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What Age Group Is Most Affected By Chlamydia

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia: Preventive Medicine Group Recommends Annual Screening for Some Women

The American College of Preventive Medicine has recommended that all sexually active women age 25 or younger, as well as sexually active women with other risk factors, be screened annually for chlamydia. Other risk factors include having a new male... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

Anna Lange (not her real name) had no symptoms when she went to a Wake County, N.C., sexually transmitted diseases clinic earlier this year to pick up her birth control pills. But a routine test revealed that the 20-year-old Lange had chlamydia.... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Preventing and Controlling Chlamydia -- the Silent STI -- in People With HIV

Table of Contents Introduction Chlamydia Risk Factors in People With and Without HIV How Chlamydia Sets Up Infection and Spreads Chlamydia Raises Risk of HIV Infection and Progression Screening and Testing for Chlamydia: Urine Is Not Enough ... Read more »
Ask the Experts

RE: does age affect outcome?

I'm 57, poz since 54. CD4 levels boucing around the 350 range around 30%. VL never above 6,000. Otherwise in excellent health. I'm trying to hold off taking meds as long as possible for the usual reasons. Resistance testing shows...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
You should consider treatment sooner rather than later. The prognosis of untreated HIV infection is poorer for you than for someone of a younger age, over and apart from the fact that, due to the resistance pattern you are describing and the... Read more »

Does a patient's age affect outcome?

Hi,I am newly infected, and am 43. I read in one of your email answers that the age when infected affects mortality rates. If so, how?So, at what age would that ratio begin to tilt against me? thanks ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Age has a general effect on decreasing the degree of CD4 recovery on antiretroviral therapy (there is a wide range of residual thymic tissue/function that generally decreases with age). The lower the CD4 count and the older the patient then the... Read more »

Just diagnosed with chlamydia

I was just diagnosed with chlamydia 4 months after i have given birth. I am curious to know if they test you while your pregnant because it can affect your baby. ...
Rev. Todd A. Brown

Response from Rev. Todd A. Brown

Partnerships for Hope
They can do various test while you are pregnant, and you can ask to have certain test during pregnancy if you feel it is needed.... 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
Hello,It's always better to know than not know. See below.Dr. BobI know the answer, but I ask anyway.... (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010)Sep 13, 2010Well, here I am again, losing my... Read more »
Connect With Others

Kansas City - Group for HIV poz, ages 17-25 ONLY

Posted by Anonymous
Join other positive young adults - find support and friends around the KC Metro area...this is restricted to young adults ages 17-25.

Starting Mondays 4:00 - 5:30pm at KC Free Health Clinic, 3515 Broadway, KCMO

Call Lara at 816-753-5144 ext. 243
Group... Read more »

Newly diagnosed-looking for others in my age group

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi there!

I'm newly diagnosed as HIV+. I was infected through heterosexual contact. I haven't started any medications yet, but have sought treatment with a really great doctor. I'm looking for people in my age range (21-29) that are in a similar... Read more »

People Affected By HIV Support Group

Posted by Anonymous
I would like to invite anyone who has a friend or family member with HIV - and is needing to talk about this - to a new email group called HIV Affected. This support group will consist of others just like you, people who don't know where to... Read more »

>>>SAFE SEX/MS.CHLAMYDIA JONES>>>

Posted by Anonymous
She thinks she is Superwoman--- actually asking her partner not to wear a condom .
This happens more than not in the Afriican American community.
African American women are becoming infected with HIV and STDs more than any other female group... Read more »