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Can Chlamydia Kill You

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How to contract HIV (HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2009) (Obama Budget Would Kill Abstinence-Only Funding)

If a HIV - woman and a HIV - man have sexual intercourse while the woman is on her menstrual period, is there a possibility of contracting HIV just because she is on her period? even if both dont have HIV/AIDS?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is the progressive loss of a specific type of immune cell called T-helper, or CD4, cells. As the virus grows, it damages or kills these and other cells, weakening the immune system and leaving the person vulnerable to various opportunistic... Read more »

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... Read more »

"What you dont know can kill you" and a further donation (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU)

Hi Dr BobI wrote you last week to say that after over a year of feeling really ill following some... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Researchers See Hope for Chlamydia Vaccine

...us a lot of optimism in moving forward," said Caldwell. "This is in the first step, there's no question, but the fact you can kill chlamydia in a test tube, and not only kill it, but kill all the strains of the disease, it has great promise in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

...sure to take all of the prescribed doses. Many people stop if they feel better. This is not a good idea. If the drug doesn't kill all of the germs, they might change (mutate) so that they can survive even when you are taking medications. When... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Azithromycin (Zithromax)

...sure to take all of the prescribed doses. Many people stop if they feel better. This is not a good idea. If the drug doesn't kill all of the germs, they might change (mutate) so that they can survive even when you are taking medications. When... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Louisiana: Legislators Vote Down Sex Education Bill

...abstinence and of "effectively using contraceptives and barrier methods," for students in grades four through 12. The action likely kills the measure for this year. Rep. Patricia Smith (D-Baton Rouge), the bill's sponsor, said efforts must be... Read more »
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AIDS Cure Quest to Kill `Sleeping' Viruses

Posted by new2this2010
...AIDS Cure Quest to Kill `Sleeping' Viruses Enlists Merck Cancer Medicine http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-09-02/aids-cure-quest-to-kill-sleeping-viruses-enlists-merck-cancer-medicine.html Read more »

Am I infected?

Posted by Questioningone, 1 Reply
...the eye specialist. She suspects I can have Chlamydia in the eyes (the antibiotics I had taken thus far wasnt strong enough to kill Chlamydia apparently). She made the Chlamydia suggestion based on the fact I was getting tested for that, but when... Read more »

i cant take this any longer..my anxiety is killing

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i have all kinds of symptoms of hiv but not ars........if i was exposed to ARS a year ago would symptoms of the infection start only less than a year from when i got infected? im so lost...please any response is helpful! Read more »

Crystal Meth/Anonymous-Unprotected Sex Craze

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
What is this I hear of young men contacting other gay men for crystal meth and sex on the internet where protection isnt even discussed or used. These kids are reporting multiple partners and there is a very high incidence of HIV. This is going on... Read more »