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Antibiotics Hiv Treatment

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use of septrin in hiv treatment

I live in Africa,and i have just been tested hiv+ but i was given septrins as part of hiv therapy.what could be the use of septrin in hiv treatment?
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Septrin is an antibiotic that is given to people with HIV infection to protect them from getting certain kinds of infections. Read more »

Chemotherapy and HIV tests

I'm starting treatment for stage III anal cancer. Both my HIV and cancer drs tell me that my immune... Read more »

bad labs..

How bad off am I and how much do u think the counts have decreased and increased? my Cd4 count is... 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 first 18 months of treatment, according to a Lancet study ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...it more difficult to take medications and schedule medical appointments. With proper support, however, women do very well on HIV treatment. Research on Women In 1997 the FDA said that women could no longer be kept out of clinical trials... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Pneumocystis Pneumonia (PCP)

...prevention with their health care provider, before they experience any symptoms. How Is PCP Treated? For many years, antibiotics were used to prevent PCP in cancer patients with weakened immune systems. In 1985 a small study showed that... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

...no other options. In men, liver problems are more likely to occur if the CD4 cell count is above 400 at the time of starting HIV treatment for the first time. The greatest risk of liver problems is during the first six weeks of treatment with... Read more »
Connect With Others

I have just found out my husband is HIV +

Posted by jayne, 10 Replies
Last Tuesday My husband was taken into hospital with pneumonia. They couldn't get his temperature down...so changed antibioctics...his lung was drained twice...(pleural effusion), he had lost so much weight almost overnight. They tested him for hiv... Read more »

Chronic Tonsil Cheese

Posted by brent4861, 10 Replies
...with his flu and it could of been worse with out the shot but who can tell. I suffered through it but in the end I needed antibiotics otherwise I was in fear of getting pnuemonia for the second time. I was at that time experiencing Tonsil... Read more »

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 »

Skin infections and HIV?

Posted by spadude64, 4 Replies
I have had a boil on my left leg (upper inner thigh) for more than a week. As far as my viral load goes, I am undetectable, but how common are skin infections in people with HIV? Should I be seen by a doctor? Any replies will be appreciated. Read more »