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What Age Group Is Most Affected By Chlamydia

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...behind only cancer and heart disease. HIV affects both younger and older women. In fact, an increase in HIVdiagnoses has been seen in older women (50 and older). Minority women, especially African-American women, are most affected.HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death for African-American women aged 25 to34. Women in African-American and Hispanic communities make up only 25 percentof the US female population, yet accounted for 82 percent...
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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 »

Please Reply!! You advice is greatly appreciated!!!

Hi, Dr. Bob:First of all, thank you for all the great work you've done. This is a very informative site. I have been reading this site for quite a while. Here is my story and I really appreciate it if you could answer my questions and give me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...found that the overall prevalence of HPV among women aged 14--59 years was 27%, with the highest rate (45%) in the 20--24-year age group.There are more than 100 identified strains of HPV. Some types, including 6 and 11, cause warts, both common... Read more »

HIV and menstruation

Hi Dr. Bob,Hope you are well! Obviously this isn't something that you can share direct knowledge about but figured I'd give it a go anyway. I've read in quite a few places that for women with HIV some of the first problems show as gynecologial...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...remains small.Until more is known, HIV positive women are advised to receive the recommended regular health check-ups for their age group:Mammograms (breast cancer screening): a mammogram is recommended every 1 to 2 years at age 40, then yearly... Read more »

chlamydia transmission

How exactly do you get chlymadia? Can you get it through unprotected intercourse even if the guy did not ejaculate in you and there were no visible symptoms?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. Chlamydia causes a discharge that is highly infectious. It is most often transmitted through vaginal intercourse. This infection can Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...person can become infected at any age, but "it's adolescents that we're most worried about," Hitchcock says. "Far and away, the age group most affected are the 15- to 19-year-olds. If you're sexually active and you're in that age group, you're at... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Sex and the Senior -- What Older Adults Need to Know That Is Not Often Talked About

...Group. In Kent County, chlamydia cases among those age 45 and older increased from 338 in 2002 to 527 in 2007. In that same age group, gonorrhea cases increased from 549 to 686 during those years. Some researchers attribute the increase in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Report Finds Adolescent Girls Continue to Bear a Major Burden of Common Sexually Transmitted Diseases

...girls ages 15-19 years had the largest reported number of chlamydia and gonorrhea cases (409,531) when compared to any other age group, followed closely by women ages 20-24, according to an annual report on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)... Read more »
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Behind the STD Cell Phone Chip: Will It Detect HIV?

...Control, young people under 30 -- the target audience for this chip -- make up more new HIV infections each year than an other age group in the U.S. Is this test the answer? Feel free to comment. 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 »

chlamydia

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 »

CHLAMYDIA

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 »