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Which Type Of Bacteria Causes HIV

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The Well Project

Pneumonias

...vaccination is also recommended for HIV-positive people since pneumonia often occurs as a complication of the flu Tuberculosis (TB) TB often occurs as a lung infection, but can affect virtually any organ of the body. Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacterium that causes TB, can spread when a person with active TB disease coughs, sneezes or spits. Tiny droplets of fluid from the lungs are carried in the air and can be breathed in by...
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HIV (Aids)

What are the types of infection that HIV(Aids) can cause?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...imbalance is not corrected by suppressing the virus with HAART therapy a person can be at risk for many types of infectios: bacteria (pneumonias), viruses (CMV, EBV, HPV, HHV-8, herpes, varicella outbreaks), mycobacteria (tuberculosis, MAI),... Read more »

medicine for syphillis

what is the medicine for syphillis?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,The primary treatment is penicillin. How much and how it is given depend on the type of syphilis you have. See below for some general information about syphilis and its treatment.Dr. BobU.S. National Institute Read more »

conjunctivitis and Hiv

Hi Doc,I was wondering if Conjunctivitis is a common symptom of HIV, or a side affect of Sustiva or related to another viral or bacterial reasons? If it is caused by HIV itself, what would cause it? a staph infection?Sorry one more question. Are...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...infection that is completely unrelated to HIV infection itself. Even in the few instances when conjunctivitis is caused by a bacteria, it is still not related to HIV. As for staph infections (usually of the skin), they may be more common in the... Read more »

WAHOOO!

WAHOOOO! Just got my rapid oral HIV test back about 87 days after the exposure below, just wanted to tell you its negative! You don't know how much you helped me over the past three months, it was because of you I kept my sanityI will continue to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,WOO-HOO! It's always a pleasure to see my good-luck/good-health karma is continuing to work its magic! Thanks for your thanks.Be well. Stay well!Dr. Bob Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...Your health care provider should: Test your stool to see if you have a parasite, protozoa (microscopic organism), virus, or bacteria Check your blood for HIV-related infections, proteins, vitamins, and other nutrients Use a special tool to... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Diarrhea

...diarrhea is crofelemer. It is in a Phase III trial (see Fact Sheet 105 .) Different medications are used to treat different types of diarrhea. Your health care provider may not be able to prescribe a medication without some idea of what is... Read more »
The Well Project

Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...rectum. How Would Microbicides Work? Microbicides could work in different ways: Killing or neutralizing germs such as bacteria and viruses. Changing the chemistry of a woman's vagina to make infection less likely. Blocking infection by... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Tuberculosis (TB)

...don't keep taking the medications, the TB in your body might become resistant and the anti-TB drugs will stop working. There are types of TB that are resistant to some antibiotics. These are called multi-drug resistant TB (MDR-TB) or extensively... Read more »
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The U.S. patented cure for AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
...male to receive the AIDS cure. On November 19, 2001, I took the one-time infusion and have never looked at the litany of anti-HIV/AIDS drugs again. My personal gratitude serves as the impetus for this correspondence. The CDC?s Office of... Read more »

Skin infections and HIV?

Posted by spadude64, 4 Replies
...thigh) for more than a week. As far as my viral load goes, I am undetectable, but how common are skin infections in people with HIV? Should I be seen by a doctor? Any replies will be appreciated. Read more »

HIV and MRSA I need info.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...live in a rural area and health care workers are not experienced in these matters. My daughter seems to pick up every germ and bacteria that's around. I'm not afraid of caughting the HIV it's these infection and viruses that she gets. I worry... Read more »

STRESS: causes everything

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Candida. Everyone has small quantities of the fungus in the mouth, vagina, digestive tract and skin. In healthy persons, "friendly" bacteria and the immune system prevent the fungus from causing disease. However, a damaged or weakened immune... Read more »