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Diagnosed With Lymphogranuloma Venereum

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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
...your support of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly appreciated.Be well.Dr. BobLymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV) January 4, 2008What Is LGV?LGV (Lymphogranuloma venereum) is a sexually transmitted... Read more »

How common is this STD?

Hello, I read on here about lymphogranuloma venereum desease. I am curious how easy this is to get... Read more »

UK Male. Recent HIV/LGV diagnosis. CD4 and viral load..

Hi.First off, thank god for this site - have been able to get a lot of good information here...I... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Nassau County Confirms First Case of Rare Sexually Transmitted Disease

...Nassau County Department of Health officials have confirmed that a county resident has been diagnosed with Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV), a rare STD that is a form of chlamydia. The case is Nassau's first and one of seven found across the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV)

... How Can LGV Be Prevented? Where Can I Get More Information? What Is LGV? LGV ( Lymphogranuloma venereum ) is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by three strains of the bacterium ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: Rare Chlamydia Strain in U.S.

... The Chicago Department of Health reports it has diagnosed one case of LGV (lymphogranuloma venereum). The rare form of chlamydia is typically found in Africa and Southeast Asia but has lately been reported in Europe. Twenty-seven Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Health Agency Finds 22 Cases of Rare Sexually Transmitted Infection, LGV

... In the last 17 months, 22 cases of the rare STD lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) have been diagnosed in Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) reported Tuesday. Until recently, LGV was rare Read more »
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Newly Diagnosed

Posted by JoshColo, 1 Reply
...Hello everyone. I feel as if I've been on a roller coaster ride since my diagnosis at the end of April. I've been through all kinds of emotions, everything from anger to beating myself up to shock and fear. Read more »

Diagnosed yesterday

Posted by john33, 6 Replies
i just got tested ( a regular thing) but got back a postive result. now i'm not sure what i should be thinking or feeling,. i've got my first appointment with a doctor tommorrow and that's all i know. anyone got any advice Read more »

just diagnosed

Posted by uncertain, 4 Replies
...Hello to all. i was just diagnosed with HIV. it has been a lot to take in and I have all kinds of mixed emotions. I have been depressed and even had thoughts Read more »

just diagnosed

Posted by Anonymous, 8 Replies
hi guys, just got my results and yeah, am poz.confused i am and am simply numb.would love to talk to one of you guys, am in europe but i guess i can call anyone who'd be willing to just listen, but thanks guys, this forum has helped me a long way... Read more »