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Gonorrhea Effect On Hiv Test Result

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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 »

Nicotine's effect on HIV ELISA test (SMOKING AND HIV TEST RESULTS, 2011)

Hello, Dr. Frascino -Does smoking (cigarettes) have any effect on HIV testing? Also, does it affect... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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

Noting that gonorrhea (GC) and chlamydia (CT) screening for HIV-infected men "may decrease HIV transmission and reduce the incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease in female partners," the study authors determined GC/CT testing rates in a clinical... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Gonorrhea

Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Research Related Links Overview Gonorrhea is a curable sexually transmitted infection (STI). It is the second most commonly reported bacterial STI in... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Ontario Researchers Look at Gonorrhea in the Throat

Infection with bacteria called N. gonorrhoeae is a problem among sexually active people, including men who have sex with men (MSM). Moreover, because gonorrhea can cause inflammation in the wet tissues of the genitals, rectum and throat, this... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Increases in Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Among Men Who Have Sex With Men -- United States, 2003, and Revised Recommendations for Gonorrhea Treatment, 2004

In the United States, an estimated 700,000-800,000 persons are infected with Neisseria gonorrhoeae each year. 1 , 2 Since 1993, CDC has recommended use of fluoroquinolones (i.e., ciprofloxacin, ofloxacin, or levofloxacin) for gonorrhea... Read more »
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Test results to HIV and HCV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
In a suicide attempt, a 27-year-old man injected himself in the brachial vein with 0.1 ml of blood that he had obtained, using the same insulin syringe, from a drug addict seropositive for HIV and HCV. Thirteen days after the injection, the man had... Read more »

Test results are in....please look!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I finally got my results for my Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphillis tests. My gonorrhea test is negative, and my syphillis test is negative. But my chlamydia test came back as "out of range." What does that mean? Someone please help me. The... Read more »

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 »