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What Are The Stages Of Chlamydia

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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...for syphilis, but doxcycline or tetracycline can be given to patients who are allergic to penicillin. Other Sexually Transmitted Infections Other sexually transmitted infections commonly seen in HIV-positive women include chlamydia, gonorrhea, bacterial vaginosis, and trichomonas. Antibiotics are available to treat these conditions. Your doctor can diagnose these infections and prescribe effective treatment. It is important to treat...
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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 mind... Read more »

STD

hello , i would like to know is STD considered an early stage of AIDS?will STD lead to AIDS?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...disease, and is used to refer to a group of infections that are commonly transmitted through sexual contact: gonorrhea, syphilis, Chlamydia, LGV (lymphogranuloma venereum), genital Herpes, trichomoniasis, HPV (human papillomavirus infection), PID... Read more »

what are beginning stages of HIV

just got blood tested for HIV and std's. My penis is constantly burning during an erection and while urinating. I know those are common signs of STD's but are they of HIV. if not what are?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...only determine if you have syphilis. You should seek care and have cultures done to look for other STDs, such as gonorrhea, chlamydia, etc. Read more »

Concentrations of HIV in body fluids

According to AIDS books and research articles, there are enormous amount of hiv in body fluids(some millions per ml,to my memory) Dr.Sowadsky, what would be the REAL hiv concentration in the body fluids in the worset situation?(for example, in the...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...and vaginal secretions can also be low. However, this is not always the case. For example, if a person has another STD like Chlamydia or Gonorrhea, the HIV viral load in semen (and possibly vaginal secretions) may increase, regardless of the... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Researchers See Hope for Chlamydia Vaccine

... In a recent study, researchers reported findings that could set the stage for the development of a vaccine against Chlamydia trachomatis . Antibodies to one protein may prevent infection by all 15 strains of Chlamydia trachomatis , reported... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

...and conditions are currently required to be reported by name in California, including Hepatitis, tuberculosis, syphilis and Chlamydia. This information is collected to allow public health officials to track these diseases. HIV reporting will... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the United States, 2008

...image to enlarge. In 2008, there were 13,500 reported cases of primary and secondary (P&S) syphilis -- the most infectious stages of the disease -- the highest number of cases since 1995 and an increase over 2007 (11,466 cases). Although on... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Azithromycin (Zithromax)

...Azithromycin? Azithromycin is used for mild or moderate bacterial infections. It works against several different bacteria, especially chlamydia, hemophilus and streptococcus. These bacteria can infect the skin, nose, throat, and lungs. They can... Read more »
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Can anyone reassure me?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...that the first thing that got me worried (my tongue) can be discounted cos it's not thrush and that doesn't arrive til later stages anyway. I've also got a good thirst and cloudy urine, and also I find I can't live without my glasses which I... Read more »

Low risk? what STD am I facing?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
After 3 weeks from a possible exposure, I have had two instances of clear, pus-like discharge from my penis while I was asleep. The first time would have been about 18 days from the exposure and the second at 24 days. On the first occasion, I just... Read more »

Anxiety and symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...was ITP (idiopathic immune thrombocytopenic purpura). It fit exactly and is very common in HIV infected people in the early stages. Now I was convinced. So I went to the doctor out of shear panic. He looked at it. Said it was probably a... Read more »

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 »