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Can Bactrim Help With HIV

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Will bactrim ds tablets and hydrocortisone injections affect the HIV test results.

Dear Dr.A friend of mine had sex with a sex worker. My friend waited for the 3 month window period to complete before he went for his HIV testing. He was having some HIV symptoms (UTI, backpain, depression etc). His doctor put him on bactrim ds...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

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HIThe guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks and then again at 90 days if this test is negative then so is the person. Your friend is HIV free from that exposure. The symptoms your friend is experiencing are not HIV... Read more »

Worried to death - Can Bactrim Ds tablets and Hydrocortisone injections interfere with HIV Elisa test results?

Dear Experts,You have been doing a great job and thanks a lot for your noble work.I am a sexually... Read more »

Bactrim?

Does Bactrim cause yeast infections? If so would it be worse in someone with HIV? Please answer... Read more »
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AIDSinfo

An Overview of Sulfamethoxazole-Trimethaprim (Bactrim, Septra, Sulfatrim)

sul-fa-meth-OX-a-zole, trye-METH-oh-prim Brand Name: Bactrim, Septra, Sulfatrim --> Other Name(s): Bactrim, Bactrim DS, SMX-TMP, Septra, Sulfamethoprim, Sulfamethoprim-DS, Sulfatrim, TMP-SMX Drug Class: Opportunistic Infection and Other... Read more »
Treatment Action Group

TAG at 10: The Year 1994

Jan 7: FDA approves Bactrim and Septra (trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole) for prevention against PCP -- fourteen years after the first AIDS PCP cases were reported. Jan 18: TAG meets with Genetics Institute about IL-12 study results. (The IL-12... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

India: HIV Positive Patients Start a Support Group

Several HIV-positive patients in Nashik, India, have formed a support group called Network of People and Children Living with HIIV (NPCLH) and registered it as a charity organization. The organization, composed of two men and five women, aims to not... Read more »
International Community of Women Living With HIV/AIDS

Twelve Statements to Improve the Situation of Women Living With HIV and AIDS Throughout the World

We need the following: Encouragement and support for the development of self-help groups and networks. The media to realistically portray us, not to stigmatise us. Accessible and affordable health care (conventional and complementary) and... Read more »
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HELP ! HELP ! Possible HIV Infection ???

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
This incident happened in a fast-food joint on 14 Jul 2000. It is my habit to rinse my mouth after every meal hence I went to toilet.

I squirted some "hand-wash" from its dispenser and proceeded to wash my hands then filled my mouth with tap-water... Read more »

Help need for my HIV+ bf from HIV+ girl !!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi everybody.
My boyfriend is HIV+ and has a wish !
Please could a HIV+ girl help us ????
Nothing sexual or similar. Please !
Thanks very much indeed.
Jeff

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Hiv symptom or Anxiety? Hiv test this friday, scared! HELP!?

Posted by jessicajane, 1 Reply
So I'm a 24 heterosexual female and I have has risky sexual encounters. My last boyfriend I had got tested for hiv and he was negative. However my current boyfriend has not had an hiv test and I don't know his current status. We have been in a... Read more »