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Famvir And Aids

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FAMVIR MEDICATION

WHY IS FAMVIR PRESCRIBED? ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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Famciclovir (Famvir) is a medication used to treat herpes and varicella (chicken pox, shingles) viruses. BY... Read more »

taking famvir w/ wellbutrin

Is it safe to use Famivir and Wellbutrin at diffrent times in a day? Will any of these medication... Read more »

Famvir and antibody testing

Hi Dr. BobI have scoured the archives to look for an answer to my question but could not find one... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Drugs Used to Treat Complications of HIV/AIDS

Brand Name Generic Name Use Manufacturer Name Approval Date Abelcet, Ambisome Amphotericin B, ABLC antifungal for aspergillosis various 20-Nov-95 Bactrim, Septra sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim antiprotozoal antibiotic for ... Read more »
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Common GYN Conditions in Women Living With HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents Bacterial Vaginosis Cervicitis Chlamydia Gonorrhea Herpes Simplex Virus Human Papillomavirus (HPV) Molluscum Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID) Period Problems Syphilis Trichomonas (Trich) Vaginal Candidiasis (Yeast... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems and HIV/AIDS

HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop into... Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents The Basics Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases to Know About Protecting Yourself and Others The Bottom Line The Basics Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also called sexually transmittedinfections (STIs), are... Read more »
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Herpes and HIV/delayed sero

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know whether taking Famvir (an antiviral) for a rash (herpes like burning sensation) for 5 days (this was 2 weeks after exposure) would delay seroconversion? Could it delay it beyond 3 months? Is there any real need to test at 6 months... Read more »

herpes

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi evrybody,

I am not sure how to begin as I am confused. I tested negative for HIV but positive for genital herpes. I am not even sure waht to do anymore

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Does anyone know anything about this guy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Hey there,

This relates to some guy who says he took 13 months to seroconvert. The CDC say they know nothing about this. Has anyone done any investigation on this. Is he for real?

http://qa.hopkins-aids.org/forum/view_question.html?section_id=61&ca... Read more »

HIV infected negative test

Posted by ruans, 7 Replies
I've only seen 2 cases here worthy of worry; red32 (had relation with HIV+ person, developed, candida, 15 days fever, etc...to this day has neuropathy same as his wife; and myself with a very similar simptomatology and serology (cd4/cd8).

I am... Read more »