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Treatment For Gonorrhea And Chlamydia

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...www.cdc.gov/std/treatment Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance, 2006. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, November 2007. Hook EW III and Handsfield HH. Gonococcal infections in the adult. In: K. Holmes, P. Sparling, P. Markh et al (eds). Sexually Transmitted Diseases , 3rd Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999, 451-466. Weinstock H, Berman S, Cates W. Sexually...
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Sir: I have been involved in protected sex on June 15 but after one day I was experiencing some irritation problem in my penis which went away with drinking enough water. After ten days, I experienced swelling in my neck, moving to my armpit and...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...and this will include an antibody test for HIV. You need to discuss with your doctor whether you should still receive empiric treatment for gonorrhea and chlamydia based on your initial symptoms, and also discuss whether additional tests need to... Read more »

How gonorrhea / chlamydia discharges look like?

About one month ago, I had a erotic massage performed on me which involved direct genital contact (but no penetration). Since then, I am very scared about having contracted a STD.Twice, after one week and after one month, I had two unusual...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It would be unwise and unethical for me to guess what is going on with you, especially after you had visited and talked with your doctor. My instinct is to trust his/her opinion before mine. In terms of your risk for HIV infection, please refer to... Read more »

chlamydia

hi. my boyfriend/fiance has recently infected me with chlamydia. I would say about 1 week ago. What else should I test for?I am worried sick. I was thinking to test for Hepatitis and HIV. Whats your advice?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Dual infection with gonorrhea and chlamydia is common, but standard treatments for chlamydia should cure both infections. Chlamydia and gonorrhea infections increase a persons Read more »

PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE ANSWER ME :-(

Dr. Bob:I have now made an anonymous donation to your cause. I am hoping you could relieve my worries.In late June of this year, I was in South America and after a drunk night out with friends, we went clubbing and picked up some escorts.My escort...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...bacterial infections other than gonorrhea. (In fact it is not a first-line treatment for gonorrhea. It's more often prescribed for Chlamydia.)Regarding HIV, your transmission risk is beyond remote. If you remain worried, get a single rapid HIV... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Testing Rates of HIV-Infected Men: Low Despite Guidelines

... Noting that gonorrhea (GC) and chlamydia (CT) screening for HIV-infected men "may decrease HIV transmission and reduce the incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease in Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

DNA Testing Method Can Identify Twice as Many Throat and Rectal Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections as Traditional Bacterial Culture

...testing if it is needed. Late-Breaker Oral Abstract: Performance of Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests (NAATs) for Chlamydial and Gonococcal Infections of the Oropharynx and Rectum in MSM. In: 2008 National STD Prevention Conference, Chicago,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania Reports Rise in Cases of Gonorrhea, Chlamydia

... In Pennsylvania in 2007, gonorrhea case reports rose by 10 percent, while chlamydia climbed by 7 percent. The Department of Health noted that the state's rate for the STDs remains below the national average. For Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Asymptomatic Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections Detected by Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests Among Boston Area Men Who Have Sex With Men

... During March 2007, 114 asymptomatic MSM receiving care at a Boston community health center were screened for gonorrhea and chlamydia using the BD ProbeTec technique. De-identified medical records were analyzed and linked to prevalence monitoring... 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 Read more »

stds from having your balls sucked/licked?

Posted by team1, 4 Replies
obviously in everything there is a chance? but is there a great chance of getting any STDs from getting your balls and shaft (not the head of the penis though) sucked?? thanks Read more »

PCR "definitive?" HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...assumed gonorrhea and gave me the requisite antibiotics. He also ran a viral load "just to be sure." Surprise - the gonorrhea/chlamydia screen came back negative - even though the symtpoms cleared up after taking the antibiotics. The viral... Read more »

STDs and affecitng HIV tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...In all of these tests, I have been found to be negative. My question then is whether or not the prescence of something like chlamydia or gonnorhea could somehow taint HiV testing results. Read more »