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Chlamydia Effects In Men If Untreated

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...vaginosis Common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), such as gonorrhea, Chlamydia, andtrichomoniasis Genital herpes Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) Although little conclusive research is available on HIV and menstruation, many HIV+ women report abnormal menstrual periods. Somehave excessive bleeding while others stop menstruating altogether. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an STD that causes 99% of cervical cancer...
Ask the Experts

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

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for other ulcerative STDs such as syphilis, genital herpes, and chancroid. Complications of untreated LGV may include enlargement and ulcerations of the external genitalia and lymphatic obstruction, which may lead to elephantiasis of the... Read more »

Effective?

How effective is Azithromycin(Zithromax)in treating Chlamydia? Taken only once is really 100 effective as a cure for Chlamydia?
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...the controlled trial comparing single dose azithromycin with 7 days of doxycycline, the cure rate for azithromycin was 95 % in men and 97% in women. So, it is pretty effective but not 100%. The most common reason I see for not getting "cured" is... Read more »

foreskin (CIRCUMCISION)

I often hear conflicting reports on the risk of having foreskin. I've heard that foreskin harbors HIV, I've also heard it prevents HIV. My Personal opinion is if having forskin is such a huge risk, why do males who have Hiv/AIDS tend to be mostly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...investigators are also examining the following in an ongoing study: 1) safety and acceptability of male circumcision in HIV-infected men and men of unknown HIV infection status, 2) safety and acceptability of male circumcision in the men's female... Read more »

pcp transmission?

I recently met a woman and had sex with her (unsafe intercourse),we both have hiv, she hasn't been under a doctors care for a couple of years and got admitted to hospital with pcp yesterday (4-23-08). Her cd4 count is probably very low. The question...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I agree having unsafe sex was definitely a lapse in judgment.Can you catch PCP? No, not with your excellent CD4 count. PCP (pneumocystis carinii pneumonia) is an opportunistic infection. Read more »
Articles
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...public and other labs because of their accuracy and the relative ease of collecting urine samples. "Now we can screen women and men who don't think they are ill without doing an invasive sampling, so people are much more likely to participate in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Quick Chlamydia Urine Test Accurate in Men

...males using first-void urine has proven effective in a study, and the rapidity of its results could offer patients same-day treatment, say British researchers. Dr. Helen H. Lee of the University of Cambridge and colleagues evaluated the... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...with antibiotics. Menstrual (Period) Problems Although there is little conclusive research regarding HIV-positive women and menstruation, many HIV-positive women report menstrual irregularities or worse premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Some... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Chlamydia

... Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Research Related Links Overview Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection Read more »
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LGV Chlamydia

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...I thought this news item in todays INQUIRER was of some interest to us gay men. Its about a "bad strain of chlamydia not usually seen in this country". It "appears to be spreading among gay and bisexual men Read more »

chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...aware neither of us has had any other partner in that time. about 3 months ago he got tested and he showed up positive with chlamydia so a few weeks ago I went to the doc and got tested but I was clean and negative for chlamydia. The thing is... Read more »

went to the doctor today and got some results....

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...partner) and unprotected oral. well, they took a swab and did a culture or whatever they do and i'm negative for gonnorhea and chlamydia. but he still gave me an antibiotic cuz he said it could be a different type of infection. so i feel great... Read more »

Pretty Nervous

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...tested yesterday for HIV. I am not into risky sex or drugs but I haven't always been 100% safe. (I have been with 2 different men - one of them has had sex with quite a few women - I doubt he used protection. The other has had 2 one night... Read more »