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Which Type Of Bacteria Causes HIV

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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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Stomach bacteria/infection

During an endoscopy to check for acid reflux and esophagus problems, my Doctor did a biopsy of my stomach tissue and discovered that I had helicobacter pylori infection. He wanted to know if I had traveled to a 3rd world country (I have not), and...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Helicobacter pylori infection is a common cause of stomach ulcers in both HIV- and HIV+ people. It is not an opportunistic infection nor is it associated with HIV or other causes of immune deficiency.... Read more »

CD4 decrease with a bacteriae infection.

Dear Dr.I had a bacteriae infection when I made my lab tests (due to sexual contact). I waited for treatment after the blood extraction and used Ciprofloxacino with good results. I am worried because between the two last lab. results my CD4 total...
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
Yes another infection could have caused this. You just need to have the numbers repeated at your next visit.... Read more »

HIV Medication and Anti Bacteria Medication

Dear Doctor,I wonder can i take anti bacteria medication while i am on truvada and stocrin?For cosmetic reason, i recently visited a skin specialist for treatment of acne problem and the doctor prescribed some antibiotic and anti bacteria...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.In general, there are no significant interactions between HIV medications and commonly used antibiotics.I'd suggest asking your pharmacist or look at online references to check.Be well,BY... Read more »

HIV and other viruses or bacteria in the body

Can your body produce HIV virus on its own, lets say I have a herpes or other virus but not HIV and my sperm touches my open wound, is there a possibility it can produce or turn into a HIV virus? Thank you DOC, I appreciate your help....
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
No.... Read more »
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Bacteria....to be or not to be....

Posted by soimnotalone, 1 Reply
I presented this question to "the experts" at the body.com, but I was wondering was there anyone else that was/is on anti-bacteria meds, and considered buying "bacteria pills" to help restore bacteria in your body? did/would you buy it ...what... Read more »

STRESS: causes everything

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
We tought stress didn't cause candidiasis, in fact stress does cause even candidiasis:

"Cause

Oral candidiasis is caused by the fungus called Candida. Everyone has small quantities of the fungus in the mouth, vagina, digestive tract and skin. In... Read more »

other viruses that cause ARS symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Are there very many other viruses that cause ARS symptoms? I once read about a certain strain of herpes that doesn't cause any sores, or harm the immune system, but it does cause a brief illness after infection similar to ARS. Are there many other... Read more »

Lung Infections caused by defective bronchoscopes

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Has anyone heard of getting a bacteria infection after undergoing a bronchoscopy in a hospital. Any information would be helpful. It seems like it is caused by a defective bronchoscope.

David B. Shapiro
Dabensha@aol.com


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