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Is Chlamydia In The Blood?

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Got Chlamydia, could I have gotten HIV too?

Dear Dr. Robert,I am a Greek 30 year old not-virgin-anymore, and I am scared. Two weeks ago I had sex (for the first time) with a high-class escort (those ladies who do a lot of stuff for a lot of money). We had protected sex, I didn't performed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...like chlamydia, for instance, are much, much easier to acquire than HIV. It is true that having chlamydia could attract white blood cells to the site of infection and thereby increase the risk for concurrent HIV transmission. I would recommend... Read more »

Other STDs Affect HIV Test

Doctor Bob,You are a legend -Just a quickie - Can having another more common STD like Chlamydia,... Read more »

JhonneedHelp

5 month ago my condom broke when I was penetrating a sex worker. Few minutes later i started to... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Azithromycin (Zithromax)

...Azithromycin? Azithromycin 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, and lungs. They can... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

...interactions. Clarithromycin probably interacts with all of the non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors (NNRTIs), some blood thinners, heart medications, seizure medications, and other antibiotics. Be sure your health care provider knows... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...urine test for men; urine tests or vaginal swabs for women; throat and/or anal swabs in people having oral and/or anal sex Chlamydia urine test or vaginal swab Hepatitis tests (See fact sheet 506 ): Tests look for hepatitis antibodies... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Chlamydia Remains Top STD in Rockland

...showed hepatitis C was second on the list of communicable diseases. Last year, 296 Rockland residents were diagnosed with the blood-borne infection. Hepatitis B was in fourth place with 151 cases, following Lyme disease with 273 cases recorded. ... Read more »
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chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...It seems there's a lot of confusion about test procedures for chlamydia. The best way to test is by taking a swab and/or urine test. Blood test may or maynot pick up chlamydia and there seems to be Read more »

HLTV testing, and others? -- Also Chlamydia/HIV?

Posted by SoStupid, 2 Replies
... Herpes, Genital Warts, HIV, and HLTV are all incurable... so how can you test for the 3 other than HIV? Also -- if I have chlamydia (99.9% sure I do, have a clear discharge only when urinating) -- how much greater is my risk for contracting... Read more »

To Cougar....Chlamydia causing symptoms??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Cougar - I read in your earlier post that your doctor explained some of your symptoms as chlamydia-related. I am very interested to hear about your experience and more about what your doctor said. I contracted chlamydia/urethritis Read more »

nosebleeds

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...tested for hiv. i have not really had any symptoms, maybe a bit of flu for a day or so but have had 2 minor nosebleeds recently. blood was not flowing but there was blood in my nostril etc and i have never really encountered this before. Are... Read more »