Chlamydia Scarring

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AIDS InfoNet


What Is Molluscum? How Does Molluscum Spread? How Do I Know if I Have Molluscum? How Is Molluscum Treated? Can Molluscum Be Prevented? Drug Interaction Problems The Bottom Line What Is Molluscum? Molluscum contagiosum is a skin infection. It is caused by a virus. Molluscum causes small bumps (lesions) to appear on the skin. Most of them are less than half an inch in diameter. They have a hard white core. Some lesions have...
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Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
No, you can't. These instruments are not reused, so it is impossible for you to become infected this way.RMK Read more »

Retin A for residual KS scarring

Dear Dr.I had ks on my leg that is clearing up due to hiv med treatment however it appears to be a really slow process. I was wondering if Retin-A cream could help this process along so that the remaining scarring would disappear.Thanks very much-
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
There have been a few reports documenting improvement in cutaneuous KS with Retin-A. I have had several patients who used Retin-A with variable results improving the appearance of cutaneous KS lesions. KH Read more »

How long does shingles scars last?

I recently went through an outbreak of shingles... Its been 2.5 months and the scars are there as is the slight itchy sensation and burns from time to time... I am taking atripla as well... How long will this scar last? Well going to a tanning bed...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Shingles (herpes zoster) can cause both scarring and ongoing post-herpetic neuropathy. Duration of those symptoms is highly variable but in some cases can last a long time and Read more »

More questions about Ureaplasma/Mycoplasma

All of the discussion I have found to date stops after the mention of these 2 causes of urethritis. What complications can result if urethritis caused by Ureaplasma / Mycoplasma is not treated? What type medications are used........are they broad...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...both bacterial infections that can occasionally cause Nonspecific Urethritis (NSU). However, the most common cause of NSU is chlamydia.If ureaplasma and mycoplasma are left untreated, the complications (if any) are very similar to those of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Rare Chlamydia Infection Found: Unusual Strain Can Cause Scars, Swelling or Death

...unusual and invasive form of chlamydia, typically appears as a small lump on the genitals and often goes unnoticed. It can cause scarring and swelling in the genital area and the rectum. In a small number of cases, it can trigger a fatal... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...diseases clinic earlier this year to pick up her birth control pills. But a routine test revealed that the 20-year-old Lange had chlamydia. "She came in and had no complaints," says Peter Leone, M.D., the clinic's medical director, "and then... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases


...Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Research Related Links Overview Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection (STI). You can get chlamydial infection during vaginal, oral, or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Hepatitis: Overview

...Hepatitis is a very common disease. It can affect people even if their immune systems are healthy. Hepatitis can lead to serious scarring (cirrhosis) of the liver and liver failure, which can be fatal. Many cases of hepatitis aren't treated... Read more »
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Prolongued symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
...apparant lumps. I went to sexual health cline they advised it looks ok - however i did not feel ok. a few tests were done for chlamydia and Gon. I did not have a sore throat just an aching kind of pain. I was told of the window period and had to... Read more »

Scared i will never have babies.

Posted by Benders, 3 Replies
I'm really scared i won't have babies. I mean i know i can't concieve the natural way and i can get over that but what about the expense that goes along with the other way, i know i'm never gonna be rich and babies cost alot to say the least, i... Read more »

Seminal Discharge

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have a question. I have had Chlamydia in the past. Took the medication and was cured. I noticed that since then I have seminal discharge from time to time after urinating. Read more »

blister scar

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey there, I wanted to try and make a conclusion about my incident that many of u are familiar with already. Please try to comprehend and help me in this situation, as it has been reeally stressing and depressing for me. My main worry was not the... Read more »
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