What Happens If I'm Sexually Active With Chlamydia

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Azithromycin (Zithromax)

...in people with HIV. Pfizer and Mack-Illert manufacture it. Why Do People With HIV Take 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 also be transmitted through sexual activity and cause infections in the genital area. Many germs live in our...
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Trying to retake my sexual activity (SAFE SEX)

Dr. Bob:I'm a 29 years old guy who sent you a question with the title "I'm very concerned about what I've done in the last years". I sent a donation to your foundation the last year and now I'm donating to some of the local organizations who work...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...condom. The choice remains yours.2.Most guidelines would recommend STD screening, including HIV testing, every six months for sexually active folks with multiple partners. 3.Why forget about vaginal sex? If a latex or polyurethane condom is used... Read more »

I'm very stupid and I need your help!!! Pls answer

Yes that's true. I'm a very stupid man as I engaged in a risky sexual activity and I can't realize now how this could happen. I had unprotected insertive anal sex with an transexual prostitute 3 times. I don't know the actual HIV status of this...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...carry a significant risk of transmission of HIV (not to mention other sexual infections such as herpes, syphilis, gonorrhea and chlamydia). For HIV, the risk is probably >1/1000, higher if you did have an abrasion on your penis. You need to get... Read more »

Very active sexually and the risks

Hi Bob!I wrote you a couple of days ago but you did'nt reply yet. I guess you are very busy and responding to all this scared people isn't of course a terrific thing. OK I'm very sexually active and that's of course good:) but the problem is that I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Dan,You seem to have good insight into your situation (lots of sex good; not using condoms bad; previous HIV tests negative good; need for another test three months or more after your last potential exposure yep; need to use condoms for all... Read more »

inactive carrier/sexual activity

I'm a female who has just been diagnosed as a chronic inactive carrier of hep b. I have been advised to be vaccinated and will consult with a gi regarding if it's appropriate. In the meantime, can I transmit the disease to my boyfriend by receiving...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Oral sex would not be a risk. Yes I agree that you should get vaccinated against hepatitis A.Your inactive carrier state will need ongoing monitoring to be certainthat your disease stays inactive. Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Common Among Young Women and Men

...researchers estimated 2.2 percent of Americans within that age group had chlamydia infection and 0.24 percent had gonorrhea. Sexually active adolescents, particularly girls, were well represented in the numbers having either infection, according... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


...vaginal, anal, or oral sex. Chlamydia can also be passed from an infected mother to her baby during vaginal childbirth . Any sexually active person can be infected with chlamydia. The greater the number of sex partners, the greater the risk of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC-Funded California Program Achieves High Rates of Chlamydia Screening in High School Health Centers; Highest Infection Rates Found Among African-American Teens

...shown that young women aged 15 to 19 have the highest rates of chlamydia infection in the country, and CDC recommends that all sexually active women age 25 and under be screened for chlamydia every year (and more frequently if they are at high... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...estimates that about 6.2 million Americans become infected with genital HPV every year. Studies suggest that over 50% of all sexually active men and women become infected with HPV at some time in their lives. One study found HPVs in 77 percent... Read more »
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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 »

Chlamydia question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I wanted to pose this question. I went to the doctors for a UTI. They said that was what it was but they screened for chlamydia anyways. I don't know much about it so I went online to research it. I definately get that it is an STD. What I don't... Read more »

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 »

no STD symptoms after oral a year ago. Am I ok?

Posted by 613, 1 Reply
last year I received oral for the first time in my life. I'm a virgin. The girl told me she was clean but i am paranoid. A year has passed and I have shown no signs of genital herpes. Am I clean? Read more »
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