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What Do OIs Do To You

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Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
PCP and candida esophagitis. Read more »

will antivirals make oi's dissapear

will antivirals boost a persons cd4 cells from a low 75 to above 200 if so will oi's dissapear. Read more »

OI this early?

Is it possible to get opportunistic infections, like pneumonia, as early as 4-6 months after... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

OIs and Co-Infections and STIs -- Oh, My!

Now that powerful HIV medications can slow down the progression of HIV-related disease and even AIDS, more common illnesses (such as heart disease and cancer) have become a greater concern for people living with the virus. Still, some of the same... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

OI Prophylaxis and Treatment in the Era of HAART

There are a number of infections, cancers and neurologic problems that affect people with HIV infection. Collectively, these opportunistic illnesses (often called OIs) are the hallmark of the progressive immodeficiency associated with HIV infection.... Read more »
Brown Medical School

Prevention of Opportunistic Infections (OIs) in Those With HIV Infection

Prior to the availability of effective antiretroviral therapy (ART), most patients with HIV infection could expect to experience a fairly predictable and inexorable decline in their CD4 count. Once a patient's CD4 count declines significantly,... Read more »
San Francisco General Hospital

Prophylaxis of OIs in the Age of Protease Inhibitors

It has been recognized for several years that a strategy of aggressive prophylaxis against Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia (PCP) is associated with improved outcome and prolonged life in patients with advanced HIV disease. Indeed, compelling data... Read more »
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WHO guidelines/ WBC count/ OI's

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Questions: 1. Does anyone know what is WHO window period guidelines? 2. Do WBC count drop during primary infections - say like 10 days - 2 weeks post infection. By WBC count drop, does it mean total leucocyte count or only lymphocytes count. This I... Read more »

ARS / OI confusion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alright i'm going crazy ARS/ OI is it something that can be overlooked? I mean i've been on heightened security with my body lately and i'm considering myself under mercy of the weather. Symptoms for ARS i mean, from what i've read it's something... Read more »

Has anyone had any signs of a new infection?

Posted by red232, 1 Reply
What signs or symptoms have you all experienced with new infections? Was your White blood count low? Read more »

Trying to get info

Posted by orange01
Has any one experienced any OI's while they were getting their numbers up? Has any one developed any type of body changes while on medication? If so how long did it take to develop? And which meds? Thank u Read more »