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Lgv Diagnosis

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UK Male. Recent HIV/LGV diagnosis. CD4 and viral load..

Hi.First off, thank god for this site - have been able to get a lot of good information here...I recently tested postive for HIV/LGV (I am sure I contracted in late 2005, due to severe illness 7 months ago). My CD4 is 280 and viral load is at...
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
1. We don't have a lot of data with LGV, but other infections do increase blood HIV viral load levels.2. No.3. It could affect and activate your immune system, but there is not a lot of published data to confirm.4. Most likely your CD4 count... Read more »

LGV positve

After recently going. to the G.I. doctor because of a bout of rectal bleeding that would not stop,... Read more »

College guy that just donated to the foundation. Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV, 2010)

Good evening Dr. Bob,I am a heterosexual male in my mid 20's and now engaged. I have only been... Read more »
Articles
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Warning as Sex Disease Reaches United Kingdom

Twenty-four Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) cases among gay men have been confirmed in England since October, when the Health Protection Agency set up an enhanced LGV surveillance system. London now joins a growing number of major cities where the... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

Please help expert medical advice needed

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Could Lymphogranuloma venereum(LGV) create a false negative Elisa and Determine(Abbott) test.


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more bad news

Posted by GPPG, 4 Replies
I was having mild PN like problems of late. My neurologist had ordered a spine MRI. The results were back today. Seems there were signs of motor nerve damage and some bulge.
Looks like I am having at least some immuno problems. Don't know what the... Read more »