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Should I Take Zithromax If I Have Hiv

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Azithromycin (Zithromax)

What Is Azithromycin? Azithromycin is an antibiotic drug. In the US, its brand name is Zithromax. It is sold under many other brand names in other countries, including Ultreon. Antibiotics fight infections caused by bacteria. Azithromycin is used to fight opportunistic infections in people with HIV. Pfizer and Mack-Illert manufacture it. Why Do People With HIV Take Azithromycin? Azithromycin is used for mild or moderate bacterial infections....
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will zithromax show i have HIV

I had STD tested two weeks ago showed i have chlamydia, so i had the zithromaz prescribed by doctor, the following night i suffered throat problem, feel like something pressing my throat, but i dont have any pain or sore on my throat. Also,my jar...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, "will zithromax show i have HIV"..."Also, my 'jar" feels a little bit different, cause there is lymph there i doubt if i have HIV, and it shows up when i take zithromax?" Huh? What the hell does that even... Read more »

Zithromax-Urispas & HIV

Hi Dr. Bob,I recently received unprotected oral sex (insertive), ass rimming (receptive) and a protected vaginal intercourse (insertive) with a female sex worker.Unfortunately for me, this first foray into an unprotected oral sex scene caused me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Freaking First Timer,I'll make several comments about your story and close with my good-luck karma, OK?1.It is not appropriate to diagnose someone with Chlamydia and NGU based solely on visual inspection of your drippy Mr. Happy.... Read more »

Zithromax

This isn't an HIV question, but if I'm allergic to Penicillin, amoxicillin, anything with a "cillin", can I be prescribed zithromax?? ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Penicillins are not related to azithromycin (a macrolide group antibiotic), so there's no need to worry about an allergic cross reaction. BY... Read more »

zithromax interaction with pep medication

dear drI had an encounter with a sex worker in kenya, insertive vaginal sex and the condom broke I noticed after about 5-10 secs and stopped immediately. I took the lady to the hospital to get her tested and she was negative. however I asked to take...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.There are no significant interactions between azithromycin (Zithromax) and your HIV PEP medications. Indeed, azithromycin is actually recommended for prevention of certain bacterial infections for people living with HIV... Read more »
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Antimicrobial & Acute Hiv

Posted by sickofit, 1 Reply
A person is exhibiting classic signs of acute hiv ie: sore throat, swollen lymph nodes, muscle pains, general fatigue.

They take the antimicrobial zithromax and have all signs of this supposed acute hiv quickly vanish.

Would this rule out the symptoms... Read more »

Retreat in California for HIV+ Women!!

Posted by ai77, 2 Replies
Hi ladies -

Just wanted to let you know that WORLD's (Women Organized Against Life-Threatening Diseases) next retreat for HIV+ women is coming up from October 30th to November 1st. It'll be at a retreat center on the beach near Santa Cruz. $100... Read more »

Paid HIV Prevention Study--Participants Needed!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Talaria, Inc. is a small company which specializes in health education software. We're currently conducting an online research study for men who have sex with other men. Participants will evaluate an HIV prevention website or an alternative program.

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i was first diagnosed with hiv in jan. 1996

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi! My name is Chris and I was first diagnosed with HIV in
January of 1996. My CD4 count was 58. I had just moved to Rio
Rancho, NM from Chicago to be with family because I knew
something was very wrong. I was hospitalized for 5 days then
released... Read more »