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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 »
Ask the Experts

LGV

I was treated for LGV for 3 weeks, and the only symtom that remains is the ulcer, I wonder is this is due to my number of CD, I have an appointment with the rectalproctologist in ten days. I believe this is a question of low defenses. Thank you....
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
You should be on antibiotics and the colon rectal doctor should clean up the ulcer and treat it. It amazes me how many people do not about LGV!Here is more info: <a href="http://www.cdc.gov/std/lgv/stdfact-lgv.htm"... Read more »

LGV (lymphogranuloma venereum) Please answer

Hi Doctor,While reading the archive, I came across a post about LGV (lymphogranuloma venereum). The post is located at URL http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Current/Q163965.htmltitled and dated respectively Experiencing symptoms? Read This!...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Latex condoms are impermeable to particles the size of STD germs, including Lymphogranuloma venereum, a rare type of Chlamydia. That we know from laboratory studies. What we do not know is whether the questioner you quoted used a latex condom... 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
Hello,Yes, I'm familiar with rare STDs, including LGV. (After all, I am the cyber sexpert around here, right?) I'll repost some information from the archives that addresses this topic.Dr. BobLymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV) June 19, 2006... Read more »

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 »
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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 »

HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV Highly Contagious Before Symptoms Show: Study
Reuters Health
10.18.01

HIV may be highly transmissible before an infected person experiences its first, flu-like symptoms, and before HIV tests can detect the virus, researchers reported last week.... Read more »

ayuda , parece seguro que me contagie

Posted by marche, 5 Replies
no se si alguien me puede ayudar, tuve relaciones con una persona desconocida y tuve el problema de rotura de preservativo porque talvez lo dao la mujer con sus uas al colocarlo, nose , pero , despues de dos semanas se me inflamaron mis parotidas ,... Read more »