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What Are The Potential Complications Of Chlamydia Infection

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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Fatigue and other complications

My partner and I are both POS. He has probably had it longer than I and was probably the person who infected me. I am doing fine and he is not. His viral load is 175K, cd4 is at 275. He syffers from cronic fatigue, nose bleeds, the runs, upset...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...addition, he needs a completely evaluation for his other problems (fatigue, epistaxis, diarrhea, vomiting, etc.). There are many potential underlying causes of each of these symptoms. You can review the causes of HIV-associated fatigue in the... Read more »

Complicated Case Returns

Hello Dr. BobI am afraid this will sound clichd, but Dr. Bob I have visited your site often and I have to tell you in you I have witnessed the best of humanity, the absolute pinnacle you have opened my eyes to a lot of things and rid me of all my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...worth the risk. 2. HIV specialists should be consulted, if PEP is started, to assess the risk, optimize the therapy, manage complications and interpret follow-up tests. 3. PCR testing is not recommended for routine HIV screening. 4. Never vote... Read more »

Complicated case (amended)

Dear Dr. BobI am a hetero sexual male 33. I am also married but strayed a couple of times in the last 3 months. My last exposure was 7 weeks ago, me giving anal sex to a girl without protection, who said she had been tested and was negative, I am...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...isn't worth the risk.2.HIV specialists should be consulted, if PEP is started, to assess the risk, optimize the therapy, manage complications and interpret follow-up tests.3.PCR testing is not recommended for routine HIV screening.4.Never vote... Read more »

Long-term HIV complications

I am responding to Kyle's question to Dr. Daar about his many complications from long-term HIV drugs and infection. I am a long-term survivor, over twenty-five years. We survivors are rare. All of my HIV-positive friends are dead. I have been...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
Thank you for sharing your thoughts and experiences. I am glad to hear that you are feeling well.Best,Eric Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia

...Chlamydia? Chlamydia is the most frequently reported bacterial sexually transmitted disease in the United States. In 2008, 1,210,523 chlamydial infections were reported to CDC from 50 states and the District of Columbia. Under-reporting is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Quick Chlamydia Urine Test Accurate in Men

...health center for young people and a genitourinary medicine clinic. Compared with PCR assay, the rapid test identified 90 of 107 chlamydia infections in men, for a resolved positive predictive value of 84.1 percent and negative predictive value... Read more »
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Gynecological Complications in Women with HIV

...While gynecological (GYN) complications are but one area of concern for women with HIV, they are critically important because they are the most commonly reported condition Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Infection May Boost Cervical Cancer Risk

...to develop cervical cancer, but the link between the cancer risk and other STDs has remained unclear. Wallin explained that chlamydia infection may increase a woman's chances of developing cervical cancer by somehow altering her immunity and... Read more »
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More complications??

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
If you guys can please help asses my situation, it would be much appreciated. I only took 2 tests both were done the same day. 13 days post exposer I took a Rapid Antibody test, as well as a NAAT or DNA test. The Rapid came back negative, which I... Read more »

My exposure was a bit complicated, HELP!!

Posted by questions, 3 Replies
I am a gay guy and yesterday I had sex with a guy I met, I didn't suck him or anything, he sucked me though the only thing I did was fingering him in the anus, however after I pulled my finger out, and right after I did I saw blood coming out of... Read more »

Desperately seeking answers

Posted by scared_stiff_to, 5 Replies
...difference! I have also done the "spit in a glass of water" yeast test found online and met all the criteria for possible yeast complications. Can anyone tell me how legit this test is? But what freaks me out the most is the perfect little lines... 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 »