Metronidazole And Hiv

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The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Peripheral Neuropathy? What Causes PN? Who Is at Risk of Developing PN? How Do You Know if You Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement, sensations,and feelings. There are two parts of the nervous system: the brain and the spine...
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Giardia Infection

Hi Doc me againI'm 52 yo. My tcells are now up to 364 they were 295 the last time I posted a question, they rose by 69 in 2 weeks is this good and can i expect more increase "Infected in oct 2008" do you think I should start treatment my next...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES and your other medical conditions.As for the Giardia; azithromycin is not a typical, nor recommended treatment-- indeed metronidazole (Flagyl) is what should be given.Be well,BY Read more »

Rob or Bob?

firstly thanks for all you work regarding this worthy cause! Your posts have given me plenty of inspiration and hope. I would like to clear up some points which after searching the archives I cannot find what I need. so here goes.. 1. how soon would...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,1.Giardiasis can occur at any time and is a totally separate infection from HIV. Neggies can get it as well.2.Diarrhea would not be a common symptom of hepatitis. Metronidazole would not have an effect on Read more »

erythematous candidiasis caused by HIV or antibiotics?

I am a 28 year old female with only one sexual partner. I have not had oral, anal, or vaginal sex since Jan. 14, 1997. (I never used needles.) After this date (1997), I was tested three times (April, JUne and August of 1997) all negative. In 1998, I...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...There are several reasons why a person can develop candidiasis other than HIV including but not limited to use of broad spectrum antibiotics, systemic steroids, asthma inhalers and uncontrolled diabetes. Read more »

rape victim help

Hi I am an 18 year old girl who was raped(3 times without a condom) on June 11, 2007 on June 14 and Aug 4, 2007 I tested negative for hiv, This was my first sexual experience and I had a lot of bleeding. I contracted herpes from this event and now I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation and are receiving ongoing attention. Also, hopefully the rapist has been caught and is now behind bars!Your negative HIV test nearly two months after the rape is very encouraging, but not conclusive. You'll need to retest at the... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Norvir 80%. Contains alcohol (but should not be enough to trigger relapse), so be cautious with Antabuse (disulfiram) or Flagyl (metronidazole) -- greatly hastens intoxication. Tips: There is great excitement for the new tablet formulation... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network


... Common Name: lopinavir/ritonavir Brand Name: Kaletra Class: HIV protease inhibitor (PI) Standard dose: Two 200/50 mg tablets twice a day or four 200/50 mg tablets once daily for first-time Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bacterial Vaginosis complications. But there are some serious risks from BV including: Having BV can increase a woman's susceptibility to HIV infection if she is exposed to the HIV virus. Having BV increases the chances that an HIV-infected woman can pass... Read more »