Ways To Treat Pcp
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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 »
Johns Hopkins University, School of MedicineThe reason that AZT is sometimes stopped during the treatment of PCP isnot because of a drug interaction, but because both AZT and high-doseBactrim can be toxic to the bone marrow. The use of both at the sametime can increase the chance of... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicineSometimes a severe or relapsed bout of PCP will result in scarring and/or the formation of blebs ("bullae") at the periphery of the lung that can make a person vulnerable to a lung collapse. I suspect that the purpose of CT scan is to... Read more »
University of Cincinnati, College of MedicinePCP can be treated on an outpatient basis if the person is clinically stable and has a good oxygen level in his blood, ideally over 90% (this can be tested by a blood gas, which isn't pleasant, or by an oxygen saturation meter). If the patient... 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 franfrog, 2 Replies
Five (5) lessons to make you think about the way we treat people.
1 - First Important Lesson - Cleaning Lady.
During my second month of college, our professor
gave us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student
and had breezed through the questions until... 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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