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What Does Histoplasmosis Look Like

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Histoplasmosis Test Results

Hi, I was diagnosed with HIV last year after being hospitalized for what turned out to be Disseminated Histoplasmosis. After a few weeks of IV antifungal I was put on 400mg of Intraconazole a day. I recently had an antigen test done and the result...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
In these kinds of fungal infections we look for a significant decline in antigen level, say a 50% reduction or a 4-fold (4 times) reduction. Thus, it would be helpful to know what your baseline antigen level was. If it was 10-12 or more, than you... Read more »

histoplasmosis

Good morning,I was diagnosed with histoplasmosis.One year ago with cd-4 of 48, I was hospitalized... Read more »

Histoplasmosis

I am HIV+ and have been diagnosed with histoplasmosis. I am taking Sporanox after Amphotericin... Read more »
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Cuadro de Infecciones Oportunistas

Traducido y adaptado al español por Luis D. Merino Información en inglés (English version) Índice Candidiasis Citomegalovirus Complejo del Micobacterium avium (MAC) Criptosporidiosis Histoplasmosis Infección criptocócica ... Read more »
The Well Project

Infecciones Fúngicas

Tabla de Contenidos ¿Qué Son las Infecciones Fúngicas? Candidiasis Meningitis Criptocócica Histoplasmosis Aspergilosis Coccidioidomicosis (Fiebre del Valle) Conclusión ¿Qué Son las Infecciones Fúngicas? Los hongos... Read more »
The Well Project

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... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AIDS Group Issues HIV Treatment Guidelines for Katrina Evacuees

The American Academy of HIV Medicine's "Recommendations for the Triage of HIV+ Patients" target physicians in areas with large numbers of Hurricane Katrina evacuees who may have had little experience treating HIV patients. The document recommends... Read more »
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HIV and Chickens

Posted by wifey, 2 Replies
Hi all...Im new here and I have a question I hope you all can help me with. My hubby is HIV+ and Im negative. Hubbys numbers are pretty good. CD4 370s VL is undectable. He has decided he wants to raise chickens! Im concerned about the chicken... Read more »

4 year symptoms?

Posted by austerlitz, 2 Replies
I have a question. Say I became infected with HIV 4 years ago, and for those 4 years I never had symptoms. Then one day, symptoms began to start. What would those symptoms be? I don't mean what would the symptoms of AIDS be. Just the late symptoms... Read more »

ARS Questions

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Would be grateful for any responses:

1. My ARS symptoms came on with my first night sweat on the evening of day 4 as well as some excessive sweating on day 3. Had a low grade fever (99.5) by morning of day 5. Does this seem typical?
2. My ARS... Read more »

For the worried and unreasonable

Posted by kicker, 2 Replies
Hopefully this post will help some of you with your self inflicted torment.

We HIVers spend a great deal of time, effort, and resources keeping abreast of the latest information concerning HIV/AIDS/STDS/OI/ and general health concerns. We have been... Read more »