Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Effects Of An Antibiotic On An Hiv Tes

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...Taking Care of Yourself Side Effects and HIV Drugs Over the years, drugs have been developed that can treat a wide range of medical problems, including HIV, and help people live longer and healthier lives. All drugs are tested to make sure they are safe and effective enough to be allowed on the market. However, all drugs can cause some effects that are different from what they were developed to do. These are called side effects. Like...
Ask the Experts

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 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
...concerns multiple times in the past. (See below for a small sample of what you will find in the archives!)Dr. BobHep B and HIV Test... $100 donationJun 15, 2009 I asked a question yesterday regarding possible exposure and testing but left one... Read more »

Can anti-biotic drugs complicate/interfere with HIV medication?

Dear Dr,I have been on HIV medication (Sustiva/Kivexa) for three years with success. I am generally fit and healthy although recently experienced tenderness and swelling in one testicle. After getting this checked out, my doctor prescribed...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
...diarrhea or vomiting) you should speak with your doctor. But be rest assured your HIV medications are not being effected by the antibiotics your are taking or vice versa.ThanksJoe Read more »

HIV and Antibiotics

I found out three days ago from a quick test that I was HIV positive A couple days later I had to go to the doctor for what I thought was an insect bite on my earlobe. It was explained that I had an infection in my earlobe. Will the antibiotics...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Hello and thanks for your post.I'm sorry to hear about your recent diagnosis. Many insect bites don't require antibiotic treatments, unless secondarily infected. Be aware, that it's not uncommon for skin and soft tissue Read more »
Articles
The Well Project

Drug Interactions and HIV/AIDS

...interactions. Note: This is not a complete list; other classes ofdrugs may also cause interactions. Antifungal drugs Antibiotics Antacids Drugs that prevent convulsions Drugs to treat depression Antihistamines ... Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...with equivalent viral loads Women are more likely than men to develop bacterial pneumonia Women have higher rates of herpes infections than men Women get thrush (a yeast infection) in their throats more often than men Men... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

...only evidence that the treatment works. Of course, if a treatment works, you can find people who will tell you about it. But testimonials don't prove that the treatment worked. Look for results of research studies or other evidence. Be... Read more »
Connect With Others

Feeling effects of stigmatization towards HIV/AIDS

Posted by HIVstigmastudy
...Coping with HIV/AIDS: How the Perception of Stigmatization Affects Adherence to Medical Treatment and Disease Prognosis http://hivstigmastudy.webs.com/ Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

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 »

Preventive Antibiotics

Posted by picaropsv, 4 Replies
...preventive measure against pneumonia and toxiplasmosis. I told him that he had not ordered me to do such, and when he showed me the notes that he had taken it was pretty clear that he had indeed not told me to do such, though I did not press the... Read more »