|TB and HIV
Aug 31, 2003
I am a 26 years old woman in a medical profession. I am currently taking Risafour for TB. A day ago I was giving an injection to a patient whereby I accidentally pricked my finger with a needle which had a patient's blood. Currently my HIV status is negative, I was immediatedly given a supply of AZT and 3TC for a month. Now my question is, are both treatments (HIV & TB) going to function as they are supposed to, should I stop taking TB treatment for a month and concentrate on HIV drugs? At the moment I am taking both treatments what side effects should I expect?
Thank you Bonny
|Response from Dr. Henry|
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