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What Are The Symptoms Of Pcp

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late symptoms of PCP?

Dear docwhat are the late symptoms of PCP??Coz on our place theres no tools in determining the CD4 counts on our blood except x-ray... so I must depend on the symptoms as to when to take vaccine or medicine.Hope to hear from you soonest.
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...There is no simple answer to your question-- generally, the later in their course that patients are identified with PCP, the more severe it tends to be, with high fever, weight loss, nonproductive cough and malaise. If you think you may have PCP, Read more »

Symptoms of PCP

I have not been able to find any information regarding symptoms of PCP so I wish to ask it... Read more »

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...following a finding of 480 T Cells plus 33,500 copies.What are the symptoms of PCP. I'd thought... Read more »
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Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP)

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

You Can Prevent Pneumocystis carinii Pneumonia in Children

...before their first birthday unlessthey take preventive medicine. PCP ismost common in HIV-infected babies 2-6 months old. What are the symptoms of PCP? Children with PCP usually have fever,cough, and difficulty breathingbecause of the... Read more »
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Pneumocystis Carinii Pneumonia: What's New in the Era of Combination Antiretroviral Therapies and Protease Inhibitors?

...Despite the fact that the incidence and prevalence of Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) among AIDS patients has declined over the years, due tothe widespreaduse of prophylaxis, it remains an important cause of morbidity Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

Does PCP Prophylaxis Improve Survival in Patients With HIV Infection?

...carinii pneumonia. N Engl J Med 1991; 324: 1079-83. 6 . Leoung et al. Aerosolized pentamidine for prophylaxis against Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia. N Engl J Med 1990; 323: 769-75. 7 . Martin et al. A comparison of the... Read more »
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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 Read more »

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...What are the symptoms of PCP...if you have been through it please let me know..thanks Read more »

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Fiance in the hospital with PCP

Posted by schedir81, 4 Replies
...Hello, 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 Read more »