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Treatment Options For Chlamydia

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...detuned test, which is used only after HIV antibodies are confirmed by a Western Blot test , can determine if the HIV infection is recent (within the last six months), which may be useful for deciding upon possible early treatment options. Western Blot (WB) Assay The WB is a confirmatory test: it is only performed if an ELISA or rapid test is positive. The WB can be positive, negative, or indeterminate . Indeterminate tests are...
Ask the Experts

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
...your friend's HIV specialist. He will be able to provide you with the best information regarding your friend's clinical course, treatment options and prognosis.Thank you for helping someone in desperate need. Yu are indeed a true friend.Dr.... Read more »

College guy that just donated to the foundation. Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV, 2010)

Good evening Dr. Bob,I am a heterosexual male in my mid 20's and now engaged. I have only been with 5 woman in my past. Prior to my engagement and meeting my fiance , I had a one time unprotected episode of oral and vaginal sex with a female. this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...published data are available regarding its safety and efficacy. A health care provider (like a doctor or nurse) can discuss treatment options with patients.Persons with both LGV and HIV infection should receive the same LGV treatment as those who... Read more »

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 »

Lymph nodes

Recently I have been diagnosed with a chlamydia infection. I have been on antibiotics and the uncomfortable feeling of my vagina is gone. However I have been having a pain in my groin area and breast area. My lymph nodes seems to be very sensitive....
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia symptoms), as HIV is also transmitted sexually and it is important to make the diagnosis as soon as you can, to offer all treatment options that are available and to prevent more transmission of the disease to others. Even if you did not have... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the United States, 2008 succeed -- an approach called expedited partner therapy. 10 Gonorrhea: It is critical to expand available gonorrhea treatment options. In April 2007, because of high rates of fluoroquinolone drug resistance in most regions and... Read more »
The Well Project

Considering HIV Treatment

...including possible long-term side effects not yet known Developing drug resistance (see below), which can reduce future treatment options Having to be on treatment for a longer time Adherence Whenever you start treatment, you need to... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...longer able to fight HIV effectively, wesay that HIV has become "resistant" to that drug); drug resistance canreduce future treatment options What to Start With? Once you have decided to start treatment, you and your health care... Read more »
The Well Project

Starting HIV Treatment

...should discuss whichdrugs could be used in future regimens. This process is called sequencing. Itensures that you will have other treatment options available if resistancedevelops. Adherence The best way to prevent resistance is with good... 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 »

Suffering unknowingly from untreated STDs

Posted by Anonymous
... substitute for the advice provided by your own physician or other medical professionals. Always discuss treatment options with a doctor who specializes in treating HIV. home search map ... Read more »

i am a prostitute.

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am a prostitute and don't know my status. In this country where i work, nobody has to check and us professionals are left alone if we mind our business. But reading so much about aids and stuff, i feel i should get tested.But then if i come out... Read more »