How Do I Avoid Lymphogranuloma Venereum
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Lymphogranuloma Venereum Outbreak in Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM) in Belgium, January 2004 to July 2005Following an alert from the Netherlands in January 2004, health experts discovered an outbreak of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) in men who have sex with men (MSM) in Antwerp in 2004. ESSTI ALERT, a surveillance system that monitors sexually... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,You had a one-time unprotected nookie in 2007. Since then you've had 18 negative HIV-antibody tests out to 2.3 years plus an undetectable quantitative HIV plasma RNA PCR viral load at 10 weeks. Exactly what part of "HIV negative"... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Latex condoms are impermeable to particles the size of STD germs, including Lymphogranuloma venereum, a rare type of Chlamydia. That we know from laboratory studies. What we do not know is whether the questioner you quoted used a latex condom... Read more »
University of Miami School of MedicineLymphogranuloma venereum is a previously rare STD, which has recently been reported to be increasingly found in some European countries, and 2 cases have been reported in New York City. Because it is uncommon, many doctors may not have experience... Read more »
Member, City of NY Bar Association Committee on AIDSDear Writer,Thank you for the question. You correctly state that in 2010 the US government lifted the "ban" on HIV positive persons visiting the United States. Effective January 2010, The Department of Homeland Security ruled that a... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyim still waiting 3 month's to get tested, by the time the date comes i will be starting highschool, how can i avoid passing the virus to my friends and classmates in school?
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI live in a state that has mandatory HIV reporting.
My question is this,
Although the state where I live currently offers anonymous testing, to get treatment the test must be confidential. As a result of this requirement the result of the test, if... Read more »
Posted by Choosing2Liv, 5 RepliesI really appreciate reading so many of your posts that give hope and receiving encouraging messages from some of you who are going through many of things that I have or will go through.
Recently, I received a message from Mike that reminded me that... Read more »
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