|Bactrim with diflucan
Sep 24, 1999
Hi Doc...kudos on the great work you do, i have a question i hope you might help me with. A good friend of mine complained of pain in her gums, she visited the dentist and was told she needed a root canal but the swelling was still too severe to do it now. She was given bactrim with diflucan, i thought bactrim was an HIV med? Do you perscribe bactrim to immunocompetent patients? Just Curious.
Response from Dr. Reznik
Bactrim is a commonly used antibacterial agent that is used for treatment of several conditions other than its use for prevention of PCP in people living with HIV/AIDS. Other common uses of Bactrim are for urinary tract infections, acute exacerbations of chronic bronchitis, middle ear infections, etc.
Oral HPV and imiquimod (Aldara)
- Unprotected Oral Sex From Stripper
- What Causes An Inconclusive Hiv Test?
- Am I Going To Die If I Have Hiv And Taking Medications
- How Long After Contracting Hiv Would I Notice Symptoms?
- Under What Conditions Is There Potentially A Risk Of Hiv Transmission By Urine
- White Blood Cells In Urine And Hiv
This forum is designed for educational purposes only, and experts are not rendering medical, mental health, legal or other professional advice or services. If you have or suspect you may have a medical, mental health, legal or other problem that requires advice, consult your own caregiver, attorney or other qualified professional.
Experts appearing on this page are independent and are solely responsible for editing and fact-checking their material. Neither TheBody.com nor any advertiser is the publisher or speaker of posted visitors' questions or the experts' material.