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Can I Get Gonorrhea And Hiv At The Same Time

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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...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Brazil-Guy,Your concerns are largely unwarranted. Gonorrhea can be transmitted via oral sex quite easily and efficiently. HIV, by comparison, cannot. In fact it's quite difficult to transmit HIV via oral sex, particularly via the receptive... Read more »

Gonorrhea and HIV

My friend tested positive nine months ago and seemed to be doing really well (CD4 count up to 320... Read more »

Gonorrhea trigger for hiv-infection.

Hi doc.mark.Although I always have safer sex, Im always afraid of the trigger stds are for... Read more »
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CDC National Prevention Information Network

HIV/AIDS Cases Decline in Alabama, but Chlamydia, Gonorrhea Cases Increase

This article was reported by The Republic (Columbus, IN). According to an article in The Republic , a report from the Center for Demographic Research at Auburn University at Montgomery showed that Alabama's HIV and AIDS rates had dipped... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gonorrhea Cases Increase in Western U.S., Could Signify Rise in HIV Cases, MMWR Study Says

The number of gonorrhea cases has increased in eight Western U.S. states, and an increase in the sexually transmitted infection often is associated with a rise in other STIs, including HIV, according to a study published in the March 15 edition of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Declines in Cincinnati's Chlamydia, Gonorrhea Prevalence "Encouraging but Difficult to Explain," Public Health Officials Say

Gonorrhea and chlamydia prevalence rates in Cincinnati are decreasing, and for the first time in five years, the city will not have Ohio's highest rate of gonorrhea infection, the Cincinnati Inquirer reports. However, Cincinnati will maintain... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: HIV Risk Higher for Teens Who Had Syphilis, Gonorrhea

A quarter of new HIV cases in Philadelphia are teens and young adults -- the primary target of the city's new STD prevention campaign. Among local high school students, 64 percent reported being sexually active; 15 percent disclosed sexual debut... Read more »
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Chlamydia/Gonorrhea

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi guys, I have got a question about chlamydia/gonorrhea. About FOUR years ago I had sex with (3) prostitutes. I have already been tested -ive for HIV and syphilis. Do you think there's a chance I've been infected with chlamydia and/or gonorrhea? I... Read more »

Gonorrhea Affecting CD4 & Viral Load Count

Posted by jjdietz, 3 Replies
Hello,

I was diagnosed with gonorrhea last Saturday. I was given a shot and I'm taking medication. I'm feeling alot better, but I have to finish my medication for another week.

As of April, 2012, my CD4 count was over 2,000 and my viral load was less... Read more »

Anxiety about first time

Posted by StupidKid, 1 Reply
I was planning my first time with a guy tonight after meeting him at a party. We went back to his place and he swore he was HIV negative because I was very scared about it.

I gave him oral sex for a few minutes and then he pulled me onto the bed and... Read more »

Timing of Acute HIV and Sero-Conversion

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My question relates to timing of possible HIV exposure, Acute HIV and subsequent sero-conversion.
Note I have tested negative with Elia tests out to 19 weeks but I have not been well since 2 weeks after the event feeling tired with off and on with... Read more »