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Treatment Of Chlamydia How Long Before Symptoms Gone

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...Americans. What are the signs and symptoms of gonorrhea? Some men with gonorrhea may have no symptoms at all. However, some men have signs or symptoms that appear two to five days after infection; symptoms can take as long as 30 days to appear. Symptoms and signs include a burning sensation when urinating, or a white, yellow, or green discharge from the penis. Sometimes men with gonorrhea get painful or swollen testicles. In women,...
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Another One Of Those Scared Stiff

Dear Dr. Bob, first of all I'd like to thank you for providing a ton of information to those that are afraid or have HIV. You're a god send. You've made me feel more at ease with asking this question. Long story short, I have had both protected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...risk for acquiring STDs, including HIV. Guess you learned that lesson the hard way, eh? As it turns out, some STDs, such as chlamydia, are extremely easy to acquire, while others, such as HIV, are much less so (thankfully!)."HIV symptoms" are... Read more »

Chlamydia and HIV (BETTER TO KNOW, 2010)

I have gotten Chlamydia and am super worried that I may have something else like HIV. I worry about things alot and this is driving me crazy. I havent gotten tested for it yet but my doctor wants me to once I am finished with my antibiotics. I dont...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...have HIV, and have something else that is causing my glands to swell, it could be dangerous to my health since I have waited so long.Thankyou so much.Response from Dr. FrascinoHello,"I have literally become obsessed with finding out if I have HIV... Read more »

Chlamydia

I understand the incubation for Chlamydia could be anywhere from 2 days to 4 weeks. My question is, after receiving Chlamydia, how long would it take to show up in a swab test? Thanks.
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I'm not familiar with the window period associated to chalmydia testing (I've read two weeks, but this might not apply to all types of screening tests). If you have questions about the accuracy of your screening tests, talk with the provider who is... Read more »

LGV testing

Hi Dr Bob,I don't know if you are familiar with this rare std.. Lymphomgranuloma Venereum or LGV. It seems to have similar symptoms of HIV.. I tested negative for HIV out to 6mos and have tested negative for other stds as weel. Can LGV be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...who have sex with men (MSM). The MMWR article describes The Netherlands' LGV finding including clinical signs and symptoms along with CDC's 2002 STD Treatment Guidelines for LGV. Using LGV testing technology not commercially available (LGV... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia

...If untreated, chlamydial infections can progress to serious reproductive and other health problems with both short-term and long-term consequences. Like the disease itself, the damage that chlamydia causes is often "silent." In women, untreated... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...infected with HIV if exposed, according to CDC. It's not known whether chlamydia infection causes fertility problems or other long-term consequences in men. "We are worried -- though we don't have a lot of evidence -- that chlamydia infection... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Infection May Boost Cervical Cancer Risk

...Infection and Cervical Carcinoma," was published in the International Journal of Cancer (2002;101:371-374). Researchers have long known that women with HPV are much more likely than others to develop cervical cancer, but the link between the... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Chlamydia

...Treatment Guidelines . Prevention The surest way to avoid transmission of STIs is to abstain from sexual contact or be in a long-term mutually monogamous relationship with a partner who has been tested and is not infected. By using latex... Read more »
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Help - HIV/Chlamydia Risk

Posted by Sharpie_H, 1 Reply
...while traveling, I decided that I would try other sexual experiences (anal sex) and got into contact with a male prostitute. Long story short, there was some roleplay on his part, some very light biting (no blood whatsoever), very light fingering... Read more »

Am I infected?

Posted by Questioningone, 1 Reply
...excellent message board. English isnt my native language, so I apologize for any linguistic misunderstandings. The post is rather long, but I felt I wanted to describe my situation as clearly as possible without leaving out details. I have no... Read more »

im not sure

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...i had unprotected sex with a female 2 make a long story short i noticed bumps,swollen glands in neck and groin plus bumps with pus, than weird stools i was tested for gonnorhea, Read more »

STD PERSISTENCE

Posted by Anonymous
...If you contracted STD's such as Chlamydia, Gonnorea, how long do they persist for during an outbreak? And they say it causes penis pain, well, does that mean the penis hurts every minute? Read more »