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Weak Immune System With Thrush

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Start/stopping medicine

I am HIV +. Last September 2009 I had Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP). I thought I was going to die. After successfully being treated in the hospital I had to follow up with my HIV doctor. He previously prescribed Atripla to me. The problem with...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
First of all it is very important you keep your appointment with your doctor. Secondly, it is very important you resume taking your HIV medications. Since you were not able to tolerate Atripla, your doctor tried the very acceptable regimen of... Read more »

Thrush Part II

In reply to your response to my thrush issue, upon further research and the comment of my Dr., I... Read more »

Please Help Frantic Atypical Early HIV Symptoms Weak Immune System

Hello Dr. Frascino,I think the work you and the other doctors here at "thebody" do is a godsend. A... Read more »
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Opportunistic Infections

... What Are Opportunistic Infections? In our bodies, we carry many germs -- bacteria, protozoa, fungi, and viruses. When our immune system is working, it controls these germs. But when the immune system is weakened by HIV disease or by some... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...having AIDS. Many people are HIV-positive but don't get sick for many years. As HIV disease continues, it slowly wears down the immune system. Viruses, parasites, fungi and bacteria that usually don't cause any problems can make you very sick if... Read more »
The Well Project

Understanding the Immune System

... Introduction Key Organs of the Immune System HIV and the Immune System Footnotes Introduction The immune system is made up of cells and organs that protect Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...normally found in small amounts in the mouth, vagina, digestive tract and skin. In a healthy person, other bacteria and the immune system keep it from becoming a problem. However, a weak immune system makes it easier for Candida to grow and... Read more »
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Immune system & HIV detection

Posted by andypb, 1 Reply
...What is compromised/ supressed immune system. Does compromised/ weak immune system take more time to produce antibody to HIV infection. Would a Person having as low Cd Read more »

Weak immune system vs time to produce antibodies

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...had a confirmed std but tested negative for Hiv at 3-4 months. Is it possible that because she is 106 lbs and has a very weak immune system that it is taking her longer to develope antibodies. Is there any data out there or thinking that those... Read more »

Do you think my immune system is weak?

Posted by Worried12, 4 Replies
...away with medicine, but I t has came back a few times. And I have a cold sore. I thought that when you get one it means your immune system is down? And I have deveolped folliculitis. Could it be acne related since Im 16? I know I had no risk, but... Read more »

Looking for some answers please!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...really represent the millions of people that rely on the accuracy of HIV testing guidelines? Also, If HIV can cause people's immune system to get weak so they can develop thrush, skin condtions and other condtions, why arent people with HIV more... Read more »