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What Kind Of Antibiotics Cure Gonorrhea

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...www.cdc.gov/std/treatment Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance, 2006. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, November 2007. Hook EW III and Handsfield HH. Gonococcal infections in the adult. In: K. Holmes, P. Sparling, P. Markh et al (eds). Sexually Transmitted Diseases , 3rd Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999, 451-466. Weinstock H, Berman S, Cates W. Sexually...
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Can Antibiotics taken after exposure delay seroconversion (ANTIBIOTICS AND HIV TESTING, 2010)

Dr. Bob, I want to thank you for taking the time to answer my questions in the past. Unfortunately I am still very worried. I still have symptoms I cant explain and now I have a rash on my body 12 weeks later after my possible exposure and I am so...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...been asked (and answered) numerous times before. A quick search of the archives would have revealed this. See below!Dr. BobCan antibiotics affect test Results? Mar 8, 2007Can antibiotics affect the results of an HIV Test? I was tested awhile... Read more »

how long can you have the clap

my husband cd4 count was 32 & vl was 55,000 so they say you can have hiv for years what about the clap he also had that to he is on atripla and doing much better now but not me please give me answer
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...after having developed very severe immune deficiency (a rationale for routine testing for anyone with any risk factors).The "clap" (aka gonorrhea) is different- the vast majority of men (though fewer women) are symptomatic when they have this... Read more »

gonorrhea and hiv (HIV AND GONORRHEA)

Hi Dr RobertFirst of all, i would like to congratulate you and this site for this wonderful work. Second, i'd like to say that i am sorry for my poor english. I am from Brazil and i am not very fluent, but i will try hard.I'm worried because i had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...seven week mark and got tested for Clamydia, Gonorrhea, Syphilis, & HIV. I popped positive on Gonorrhea. The doctor gave me antibiotics, which took care of the problem. (I believe the HIV test was an ELISA. I had the test in Japan and everything... Read more »

Doxycycline and truvada/sustiva

I started Truvada/Sustiva 3 weeks ago. Today I was prescribed doxycycline for 10 days, there was a suspicion of gonorrhea/ chylamidia. Is it safe to take this antibiotic with my regimen? Also I'm supposed to have my cd4/viral load/ liver enzymes...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
...there's no significant interactions between short-term doxycycline and your HIV medications.If you've had a true infection with GC or Chlamydia, then there is some risk that your viral load could be transiently elevated. If you can delay getting... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Gonorrhea

...your baby's eyes by applying silver nitrate or other medicine to the eyes immediately after birth. Because of the risks from gonococcal infection to both you and your baby, health experts recommend that pregnant women have at least one test for... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...that are difficult to treat. You are more likely to experience yeast-related problems if you: Have low CD4 cell counts Take antibiotics, steroids, or birth control pills Douche, wear tight underwear, or use scented soaps Use over-the-counter... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Availability of Cefixime 400 mg Tablets -- United States, April 2008

...Update to CDC's sexually transmitted diseases treatment guidelines, 2006: fluoroquinolones no longer recommended for treatment of gonococcal infections . MMWR 2007;56:332-6. CDC. Discontinuation of cefixime tablets -- United States . MMWR ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)

...How Does Cipro React With Other Drugs? What Is Ciprofloxacin? Ciprofloxacin, also called Cipro, is an antibiotic drug. Antibiotics fight infections caused by bacteria. Cipro fights many different bacteria. It is also used to fight some... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...Pimple like Rashes in middle of my chest which are like spreading in 2.5 to 3.0 inches of diameter. (Scattered Red Blotches kind of pimples) Please tell!! Read more »

Can't Get No Satisfaction

Posted by dotman32, 6 Replies
...another STD because that will activate the HIV. So something before that wouldn't have freaked me out too too much (thanks to antibiotics) now has me freaked out. Last night I'm looking at all these hot guys and part of me wondering what the... Read more »

Preventive Antibiotics

Posted by picaropsv, 4 Replies
...treated it as a rather virulent head/chest cold, but in the end it landed me in the hospital for five weeks and had me taking antibiotics for six months to kill the bugger. In November of last year I was given a "clean bill of health" and the MD... Read more »

how could it be

Posted by skiter, 5 Replies
I tested positive on 05/06/2006 reactive ELISA twice and positive Western Blot then PCR RNA 9000cps. CD4 of 1680 and have seen Dr for last two years never had any symptoms at all just one time bad flu like illness and oral thrush. Have been... Read more »