TUBERCULOSIS IN HIV

IT is very important to rule out cause of fever in hiv infected patients before starting hiv treatment.Treat fever first then only start hiv treatment.Check cd4 counts and start septran if cd4 counts are less than 350.If patient is diagnosed with TB then start TB treatment first before starting H...

ORAL CANDIDIASIS IN HIV

CANDIDIASIS IS VERY COMMON IN HIV INFECTED PATIENTS.IT IS CAUSED BY FUNGUS CANDIDA ALBICANS.PATIENTS PRESENT WITH DIFFICULTY IN SWALLOWING AND PAIN IN THE THROAT.TREATMENT IS WITH ANTIFUNGALS.CANDIDA INFECTION IS COMMON IN STAGE 3 HIV DISEASE.MANY PATIENTS ALSO HAVE ESOPHAGEAL INFECTION ALSO IN W...