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Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

...infections in people with HIV. Abbott manufactures it. Why Do People With HIV Take Clarithromycin? Clarithromycin is used for mild or moderate bacterial infections. It works against several different bacteria, especially chlamydia, hemophilus and streptococcus. These bacteria can infect the skin, nose, throat, lungs and ears. Many germs live in our bodies or are common in our surroundings. A healthy immune system can fight them off or...
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Another One Of Those Scared Stiff

Dear Dr. Bob, first of all I'd like to thank you for providing a ton of information to those that are afraid or have HIV. You're a god send. You've made me feel more at ease with asking this question. Long story short, I have had both protected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...risk for acquiring STDs, including HIV. Guess you learned that lesson the hard way, eh? As it turns out, some STDs, such as chlamydia, are extremely easy to acquire, while others, such as HIV, are much less so (thankfully!)."HIV symptoms" are... Read more »

Chlamydia treatment

Can daily masturbation cure chlamydia?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nope! Only antibiotics can cure chlamydia, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't "burp the nephew" daily just for fun.Dr. Bob Read more »

Should I start treatment? Pros/cons of two suggested treatments

Dear Dr.I have been living with HIV for almost a year. I am sure I got infected last summer, and I have been monitoring my CD4/viral load level since January. I am currently living in the US, but I am not a resident and I may eventually need to go...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...positive for 3 years and this is the first time the cd4 has dropped below 350 and at the time of the bloodwork i was positive for chlamydia, besides that i am very healthy. What should i do? Sincerely, Leery of starting therapyResponse from Dr.... Read more »

My conclusions based on extensive research of the archives...

...is that my risks for infection are minimal, theoretical at best, for STI's like HIV, Chlamydia and Gonorrhea.SCENARIO: Exposed penis briefly in contact with exposed vagina through grinding - no penetration, mutual masturbation with no visible...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Congratulations! You get an A+ on your archival research project! I totally agree! Thanks for the Cliff Notes version of over a gazillion posts! Stay well!Dr. Bob Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia

...woman's risk of serious reproductive health complications, including infertility. Retesting should be encouraged three months after treatment of an initial infection. This is especially true if a woman does not know if her sex partner received... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Infection May Boost Cervical Cancer Risk

...Women who become infected with chlamydia appear to be at an increased risk of developing cervical cancer, according to European researchers. Dr. Keng-Ling Wallin of Karolinska Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...diseases clinic earlier this year to pick up her birth control pills. But a routine test revealed that the 20-year-old Lange had chlamydia. "She came in and had no complaints," says Peter Leone, M.D., the clinic's medical director, "and then... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Chlamydia

...Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Research Related Links Overview Chlamydia is a curable sexually transmitted infection (STI). You can get chlamydial infection during vaginal, oral, or... Read more »
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Am I infected?

Posted by Questioningone, 1 Reply
...rashes arent that visible anymore). She says it doesnt look like herpes, as no blisters have evolved. She suspects it could be Chlamydia and tells me to test me for that (which I did and it was negative, got the test result today, 19.11). I ask... Read more »

Help - HIV/Chlamydia Risk

Posted by Sharpie_H, 1 Reply
...acid). I also asked him for STD testing. I got tested 32 days after the sex acts and tested negative for HIV, Syphillis and Chlamydia. A week later I tested for Hepatitis A-B-C (since I had liver enzyme levels very high, except bilirubin) and... Read more »

window for STDs

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Does anyone know hoe long it would take for a STD to show up on your body ? like HEP or Warts ? ect... all these sexually transmitted diseases its been Read more »

Elisa Results are Conflicting!

Posted by BahamianQT, 2 Replies
...came up with symptoms of constant pain in the groin area. In mid-January I was tested for all STDs. My tests for gonorrhea and chlamydia were positive and I was treated for those as such. Approximately three weeks after this, I received my HIV... Read more »