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What Antibiotic Is Given To Aids And Hiv Patients

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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 Liver Basics Your liver is one of the most important organs in your body. It is also the largest -- about the size of a football. It is protected
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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
...not the case.Please feel free to write back with any questions- there are usually many in the first days and weeks of one's HIV diagnosis.Be well,BY Read more »

HIV/TB coinfection. ART and antibiotics?

We represent a PLWHA group in Kyrgyzstan. We care of a patient with HIV and TB co-infection. Can ART be ordered with antibiotics, like biseptol?
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...Kyrgyzstan.Antiretroviral therapy can indeed by administered at the same time as other antibiotics. Further, all persons with HIV/TB coinfection should definitely receive Biseptol (trimethoprim/sulfa) prophylaxis, in order to prevent... Read more »

HIV/AIDS Denial (AIDS DENIALISTS, 2009)

What's up with all these people who either deny HIV exists or believe the government create it? I was watching a youtube video of a news report from Houston about these researchers working on a cure. I noticed in all the comments on youtube, most...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...addressed this topic a number of times previously in this forum. I'll repost below a small sample of what you can find in the archives.Dr. BobCome on doc, tell us the truth!Apr 3, 2009Is HIV a scientific experiment gone wrong or a deliberate... Read more »

Antibiotics and HIV

I want to know if it is nessesary to take Sulphamethoxazole/Trimethoprim orally on a daily basis to protect yourself against possible infections. My CD4 is currently 680 and not on any ARV
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...TMP/SMX is also used prophylactically for prevention of toxoplasmosis when the CD4 cell count falls below 100 in toxo-seropositive patients. It too can be discontinued when the CD4 rises above 200 and remains there for at least three months.The... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Combined ARV, Antibiotic Treatment Could Reduce HIV Mortality Among Patients in Resource-Limited Settings, Study Finds

... Simultaneously treating patients living with HIV/AIDS with antiretrovirals (ARVs) and an inexpensive antibiotic known as co-trimoxazole can reduce HIV mortality by 50 percent Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Dental Clinic Specializes in HIV/AIDS Patients, Cuts Out Fear of Seeing Dentist

... Last fall, the nonprofit group Housing Works opened a full-service health clinic in Brooklyn exclusively for women with HIV/AIDS. A dental clinic housed in the facility, located at 57 Willoughby St., also accepts male patients. Many of the... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

... HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Zimbabwe to Introduce Drug Isoniazid to Prevent TB Cases Among HIV-Positive People, Health Minister Says

...David Parirenyatwa on Monday announced that the government soon will introduce the antibiotic isoniazid in an effort to prevent HIV-positive people from developing tuberculosis, The Herald/AllAfrica.com reports. "We are very worried about... Read more »
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AIDS patient eradicted of HIV virus?

Posted by Mike89406, 4 Replies
Very interesting read while he went through some hardships doing this it sounds like the opening of a possible new door to treatment. The guy hasn't been on Meds for 600 days after a bone marrow transplant. ... Read more »

antibiotics and hiv testing

Posted by fearfulbear, 1 Reply
...overnite in a hospital for diverticulitis, sent me home with some tablets of antibiotics, while i was still on antibiotics took a hiv elisa test. would the anti biotics give a false neg or interfere with the test.thank you. Read more »

organ donor had hiv in window period

Posted by nomoreworry4me, 1 Reply
...Home / News / Nation 4 patients get HIV from organ donor Email|Print| Text size ? + By Lindsey Tanner AP Medical Writer / November 13, 2007 CHICAGO --A troubling case Read more »

Questioning AIDS

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...stopped making sense to me. That was a few years ago, about the time I read in an article (I forget where) this sentence: "Oddly, HIV is capable of killing cells that it doesn't infect." I had gotten the sense that HIV researchers were growing... Read more »