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Mycobacterium Avium Complex (MAC)

Introduction Mycobacterium Avium Complex (my-koe-back-teer-ee-um ay-vee-um com-plecks) disease is among the most common bacterial infections in people with HIV. In one study, MAC bacteria were found in the blood of 43% of people within two years of diagnosis with AIDS. MAC is most likely to occur in people with CD4+ cell counts below 50 and at least one other opportunistic infection (OI). Routine blood tests from people with low CD4+ cell...
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Dealing with Sex...I mean lack thereof (DISCLOSURE)

Hi Dr. Bob,I have been dealing with my poz status since December. I could tell you my story but that's not why I am writing.At this point I feel I may be ready (actually, I really need to be ready) to get over someone and many people are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello J,Sorry to hear bout your recent diagnosis. A period of adjustment to your new reality as a "virally enhanced" individual is entirely normal and to be expected.Regarding the disclosure issue, it's one of the more uncomfortable... Read more »

Does undetectable mean that transmission isn't possible?

Hi...I started dating a guy recently. He has been HIV pozitive for three years, his T4 count is 568, and he claims that, since the virus is undetectable in blood, he can't infect me even while barebacking. I'm not so sure about that...are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Undetectable does not mean noninfectious! Having an undetectable HIV plasma viral load can decrease the risk of transmission, but certainly does not make that risk nonexistent. Barebacking even with an undetectable viral load remains "risky... Read more »

mycobacterium avium complex

Hello, my brother has colon cancer and he also has full blown aids and now doctors have told our family that he has the mac I am not too clear as to what this disease mean and is their a cure for this as well will it complicate what he is currently...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your question.There is a lot on TheBody about MAC infection (Mycobacterium avium complex) (do a quick search, you'll find more). In short, MAC is a bacterial infection that affects the lymph nodes, blood stream and bone marrow of... Read more »

Mycobacterial Avium Intrra Cellulare complex

I have had a persistant cough for about 13 months, after switching doctors due to insurance changing, my dr. did a sputem test and it came back postive for Mycobacterial Avium Intrra Cellulare complex. After doing research I have found this is...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.Mycobacterium avium (MAC) is a common infection among persons with HIV as you point out, but like many symptoms that we get questions about here at the forum, MAC infections aren't only restricted to persons who are... Read more »
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genital herpes or herpes simplex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Could herpes cause changes in your mouth like dry mouth, white hairy tongue? Thanks for your response.

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what do you mean

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
also i have a copy of my lab work. at the bottom it says, hiv 1&2 ab screen, non reactive. this test was 1 year after possible exposure. is this a good test.

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Please explain what these results mean

Posted by Soloandlonely, 4 Replies
Dear,

I hope someone will be able to help with explaining what the following information mean?

Does it mean one needs treatment or not?

RNA copies : 160080 cp/ml

Log units : 5.204
CD4 ( 444)

Please answer..
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