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Syphilis And Gonorrhea

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: HIV Risk Higher for Teens Who Had Syphilis, Gonorrhea

A quarter of new HIV cases in Philadelphia are teens and young adults -- the primary target of the city's new STD prevention campaign. Among local high school students, 64 percent reported being sexually active; 15 percent disclosed sexual debut... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Table: Gonorrhea and Syphilis Rates by City

Gonorrhea Rate by City    Syphilis Rate by City No. City Cases Rate per 100,000 Population   No. City Cases Rate per 100,000 Population  1. Baltimore, Md. 6,124 948.6   1. Indianapolis, In. 407... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

National Syphilis Rate Up Fourth Consecutive Year in 2004, Gonorrhea Rate Reached Record Low, CDC Report Says

The national rate of syphilis increased for the fourth consecutive year in 2004, while the gonorrhea rate hit a record low, according to an annual report on sexually transmitted diseases released by CDC on Tuesday, Reuters reports. The report... Read more »
Ask the Experts

gonorrhea and hiv (HIV AND GONORRHEA)

Hi Dr RobertFirst of all, i would like to congratulate you and this site for this wonderful work. Second, i'd like to say that i am sorry for my poor english. I am from Brazil and i am not very fluent, but i will try hard.I'm worried...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Brazil-Guy,Your concerns are largely unwarranted. Gonorrhea can be transmitted via oral sex quite easily and efficiently. HIV, by comparison, cannot. In fact it's quite difficult to transmit HIV via oral sex, particularly via the receptive... Read more »

got diagnosed with Gonorrhea. scared of HIV

hi Doc, 23 yr old male here..I met this lady online (ie didnt know her sexual history) and we had sex at first meet last week..we had protected intercourse but she performed oral on me unprotected...i just got diagnosed with gonorrhea and now Im...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You want to assume your hook-up hooker had syphilis, gonorrhea, herpes and HIV??? Dude, where did you find her? In the "skanks are us" chat room? Let's be a bit more realistic and consider the facts, OK? While it is true that a... Read more »

Gonorrhea

I have a gay partner before. after a year, we meet again this month. and after we had sex, i experience some symptoms of gonorrhea. what kind of medicine should i take? ...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi,The issue isn't what medication you should take, but what illness, if any that you have. If you're experiencing symptoms, you should get an evaluation by a health care provider. In addition to gonorrhea, you should have the usual... Read more »

oral sex and gonorrhea

Is it possible to get gonorrhea by receiving oral sex or do I have to perform to catch the STD?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yep! In addition to gonorrhea, there are a number of other STDs that can be transmitted by oral sex -- both getting and giving. These include syphilis, herpes, chlamydia and non-gonococcal urethritis.Dr. Bob... Read more »
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Chlamydia/Gonorrhea

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi guys, I have got a question about chlamydia/gonorrhea. About FOUR years ago I had sex with (3) prostitutes. I have already been tested -ive for HIV and syphilis. Do you think there's a chance I've been infected with chlamydia and/or gonorrhea? I... Read more »

Rise and Fall of Syphilis Said Normal

Posted by Anonymous
Rise and Fall of Syphilis Said Normal
By MATT CRENSON
AP National Writer

January 27, 2005, 7:26 AM EST

A recent rise in syphilis rates in the United States is probably due to
natural cycles rather than an increase in unsafe sex or other behaviors,
accordin... Read more »

Gonorrhea Affecting CD4 & Viral Load Count

Posted by jjdietz, 3 Replies
Hello,

I was diagnosed with gonorrhea last Saturday. I was given a shot and I'm taking medication. I'm feeling alot better, but I have to finish my medication for another week.

As of April, 2012, my CD4 count was over 2,000 and my viral load was less... Read more »

Test results are in....please look!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I finally got my results for my Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, and Syphillis tests. My gonorrhea test is negative, and my syphillis test is negative. But my chlamydia test came back as "out of range." What does that mean? Someone please help me. The... Read more »