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What Are The Dangers Of Pcp

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PCP

My son was diagnosed as HIV positive a few weeks ago. However, in Oct. 2012 he developed pnuemonia and it has just now been diganosed as PCP. He has lost about 60 lbs since October and is very ill. He was checked for his oxygen level which was 95 2...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I would check to make sure your son is seeing an experienced HIV Provider who should be able to assess the situation and prioritize what needs to done as well as explain the situation and overall prognosis. KH... Read more »

pcp and travel

my brother just got out of the hospital for pcp and respiratory distress as a result. he was in... Read more »

PCP Diagnosis Despite Negative HIV Test Result

My boyfriend tested negative for HIV five weeks ago. Last week while away onbusiness he suddenly... Read more »
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La Neumonía por Pneumocystis (PCP)

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Usted Puede Prevenir la PCP en Adultos y Adolescentes

La PCP es la infección grave más común entre las personas con el VIH. Puede ser fatal. La PCP puede prevenirse y tratarse. La mejor medicina para prevenir y tratar la PCP es TMP-SMX, también conocida como Bactrim, Septra o... Read more »
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PCP

Posted by Anonym, 2 Replies
What are the symptoms of PCP...if you have been through it please let me know..thanks Read more »

Untreated PCP

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,

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 »

Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia (PCP)

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello all. Does anyone know of any newer meds for the prevention of another episode PCP? I have tried with fail: Bactrim (allergic to sulfa), Dapsone (causes severe rashs), Pentamidine (if anyone has ever used it you'll know what it does). I am... Read more »

PCP

Posted by Anonymous
Symptoms of PCP besides cough?

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