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Are There Antibiotics For Prevention Of Hiv

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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 I am still very worried. I still have symptoms I cant explain and now I have a rash on my body 12 weeks later after my possible exposure and I am so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...been asked (and answered) numerous times before. A quick search of the archives would have revealed this. See below!Dr. BobCan antibiotics affect test Results? Mar 8, 2007Can antibiotics affect the results of an HIV Test? I was tested awhile... Read more »

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... Read more »

HIV/TB coinfection. ART and antibiotics?

We represent a PLWHA group in Kyrgyzstan. We care of a patient with HIV and TB co-infection. Can... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

...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 for April... 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 »
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

Researchers Reduce Malaria Incidence in HIV-Positive Children by Providing Antibiotic, ITNs, Study Says

...the cotrimoxazole and ITN combination for malaria prevention, the agency does recommend them separately -- cotrimoxazole for HIV/AIDS-related infections and ITNs to prevent the spread of malaria in endemic areas. The data presented at the... 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 »

Preventive Antibiotics

Posted by picaropsv, 4 Replies
...treated it as a rather virulent head/chest cold, but in the end it landed me in the hospital for five weeks and had me taking antibiotics for six months to kill the bugger. In November of last year I was given a "clean bill of health" and the MD... Read more »

Im back and Im confused

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...with. I had a high risk expos' Mar 7th 2006 contract GN (Clap) got that treated but shortly after finishing first course of antibiotics a persistant fever, rash and return of aching privates ensued. Another course of antibiotics once again... Read more »