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Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare -- Have you had treatment, what are the side effects, honestly?

Posted 12 May 2011 by katemn 4 answers

Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare -- TreatmentSide Effects - Need Honest Imput! I was diagnosed with ... avium-intracellulare (by culture) 08/07 and Bronchiectasis. In time I was blessed the find Doctor Timothy Aksamit at Mayo Clinic in Rochester MN who specializes in MAI/MAC. My understanding is ...

Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare - Treatment - We live in Tampa, fl and just diagnosed with?

Posted 1 Mar 2014 by Traci in Zephyrhills 1 answer

... mycobacterium avium intracellulare. First we were told sarcoidosis , then lymphoma, then leprosy, then Mac , then back to leprosy, now back to Mac . Anyone that has this, can you tell me if u have skin plaques all over your body, or running very high fever. None of this makes sense nor does my ...

Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare - I live in Miami,Florida & want to know if anyone here has this?

Posted 24 Nov 2013 by adyen 4 answers

... know if someone with MAC live here. I also want to know what are your symptons because I feel a lot of symptons. I used ethambutol and my opticnerve was damaged. I also want to know a good specialist at Miami-Dade county.

Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare - any suggestions for treatment?

Posted 18 Nov 2013 by maf3559 2 answers

Hello, my father was recently diagnosed with MAI, after battling a staph infection in his lung. He's almost 84 and has already lost a lot of weight. We have tried the antibiotics twice and he's had a horrible reaction each time. Any suggestions? I feel like we're between a rock and a ...

Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare -- Treatment - are you members actually being treateds for this?

Posted 11 Feb 2011 by becet 3 answers

... disease. I have now had the disease 4 timnes. can you ever be cured

Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare -- Treatment - I want to know, what other course of treatment is?

Posted 4 Oct 2009 by dontworry 3 answers

... out there! If there is at least a 50% failure rate with the standard 3!!! Doesn't that say something!! Plus, if you cannot tolerate these, what good does all this do? You have to possibly remain on this stuff for the rest of your life, now how can this be good for the body!!!

Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare -- Prophylaxis - I take 10 Mg. of Lipitor and 088 of synthroid?

Posted 18 Nov 2009 by curiousmind 1 answer

I take synthroid 0.88, lipitor 10mg. also on Warfarin for a few more months for a clavical blood clot from an injury. I also use Progesterone cream and estroil cream for menapause. I will be treated soon with drugs for Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare lung infection. Which antibiotic drugs that ...

Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare -- Prophylaxis - my dad was diagnosed with COPD over a year ago?

Posted 15 Sep 2009 by cwhit1397.hotmail.com 1 answer

... after having pneumonia that persisted for several months..the fever etc. got better, but he has greatly reduced lung function and still has to use inhalers for relief. he was unable to work for about 9 months, and has never recovered enough to work very much. Before this episode he worked ...

I was diagnosed with Mycobacterium avium-intracellulare in 2000. Today the bacteria has spread?

Posted 25 Aug 2009 by pjswanmitch 1 answer

... in both lungs. I was removed from drugs because one of my eye was affect and I also had bladder infection. I will go back on the drug in Dec. I am now 71 years old and I weigh 98 lbs. I cough a lot and I know I will get worse. My question is how long can this go on?

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