Is Uti Medication The Same As Gonorrhea

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance, 2006. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, November 2007. Hook EW III and Handsfield HH. Gonococcal infections in the adult. In: K. Holmes, P. Sparling, P. Markh et al (eds). Sexually Transmitted Diseases , 3rd Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999, 451-466. Weinstock H, Berman S, Cates W. Sexually...
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Caught UTI :-(

Hello Doc Thanks for this wonderful forum. I really admire your work and just love how cool you are with everything in life. I wish i was the same! My problem starts here. I had one sexual encounter with a WL when i was single almost 2 years ago ....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey Admirer,Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common ailments and can be caused by a variety of pathogens. You should be evaluated by your doctor to ascertain Read more »

Resistance due to acute infections during first month of therapy

Shortly after starting HAART, before the VL is fully suppressed, if one were to catch an infection such as cold or urinary tract infection would that risk developing drug resistance even if the adherence is perfect because of the viral load spike...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
That's a great question. We don't exactly know the answer. I think it is unlikely though. Read more »


I been on HIV meds for about 4 years now.I have noticed that i have been frequent UTIs and my doctor does not think that it is because of my meds. I am on Norvir, Combivir, and Reyataz. We ran so many tests and i have had countless CT scans done...
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

...multiple potential explanations for your problem; but the most important question to answer is: are you really having recurrent urinary tract infections? 0r are you just developing bacteria in your urine (asymptomatic bacteriuria). Both of these... Read more »

What is gonorrhea? Is it curable?

If your partner has had Gonorrhea and has been treated, does it re-occur (like herpes), or gone for good after treatment? I don't know that much about the disease. Please help.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...gonorrhea closely resemble those of other STDs (such as chlamydia or NSU/NGU). In addition, gonococcal symptoms also resemble those of urinary tract infections and other types of bacterial infections. These tests usually involve taking a swab... Read more »
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Echinacea a time. What Are the Benefits of Echinacea? The major use of echinacea is to treat colds and flu. It is also used for urinary tract infections, skin wounds that aren't healing well, and skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema. ... Read more »

Starting Anti-HIV Medications

...develop an AIDS-defining illness (an illness that is very unusual in someone who is not HIV positive). Antiretroviral: a medication that interferes with replication of retroviruses. HIV is a retrovirus. CD4 count: CD4 cells, also called T... Read more »
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Combination Medications

... What Are Combination Medications? What Are PK Boosters? Combinations of Reverse Transcriptase Inhibitors ("Nukes") Combinations of a Non-Nucleoside Read more »
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Medical Appointments

...trouble concentrating, stomach problems or emotional issues like anxiety. New or increasing side effects or reactions to your medications. Again, for how long? How serious are they? Medication compliance: How well you've been taking your... Read more »
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