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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay men. However, as the years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are...
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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 »

HIV+ Gay Partner

Hi Doctor:This is a very resourceful site for HIV info, thank you doc! But, still am worried and hope you dont mind to give better advise.I sent a couple of questions a a few days ago before thanksgiving. But, didn't see my answer posted here today,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...is most effective when begun immediately after an exposure. If more than 72 hours have elapsed since an exposure, as in your case, PEP is no longer recommended. Are you under the care of an HIV specialist? I recommend an HIV specialist be... Read more »

3RD TIME I ASK, WARTS AND HIV!

Hi Doctor,Please answer me, I'm going crazy. I see that you answer a lot of questions but not mine, I know you're overwhelmed but I just need your expertise opinion. Two years ago I had a wart on my hand that was cut off and removed. On April 11th I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Recurrences of warts are extremely common. The vast majority of these recurrences have absolutely nothing to do with HIV (as in your case).My advice is simple:1.Accept the fact you are HIV negative.2.Continue to have your warts treated.3.Have the... Read more »

LGV testing

Hi Dr Bob,I don't know if you are familiar with this rare std.. Lymphomgranuloma Venereum or LGV. It seems to have similar symptoms of HIV.. I tested negative for HIV out to 6mos and have tested negative for other stds as weel. Can LGV be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Thanks for your post. LGV (lymphogranuloma venereum) has been relatively uncommon in industrialized nations, aside from some cases reported from the Netherlands and the United Kingdom. However, in February the CDC did report six cases in the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anonymous Prescriptions for STDs Could Get Committee Support Next Month

...committee postponed an official vote of the bill and agreed to discuss it again at their November meeting. In the past five years, cases of chlamydia and gonorrhea have risen significantly in Utah, especially among residents ages 15 to 24,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rise in Chlamydia Cases Overwhelms Fort Wayne, Indiana Clinic

...A spike in diagnosed chlamydia cases has strained the Allen County, Ind., health department's two-nurse clinic that treats people with STDs. "Our STD Clinic is turning Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Illinois: STD Report Reveals Disturbing Numbers

...Will Wong, medical director of the STD/HIV program for the Chicago Department of Public Health (CDPH). "In terms of numbers of cases and case rates that were presented in the report, the state of Illinois has remained pretty steady over the past... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Wiped Out in 20 Years

...Chlamydia is the most common STD in Australia. During the last decade, rates of the infection have skyrocketed from around 9,000 cases in 1997 to more than 52,000 in 2007. Reported infections increased 9 percent from 2006 to last year, though... Read more »
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What about other std's?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm just wondering about hiv in relation to other std's. If someone was afraid that they may have been exposed to hiv but contracted no other std's should they be less worried? Is hiv the least common of all the std's? Perhaps people should start... Read more »

LGV Chlamydia

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...Chlamydia, " this sexually transmitted disease has caused an outbreak in Europe, where some countries have confirmed dozens of cases. Diagnoses confirmed by US health officials still are low, just 27 since they warned a year ago that the strain... Read more »

A little concerned!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...screening triage nurse and told him of my adventure. He said there is no need for HIV testing and he didn't think I would get chlamydia from what I had desribed, however he would take a urine sample for chlamydia just to make sure. The results... Read more »

Exposed to a POZ man, 15 days later...

Posted by Panicman, 2 Replies
...been over two weeks since the encounter and as it stands right now I'm still ok. I went to get an STD test done. Gonoreha, Chlamydia, and Syphilis. The Gonoreha and Chlamydia test came back negative, very happy about that. They told me it would... Read more »