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Can Antibiotics Fight Hiv If Taken Immediately

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The Well Project

Pneumonias

...medicines to help make breathing easier When pneumonia is severe, a person may not be able to breathe on her/his own. When this happens, a machine called a respirator (or ventilator) is used temporarily while the antibiotics fight the infection and improve the lungs. Pneumonia and HIV HIV-positive people are more vulnerable to pneumonias of all kinds and certain pneumonias lead to an AIDS diagnosis, such as PCP, recurrent bacterial...
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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
...particularly worried about a false positive. I've been living in Korea for a year and my mental health is revertly slowly to its former state. Should I test positive falsely, I might not be in such a good state.All of my best wishes,GaryResponse... 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 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
...Antibodies are not the same thing as antibiotics! Antibodies are circulating blood proteins produced by the immune system to fight specific invaders. Antibiotics are drugs (medicines) used to fight infection. Dr. Bob Can medication affect HIV... Read more »

expuose to the HIV virus in a fight

how probably is that i could have been infected in a fight with a theft(african american hiv +ve), that hurt me in my head with something that he had in his hand( ring or jewerly) if he had been bleeding and his blood could have been into my...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Sorry to hear about your injury. If there was the possibility of blood to blood contact through the wound I would suggest getting the 6 month test just to put it to rest. It is true that over 95% of cases would be identified by 3 months, but a... Read more »

Political Views? (BARACK OBAMA PLAN TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS)

Hello Dr. Rob,This is my first visit to your forum. I have read only a handful of your posts and have gotten a lot of valuable information from them. The one question that I have is regarding your political views. You are in a place to give so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...devastating disease. As President, I will work closely with non-profit, government, and private sector stakeholders to continue the fight against HIV/AIDS. By focusing efforts on reducing drug costs through greater market competition, promoting... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)

... What Is Ciprofloxacin? Why Do People With HIV Take Cipro? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Cipro Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Cipro React With Other Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Azithromycin (Zithromax)

...US, its brand name is Zithromax. It is sold under many other brand names in other countries, including Ultreon. Antibiotics fight infections caused by bacteria. Azithromycin is used to fight opportunistic infections in people with HIV. Pfizer and... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

... What Is Clarithromycin? Why Do People With HIV Take Clarithromycin? What About Drug Resistance? How Is Clarithromycin Taken? What Are the Side Effects? How Does Clarithromycin Read more »
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...way necessary adjustments can be made to insure you get enough methadoneto prevent withdrawal symptoms and enough HIV drugs to fight the viruseffectively. Other Types of Drugs That May Interact With HIV Drugs There are certain classes of... Read more »
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Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

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Fighting HIV with cancer drugs

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Worried about HIV from fist fight and braces

Posted by worriedboy4321
...this is something to worry about.I mean i am in singapore ,i dont think these people do injection drugs,they just smoke and fight and drink all the time.i know because i have friends that are in the same gang with those people,and he never said... Read more »

Use your computer to "Fight AIDS at Home"

Posted by nnhood
...projects to participate in. The AIDS project is using computers around the globe to crunch numbers in designing meds to attack the HIV cell structure and protease. There is a tiny program to download and it will talk with your online account to... Read more »