Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

What Causes Lymphogranuloma Venereum

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV)

Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) is a systemic, sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by a type of Chlamydia trachomatis (serovars L1, L2, or L3) that rarely occurs in the United States and other industrialized countries. However, The... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV)

What Is LGV? How Common Is LGV? How Do People Get LGV? What Are the Signs and Symptoms? How Is LGV Diagnosed? What Is the Treatment for LGV? ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lymphogranuloma Venereum Outbreak in Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM) in Belgium, January 2004 to July 2005

Following an alert from the Netherlands in January 2004, health experts discovered an outbreak of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) in men who have sex with men (MSM) in Antwerp in 2004. ESSTI ALERT, a surveillance system that monitors sexually... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You had a one-time unprotected nookie in 2007. Since then you've had 18 negative HIV-antibody tests out to 2.3 years plus an undetectable quantitative HIV plasma RNA PCR viral load at 10 weeks. Exactly what part of "HIV negative"... Read more »

LGV (lymphogranuloma venereum) Please answer

Hi Doctor,While reading the archive, I came across a post about LGV (lymphogranuloma venereum). The post is located at URL http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Current/Q163965.htmltitled and dated respectively Experiencing symptoms? Read This!...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Latex condoms are impermeable to particles the size of STD germs, including Lymphogranuloma venereum, a rare type of Chlamydia. That we know from laboratory studies. What we do not know is whether the questioner you quoted used a latex condom... Read more »

Lymphogranuloma and Depression

For many years even before my HIV diagnosis i fought with depression. So far no medication worked very well for very long for the depression and i am not on any hiv medication. Both are untreated at the moment. Life circumstances brought...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Lymphogranuloma venereum is a previously rare STD, which has recently been reported to be increasingly found in some European countries, and 2 cases have been reported in New York City. Because it is uncommon, many doctors may not have experience... 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 in America? I read you can catch it from oral, "I assume in giving oral or receiving". Not saying I got this, but in May or June I got a BJ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your symptoms are not consistent with lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV). I'll reprint some information from the archives that addresses your concerns about LGV. I should also point out your symptoms are very consistent with stress!Dr. BobLGV... Read more »
Connect With Others

Links on CMV and other possible ARS causes!?

Posted by Anonymous
i found these links that had some interesting info on CMV and another condition i had never heard of called, sarcoidosis, which is out there but hard to diagnose. the CMV article has info about atypical symptoms in various organs, etc. maybe these... Read more »

Please help expert medical advice needed

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Could Lymphogranuloma venereum(LGV) create a false negative Elisa and Determine(Abbott) test.


Read more »

How would LGV(clamydia) effect an elisa test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've been diagnosed as having Lymphogranuloma venerum or LGV a tipe of clamydia. Apparently this can effect Elisa tests does any one know in which way False Poitive? or Negative.


Read more »

AIDS- 3rd leading cause of death

Posted by Anonymous
AIDS to Be 3rd Leading Cause of Death

The Associated Press

By MARIA CHENG

November 27, 2006

You can't put all your eggs in the abstinence basket

Within the next 25 years, AIDS is set to join heart disease and stroke as the top three causes of death... Read more »