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Antibiotics Hiv Treatment

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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Antibiotics-to-Go May Increase STD Treatment

Providing male STD patients a dose of antibiotics to bring to their partners is more effective than the standard method of instructing the patients to tell their partners to see a doctor for testing and treatment, according to a new study. The... 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

The combined use of antiretroviral drugs, the antibiotic cotrimoxazole and insecticide-treated nets could reduce the incidence of malaria among HIV-positive people by up to 95%, according to a study published in the April 15 issue of the journal ... Read more »
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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
Hello,Once again, the information you request was already waiting for you in the archives!!! I've answered these concerns multiple times in the past. (See below for a small sample of what you will find in the archives!)Dr. BobHep B and HIV... Read more »

Antibiotics As Part of Treatment

I'm asking a question for someone who has recently been diagnosed with AIDS and his doctor has him on 2 different antibiotics and told him he believed all HIV patients should be on them. Now, this person was very sick and in the hospital for...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.Antibiotics are recommended for the prevention of certain serious infections in persons with low CD4 counts. For those persons with CD4 count below 200, TMP/SMX (Bactrim, Cotrimoxazole) is recommended to prevent PCP.... Read more »

Thrush treatment and antibiotics

Dr,I have just tested HIV+ and also found out I have "full-blown AIDS" Viral load 236,000 and CD4 count of 130. I have no symptoms with the exception of what my doctor has diagnosed as THRUSH. The back 2/3 of my tongue is completely...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
A white to yellowish coating on the back 2/3 of the tongue, does not necessarily mean you have thrush (candidiasis). Just because you have AIDS and have recently been on an antibiotic does not necessarily mean that you have candidiasis. If there are... Read more »

made a donation, Dr Bob, protected insertive fellatio but was on treatment (omnicef antibiotic)

Hi BobI had a protected insertive fellatio while i was being treated for sinus (Omnicef) Does this cause any increase in HIV infecting me?Please help me Dr. Bob, i am real scared....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The short answer is no. The longer answer is nope!Dr. Bob... 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 a hiv elisa test. would the anti biotics give a false neg or interfere with the test.thank you. 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. this has been going on for over two weeks. possible hiv exposure from unprotected sex a bit over... Read more »

Can Antibiotics mask ARS related Symptoms?

Posted by dudeface123, 1 Reply
I've been panicking all week thinking I'm Hiv+ and stressing out over everything, a moderator brought me back down to earth last night and a feel a bit better in myself, my question is.

Can antibiotics like paracetamol and ibuprofen bring down the... Read more »

still have fever after taking antibiotics...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
i had 2 possible exposures in the past month. 5 weeks ago i met a guy out of town, i let him rub his penis between my ass to get friction & i did notice that he penetrated me a few times. i do not think he ejaculated inside me, but im not sure.... Read more »