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The Well Project

How to Read a Package Insert

... Table of Contents What's in the Package Insert How Should I Use the Package Insert? When you are considering or starting a new HIV medicine, your doctor will discuss some basic information with you. When you get the prescription filled, you usually receive additional written information. This may be just a brief summary provided by the pharmacy, or you may receive
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Chlamydia and HIV (BETTER TO KNOW, 2010)

I have gotten Chlamydia and am super worried that I may have something else like HIV. I worry about things alot and this is driving me crazy. I havent gotten tested for it yet but my doctor wants me to once I am finished with my antibiotics. I dont...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...thinking that if I don't lose weight, I don't have the disease. Sometimes I do get a white tongue, but I am also taking asthma medicine which may cause that. Since my exposure, my asthma symptoms have become worse and I have had to return to the... Read more »

Antibiotics combined with anti viral medicines

Can a pregnant woman combine antibiotics for pregnant women against Chlamydia while taking Combivir and Viracept.Should there be a pause of taking the anti viral medicines while taking the antibiotics.I understand that combining antibiotics with...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...with some antivirals, such as ketoconazole (Nizoral) and rifampin. However, azithromycin, the drug most often used to treat chlamydia in pregnancy should be safe to use with antivirals in a pregnant woman. I have certainly done it many times. It... Read more »

risk and promised to donate

Dear Dr Bob;I am devastated and frightened. About 7 weeks ago I notice two pimple like things on the base of my penis where condoms dont cover. Its not really painful. Went to the doctor and she thought I recently contracted herpes. I have been...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Herpes, if that's what you have, is much easier to contract than HIV. It only requires skin-to-skin contact. It would be extremely unlikely that you contracted HIV if indeed you always practiced safer sexual techniques and properly used a... Read more »

dna pcr test

Hi Dr. Bob,I know that antibody testing is the "gold standard" of testing, but for who people who have a antibody producing deficiency would the HIV DNA PCR test be an acceptable test to use? I know that in some cases there may not be enough...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Internist and got baseline tested for all STDs including HIV (ELISA). All test results came back negative although I know only Chlamydia and Gonorrhea would be reliable after such a short period of time. I was told to come back to test for HIV... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: "Dangerous Complacency" on HIV

...infections increase, too," said Levinia Crooks, CEO of the Australian Society of HIV Medicine. Australia reported 62,600 cases of chlamydia in 2009, 80 percent of them in individuals aged 15 to 29. In a 2009 survey, only 52 percent of that age... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

... 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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chinese Acupuncture

...Know It Works? For More Information What Is Acupuncture? Acupuncture is a healing technique used in traditional Chinese medicine. Very thin needles are used to stimulate specific points in the body. These points lie on energy pathways... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Epzicom (Abacavir/3TC, Kivexa)

...Inhibitors Epzicom is a combination of two antiretroviral drugs: abacavir sulfate (Ziagen) and lamivudine (Epivir). Both of these medicines are nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NRTIs). NRTIs block reverse transcriptase, a protein... Read more »
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Chlamydia/HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...refused to give me PEP (it was unprotected vaginal). A culture was done to check for STDS (Urethral Swab) and it came back +ve for Chlamydia. I know I have to go through 3 months of hell waiting on HIV results but I'm confused about Chlamydia... Read more »

chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...aware neither of us has had any other partner in that time. about 3 months ago he got tested and he showed up positive with chlamydia so a few weeks ago I went to the doc and got tested but I was clean and negative for chlamydia. The thing is... Read more »

swollen nodes

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had unprotected vaginal sex exactly 3 weeks ago with a girl who I have since found out is a drug user (intrevenous). For the past week I am sure that the glands in my neck (below the jaw) are swollen but I am not really sure what they were like... Read more »

Thank you, everybody

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
Hi, I never thought I would be able to write this here, but I finally made it. I got my negative result from a reputable lab yesterday. I've read every single message that's available on this board since I had an unsafe encounter 3 months ago... Read more »