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How Long Does The Clap Last

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how long can you have the clap

my husband cd4 count was 32 & vl was 55,000 so they say you can have hiv for years what about the clap he also had that to he is on atripla and doing much better now but not me please give me answer
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...after having developed very severe immune deficiency (a rationale for routine testing for anyone with any risk factors).The "clap" (aka gonorrhea) is different- the vast majority of men (though fewer women) are symptomatic when they have this... Read more »

Yay.it's Alabam gal again...begin clapping K? l.ol (SUSTIVA/ ATRIPLA SIDE EFFECTS, 2009)

Well finally after nearly 8 yrs of being HIV positive I'm starting on HIV meds tonight. I am scared... Read more »

New to Atripla (ATRIPLA SIDE EFFECTS, 2010)

Hi Dr. BobI was diagnosed with HIV back in 2004 and just started taking Atripla about a month ago. ... Read more »
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Posted by vbguy1818, 2 Replies
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Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
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Posted by dotman32, 6 Replies
...gotten some action. :-) Which actually is part of the reason I now find myself poz and here posting. I had a lot of sex along the way, and took some risks. I'm not all doom and gloom. I can rationalize I have a lot of life left in me.... Read more »

Dissapointed

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...someone might get maybe a triple, or even quadrouple infection from a single exposure??? Its looking increasingly like I got The Clap, and Syph from 2 minutes of a single exposure....so what are my chances of having got everything else as... Read more »