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Lymphogranuloma Venereum Prevention

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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 Outbreak in Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM) in Belgium, January 2004 to July 2005

Following an alert from the Netherlands in January 2004, health experts discovered an outbreak of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) in men who have sex with men (MSM) in Antwerp in 2004. ESSTI ALERT, a surveillance system that monitors sexually... 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 »
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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....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You had a one-time unprotected nookie in 2007. Since then you've had 18 negative HIV-antibody tests out to 2.3 years plus an undetectable quantitative HIV plasma RNA PCR viral load at 10 weeks. Exactly what part of "HIV negative"... 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 »

Lymphogranuloma and Depression

For many years even before my HIV diagnosis i fought with depression. So far no medication worked very well for very long for the depression and i am not on any hiv medication. Both are untreated at the moment. Life circumstances brought...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Lymphogranuloma venereum is a previously rare STD, which has recently been reported to be increasingly found in some European countries, and 2 cases have been reported in New York City. Because it is uncommon, many doctors may not have experience... Read more »

Increased risk for other cancers after Hodgkin's-- Can I do anything to prevent this?

Dear Dr. Dezube,I read your response to a reader's March 31 question in which you answered that the predisposition to other cancers after Hodgkin's disease is a result of the ability of Hodgkin's disease to impair the immune system....
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Your question is a very valid one. You want to know why you would be at increased risk for other cancers when your CD4 cell count is so robust. ALL patients with Hodgkin's disease are at increased risk for cancer whether they are HIV positive... Read more »
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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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Director of Prevention Services

Posted by Anonymous
Union Positiva

Director of Prevention Services

The Deputy Director for Prevention Services is responsible for the overall operations of the prevention programs in the agency including counseling and testing, street outreach and prevention case... Read more »

HIV Prevention Job Oppotunities In LA

Posted by Anonymous
Entry level HIV Prevention job opportunities in Los Angeles. Seeking energetic individuals for outreach workers and prevention case managers.

Please visit www.thewallasmemorias.org

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Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
U.S. President George Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work!
Who is informing the president on HIV and AIDS?

Failure of the American president to recognize the need to promote condoms has not only undermined over two decades of HIV prevention... Read more »