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does bactrim help with hiv/aids

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Fresh blood / semen: Sex, especially anal intercourse, and needle sharing for drug abuse. The blood supply for transfusion is basically safe. Dark talk about AIDS being tr ... Read More
Dr. Stephen Scholand
22 years experience Infectious Disease
HIV transmission: HIV is primarily a sexually transmitted disease, but transmits well with the sharing of needles as occurs with injection drug use. Hopefully you're no ... Read More

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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Body fluids: Mostly from sexual intercourse and from contact with infected blood products.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Daniel Lee
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Infection severity: There are several differences between HIV and aids. Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is the virus that causes progressive destruction of the immune ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guillermo Martinez-torres
32 years experience Pathology
Get tested: Hiv tests are readily available and will be the only way to know either way. Depending on the result, you may need to see your doctor for appropriate ... Read More
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Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
HIV/AIDS is a risk factor for:: Cryptococcus, Low testosterone, Neuropathy, Nerve pain, Addison's disease, Adrenal insufficiency, Aspergillosis, Athlete's foot, Bacterial infection ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Cause of HIV/AIDS: The cause of hiv/aids is an RNA retrovirus that infects cells w/a specific target called a CD4 receptor. Many of these cells function in the immune s ... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kathleen Mullane
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Best HAART: The best haart is that therapy that is guided by the individuals specific viral infection. We check for resistance mutations in a test called a genot ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Guillermo Martinez-torres
32 years experience Pathology
Get tested: Hiv tests are readily available and will be the only way to know either way. Depending on the result, you may need to see your doctor for appropriate ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
The tests for HIV/AIDS include:: HIV antibody 1 and 2, HIV test, CD4, HIV 1, HIV 1 and 2 Western blot, HIV 1 coreceptor tropism, HIV 1 DNA, HIV 1 genotype, HIV 1 RNA, HIV 1 virtual ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Miller
40 years experience Pathology
None: At present there are no established cures for aids. Recent case reports suggest that prompt treatment early in the course of infection might be curat ... Read More

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