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Treatment Of Choice For Chlamydia

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...information has been successfully protected by public health officials. More than 80 other diseases and conditions are currently required to be reported by name in California, including Hepatitis, tuberculosis, syphilis and Chlamydia. This information is collected to allow public health officials to track these diseases. HIV reporting will make it easier for localities to collect information about the epidemic, providing the government with...
Ask the Experts

Chlamydia treatment

Can daily masturbation cure chlamydia?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nope! Only antibiotics can cure chlamydia, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't "burp the nephew" daily just for fun.Dr. Bob Read more »

sero sorting, unprotected sex, and treatments

Hi,Can you give me your opinion about having unprotected sex with other hiv positive men. I am positive and am on HAART and have an undetectable viral load. Can I destabilise my regimen? How likely is it to happen? Is there anything else i should...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Unprotected sex, serosorted or not, leaves you open to other STDs that are much easier to contract than HIV for instance, syphilis, chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis B and C, HPV and herpes. STDs can cause HIV viral load increase (increased viral... Read more »

Jerkin' it in style

Dear doc, I was recently masterbating using the rubber from a new pair of swimming goggles. Do you think I could have got chlamydia or gonorrhea from that? Thanks, you're the best!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Swim-Guy,You were burping the nephew with the rubber from a new pair of swimming goggles???? Hmmm . . . OK, that wouldn't be my first choice for a prop, but hey, it's your fantasy. So you want to know if you can get an STD from that??? One... Read more »

Treatment Failure/Choices, Choices, Choices

Hi Doctor Cohen. It's been a long time since I've had to pick that wonderful brain of yours but here goes.... I am apparently experiencing treatment failure. I'm just waiting for my labs to come in next week and confirm so I'm condsidering...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
Hey Atlanta - welcome back to the forum, albeit with this news of potential rebound. You clearly are doing your reading, although I differ with some of the conclusions you've read. This is of course the nature of HIV treatment - there are a wide... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kentucky: Alpha Phi Alpha Chapters Educate Boys About Choices, Sexual Responsibility

...The teens recoiled and covered their eyes. "Does it hurt?" a student asked Dr. Jai Gilliam, who was explaining how untreated chlamydia and gonorrhea could manifest. "It does," answered Gilliam. Project Alpha's aim is to teach boys about the... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part III: Treatments for Metabolic Changes

...that switching to acombination that does not include a PI can help bring these levels undercontrol. Switching is not the best choice for everyone and you should speak toyour health care provider before stopping any HIV drugs. Diet and Exercise ... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV/AIDS and Lipodystrophy Treatments Part II: Treatments for Fat Loss

...approved bythe FDA for HIV-related lipodystrophy. If you are considering a treatment, getas much information as you can about the choices available to you. Thelong-term effects are unknown and results can be different from person toperson. It is... Read more »
The Body

HIV Treatment 101

...(such as drug resistance testing and abacavir hypersensitivty testing) that can help you and your doctor determine the best choice for you. To learn the basics about starting HIV treatment, check out these great overviews: Choosing and... Read more »
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Chlamydia/HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...refused to give me PEP (it was unprotected vaginal). A culture was done to check for STDS (Urethral Swab) and it came back +ve for Chlamydia. I know I have to go through 3 months of hell waiting on HIV results but I'm confused about Chlamydia... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...aware neither of us has had any other partner in that time. about 3 months ago he got tested and he showed up positive with chlamydia so a few weeks ago I went to the doc and got tested but I was clean and negative for chlamydia. The thing is... Read more »

Chlamydia question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I wanted to pose this question. I went to the doctors for a UTI. They said that was what it was but they screened for chlamydia anyways. I don't know much about it so I went online to research it. I definately get that it is an STD. What I don't... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Would chlamydia be positive on a test 3 weeks after possible exposure? What is the window period, it has been 4 months since my exposure and Read more »