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Is Mono A Std

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...link between STDs and HIV infection? How can STD treatment slow the spread of HIV infection? What are the implications for HIV prevention? Where can I get more information? References Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be an effective tool in preventing the spread of HIV , the virus that causes AIDS. An understanding of the relationship between STDs and HIV infection can help in the development...
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Question about testing.

Dr. McGowan,If you saw a patient and saw a certain constellation of symptoms that you really felt were caused by HIV, yet the patient tested negative even out to 6 1/2 years past possible infection, what would you do?I mean do you ever try a biopsy...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
I would agree that HIV is not the cause. The symptoms of lipodystrophy with a growing stomach and thinning face, etc that you describe are not caused by HIV alone...these symptoms were seen with HIV when it was under treatment with some of the... Read more »

cocaine and testing

Hey Dr. Frascino,Please, please, please help me!!! I feel like I'm am so sick at this point that I'm dying. I'll try to stay to facts and make this as short as possible. I have been doing cocaine for the last 6 months or so probably on average of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope, you are not dying, even though you may feel like it.Your HIV risk is very low.Your "strange symptoms" are not suggestive of or worrisome for HIV disease. However, they are quite classic for anxiety. Your negative HIV tests out to nine weeks... Read more »

Have symptoms. Some STDs detected. I'm I higher risk?

DoctorI had sex with a working girl and condome broke. I did not find it out till I took it out. 3-5 days after I began to feel fever and fatique, thore throat. Went to STD clinic and they found infectious mono and gave me pills. Fever stoped,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...chlamydia, not clamidia; disease, not desease; tongue, not tounge and advise, not advice. Next, a science lesson: infectious mono is NOT caused by acute HIV infection. (It's caused by Epstein Barr virus.)Finally, my advice:1.Your risk of... Read more »

Could I have been misdiagnosed with mono?

In 1998 I had recently returned from Great Britain when I became extremely ill. I was extremely fatigued, had a fever and vomiting, as well as jaundice, irregular vaginal bleeding and swelling of the liver for more than a month. I went to the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Infectious mononucleosis is diagnosed through specific testing. I'm not in a position to tell you whether or not you were misdiagnosed; any questions Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cook County, Ill., Ranks High in Sexually Transmitted Disease: STD Treatment Costs U.S. Health Care System $16.4 Billion a Year

...than half the people who should be screened receive the recommended STD tests, CDC said. If left undiagnosed and untreated, STDs raise the risk of HIV infection. The report found large racial disparities in STD rates, reflecting a range of... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

How Do You Talk To Your Partners About HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

...There is no easy answer concerning how to talk to a partner about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many people find it easy tohave sex, they find it extremely difficult to talk about it. So how does onebegin? The Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Diagnoses and Mental Health Disparities Among Women Who Have Sex With Women Screened at an Urban Community Health Center, Boston, Mass., 2007

...have sex with men only (WSM)," the authors wrote. However, there is limited research on these indicators in conjunction with STDs and WSW sexual health. From July to December 2007, a retrospective chart review was performed on all female... Read more »
U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) -- Overview

... What Is a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)? How Many People Have STDs? How Do You Get an STD? What Are the Symptoms of STDs? How Do You Get Tested for STDs? Read more »
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One foolish night...

Posted by Pushn40, 3 Replies
...throat and fever, in which my left tonsil only became swollen and completely white. I went to the doctor and he suspected either Mono or Strep and put me on antibiotics (I told the doctor of my ill-fated trist so he'd have the best info... Read more »

Mono?

Posted by Anonymous
...because they have all the symptoms, but still test negative to many STD's including HIV. You know, ARS is said to be similiar to mono. Perhaps in many cases, people really do have mono. I know in the United States, many people are not exposed to... Read more »

Tset 1 year

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...june on the 14th of 2004. She may have cut me but i cant remember but i became very sick after with something that resembled mono.I had all std tests neg and mono neg. I had burning urination (folliculitis which i still have 1 year later) post... Read more »

to jocko-j

Posted by Anonymous
...other std? Have you looked for a reason to the symptoms you had? I saw in the internet (don't remember where exactly) that mono is considered as another std. IS it true? thanks and best of luck Read more »