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Can Gonorrhea Affect Hiv/std

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...link between STDs and HIV infection? How can STD treatment slow the spread of HIV infection? What are the implications for HIV prevention? Where can I get more information? References Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be an effective tool in preventing the spread of HIV , the virus that causes AIDS. An understanding of the relationship between STDs and HIV infection can help in the development...
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Other STDs Affect HIV Test

Doctor Bob,You are a legend -Just a quickie - Can having another more common STD like Chlamydia, Gonnorhea etc have any affect on the HIV blood test ie. causing false negatives or extending window period?I have checked the archives but Im obviously...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Quickie question. Quickie answer. Nope! Concurrent STDs, such as chlamydia, gonorrhea or syphilis, will not affect HIV-antibody test results or change the duration of the window period.You're Read more »

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 because i had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...gonorrhea? Well it certainly wasn't from playing Parcheesi! Unprotected sex always, always, always places you at risk for STDs (sexually transmitted diseases), including gonorrhea and HIV! Some STDs are much easier to contract and/or transmit... 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 question. It indeed encouraged me to write more and more in English, hehe... the only problem is i didn't understand the expression: "setting the bar...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...gonorrhea? Well it certainly wasn't from playing Parcheesi! Unprotected sex always, always, always places you at risk for STDs (sexually transmitted diseases), including gonorrhea and HIV! Some STDs are much easier to contract and/or transmit... Read more »

How does gonorrhea affect HIV transmission?

A year ago I had unprotected sex (once) with a girl I met when out. I then contracted gonorrhea a few days later and got treated through a course of antibiotics which cured it.However my anxiety has blocked the incident from my mind until now when I...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...be infected with another. Some studies have shown that having a current STI or a history of STIs puts one at greater risk for HIV infection. Some STIs put one at greater risk because lesions or inflammation in the mucosal membranes of the... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

How Do You Talk To Your Partners About HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

...There is no easy answer concerning how to talk to a partner about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many people find it easy tohave sex, they find it extremely difficult to talk about it. So how does onebegin? The Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

... Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases to Know About Protecting Yourself and Others The Bottom Line The Basics Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also called sexually transmittedinfections (STIs), are diseases and infections that... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

The HIV-STD Connection

... Years ago, many people considered HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) as totally separate issues (some people still think so today). As youwill see, these issues really are interrelated with one Read more »
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STD & HIV?

Posted by bura, 1 Reply
...marks on my right hand all different shapes and sizes. So, again i took my ELISA test again today. This time around, i took the STD package to check for syphilis,chlamydia,gonorrhea,herpes simplex,and HIV. My question, if i do have any of this... Read more »

Emotions of a Positive Man

Posted by Foster, 2 Replies
...months and months. March 2004, I decided to go to the Denver Health Sexually Transmitted Diseases Clinic to be tested for all Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) since I was in a high-risk group for any and all STDs, being a gay man. Like... Read more »

Rolling Stone, NY Post, Poz Mag [Rethinking AIDS]

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...malaria; 5. immune suppressing medications; 6. the flu shot and possibly other immunizations; 7. pregnancy; 8. one or more sexually transmitted diseases (STDs); 9. having received multiple transfusions; 10. neoplasms or tumors 11.... Read more »

World AIDS Day 2006: raising 'HIV/AIDS' Awareness

Posted by Anonymous
...with their profitable pharmogenocide lies. We need to 'raise awareness' that: 'HIV' is not a retrovirus. 'HIV' is not an STI/STD. 'HIV' does not cause 'AIDS'. No one is 'living with HIV.' No one is 'HIV' positive. Cell-free 'HIV' has never been... Read more »