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Effect Of Chlamydia

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Hepatitis Risk affecting HIV test results

Hey Doc,I recently tested HIV negative 19 weeks after a possible exposure. I did however catch chlamydia and am on my third round of antibiotics to clear it up. I'm a 19 year old straight male, no drug use. My questions are.1. Should hepatitis be a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1.Hepatitis is a contagious viral illness but I'm not sure why you are worried about it based on the information in your question. Your doctor can easily screen you for hepatitis if indicated.2.No.You're welcome.Dr. Bob Read more »

will zithromax show i have HIV

I had STD tested two weeks ago showed i have chlamydia, so i had the zithromaz prescribed by... Read more »

Would it?

would chlamydia effect they baby if you are pregnate Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Effectiveness for Prevention of Chlamydia trachomatis Infection

...preventing STDs, the current analysis aimed to provide a disease-specific estimate for the effectives of condoms in preventing Chlamydia trachomatis infection while controlling for known exposure to infection. Using a medical record database... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Cost-Effective Analysis of Interventions to Increase Repeat Testing in Patients Treated for Gonorrhea or Chlamydia at Public Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics

...increased risk for reinfection, the authors of the current study sought to conduct a program- and societal-perspective cost-effectiveness analysis of five interventions designed to encourage public STD clinic patients to return for rescreening... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Innovative Resources Could Help Improve Partner Notification for Chlamydia in Primary Care

... General practitioners (GPs) in Australia support a wide range of possible resources to improve partner notification for chlamydia, the current report shows. The researchers undertook this study to examine the practices of GPs in relation to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC-Funded California Program Achieves High Rates of Chlamydia Screening in High School Health Centers; Highest Infection Rates Found Among African-American Teens

...they are at high risk for infection). A new study led by Rebecca Braun of the California Family Health Council examined the effectiveness of a chlamydia screening program in California high school-based health centers (SBHCs). The researchers... Read more »
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What can this be?

Posted by bake23, 2 Replies
...Could it just be an allergic reaction to the condom? I know it's a low exposure for HIV, but what are the chances of catching chlamydia or gonorrhea? Read more »

LGV Chlamydia

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...Europe and Britian have reported up to two new patients a week. "Many also have HIV." "Three weeks of the antbiotic doxycycline effectively treats LGV.". "But patients have to know they are at risk and get tested." Well, if that isn't a case for... Read more »

Not Again...!!!!!!!

Posted by Sol, 1 Reply
...since I had a fungal infection on my penis. My questions: 1. Is it possible that if I was exposed to STDs like gonorrhea or chlamydia, they would become resistant because I had taken antibiotics before? Or was the time gap between antibiotics... Read more »

Low risk? what STD am I facing?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
After 3 weeks from a possible exposure, I have had two instances of clear, pus-like discharge from my penis while I was asleep. The first time would have been about 18 days from the exposure and the second at 24 days. On the first occasion, I just... Read more »