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What Does Gonorrhea Look Like In Women

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how long can you have the clap

my husband cd4 count was 32 & vl was 55,000 so they say you can have hiv for years what about the clap he also had that to he is on atripla and doing much better now but not me please give me answer
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...routine testing for anyone with any risk factors).The "clap" (aka gonorrhea) is different- the vast majority of men (though fewer women) are symptomatic when they have this sexually transmitted infection.If you're now feeling well, and haven't... Read more »

Yay.it's Alabam gal again...begin clapping K? l.ol (SUSTIVA/ ATRIPLA SIDE EFFECTS, 2009)

Well finally after nearly 8 yrs of being HIV positive I'm starting on HIV meds tonight. I am scared... Read more »

Gonorrhea in the throat

In one of your answers you said, "For example, if you give a man oral sex, and that man has... Read more »
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The Body

A New Super Villain: Gonorrhea?

...or swollen testicles. Untreated gonorrhea can cause infertility in both sexes, join infection and, when passed by a pregnant woman to her fetus, blindness and a life-threatening blood infection in babies. Moreover, sexually transmitted disease... Read more »
MyFabulousDisease.com

"The Clap" Is Becoming the Applause!

...serious problems in both sexes and can spread to the blood and joints -- a potentially life-threatening condition. Pregnant women can pass the disease onto their fetuses leading to blindness, joint infection, or a life-threatening blood... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...men. However, as the years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...Surveillance, 2006. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, November 2007. Hook EW III and Handsfield HH. Gonococcal infections in the adult. In: K. Holmes, P. Sparling, P. Markh et al (eds). Sexually Transmitted Diseases... Read more »
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please help im scared to death

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
hi, please respond! in early dec i lost my virginity (the only time i have ever had sex. he did not wear protection nor did he ejaculate in me. i was immediatly worried. i know i did a stupid stupid thing. in mid march i got very ill vommiting the... Read more »

should i tell her

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...now i know i dont have hiv like you women in here but i just needed a women opinoin because it is some i love.Now today i am going to get std checked but i know i have Read more »

boyfriend infecting me?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i am suspicious of my boyfriend being unfaithful to me. recently i have the urge to urinate much more often when i in fact don't have to, and it's slightly painful to urinate. can someone tell me what can cause this? could i have been infected? ... 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 »