Symptoms Of Gonorrhea In Gay Men

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Women and HIV/AIDS

...vaginosis Common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), such as gonorrhea, Chlamydia, andtrichomoniasis Genital herpes Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) Although little conclusive research is available on HIV and menstruation, many HIV+ women report abnormal menstrual periods. Somehave excessive bleeding while others stop menstruating altogether. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an STD that causes 99% of cervical cancer...
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Unprotected oral by POZ man days after finishing antibiotics for chalmydia

Dr. Bob, I love this site and all you do. I searched the archives but didn't see my question, so here goes...Back on July 4th weekend, I went to a pool party (all gay men). After several drinks and a day of skinny dipping, things started to get a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I concur completely with the advice you received from your doctor!Dr. Bob Read more »

health risks of sex with gay men

Other than HIV, Hep, Syphilis and Gonorrhea what are the health risks of sex with gay men? Also, other than these, what are the health risks of the gay man?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...There are other STDs that you could get, such as chlamydia, genital warts (condyloma)and chancroid. The health risks of the gayman are the same as those already listed. Read more »

Gay HIV+ partner has bareback sex with other HIV+ people

Hi, I'm in an open gay relationship with my HIV+ partner whereas i am HIV-. We always have protected anal sex (oral unprotected)My partner continues to have unprotected sex with other positive guys even though i have stressed that this is bad. Can...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Finally, you should never be concerned about leveling with your doctor. He's on your side. He's there to help you, not pass judgment on indiscretions! Good luck. Dr. Bob poz to poz sex,guy prefers no condoms (POZ ON POZ BAREBACK) Jun 11, 2008 I... Read more »

90s seroconversion rates

There's been a lot of talk lately about gay men seroconverting at increasing rates in the 90s. But there don't seem to be many published studies documenting this. Do you know of any unpublished studies that do or don't confirm that gay men are...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. Anecdotally, there are reports of HIV onceagain increasing among Gaymen, especially young Gaymen. Unfortunately, thereis not a lot of direct evidence thus far to verify this. This is because manyplaces Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Barebacking in the Gay Community

...The term barebacking generally refers to gaymen engaging in unprotected anal intercourse. Barebacking has both its benefits and its drawbacks: The benefits of barebacking: Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Should Gay Men Be Allowed to Donate Blood?

...redress is unusual, his experience is familiar to any gayman who has tried to participate in a volunteer blood drive. Advertisement Gaymen, in all practical senses, are prohibited from donating blood in the United States because of a... Read more »

"The Clap" Is Becoming the Applause!

...eyes) hard to treat. "The current drugs of choice, ceftriaxone and cefixime, are still very effective," Ison said in a statement, "but there are signs that resistance particularly to cefixime is emerging and soon these drugs may not be a good... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Health Concerns for Gay Men

...problems, regardless of sexual orientation. The following article will discuss the more common health problems found among gaymen. For simplicity's sake, I will use the word "gay" here to represent both homosexual and bisexual men. I will also... Read more »
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