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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 Drugs? What Is Ciprofloxacin? Ciprofloxacin, also called Cipro, is an antibiotic drug. Antibiotics fight infections caused by bacteria. Cipro fights many different bacteria. It is also used to fight some opportunistic infections in people with HIV. Bayer Corporation...
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cipro for giardia???

Hi Dr. Bob,I hope you're well and beautiful. So, I think I came down with giardia after an oral/anal experience I had. I went to the doctor, who gave me cipro. I just started it. Will this be effective to stop it? I can't seem to find...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Giardia lamblia should be treated with metronidazole 250 mg by mouth three times per day for 10 days. Cipro is not a recommended treatment for Giardia. Maybe your doctor was home schooled???Dr. Bob... Read more »

How does HIV affect TB? (TB/HIV CO-INFECTION, 2011) (TUBERCULOSIS AND HIV, 2011)

Hi,I'm writing because I've been on/off HIV meds since 2003, for various reasons. I have been on meds long-term now for over a year, and my cd4 has improved from 1% to 11%, and viral load undetected. Well, about 5 months ago I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.TB/HIV coinfection is a common and often challenging problem. HIV weakens the immune system, increasing the likelihood of opportunistic infections. TB can increase the rate of HIV replication, which can lead to decreased CD4 and worsening of... Read more »

Condom Broke: HIV+ bottom, HIV- Top... Chance of infection?

Hi Robert,First, I want to thank you for being such an incredible resource for those of us out here who are trying to find information on HIV. I was diagnosed as positive a year and a half ago and you've been there since week one. So thanks,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for your very kind comments!Regarding your negative top-gun stud, condom failure does place him at some degree of risk for HIV. Certainly that you are on effective combination antiretroviral therapy that has driven your plasma HIV viral... Read more »

possible hiv infection?

i had unprotected sex with a girl on feb 7th afterwords had mild signs of gonorrhea went to urgent care on the 10th of feb and was treated for clymidia and gonorrhea ,after a couple days waiting the lab results i was told i did have ghonorea.I...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Your six week test is a good indicator of your true status. Follow up with a 90 day test to be sure. I am confident the result will be negative.In health,Richard... Read more »
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28 days Post Possible HIV Infection

Posted by LostMind, 1 Reply
Sorry for the long post...

10/10/12 I'm a 32 yr old white male; I had unprotected oral sex with a female I met at a bar (business trip in Seattle) and possibly unprotected vaginal sex (cannot remember). Since then I have been plagued with the... Read more »

HIV Symptoms does not indicate HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I wanted to share briefly with everyone that just because you may have symptoms of HIV does not necessarily mean that you are HIV positive.

I would come onto this website everyday for hours and surf the web for the risks, symptoms, exposure rates,... Read more »

Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, folks! I had a risky exposure 2 1/2 months ago (oral sex performed on me by sex worker), and developed urinary infection 3 weeks ago that was treated by antibiotics and now has returned again. This entire time I have been extremely fatigued,... Read more »

Pls Help! Am I infected? I have Symptoms!! :(

Posted by stevenroberto, 2 Replies
Hi,

I am a 30 years old male, I have eczema zits only on my right hand, I had unprotected anal sex with another male who had many zits on his body, hands, arms, legs, feet, I was both the giver and receiver in anal sex, 2 weeks after I started... Read more »