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AIDS InfoNet

Tuberculosis (TB)

... What Is TB? TB and HIV: A Bad Pair How Is TB Diagnosed? How Is TB Treated? Medication Problems The Bottom Line What Is TB? Tuberculosis (TB) is an infection caused by bacteria. TB usually affects the lungs, but sometimes can affect other organs, especially for people with HIV and a CD4 cell count under 200. TB is a very serious disease worldwide. Almost one-third
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How do you get Tuberculosis (TB)?

Dear Mr. Sowadsky,I know Tuberculosis not is considered a sexual disease. However is a person considered at (high?) risk for TB from kissing a person with active TB infection?Sincerely Yours
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. Tuberculosis (TB) is an infectious disease that is transmitted through airborne contact. It is transmitted when there is an active infection in Read more »

Tuberculosis and HIV.

Dear Dr Shearer..I am 48 Year old Aussie having been diagnosed with hiv some 2 years ago and recently started medication which seems to be working very well.I recently met a man (Also HIV positve)who i have played around with several times..nothing...
Renslow Sherer, M.D.

Response from Renslow Sherer, M.D.

University of Chicago Hospitals
...doctor know of this exposure right away, and together you can take the simple steps necessary to find out whether you acquired TB and now have a latent (subclinical) infection, whether you actually have an early stage of active TB disease (very... Read more »

M. tuberculosis

i am a HIV positive person and i was diagnosticated with cutaneous infection with M. tuberculosis. i want you to tell me if you know how long do i have to take the anti-tb treatment and after how many time that lesions will disappear? my doctor did...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...A cutaneous infection (or skin lesion) is not that common a presentation of Mycobacterium tuberculosis infection. Other mycobacterial infections apart from TB are also associated with skin lesions. So, my first suggestion is to re-confirm Read more »

tb

dear Sirthank for your attention and consideration for as. I am Tom the person with out sustiva in regards TB.I have done Xray everything is ok.how I know if I have TB? I know tb will give coffe blood on saliva I am perfect do not forghet I am...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...or cough) and a normal chest xray, it's pretty unlikely that you have tuberculosis. While it is possible that you could have tuberculosis infection in other body sites, in the absence of the symptoms this too is unlikely.I hope this helps, write... Read more »
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InfoRed SIDA

Tuberculosis (TB)

...¿Cómo Se Diagnostica? ¿Cómo Se Trata el TB? Problemas Con los Medicamentos En Pocas Palabras ¿Qué Es la TB? La tuberculosis (TB) es una infección causada por una bacteria. Normalmente ataca los pulmones pero a veces puede... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Tuberculosis (TB)

... La tuberculosis ( TB) es una enfermedad respiratoria (pulmonar) seria, que puede ser fatal si no es tratada adecuadamente. Millones de personas Read more »
Treatment Action Group

The Tuberculosis (TB) Treatment Pipeline

...Nitroimidazopyran PA-824 Otsuka Pharmaceuticals and Lupin Laboratory Compounds Conclusions References Introduction Although tuberculosis (TB) kills two million people a year -- one person every 15 seconds -- there have been no new... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Questions and Answers About Tuberculosis (TB)

... Introduction What is TB? Why is TB a problem today? How is TB spread? What is latent TB infection? What is active TB disease? Read more »
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Tuberculosis y resultado NEGATIVO

Posted by Abyss, 1 Reply
Cuando tenia 15 aos, pille por un contagio en mi instituto esta enfermedad, la cual tras un ao de reavilitacion no he tenido ninguna recaida mas. He tenido una relacion de riesgo, con un resultado negativo a las 11 semanas. Pero he leido que gente... Read more »

tb information

Posted by queenbee, 1 Reply
...i had a tb test over a yr ago, and this guy that im kindve seeing resonty told me that he has had tb the past 2 months but is taking meds Read more »

HIV / AIDS DOCS

Posted by Survivor, 1 Reply
...even worse; diagnostic tests for hepatitis B or hepatitis C are not available at all. A greater tragedy is unfolding on the tuberculosis (TB) front. TB is a preventable, easily treatable illness in the developed world, but many of the... Read more »

Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
...       immunodeficiency virus   b. tuberculosis,   c. hepatitis... Read more »