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Characteristics Of Lymphogranuloma Venereum

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV)

What Is LGV? How Common Is LGV? How Do People Get LGV? What Are the Signs and Symptoms? How Is LGV Diagnosed? What Is the Treatment for LGV? ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lymphogranuloma Venereum Outbreak in Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM) in Belgium, January 2004 to July 2005

Following an alert from the Netherlands in January 2004, health experts discovered an outbreak of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) in men who have sex with men (MSM) in Antwerp in 2004. ESSTI ALERT, a surveillance system that monitors sexually... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV)

Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a systemic, sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by a type of Chlamydia trachomatis (serovars L1, L2, or L3) that rarely occurs in the United States and other industrialized countries. However, The... Read more »
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LGV (lymphogranuloma venereum) Please answer

Hi Doctor,While reading the archive, I came across a post about LGV (lymphogranuloma venereum). The post is located at URL http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Current/Q163965.htmltitled and dated respectively Experiencing symptoms? Read This!...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Latex condoms are impermeable to particles the size of STD germs, including Lymphogranuloma venereum, a rare type of Chlamydia. That we know from laboratory studies. What we do not know is whether the questioner you quoted used a latex condom... Read more »

College guy that just donated to the foundation. Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV, 2010)

Good evening Dr. Bob,I am a heterosexual male in my mid 20's and now engaged. I have only been with 5 woman in my past. Prior to my engagement and meeting my fiance , I had a one time unprotected episode of oral and vaginal sex with a female....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You had a one-time unprotected nookie in 2007. Since then you've had 18 negative HIV-antibody tests out to 2.3 years plus an undetectable quantitative HIV plasma RNA PCR viral load at 10 weeks. Exactly what part of "HIV negative"... Read more »

Lymphogranuloma and Depression

For many years even before my HIV diagnosis i fought with depression. So far no medication worked very well for very long for the depression and i am not on any hiv medication. Both are untreated at the moment. Life circumstances brought...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Lymphogranuloma venereum is a previously rare STD, which has recently been reported to be increasingly found in some European countries, and 2 cases have been reported in New York City. Because it is uncommon, many doctors may not have experience... Read more »

Special characteristics of outliers in medical studies

Hello, I'm quite intrigued over wether or not there are special characteristics that describe people who take longer than the usual window period (2 to 3 weeks), to develop HIV antibodies. If there are and have been identified as statistically...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks then again at 3 months, if both of these tests are negative then so are you.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »
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two characteristics......

Posted by Anonymous
i'm looking for a question for class


What are two characteristics of the HIV virus which make if difficult to eradicate from the body on a cellular level?


please help

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ARS rash characteristics... PLEASE clarify!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i posted here afew days ago, the girl who lives very far away from any city and can't get tested yet, but had a high risk encounter 6 months ago, and now is terrified she's given her boyfriend hiv?

can someone please help me! i know it's not good... Read more »

Please help expert medical advice needed

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Could Lymphogranuloma venereum(LGV) create a false negative Elisa and Determine(Abbott) test.


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How would LGV(clamydia) effect an elisa test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've been diagnosed as having Lymphogranuloma venerum or LGV a tipe of clamydia. Apparently this can effect Elisa tests does any one know in which way False Poitive? or Negative.


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