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What Are The Characteristics Of Gonorrhea

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Gonorrhea

What is gonorrhea? How common is gonorrhea? How do people get gonorrhea? Who is at risk for gonorrhea? What are the signs and symptoms of gonorrhea? What are the complications of gonorrhea? How does gonorrhea affect a pregnant woman and her baby? How is gonorrhea diagnosed? What is the treatment for gonorrhea? How can gonorrhea be prevented? Where can I get more information? Sources What is gonorrhea? Gonorrhea is a sexually...
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gonorrhea and hiv (HIV AND GONORRHEA)

Hi Dr RobertFirst of all, i would like to congratulate you and this site for this wonderful work. Second, i'd like to say that i am sorry for my poor english. I am from Brazil and i am not very fluent, but i will try hard.I'm worried...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Brazil-Guy,Your concerns are largely unwarranted. Gonorrhea can be transmitted via oral sex quite easily and efficiently. HIV, by comparison, cannot. In fact it's quite difficult to transmit HIV via oral sex, particularly via the receptive... Read more »

Special characteristics of outliers in medical studies

Hello, I'm quite intrigued over wether or not there are special characteristics that describe people who take longer than the usual window period (2 to 3 weeks), to develop HIV antibodies. If there are and have been identified as statistically...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially tested at 3 weeks then again at 3 months, if both of these tests are negative then so are you.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

Characteristics

A long time ago I read a list of characteristics considered common to long term survivors of HIV/AIDS. The list included things like "does not accept the diagnosis as a death sentence" and "performs altruistic acts for others living...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I only vaguely remember what you are talking about. My impressions are that first and foremost being a long term survivor is based on luck. For instance, the late great AIDS activist, Michael Callen, used to say he drank lots of Coca Cola, smoked... Read more »

ARS Rash Characteristics

Dear Ryan, i thank you for the previous post answered by you. I am still very concerned regarding my Rash. If you have skipped the previous mail regarding this, i hope that you can answer them here as i prepare myself to go for the test in a few...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Hey there--I'm not a doctor, so I'm not comfortable talking about the characteristics of a rash associated to recent HIV infection. Even if I were, you should still leave that business up to a doctor, in person. Unless your risk for HIV... Read more »
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two characteristics......

Posted by Anonymous
i'm looking for a question for class


What are two characteristics of the HIV virus which make if difficult to eradicate from the body on a cellular level?


please help

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ARS rash characteristics... PLEASE clarify!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i posted here afew days ago, the girl who lives very far away from any city and can't get tested yet, but had a high risk encounter 6 months ago, and now is terrified she's given her boyfriend hiv?

can someone please help me! i know it's not good... Read more »

Chlamydia/Gonorrhea

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi guys, I have got a question about chlamydia/gonorrhea. About FOUR years ago I had sex with (3) prostitutes. I have already been tested -ive for HIV and syphilis. Do you think there's a chance I've been infected with chlamydia and/or gonorrhea? I... Read more »

Gonorrhea Affecting CD4 & Viral Load Count

Posted by jjdietz, 3 Replies
Hello,

I was diagnosed with gonorrhea last Saturday. I was given a shot and I'm taking medication. I'm feeling alot better, but I have to finish my medication for another week.

As of April, 2012, my CD4 count was over 2,000 and my viral load was less... Read more »