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What Causes Chlamydia Trachomatis

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College guy that just donated to the foundation. Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV, 2010)

Good evening Dr. Bob,I am a heterosexual male in my mid 20's and now engaged. I have only been with 5 woman in my past. Prior to my engagement and meeting my fiance , I had a one time unprotected episode of oral and vaginal sex with a female. this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...2008What Is LGV?LGV (Lymphogranuloma venereum) is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by three strains of the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. The visual signs include genital papule(s) (e.g., raised surface or bumps) and or ulcers, and... Read more »

How common is this STD?

Hello, I read on here about lymphogranuloma venereum desease. I am curious how easy this is to get... Read more »

LGV testing

Hi Dr Bob,I don't know if you are familiar with this rare std.. Lymphomgranuloma Venereum or LGV. ... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Trachomatis Infections in Norway, 1986 to 2006, Surveillance Data

... "The number of Chlamydia trachomatis infections in Norway has been increasing for the last years. A new and enhanced surveillance system was implemented in 2005 to Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Association of Chlamydia trachomatis With Persistence of High-Risk Types of Human Papillomavirus in a Cohort of Female Adolescents

...associated with HPV persistence, a precursor to cervical cancer. From 1999 to 2003, interview data and biologic samples for HPV, Chlamydia trachomatis , Neisseria gonorrhoeae , Trichomonas vaginalis and bacterial vaginosis testing were... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Effectiveness for Prevention of Chlamydia trachomatis Infection

...preventing STDs, the current analysis aimed to provide a disease-specific estimate for the effectives of condoms in preventing Chlamydia trachomatis infection while controlling for known exposure to infection. Using a medical record database... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Reinfections, Persistent Infections, and New Infections After General Population Screening for Chlamydia Trachomatis Infection in The Netherlands

...urban and rural areas of the Netherlands to determine the rate of new infections, reinfections or persistent infections with Chlamydia trachomatis; to define appropriate screening intervals; and to identify risk factors for reinfection. A group... Read more »
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sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has... Read more »

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I warned you in my last post that if you persisted in being polite, intelligent and rational I would fall in love with you. Like all AIDS apologists you completely ignored my caution and posted yet another charming and well reasoned posting. Well,... Read more »

What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
About 2 months ago, I did something that was completely out of my character and now I am scared as hell. I was new in the neighborhood and had a one night stand with a girl whom I later found out was/is a prostitute. Had I known she was a sex... Read more »

Some Questions about Testing

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have some questions about STD testing. I can't find the answers anywhere else, so if someone could help me I'd appreciate it very much. I want to go ahead and get tested for ALL possible STD's, not just HIV. Can this be done using just one blood... Read more »