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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,
What are the common sexually tranmitted parasites that get into your blood stream, and what ones are common in ASIA.

Thanks Ted

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Endolimax nana and Entamoeba coli parasites

Posted by Bensf, 1 Reply
After many years of travel to foreign countries I decided to get tested for intestinal parasites. It was found that I have Endolimax nana and Entamoeba coli, which are both considered non-disease causing organisms, by the CDC. However, some... Read more »

A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor.

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STD testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How long do I have to wait to test for other STD's besides HIV?

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STD question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hey does anyone know if a guy can get a STD (not HIV) from receiving unprotected oral sex. How about woman licking the guy's anal? Can the guy get a STD that way? Read more »
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Parasites

Hello. I have been poz since 99 and I am doing very well. However I have had parasite infections. I am currently on Yodoxin. Is this treatment harmful? Do parasites pose a health threat to someone living with HIV?Thanks. ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your question.Yodoxin is a medication used to treat certain types of parasitic infections. So long as you don't need to take the medication forever (or for longer than a month), I wouldn't be too concerned about the... Read more »

parasite

Ive been hiv and healthy for yrs but 6 months ago i got a parasite (giardia) and it wont go away.. ive been on medicationfor it but they cant seem to kill it.Obviously i cant take my HIV meds due to my sensitive stomach and im starting to get...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Rob,You've been off your HIV meds for six months due to Giardia and you ask if I have any advice? Yep, I certainly do. I'd suggest you find a more competent HIV specialist! Six months is way too long to be dealing with this problem (and... Read more »

Parasites

what is the best way to get rid of thc worms and parasites in your brain do a line of cocaine or try to stick with worm wood tinctures and stuff like that i had trouble with some of my friends wanting my body parts so i went out and got a disease...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Worms and parasites in your brain??? Friends wanting your body parts??? Friends think you are a clone of JFK??? Voices in your head??? Invega is a medication to treat schizophrenia. There can be no doubt from your post that you need it!This is... Read more »

H-pylori - parasite?

Is H-pylori a parasite? Does treatment for H-pylori "Heliclear" kill off any parasites anyway?...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Heliclear contains a combination of three medicines, lansoprazole (a proton pump inhibitor), amoxicillin and clarithromycin (both antibiotics). It is specifically designed to treat infections of th stomach cause by a bacteria, Helicobacter pylori.... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Parasitic Worm Infection Can Increase Susceptibility to HIV, Study Finds

People infected with parasitic worms that cause schistosomiasis might be more susceptible to HIV and more likely to transmit the virus, according to a study published Tuesday in PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases , Reuters reports. According to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Map Genes of Parasite That Increases Risk for Women to Contract HIV, Study Says

Researchers from the U.S. and United Kingdom might have mapped the genetic code of the parasite Trichomonas vaginalis , which causes millions of sexually transmitted infections annually and increases women's risk of contracting HIV, according to a... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Mass Treatment for Curable STDs Has Mixed Results, Study Finds: Some STD Rates Fall, But HIV Incidence Remains Unchanged

Community-wide treatment of curable sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) reduced STD rates, and improved pregnancy outcomes, but did not reduce new HIV infections, in a recent study supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Routine Brief Risk-Reduction Counseling With Biannual STD Testing Reduces STD Incidence Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in Care

The researchers evaluated whether routine, twice-yearly STD testing, together with brief risk-reduction counseling, reduces STD incidence and high-risk behaviors. The SUN study is a prospective, observational HIV cohort study carried out in four US... Read more »