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Can I Get Gonorrhea And Hiv At The Same Time

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how long can you have the clap

my husband cd4 count was 32 & vl was 55,000 so they say you can have hiv for years what about the clap he also had that to he is on atripla and doing much better now but not me please give me answer
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...and thanks for your post.It's good to hear that your husband is getting better. As you point out, one can have asymptomatic HIV infection for a long time-- which leads many to become diagnosed positive only after having developed very severe... 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.... Read more »

What is gonorrhea? Is it curable?

If your partner has had Gonorrhea and has been treated, does it re-occur (like herpes), or gone for... Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Ontario Researchers Look at Gonorrhea in the Throat

...and Bennett. Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases . 6th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2005. P. 2514-2529. PHAC. Gonococcal infections. Canadian Guidelines on Sexually Transmitted Infections . 2008. Available at: ... Read more »
The Body

A New Super Villain: Gonorrhea?

...Scotland, Catherine Ison, a microbiologist with the Health Protection Agency in London, reported that the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae has become multi-drug resistant and threatens to make the STI more and more difficult to treat. Gonorrhea... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

WHO Warns Gonorrhea Might Soon Become Untreatable

...ectopic pregnancy, and infections in newborns. Gonorrhea infection also increases the chances of acquiring and transmitting HIV. Back to other news for April 2010 Search the Newsroom archive 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 »
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STDs & HIV - HELP!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...If you are infected with another STD like chlamydia or gonorrhea at the sime time you are exposed to HIV, will this "coinfection" slow down the production of HIV antibodies???? or does the same window period still apply???? Read more »

HIV?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...told me a week later that he had chlamydia but took care of it. I got tested for chlamydia, gonorrhea, syphallis, herpes,and HIV but it had only been two weeks.I started feeling very sleepy and lightheaded all of the time. The lightheadedness and... Read more »

obsessed

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...tells me and gives me a shot and a presciption for doxycycline and says with a very dismayed look that i should go get some hiv/aids counseling. BOOM well now thanks to my stupidity i'm scared [censored], convinced i've got HIV syptoms sour... Read more »

Some Questions about Testing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...so if someone could help me I'd appreciate it very much. I want to go ahead and get tested for ALL possible STD's, not just HIV. Can this be done using just one blood test? If not, what other types of tests would I need to undergo? Also, could... Read more »