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What Kind Of Antibiotics Should Be Used To Treat Bacterial Vaginosis

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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...doxcycline or tetracycline can be given to patients who are allergic to penicillin. Other Sexually Transmitted Infections Other sexually transmitted infections commonly seen in HIV-positive women include chlamydia, gonorrhea, bacterial vaginosis, and trichomonas. Antibiotics are available to treat these conditions. Your doctor can diagnose these infections and prescribe effective treatment. It is important to treat these conditions,...
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atripla and Bacterial vaginosis

Dear Dr. I sent a question a couple of days ago with no response. I would really appreciate receiving your kind response on why I keep getting recurring bacterial vaginosis almost monthly now. I have been on atripla for two years and each time my Dr...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...To my knowledge Atripla use doesn't lead to increased risk for bacerial vaginosis which can be a challenge to treat in some patients. Restoring normal vaginal flora with active culture yogurt or other interventions might be discussed with primary Read more »

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
...give. You are truly a special human being. Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,Another QTND (Question That Never Dies). Antibiotics treat bacterial infections, like strep throat or gonorrhea. HIV is an entirely different type of germ a virus.... Read more »

Hepatitis B / Antibiotics and HIV Test (ANTIBIOTICS AND HIV TESTING, 2009)

I currently have Hepatitis B and have just finished taking azithromycin for a cough.I just took a Home Access Hiv test (6 weeks after potential exposure) and was wondering if either the Hep B or antibiotics would affect the negative result.Thank you.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...not affect HIV testing accuracy or the duration of the window period. 2. HIV should not worsen your hepatitis B. In fact some treatments for HIV also treat hepatitis B. 3. Hepatitis B will not affect the accuracy of the Home Access test. Thank... Read more »

my chronic bacterial vaginosis infection seems to be antibiotic resistant

What can I do to eradicate chronic bacterial vaginosis. I have been having this problem form the past three years,and now it seems to be antibiotic resistant because it does not go away.I have been treated with metro gel and cleosin and neither make...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Chronic bacterial vaginosis should be managed by a Gynecologist with expertise in this area; if you are not satisfied with the care you are receiving you Read more »
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National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Vaginitis

...has no smell. Yeast infections usually cause the vagina and vulva (the area outside the vagina) to become itchy and red. Bacterial vaginosis -- Bacterial vaginosis is the most common vaginal infection in women of reproductive age. It is... Read more »
The Well Project

Pneumonias

...Arterial blood gases are drawn to measure oxygen content (the lower the amount of oxygen, the more serious the pneumonia) Treatment: Antibiotics Oxygen Rest Fluids Other medicines to help make breathing easier When pneumonia is... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)

...drug-resistant gonorrhea. For this reason, the CDC recommends the use of other antibiotics by men who have sex with men for treatment of gonorrhea. Why Do People With HIV Take Cipro? Cipro is used for a wide range of bacterial infections. It... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...OI. In women, health problems in the vaginal area may be early signs of HIV. These can include pelvic inflammatory disease and bacterial vaginosis, among others. See Fact Sheet 610 for more information. The most common OIs are listed here,... Read more »
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Hiding behind HIV

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...feelings into the present when the going gets a little tough. A pattern has emerged of intense self-pity, which allows them to retreat into their own world, in which "no one understands them". I used to have sympathy for this, even empathy. I am... Read more »

Preventive Antibiotics

Posted by picaropsv, 4 Replies
...was normal, but the other was a strange one called, (in Spanish, don't know the name in English) Nocardia. For months I had 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... Read more »