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Can Antibiotics Fight Hiv If Taken Immediately

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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
Hi,As with so many of the questions cramming their way into my overstuffed inbox, your question has been asked (and answered) numerous times before. A quick search of the archives would have revealed this. See below!Dr. BobCan antibiotics affect... 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 »

will antibiotics taken 1 week before the Elisa give false negative

Iam a 30 yr old male , I had a exposure to a girlfriend of mine on the 14th of April 99, and I took... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bayer Offers New Antibiotic With Promise in Fight on TB

Yesterday, Bayer Healthcare announced that it will allow its new antibiotic, moxifloxacin, to be tested against TB. If the medicine substantially shortens TB treatment, which typically lasts six months, the firm will sell millions of doses at low... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

A class of antibiotics known as aminoglycosides could be used to make a topical cream that would trigger production of a protein in humans to prevent HIV transmission, according to a study published Tuesday in PLoS Biology , the Orlando Sentinel ... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Taken Seriously as Terrorism, AIDS Can Be Beaten: UN Envoy

If the world responded to the AIDS pandemic with the same resources as it is fighting terrorism, millions of lives could be saved, UN envoy Stephen Lewis said in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on Thursday. "On Sept. 11, 2001, 3,000 people died in a horrific... 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 »

taken nothing...

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I knew about my HIV positive since 1988 when I was having a relationship, he was not
infected, but I knew I was, so since that moment I just strongly decided that this will never
put me down, and I started to live my... Read more »

ELISA test taken!

Posted by bura, 2 Replies
Everyone,

I am truly sorry for disturbing everyone on this forum. I did not mean to frighten anybody.I am very frighten myself. My PA test will be out next week...but whether it is accurate is a different story. My question is, what is a STAT test?... 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 »