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Lymphogranuloma Venereum Complications

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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 with 5 woman in my past. Prior to my engagement and meeting my fiance , I had a one time unprotected episode of oral and vaginal sex with a female. this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your support of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly appreciated.Be well.Dr. BobLymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV) January 4, 2008What Is LGV?LGV (Lymphogranuloma venereum) is a sexually transmitted... Read more »

How common is this STD?

Hello, I read on here about lymphogranuloma venereum desease. I am curious how easy this is to get... Read more »

LGV testing

Hi Dr Bob,I don't know if you are familiar with this rare std.. Lymphomgranuloma Venereum or LGV. ... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV)

... How Can LGV Be Prevented? Where Can I Get More Information? What Is LGV? LGV ( Lymphogranuloma venereum ) is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by three strains of the bacterium ... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Is HIV the Only Incurable Sexually Transmitted Disease?

... 8 HTLV-I Virus Yes 9 Yes No HTLV-II Virus Unknown No No Lice Parasite No No No LGV (Lymphogranuloma Venereum) Bacteria No No No Molluscum Virus No No No Scabies Parasite No No No ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC: Rare Infection a Risk to Gay, Bisexual Men in U.S.

...alerted US doctors and clinics to be prepared to diagnose and treat gay and bisexual men who could be infected with the rare STD Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV). CDC issued the warning following reports of a recent outbreak of the disease among... 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) Read more »
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More complications??

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
If you guys can please help asses my situation, it would be much appreciated. I only took 2 tests both were done the same day. 13 days post exposer I took a Rapid Antibody test, as well as a NAAT or DNA test. The Rapid came back negative, which I... Read more »

My exposure was a bit complicated, HELP!!

Posted by questions, 3 Replies
I am a gay guy and yesterday I had sex with a guy I met, I didn't suck him or anything, he sucked me though the only thing I did was fingering him in the anus, however after I pulled my finger out, and right after I did I saw blood coming out of... Read more »

Lymph Node Removal Complications

Posted by amandajeanbrown, 4 Replies
...I had a lymph node removed from my groin on May 6th, initially, I had no complications. The incision site looks great, no redness, no signs of infection. There is mild swelling directly under the incision, to Read more »

children

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Do children respond to hiv medication and live just as long as adults with hiv? Or do they have more complications? Read more »