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Will Azithromycin Delay Hiv Process

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Azithromycin (Zithromax)

What Is Azithromycin? Azithromycin is an antibiotic drug. In the US, its brand name is Zithromax. It is sold under many other brand names in other countries, including Ultreon. Antibiotics fight infections caused by bacteria. Azithromycin is used to fight opportunistic infections in people with HIV. Pfizer and Mack-Illert manufacture it. Why Do People With HIV Take Azithromycin? Azithromycin is used for mild or moderate bacterial infections....
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Azithromycin

Hi Dr. Bob,Recently I took a Home Access Hiv Antibody Test. I came out negative but I just had a quick question. Six days prior to the test I started taking Azithromycin for the flu. Would the Azithromycin affect the outcome of my HIV test? In...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,As I have mentioned so many times in the past, the information (or reassurance) you are waiting for was already waiting for you in the archives! See below! Gentle readers; please remember to check the archives!!! (You'll be glad you did!)Dr.... Read more »

worried about hiv and delayed seroconversion

i recently stopped using methadone from december to january. i went through hell detoxing after 8 years of being on a low dose. i assumed all the weird things happening to my body was methadone related but now nearly 4+ months later i feel worse. i...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Your symptoms, while plentiful, do not strike me as HIV related. ARS would happen within two to four weeks of infection, would resolve within a couple of weeks, and would usually involve a fever.I would suggest going in for an HIV test.... Read more »

azithromycin

found out HIV+ a month ago CD4 (8) , VL 206000, candida, thrush, 32years old male, started combivir, effavirenz, bactrim and azithromycin, now VL is undetectable, no CD4 test yet, my question is how long should i be on bactrim and azithromycin for?...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.The Bactrim and azithromycin that you take are to prevent very serious HIV/AIDS complications of Pneumocystis (PCP), Toxoplasmosis and Mycobacterium avium (MAC). Once your viral load is undetectable and CD4 counts rise above... Read more »

dose habetites b carrier delay delay hiv test for more than 4 months after exposure.

If someone have habetites B for more than 20 years, just carier, but have no any problem and all liver function are normal, dose that delay hiv test for more than 4 months after exposure....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
No I know of no data to suggest this.... Read more »
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question on delayed seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous
In my daily consultation and test job, I encounter many worried wells who have difficulties in understanding the rare cases in history who took more than six months to seroconversion.

By literature research, I found that:

1) There are a few documented... Read more »

HIV Support Ethnography - Talk with me about your process of seeking support!

Posted by SophiaRois, 2 Replies
My name is Sophia and I am a college student who is personally and academically interested in issues of HIV/AIDS and sexual health. I am currently in an Anthropological Research Methods course that asks us to conduct an ethnography, a project that... Read more »

Process of elimination

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Had a low risk exposure sept/oct last year unprotected vaginal insertive. Went for a full medical last week and just got results of blood test/liver function/kidney function and they were all fine, as was my blood pressure etc. My question is this.... Read more »

Halfway through the testing process

Posted by goonie, 1 Reply
Oh hell.

Long story. Hope you read and comment on this.

Ok. Just to let you guys know the story.

I live in Dubai, where it's not allowed to have HIV. I have a great job (with a big salary), and I'm 27 years old.

So anyway, mid-July i travelled back... Read more »