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Antibiotics And Hiv

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Hepatitis B / Antibiotics and HIV Test (ANTIBIOTICS AND HIV TESTING, 2009)

I currently have Hepatitis B and have just finished taking azithromycin for a cough.I just took a Home Access Hiv test (6 weeks after potential exposure) and was wondering if either the Hep B or antibiotics would affect the negative result.Thank you.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...appreciated. In return I'm sending you my good-luck karma that your definitive HIV test is negative. Good luck. Be well. Dr. Bob Can antibiotics affect test Results?Mar 8, 2007 Can antibiotics affect the results of an HIV Test? I was tested... Read more »

Can Antibiotics taken after exposure delay seroconversion (ANTIBIOTICS AND HIV TESTING, 2010)

Dr. Bob, I want to thank you for taking the time to answer my questions in the past. Unfortunately... Read more »

Antibiotics and HIV

I want to know if it is nessesary to take Sulphamethoxazole/Trimethoprim orally on a daily basis to... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Combined ARV, Antibiotic Treatment Could Reduce HIV Mortality Among Patients in Resource-Limited Settings, Study Finds

... Simultaneously treating patients living with HIV/AIDS with antiretrovirals (ARVs) and an inexpensive antibiotic known as co-trimoxazole can reduce HIV mortality by 50 percent in the Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Use of Certain Antibiotics in Topical Cream Could Prevent HIV Transmission, Study Says

...hopeful," adding that the use of aminoglycosides in a cream or gel would be an "important part of the arsenal in the fight against" HIV/AIDS (Quintero, Orlando Sentinnel , 4/28). The study is available online . Back to other news... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Combined Use of Antiretrovirals, Antibiotic, ITNs Could Reduce Malaria Incidence Among HIV-Positive People by 95%, Study Says

...Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv . The ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

MSF Calls on Roche to Reduce Cost of Oral Antibiotic to Prevent Blindness Among People With HIV/AIDS in Developing Countries

...valganciclovir at a reduced cost in developing countries to help prevent a virus that can cause blindness among people living with HIV/AIDS, Reuters reports. Cytomegalovirus retinitis -- which can cause blindness within three to six months in... Read more »
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antibiotics and hiv testing

Posted by fearfulbear, 1 Reply
...Was on I.V. antibiotics overnite in a hospital for diverticulitis, sent me home with some tablets of antibiotics, while i was still on antibiotics took Read more »

ORAL THRUSH - from antibiotics or early HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...After taking antibiotics for a while (different kinds were described when my uti did not go away) my tongue started to burn and it's white in the back. Read more »

Waiting for results with burning tongue

Posted by troubled01
...white layer that will come off with brushing. Could this thrush have been caused by the wide sprectrum antibiotic or early HIV infection????? Read more »

Waiting for results with burning tongue

Posted by troubled01
...white layer that will come off with brushing. Could this thrush have been caused by the wide sprectrum antibiotic or early HIV infection????? Read more »