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What Are The Dangers Of Cryptosporidiosis

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Cryptosporidiosis

For more information, see the CDC Prevention Guide at www.cdc.gov/hiv/resources/brochures/crypto.htm . How Is Crypto Treated? There is no "cure" for crypto; however, antiretroviral therapy (ART) will decrease or get rid of crypto symptoms. Nitazoxanide has been approved by the FDA for the treatment of crypto in children and adults. It is used along with ART. Some drugs approved for other uses can be used against cryptosporidiosis, including...
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cryptosporidiosis

What are symptoms of cryptosporidiosis in humans...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,See below.Dr. Bobfollow up bi guy with crypto Jan 9, 2009ok well got tested it was neg it was the rapid 10 min elisa i guess i should say woo hoo but still kinda scared should i shell out the money for the pcr test does it mean that the last... Read more »

Spiramycin for cryptosporidiosis

Is spiramycin an effective treatment for AIDS-related cryptosporidiosis?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
No.... Read more »

dangerous to work at a hospital?

A guy in my support group who is back from death's door and thriving isgoing back to school this fall--nursing school. Hewas talking yesterday about his fear of picking up something bad (adisease, I mean) at his future place of employment....
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
While most HIV-associated infections are not transmitted fromperson-to-person, there are a few that could be transmitted from apatient to an HIV-positive health care worker. The most serious istuberculosis (especially multi-drug resistant... Read more »

Dangerous eczema

Could some (partialy bleeding) abrasions from eczema be dangerous for geting vaginal fluid and contract hiv? Thanks for your answer!!...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Theoretically, yes. DW... Read more »
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DENIALISTS - A DANGEROUS GAME

Posted by Survivor, 3 Replies
Sally, wana play?

Table for one please.. As far out of sight the better.... Read more »

a dangerous touch

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
To be short, a sex worker touch me on my neck. My neck was shaved half an hour ago when I had my hair cut.

If the sex worker had just finished her job for a client and her hand was contaminated with the man's semen, and the sex worker dose not clean... Read more »

HeteroSex is DANGEROUS!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
For all those who continually say heterosex is not as dangerous for a man.. Here is a posting from JAMA HIV/AIDS

The rate of male-to-female transmission was not significantly different from the rate of female-to-male transmission (12.0 per 100... Read more »

Spit dangerous?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I feel this is a stupid question, but a healthcare worker at a local hiv clinic scared me. I have a friend who is hiv+ and recently he spit in my face (accidentily) and it got into my eyes. He's not on any meds. The healthcare worker said that I... Read more »