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Can Chlamydia Cause HIV

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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
...AIDS.Regarding prognosis, unfortunately no one has a crystal ball and clinical courses can vary considerably from person to person with HIV/AIDS. It's worth noting that your friend has not had any treatment to date. With aggressive treatment, his... Read more »

Got Chlamydia, could I have gotten HIV too?

Dear Dr. Robert,I am a Greek 30 year old not-virgin-anymore, and I am scared. Two weeks ago I had... Read more »

Protected Top/ Chlamydia/ HIV poz bottom

Hello Dr. I was recently dating a guy who turned out to be a maniac. the first two weeks we moved... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Chlamydia Increase May Hint at HIV Rise

... A recent doubling of chlamydia in Australia portends a spike in HIV cases, health officials have warned. "The concern is that if we see a condition like chlamydia on the rise, that indicates that Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Testing Rates of HIV-Infected Men: Low Despite Guidelines

... Noting that gonorrhea (GC) and chlamydia (CT) screening for HIV-infected men "may decrease HIV transmission and reduce the incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease in female partners," the Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rare Strain of Chlamydia Might Be Spreading in U.S. Among MSM, Increasing HIV Risk, Specialists Say

...sometimes caused by LGV could increase the risk of transmitting or contracting HIV and other bloodborne diseases ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 4/1/05). According to the AP/ Post , U.S. health officials have confirmed 27 diagnoses of LGV... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rare Strain of Chlamydia Found Among MSM in U.S., Increases HIV Risk

...sometimes caused by LGV could increase the risk of transmitting or contracting HIV and other bloodborne diseases ( Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , 2/7). According to the Times, there are approximately 80 confirmed cases of LGV in the U.S.,... Read more »
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Chlamydia/HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Had a recent HIV exposure early hours 2 weeks ago (a Saturday morning) and went to an ER on Sunday evening. They refused to give me PEP (it was Read more »

Help - HIV/Chlamydia Risk

Posted by Sharpie_H, 1 Reply
...diarrhea (apparently its 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,... Read more »

HLTV testing, and others? -- Also Chlamydia/HIV?

Posted by SoStupid, 2 Replies
...that you can get tested for them), Herpes, and HLTV 1/2 (would like to know that I don't have this in addition to not having HIV). These all strike me as the big STDS someone can get. Herpes, Genital Warts, HIV, and HLTV are all incurable... so... Read more »

Late conversion

Posted by Anonymous
...Dear freinds, anyone knows the different between the serology test like herpes IgG and chlamydia IgG and ELISA HIV test. The accuracy and sensitivty should be much different. I have a late conversion of chlamydia but with a different test ( Read more »