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What Is Used To Control Or Cure Toxoplasmosis

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What Is Toxoplasmosis? Toxoplasmosis (toxo) is an infection caused by the single-celled parasite toxoplasma gondii . A parasite lives inside another living organism (the host) and takes all of its nutrients from the host. The most common illness caused by toxo is an infection of the brain (encephalitis). Toxo can also infect other parts of the body. Toxo can lead to coma and death. The risk of toxo is highest when your CD4 cell (T-cell) counts...
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Thanks once again for the drug information relayed.I would greatly appreciate if you could furnish me with suplliers of these drugsVitu...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I don't have that information available for your location-sorry. KH... Read more »

Toxoplasmosis infection three years later

Dr. Currier, I have had Toxoplasmosis three years ago, got it under control in about three months. I developed lesions on the right side of my brain. The feeling on the left side of my body from head to toe is both numb and extra-sensitive. (It is...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Since it's been 3 years, it's unlikely that things will change significantly now. There are medications that can improve the weird sensations. Ask your dooctor about gabapentin (Neurontin). It can be started at a low dose and then... Read more »

cancer then Toxoplasmosis

My brother got hodgkins disease, he was cured with chemo. Part of treatment was removal of spleen, he then contracted toxo plasmosis which left him paralysed, is there anything that can be done? thankyou...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
You don't say whether your brother has HIV or not, although people with Hodgkin's disease are also immunosuppressed. If he's HIV+, then antiviral therapy for HIV plus suppressive therapy for toxo would be the best bet. If he's... Read more »

bactrim -- is it an effective toxoplasmosis prophylaxis

A few years ago I had toxoplasmosis -- since then I have been on a maintenance dose of sulfadiazine,daraprim,and leucorvin calcium. My dr. said this prophylaxis also covered me for pcp. I went off the drugs a few months ago because of a skin...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
There is some cross-activity between pyrimethamine(Daraprim)/sulfa used for toxo and trimethoprim/sulfa (Bactrim) used for PCP. Studies have shown that toxo therapy appears to protect people from PCP and that PCP prophylaxis with T/S protects... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous
Just wondering if any of you have had, or known others who have had, toxoplasmosis. can you give me some information regarding long term effects in advanced infections?? Thank you soooo much! My email address is! thanks again!

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