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I Have Gonorrhea Does That Mean I Have Aids

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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...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Brazil-Guy,Your concerns are largely unwarranted. Gonorrhea can be transmitted via oral sex quite easily and efficiently. HIV, by comparison, cannot. In fact it's quite difficult to transmit HIV via oral sex, particularly via the receptive... Read more »

Help. So many questions. Gonorrhea

I haven't had sex In 2 years. I met a guy while i was away on business in NYC and we started... Read more »

HIV AND GONORRHEA REPLY

hi doc Bob,it's me again, the brazil-guy. Thank you very much for your answer for my first... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: HIV Risk Higher for Teens Who Had Syphilis, Gonorrhea

A quarter of new HIV cases in Philadelphia are teens and young adults -- the primary target of the city's new STD prevention campaign. Among local high school students, 64 percent reported being sexually active; 15 percent disclosed sexual debut... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gonorrhea Cases Increase in Western U.S., Could Signify Rise in HIV Cases, MMWR Study Says

The number of gonorrhea cases has increased in eight Western U.S. states, and an increase in the sexually transmitted infection often is associated with a rise in other STIs, including HIV, according to a study published in the March 15 edition of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Declines in Cincinnati's Chlamydia, Gonorrhea Prevalence "Encouraging but Difficult to Explain," Public Health Officials Say

Gonorrhea and chlamydia prevalence rates in Cincinnati are decreasing, and for the first time in five years, the city will not have Ohio's highest rate of gonorrhea infection, the Cincinnati Inquirer reports. However, Cincinnati will maintain... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Gonorrhea Comeback Raises Alarm in Montreal

Gonorrhea reports have increased in Montreal by 65 percent over the last five years, according to National Public Health Institute of Quebec researchers. Worse, there was a 40 percent increase in 2006 alone, when there were 1,299 gonorrhea... Read more »
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Gonorrhea Affecting CD4 & Viral Load Count

Posted by jjdietz, 3 Replies
Hello,

I was diagnosed with gonorrhea last Saturday. I was given a shot and I'm taking medication. I'm feeling alot better, but I have to finish my medication for another week.

As of April, 2012, my CD4 count was over 2,000 and my viral load was less... Read more »

I don't mean to bother... But...

Posted by Anonymous
First off, let me begin this by saying that I do not intend to offend or bother anyone by this post. I am not HIV/AIDS positive. I am doing a study for college on HIV/AIDS and how people live with it, how they maybe discriminated against for having... Read more »

just wondering/what do you mean/clinical??

Posted by notanonymous, 1 Reply
well, first of all based on your test you are hiv negative. some of the responses you are getting are from aids realists/dissidents. they do not believe that hiv exists. they hang around on this board and use crafty language about tests are false,... Read more »

Numbers don't mean anything.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV/AIDS doesn't have a set pattern. Not ever person infected is going to test positive. 8.5 weeks after infection, or 6 months after infection. Most people who test positive do so after being infected years, and after their health has declined... Read more »