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Can Gonorrhea And Chlamydia Lead To Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...www.cdc.gov/std/treatment Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance, 2006. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, November 2007. Hook EW III and Handsfield HH. Gonococcal infections in the adult. In: K. Holmes, P. Sparling, P. Markh et al (eds). Sexually Transmitted Diseases , 3rd Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999, 451-466. Weinstock H, Berman S, Cates W. Sexually...
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SCABIES

i am suffering from SCABIES around my penis?is it symptoms of hiv?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...No. While scabies is a sexually transmitted infection it is most often seen in people without HIV since it is so common. However, any sexually transmitted infection should lead to an evaluation and testing for others, especially 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
...then again I suppose that's setting the bar extremely low now isn't it?!)Thanks for your donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation. Donation information can be found on the foundation's Web site at www.concertedeffort.org. In return... 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
...then again I suppose that's setting the bar extremely low now isn't it?!) Thanks for your donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation. Donation information can be found on the foundation's Web site at www.concertedeffort.org. In return... Read more »

STD

hello , i would like to know is STD considered an early stage of AIDS?will STD lead to AIDS?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...infection), PID (pelvic inflammatory disease) and HIV. These infections are not the same as HIV, which is the virus that causes AIDS. STD is not "an early stage of AIDS."However, it is important to know that getting tested and treated for STDs... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

..."A Threat to Fertility." ) Also, women infected with chlamydia may have three to five times the risk of getting infected with HIV if exposed, according to CDC. It's not known whether chlamydia infection causes fertility problems or other... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: High Arctic STD Rate Raises Fears of Greater HIV in the North

...study found higher rates of gonorrhea and chlamydia in the Arctic than in Southern Canada, which could leave the region open to HIV. "It's definitely been going up in the North, and it's rather alarming at how fast," said Dionne Gesink Law, a... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Gonorrhea

...your baby's eyes by applying silver nitrate or other medicine to the eyes immediately after birth. Because of the risks from gonococcal infection to both you and your baby, health experts recommend that pregnant women have at least one test for... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion of HIV/AIDS cases among women has more than tripled from 8percent in 1985 to an alarming 27 percent in 2008. That means... Read more »
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Not Again...!!!!!!!

Posted by Sol, 1 Reply
...days). 2. Can one take zithro, doxy, cefixime and cipro at the same time without any loss in effectiveness? 3. What's my hiv risk due to the extra factors (i.e. cuts in mouth/penis from rubbing cocaine, usage of clotrimazole cream, etc.). ... Read more »

Conjunctivitis/Pink Eye?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...been infected. BUT whenever something new surfaces I panic. Has anyone ever heard of pink eye being associated with early HIV infection? Thanks. Read more »

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 »

Suffering unknowingly from untreated STDs

Posted by Anonymous
...Information, Inc., Bethesda, MD. This information is provided by the Centers for Disease Control & Prevention (CDC), HIV/STD/TB Prevention News Update as a public service. Noncommercial reproduction encouraged. ... Read more »