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Penile Discharge And Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


...testicles that may lead to infertility if left untreated. Gonorrhea can spread to the blood or joints. This condition can be life threatening. In addition, people with gonorrhea can more easily contract HIV, the virus that causes AIDS. HIV-infected people with gonorrhea can transmit HIV more easily to someone else than if they did not have gonorrhea. How does gonorrhea affect a pregnant woman and her baby? If a pregnant woman has...
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pcr test reliability at around six months

Hi doc. I would just like to start off by saying i think it is incredible that you guys have this website and valuable life changing information available to people who desperately need it. I ask that if there is anyway you could please answer my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. To briefly answer your questions:1.No, that is not possible.2.In essence, this is exactly Read more »

Desperate Incurable NGU, Please Help.

Hi Dr. Bob,This is the 2nd time I am writing to you and hope you find time to answer my medical question. I understand that you have tons of mails to go thru. But hope you can help.Here goes... 7 weeks ago, I felt pain during urination and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...evaluation.3.If your sexual adventures were "protected" that means a latex condom was used properly and did not fail then your risk of HIV would be essentially nonexistent.4.It's a "swab," not a "swap!"Good luck!Dr. Bob Read more »

HIV status vs Ghonorrea & Clamidia

I had unprotected anal intercourse 8 days ago. 4 days after that, I have mild pain with urination and discharge from my penis. Then I got a positive test for ghonorrea & clamidia and received a treatment. This was the first time I had any STD. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,As you found out, unprotected anal sex definitely places you at risk for STDs, including HIV. Is there anything you can do NOW to reduce the chance of being infected with HIV? Aside from not having any further episodes Read more »

HIV+ with gonorrhea

I am HIV positive, with T cells around 250. I have had white discharge from my penis for around 10 days, and more recently some blood when obtaining an erection. I am currently working in a small village in a developing country, where there is only...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...cause/contribute to infertility, and it is painful and usually accompanied by fever. Treatment of gonorrhea is the same whether you're HIV+ or not.Getting an STD is prima facie evidence of unsafe sex. Not only can you give HIV to someone else,... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...Subpopulation Estimates from the HIV Incidence Surveillance System -- United States, 2006. MMWR . 2008; 57(36):985-989. HIV and AIDS Diagnoses 4 and Deaths At some point in life, 1 in 36 Hispanic/Latino men will be diagnosed with... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
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What can this be?

Posted by bake23, 2 Replies
...masturbating afterwards with my hands. Could it just be an allergic reaction to the condom? I know it's a low exposure for HIV, but what are the chances of catching chlamydia or gonorrhea? Read more »

WONDERING.. Doctors not answering

Posted by Allen, 3 Replies
...was wondering if male can also have UTI.. and so I was tested form chlamydia and gonorrhea.. took the pills and still having discharge from penis. What could it be? Read more »

how do u diagnost penile discharge?

Posted by team1, 1 Reply
i had a recent urine test that showed no presence of white blood cells -> no bacteria (does this also mean i have no bacteria there? ruling out also NSU/NGU?) ive tested - for chlam/gonnor. but i still feel a slight tingling when i urinate.... Read more »

Low risk? what STD am I facing?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies, what diagnostic tests should I take? I am now at a stage where alongwith everything else I want to take the PCR test for hiv as well, since if I can have one std, I could as well have hiv too. Please advise. Read more »