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What Clears Up Chlamydia For Men

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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...vaginosis Common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), such as gonorrhea, Chlamydia, andtrichomoniasis Genital herpes Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) Although little conclusive research is available on HIV and menstruation, many HIV+ women report abnormal menstrual periods. Somehave excessive bleeding while others stop menstruating altogether. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an STD that causes 99% of cervical cancer...
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Transmission of chlamydia and HIV

Hi Dr. Bob,I haven't been to The Body in awhile, but I have a couple of questions - and I would bet my grandmother there's nothing like this in the archives. I'll try to stick to the bare bones of the story.I'm a HIV+ gay man, who last year was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...farfetched even for HBO. Here in the U.S. there is a program of anonymous partner notification through the public health department. That might be an option for notifying the health authorities without putting yourself at risk of Jake's violent... Read more »

Dormant chlamydia?

Can chlamydia remain dormant, like say I test negative and possibly still have it?? please help
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...It is possible to have a chlamydia infection and not experience symptoms; this is the case for approximately 75% of women and 50% of men. For this reason, screening for chlamydia is increasingly recommended, especially for at risk women. Advances Read more »

health risks of sex with gay men

Other than HIV, Hep, Syphilis and Gonorrhea what are the health risks of sex with gay men? Also, other than these, what are the health risks of the gay man?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...There are other STDs that you could get, such as chlamydia, genital warts (condyloma)and chancroid. The health risks of the gay man are the same as those already listed. Read more »

what is chlamydia?

what is chlamydia and what are the symtoms?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Chlamydia is a sexually transmitted infection caused by a type of bacteria. It infects the cervix in women and the urethra in men, and uninfected mucous membranes coming into contact with infected semen or infected mucous membranes Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Testing Rates of HIV-Infected Men: Low Despite Guidelines

... Noting that gonorrhea (GC) and chlamydia (CT) screening for HIV-infected men "may decrease HIV transmission and reduce the incidence of pelvic inflammatory disease in female partners," the study authors Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Common Among Young Women and Men

...infection, according to Dr. S. Deblina Datta and CDC colleagues. Almost half of those who had gonorrhea also had chlamydia. Young women have an "unacceptably high burden" of chlamydia infection, said researchers. Prevalence of chlamydia and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Quick Chlamydia Urine Test Accurate in Men

...males using first-void urine has proven effective in a study, and the rapidity of its results could offer patients same-day treatment, say British researchers. Dr. Helen H. Lee of the University of Cambridge and colleagues evaluated the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Asymptomatic Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections Detected by Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests Among Boston Area Men Who Have Sex With Men

... The current project sought to determine the prevalence of asymptomatic STDs among Boston area men who have sex with men (MSM) who reported oral or anal sex with another male in the past year. During March 2007, 114 asymptomatic Read more »
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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 »

LGV Chlamydia

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...I thought this news item in todays INQUIRER was of some interest to us gay men. Its about a "bad strain of chlamydia not usually seen in this country". It "appears to be spreading among gay and bisexual men Read more »

Crystal Meth/Anonymous-Unprotected Sex Craze

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What is this I hear of young men contacting other gay men for crystal meth and sex on the internet where protection isnt even discussed or used. These kids are Read more »

Can anyone reassure me?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...hiv, but it's a nagging doubt... Nearly two months ago I had unprotected sex with a girl I know, who I know's had a load of men. A few days later I started with a burning and itching sensation in my penis, and thought it was chlamydia, which I... Read more »