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Gonorrhea And Aids

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Gonorrhea

What is gonorrhea? How common is gonorrhea? How do people get gonorrhea? Who is at risk for gonorrhea? What are the signs and symptoms of gonorrhea? What are the complications of gonorrhea? How does gonorrhea affect a pregnant woman and her baby? How is gonorrhea diagnosed? What is the treatment for gonorrhea? How can gonorrhea be prevented? Where can I get more information? Sources What is gonorrhea? Gonorrhea is a sexually...
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gonorrhea and hiv (HIV AND GONORRHEA)

Hi Dr RobertFirst of all, i would like to congratulate you and this site for this wonderful work. Second, i'd like to say that i am sorry for my poor english. I am from Brazil and i am not very fluent, but i will try hard.I'm worried...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Brazil-Guy,Your concerns are largely unwarranted. Gonorrhea can be transmitted via oral sex quite easily and efficiently. HIV, by comparison, cannot. In fact it's quite difficult to transmit HIV via oral sex, particularly via the receptive... Read more »

Will a Gonorrhea vaccine cause false positive in a western blot?

Hi doctor,I had a gonorrhea vaccine shot in October. I took a HIV rapid test in mid December. It says positive. Western blot from blood sample taken on same day as rapid test reveals positive as well. Is there any way te gonorrhea vaccine may cause...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
The vaccine would not result in both tests being positive.... Read more »

HIV+ with gonorrhea

I am HIV positive, with T cells around 250. I have had white discharge from my penis for around 10 days, and more recently some blood when obtaining an erection. I am currently working in a small village in a developing country, where there is only...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Treatment for gonorrhea isn't different for men and women. Cedax must be a local brand name for a cephalosporin-class antibiotic, and these are usually effective against gonorrhea. You are unlikely to do serious damage by waiting a week, but... Read more »

gonorrhea or prostititis?

Dr Bob:I am an HIV+, 39 yo male (undetectable,835 CD4). About 5 wks ago I started having a dull ache in my rectum, above my pubic area, and in my lower back/pelvic bone, about 4 or 5 after unprotected receptive intercourse. I went to the ER, they...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You are correct: I cannot diagnose the cause of your persistent/ recurrent recto-genital discomfort over the Internet. Certainly a partially treated prostatitis or STD would top the list of my differential diagnosis. If your HIV specialist... Read more »
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Chlamydia/Gonorrhea

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi guys, I have got a question about chlamydia/gonorrhea. About FOUR years ago I had sex with (3) prostitutes. I have already been tested -ive for HIV and syphilis. Do you think there's a chance I've been infected with chlamydia and/or gonorrhea? I... Read more »

Gonorrhea Affecting CD4 & Viral Load Count

Posted by jjdietz, 3 Replies
Hello,

I was diagnosed with gonorrhea last Saturday. I was given a shot and I'm taking medication. I'm feeling alot better, but I have to finish my medication for another week.

As of April, 2012, my CD4 count was over 2,000 and my viral load was less... Read more »

Have I Got Hiv/Aids ?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hello all

I am a 19 year old male teen who at the momment is working away in inonisea in jakarta (asia) about 5 weeks ago i slept with a prostiute (i know very stuid) and i was also a little drunk anyways i fingered her for a bit and did some... Read more »

Rolling Stone, NY Post, Poz Mag [Rethinking AIDS]

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
New York Post Cheers Rolling Stone Expose

South African journalist Rian Malan's groundbreaking article questioning AIDS numbers in Africa may be the start of something big.

The following New York post article praising Malan and Rolling Stone magazine... Read more »