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Fungal Infections

Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis (Includes Yeast Infections and Thrush) Cryptococcal Meningitis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? A fungus is a kind of germ. Many fungi (plural form of fungus) exist normally inand on our bodies, and in the surrounding environment, for example in soil,dust, food, water, and plants. Most fungi are...
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Cause or Effect or Cause ...

Hello. I realize there is no Simple answer to this question, and I perhaps not call it a question. Of all the side effects that lead to more serious physical problems i.e. Heart problems, or neurological etc. that would be considered life...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
I think your bottom line question is: Do the benefits of antiretroviral therapy outweigh the risks? The answer is that that depends on the individual and their stage of HIV disease. Clearly, antiretroviral therapy has saved lives and for many HIV... Read more »

possible causes for excessive bruising sometime without cause

My partner was recently diagnosed in July an and began meds Aug 1st. He has done very well on meds his viral load last week as 30 and his T-cells were at 275. he is on Atripla, Norvir,Prezesta, and Valcyte for CMV (which has also cleared up)HIs...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.It's not clear from what you've posted why your partner has issues with bruising. With a normal platelet count, nearly undetectable VL and apparently rising CD4, I wouldn't expect problems from HIV.... Read more »

Causes of Stress

What is the major causes of stress and how can I deal with it?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
This forum is for questions related to symptoms of HIV infection or due to side effects of treatment (and is for persons who are HIV infected or their caregivers). Your question is too general and doesn't provide any details about the HIV... Read more »


Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
It varies...increasingly it's things other than HIV...liver disease, heart disease, old age....sometimes its overwhelmin infctions or untreatable cancers. There is no one cause but one thisng is certain...premature death is becoming less common... Read more »
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AIDS- 3rd leading cause of death

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS to Be 3rd Leading Cause of Death

The Associated Press


November 27, 2006

You can't put all your eggs in the abstinence basket

Within the next 25 years, AIDS is set to join heart disease and stroke as the top three causes of death... Read more »

HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your

Posted by Anonymous
HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your Life
By San Francisco AIDS Foundation

While the global HIV/AIDS pandemic continues to rage, a small number of fringe groups have been aggressively promoting misinformation about AIDS. Some claim that... Read more »

The way we address HIV is cause for concern

Posted by bradford
The way we address HIV is cause for concern.

The truth is that there are millions of people living to whom HIV has not caused illness and death. This information brings joy and hope to the heart of any person who has ever dreaded the onset of AIDS.

Ini... Read more »

So terry D what does cause AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous
You seem to think you know so much then what does cause AIDS if its not HIV?

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