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AIDS InfoNet

Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

...infections in people with HIV. Abbott manufactures it. Why Do People With HIV Take Clarithromycin? Clarithromycin is used for mild or moderate bacterial infections. It works against several different bacteria, especially chlamydia, hemophilus and streptococcus. These bacteria can infect the skin, nose, throat, lungs and ears. Many germs live in our bodies or are common in our surroundings. A healthy immune system can fight them off or...
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red colored urine

hello doc, my friend tested hiv poz 9 mths ago. now she is under medications. the problem with her is that she is havin pain while urinating and color of urine is red. her medications include triomune, virodin, virocomb. what would be the cause of...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
I think it is unlikely that her symptoms are related to her antiretroviral medications. I would be most concerned about a urinary tract infection; however, other things are also possible. She needs to be evaluated by her primary provider.Best,Eric Read more »

skin color change

if you have the hiv virus can that cause your skin to change in anyway?can your skin take on the appearance of a pale color?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,HIV itself does not cause your skin to change color. Remember -- many people infected with the virus have no idea they are even infected for quite some time -- you can look and Read more »

hair color and HIV antibody test result.

Dear Dr. Conway, I have a very itchy scalp, for which I use OLUX foam. Some times because of the scratching, my scalp breaks and some times even bleeds on my pillow. It is very uncomfortable. On top of it I used the hair color because i have white...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
For the HIV antibody test to be falsely negative, you would need to be taking a potent, systemic immunosuppressant for a good length of time. What you are doing would not affect the test result and you can rely on it to be valid. If the test is... Read more »

How gonorrhea / chlamydia discharges look like?

About one month ago, I had a erotic massage performed on me which involved direct genital contact (but no penetration). Since then, I am very scared about having contracted a STD.Twice, after one week and after one month, I had two unusual...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It would be unwise and unethical for me to guess what is going on with you, especially after you had visited and talked with your doctor. My instinct is to trust his/her opinion before mine. In terms of your risk for HIV infection, please refer to... Read more »
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

...(BV) This condition is caused by an imbalance of the bacteria that normally livein the vagina. Symptoms may include vaginal discharge, odor, pain, itching, orburning, but many women have no symptoms. BV can be treated with antibiotics.If left... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...include itching, burning, and pain around your vagina, labia, or anal area. You may also have a thick, cottage cheese-like vaginal discharge. HIV-positive women often have recurring yeast infections that are difficult to treat. You are more... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...take as long as 30 days to appear. Symptoms and signs include a burning sensation when urinating, or a white, yellow, or green discharge from the penis. Sometimes men with gonorrhea get painful or swollen testicles. In women, the symptoms of... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Atripla (Efavirenz/Tenofovir/FTC)

...vomiting, feeling of cold (especially in the arms and legs), dizziness, fast or irregular heartbeat, yellowing of skin, dark-colored urine, light-colored stools, or loss of appetite. Individuals should tell a doctor if they have any of these side... Read more »
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Am I infected?

Posted by Questioningone, 1 Reply
... Saturday November 3rd Sunday November 4th: I get something resembling an eye infection, with red and dry eyes, and theres discharge from the eyes in the morning. I have some swelling around especially the right eye in the morning. Im angry with... Read more »

Scare with Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...urinate almost every half an hour through the night and I didn't drink that much water that day and once I saw a slight mucous discharge after urination. I took tests so far for Hiv, Chlamydia, Syphllis, hepatitis, and Gonorrhea. The last three... Read more »

there are colors here!

Posted by Anonymous
... hey! you can do al types of stuff in this board and write in colors! see you! Read more »

Women of Color & HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I am a graduate student looking to hear more about the experiences of Women of Color and HIV/AIDS. I am wondering if you notice more of a stigma because of race, differences in availability to treatments, communty/family Read more »