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Hiv And Chlamydia Disparities

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Studies Show Racial Disparities in Health Care, Including Higher HIV/AIDS Mortality Rate Among Blacks

CDC in the Jan. 14 issue of its Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report published several studies addressing racial disparities in health care, including higher rates of death from HIV/AIDS-related causes among African Americans compared with... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Gonorrhea Rate Drops to Record Low; Increases Seen in Number of Chlamydia, Syphilis Cases, CDC Report Says

Gonorrhea prevalence in the United States dropped nearly 5% between 2002 and 2003, falling to a record low of 116.2 cases of the sexually transmitted disease per 100,000 people, according to CDC 's "2003 STD Surveillance Report ," which was released... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Understanding Disparities in HIV Infection Between Black and White MSM in the United States

The investigators sought to evaluate several hypotheses for HIV infection disparities between white and black men who have sex with men, including incarceration, partner HIV status, circumcision, sexual networks, and duration of infectiousness. The... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Disparate

afternun:I just got tested for kHIV together with my patner last week and it was found that she is positive whilest i am negative. i need to be there by her side (Give Her Maximum Support). I dont no/ really have information on how can we leave a...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi,Thank you for staying by her side. My husband is negative and am so blessed to have him in my life.You can have a very happy and healthy life together. The most important things is for her to get in with an HIV specialist for both treatment and... Read more »

chlamydia and hiv

Hi doc. Mark.As I read, the discharge of chlamydia (in appearance clear or milky)is highly infectious for the chlamydia. But is it also infectious for hiv (if the person with the chlamydia is also hiv-infected)And HOW infectious is it for hiv...
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
Genital secretions can have both organisms in them. HIV viral load is generally about 10 times less in genital secretions than in blood.... Read more »

Testing, risk, and treatment "CHLAMYDIA + HIV (?)"

I just found out i have chlamydia and took the medicine this evening, soon i will be free from it, however i am awaiting the three month marker to get tested for hiv. My question is... i had sex with 2 people unprotected, one who was drunk so...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Because your sex partner came in you (multiple times), we'd consider this to be high risk. This is just risk though, if you got HIV all depends on if your partner was infected in the first place, how rough the sex was,... Read more »

HIV & chlamydia

Can I have HIV & chlamyida at the same time? ...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,It's definitely possible to have both of these at the same time. Mostly, because they're transmitted in the same way (through fluid, during unprotected oral, anal, or vaginal sex).If you're concerned that you... Read more »
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Chlamydia/HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Had a recent HIV exposure early hours 2 weeks ago (a Saturday morning) and went to an ER on Sunday evening. They refused to give me PEP (it was unprotected vaginal). A culture was done to check for STDS (Urethral Swab) and it came back +ve for... Read more »

HLTV testing, and others? -- Also Chlamydia/HIV?

Posted by SoStupid, 2 Replies
Hello again everyone. It's late and I'm once again speculating about all the horrible things that I could have.

My question is simple though -- does anyone know how to go about testing for HPV (gen. warts -- read that you can get tested for them),... Read more »

shaving risk Chlamydia yes ...HIV pending?

Posted by change33, 1 Reply
I had 2 partners over Dec/Jan IN A NUTSHELL my lady friend and I were tested NOV 15 and we were both negative. We engaged in sex with no condom. her last interaction was 5months prior I had no visible complications we had sex Dec 14th. I had another... Read more »

Help - HIV/Chlamydia Risk

Posted by Sharpie_H, 1 Reply
Hello everyone,

Last June 4, while traveling, I decided that I would try other sexual experiences (anal sex) and got into contact with a male prostitute. Long story short, there was some roleplay on his part, some very light biting (no blood... Read more »