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Chancroid Statistics

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Herpes/Chancroid No response to Valtrex

`Thank you for taking the time to read my question. I have been HIV positive for four years. All of my current labs regarding my HIV status are good/ WNL. About three months ago I developed a red round shaped ulcer just below the gland of my penis....
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
Ben,Sorry to hear about your problem.Both herpes and chancroid can cause painful, tender ulcers on the genitals. Generally with swollen glands as well. If they are recurrent (come and go) it would make herpes more likely. Syphilis may sometimes... Read more »

comment on : It's hard to believe your statistics!! (HIV STATISTICS)

If the probability of being infected in a single exposure is p = 1/1000, the probability of being... Read more »

It's hard to believe your statistics!! (HIV STATISTICS)

Hey Dr. Bob, I first read your site about 3 years ago when I was a sophmore in college and worried... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Life Expectancy in British Columbia Remains Highest in Canada, Cancer and HIV Deaths Down

The newest vital statistics report from British Columbia shows life expectancy in the province remains the highest in Canada at 81.7 years. Further, the death rate from HIV is at its lowest since 1995, making B.C. the only province to show a... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Important STDS

Chancroid    Cytomegalovirus Infections    Molluscum Contagiosum Pubic ("Crab") Lice    Scabies    HTLV-I and II As medical science has become more precise in diagnosing infectious diseases, the list of known sexually transmitted... Read more »
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"1 in 2, Could Be Me": On Being an HIV Statistic and the Violence of Numbers

Mathew Rodriguez When I was in college, my best friend and I used to get into a lot of spirited, friendly debates. He was a sociology-oriented person who always extolled the virtue of macro-scale studies with numbers and data, while I was a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Number of New HIV Cases in Ireland Tripled Since 1999, Government Statistics Show

The number of new HIV infections in Ireland has tripled since 1999, according to National Disease Surveillance Centre figures released on Tuesday to coincide with the country's National AIDS Day, London's Daily Mirror reports. There were 399... Read more »
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HIV Statistics

Posted by Anonymous
Where can I find statistics on HIV infection in the Navy broken down to different demographic levels? In particular, the number of women that are in the navy and have HIV.

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1 in 500 statistic

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hello thank you for taking the time to read this , could someone please tell me where the statistic came from that says that there is a one chance in 500 in getting hiv from a female to male transmission. i am concerned as i had unprotected sex with... Read more »

ARS statistics

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What is the most common symptom of ARS ? Is it fever, sore throat , enlarged lymph nodes, sweating???? What do the statistics say ?????

Is having a sore throat after possible exposure a sign of ARS???

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Statistics

Posted by Anonymous
Hi, I just have a question about the statistics of new infections in the US each year. There are 295 million people in the US. and one can only begin to imagine the acts of unprotected oral, anal, and vaginal sex that take place each day. I saw a... Read more »