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Gonorrhea And Increased Hiv Transmission

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...www.cdc.gov/std/treatment Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance, 2006. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, November 2007. Hook EW III and Handsfield HH. Gonococcal infections in the adult. In: K. Holmes, P. Sparling, P. Markh et al (eds). Sexually Transmitted Diseases , 3rd Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999, 451-466. Weinstock H, Berman S, Cates W. Sexually...
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Gonorrhea and hiv

Hi, Mr. Robert,i'm brazilian, so forgive my poor english.I had unprotected oral sex with a male prostitute on november, 6th. I made oral sex on him just for a few seconds - no cum for sure, and, i'm almost sure, no pre-cum, it was very quickly...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is extremely low, much less than 1%. It is far easier to contract gonorrhea than HIV from oral sex! Trying to calculate the increased estimated statistical risk of acquiring HIV is not at all helpful or accurate. The statistical estimates quoted... Read more »

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 because i had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV and gonorrhea is that the presence of gonorrhea increases the risk of contracting or transmitting HIV. This is because the increased number of white blood cells at the site of STD infections, like gonorrhea, make it easier to transmit or... Read more »

Throat Gonorrhea and HIV risk

Hi Dr BobThanks for your answer regarding oral sex, poppers and alcohol from a few days ago. I was diagnosed after the two sex encounters with throat gonorrhea and treated with antibiotics. Just a quick follow-up question as the more I delve into...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...simultaneously. However, just because you contracted gonorrhea doesn't automatically mean you contracted HIV as well. The issue of increased susceptibility to HIV when other STDs are present involves the inflammatory process involved with... Read more »

Oral Sex and PEP / Confirmed Exposure

Hi Dr. Bob. Thank you so much for your work, we all appreciate it very much. Last night, I drank heavily and I don't remember all the details perfectly but I had a protected sex 3 times with a sex worker in Thailand. She told me that she is HIV...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...if concurrent STDs, oral lesions, cuts, etc. were present would influence the decision. That you have oral sex "4 or 5 times" increases the risk and might lead to a recommendation for PEP.As for gonorrhea, this STD does not clear up on its own... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Gonorrhea Cases Increase in Western U.S., Could Signify Rise in HIV Cases, MMWR Study Says

... The number of gonorrhea cases has increased in eight Western U.S. states, and an increase in the sexually transmitted infection often is associated with a rise in other Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Ontario Researchers Look at Gonorrhea in the Throat

...and Bennett. Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases . 6th ed. Philadelphia: Elsevier, 2005. P. 2514-2529. PHAC. Gonococcal infections. Canadian Guidelines on Sexually Transmitted Infections . 2008. Available at: ... Read more »
The Body

A New Super Villain: Gonorrhea?

...Campylobacter Bacteria (one of the most common causes of diarrheal illnesses in humans). One potential culprit to this phenomenon is the increase of antibiotic use in farm animals. Recently, "major increases in antibiotic-resistant bacterial... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Testing Rates of HIV-Infected Men: Low Despite Guidelines

...using multivariate Cox and logistic regression. Of 1,110 male participants, the rate of GC/CT testing upon clinic enrollment increased from 4.0 percent prior to 2003 to 16.5 afterwards, while the rate of ever being tested increased from 34.2... Read more »
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Dissapointed

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...anyone tell me how often someone might get maybe a triple, or even quadrouple infection from a single exposure??? Its looking increasingly like I got The Clap, and Syph from 2 minutes of a single exposure....so what are my chances of having got... Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick Read more »

stds from having your balls sucked/licked?

Posted by team1, 4 Replies
obviously in everything there is a chance? but is there a great chance of getting any STDs from getting your balls and shaft (not the head of the penis though) sucked?? thanks Read more »

Confused about symptoms...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...up at almost 6 months after exposure or do they usually happen within the first few weeks? 2. I know that having an STD will increase your chances of getting HIV, could that explain the reason the clap didn't go away until after I got a second... Read more »