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LGV positve

After recently going. to the G.I. doctor because of a bout of rectal bleeding that would not stop, I found out that I had LGV. I was diagnosed with HIV in 2007 and started on treatment right away. I always found that I was having gastrointestinal...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The standard treatment for diagnosed LGV is 21 days of doxycycline 100 mg BID-there are few decent alternatives. The cure rate is not 100% so sometimes therapy has to be repeated or an alternative treatment considered. Since diagnosis is often... Read more »

LGV

I was treated for LGV for 3 weeks, and the only symtom that remains is the ulcer, I wonder is this... Read more »

LGV (lymphogranuloma venereum) Please answer

Hi Doctor,While reading the archive, I came across a post about LGV (lymphogranuloma venereum). The... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV)

What Is LGV? How Common Is LGV? How Do People Get LGV? What Are the Signs and Symptoms? How Is LGV Diagnosed? What Is the Treatment for LGV? ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV)

Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a systemic, sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by a type of Chlamydia trachomatis (serovars L1, L2, or L3) that rarely occurs in the United States and other industrialized countries. However, The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Health Agency Finds 22 Cases of Rare Sexually Transmitted Infection, LGV

In the last 17 months, 22 cases of the rare STD lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) have been diagnosed in Canada, the Public Health Agency of Canada (PHAC) reported Tuesday. Until recently, LGV was rare in developed nations, and Canadian public health... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Tropical Sex Disease Surfaces in Toronto

Health officials in Toronto have recently recorded cases of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV), an STD caused by a strain of the chlamydia family, and generally seen only in the tropics of Africa, South America, Asia, and the Caribbean. Since the city... Read more »
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How would LGV(clamydia) effect an elisa test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've been diagnosed as having Lymphogranuloma venerum or LGV a tipe of clamydia. Apparently this can effect Elisa tests does any one know in which way False Poitive? or Negative.


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LGV Chlamydia

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
I thought this news item in todays INQUIRER was of some interest to us gay men. Its about a "bad strain of chlamydia not usually seen in this country". It "appears to be spreading among gay and bisexual men possibly increasing their chances of... Read more »

Please help expert medical advice needed

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Could Lymphogranuloma venereum(LGV) create a false negative Elisa and Determine(Abbott) test.


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more bad news

Posted by GPPG, 4 Replies
I was having mild PN like problems of late. My neurologist had ordered a spine MRI. The results were back today. Seems there were signs of motor nerve damage and some bulge.
Looks like I am having at least some immuno problems. Don't know what the... Read more »