa, where the HIV infection rate is as high as 34 percent in some areas, an estimated 12 million children are orphans to one of the worst pandemics in human history. It's a scenario that Gallo could never have... Read more »

HIV vaccine in the making

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Read this article below and someone explain a couple of things to me..i am a health care professional, and part of my job is HIV/AIDS education. during my trainin on HIV i was told and (i teach this as well to my students) that people can't get... Read more »