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Azithromycin (Zithromax)

...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. It works against several different bacteria, especially chlamydia, hemophilus and streptococcus. These bacteria can infect the skin, nose, throat, and lungs. They can also be transmitted through sexual activity and cause infections in the genital area. Many germs live in our...
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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
...Several lymph nodes in my neck are swollen, and will sometimes become painful. I have also had reccurring bouts of alternating diarrhea and constipation. There hasn't been any weight loss though. I have actually gained weight due to my paranoia... Read more »

Very worried about ARS symptoms.

Hello Dr. BobAbout 10 days ago I had sex with a "masseuse." I was careful to continue checking the condom, but it broke. I pulled out right away, I may have been in for approximately 10-30 seconds max. I also had about 30 seconds of unprotected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...person. Your symptoms are not worrisome for or suggestive of HIV ARS.Unlikely. Your weight loss is easily attributable to your diarrhea and that you "have not eaten much." I absolutely agree with your wise comments about leveling with your... Read more »

terrified

Dr Bob,Seven weeks ago I had my first m2m experience. Before we did anything he told he was STD free. We started with me performing oral on him. I put on a condom, I assume it didn't fail-leak, and enetered him for about two minutes but lost my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...suspicion that you did not contract HIV from your first M2M sex-perience. I'm not exactly sure why they treated you for both chlamydia and gonorrhea if your only symptom was swollen glands and your STD tests were negative. I also don't know why... Read more »

Seroconversion after PEP

First and foremost doctor I would like to thank you for the work you do on this site.Approximately 2 months ago I engaged in an act of unprotected vaginal sex with a female of unknown status. A few days later I felt that I had a tingling sensation...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The published guidelines for post-PEP HIV testing recommend testing at three and six months from the date of exposure. Testing negative out to six months is not only valid, it's definitive and conclusive. Delayed seroconversion is not an issue... Read more »
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Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

...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.... Read more »
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Diarrhea

... What Is Diarrhea? Is Diarrhea Dangerous? What Causes Diarrhea? How Do I Know What Is Causing My Diarrhea? How Is Diarrhea Treated? Read more »
The Well Project

Diarrhea

... Table of Contents Diarrhea and HIV How Does Diarrhea Affect the Body? Treating Your Diarrhea Tips for Fighting Diarrhea Supplements for Diarrhea Read more »
The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

...can cause dehydration (loss of water and nutrients) and wasting (unintentional weight loss). You have diarrhea if you have watery stools or if you have three or more bowel movements each day. If your diarrhea lasts for more than a few days,... Read more »
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Help - HIV/Chlamydia Risk

Posted by Sharpie_H, 1 Reply
...acid). I also asked him for STD testing. I got tested 32 days after the sex acts and tested negative for HIV, Syphillis and Chlamydia. A week later I tested for Hepatitis A-B-C (since I had liver enzyme levels very high, except bilirubin) and... Read more »

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 »

To Cougar....Chlamydia causing symptoms??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Cougar - I read in your earlier post that your doctor explained some of your symptoms as chlamydia-related. I am very interested to hear about your experience and more about what your doctor said. I contracted chlamydia/urethritis Read more »