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What If Your Gonorrhea Becomes Drug Resistant

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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
...after having developed very severe immune deficiency (a rationale for 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... 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 »

HIV nose mucus enters clapped cut lips

A realative of mines is infected with HIV/AIDS. I gave this relative a kiss on the cheak, thinking... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea on the Rise in California and Hawaii

...country, according to Dr. Lori M. Newman of the CDC and colleagues. Their report, "Increases in Fluoroquinolone-Resistant Neisseria gonorrhoeae -- Hawaii and California, 2001," was published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Holiday Sex Spreads Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea in UK

...to almost 10 percent in 2002, according to Fenton and colleagues. Their full report, "Ciprofloxacin Resistance in Neisseria Gonorrhoeae in England and Wales in 2002," appeared in the Lancet (2003;361:1867-1869). The researchers tested more than... Read more »
MyFabulousDisease.com

"The Clap" Is Becoming the Applause!

...mentality" of AIDS diminishes . That's life: just as we get an exotic horror show like AIDS in check, some Golden Oldie like the clap reminds us we're never really out of the woods. Read more »
The Body

A New Super Villain: Gonorrhea?

...Scotland, Catherine Ison, a microbiologist with the Health Protection Agency in London, reported that the bacteria Neisseria gonorrhoeae has become multi-drug resistant and threatens to make the STI more and more difficult to treat. Gonorrhea... Read more »
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clap

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can symptoms of chlaymydia or gonnerhea show up 5 months after a possible exposure? Also I know that there are window periods for Hiv, what about these STDS? I was tested for chlymydia and gonn 2 weeks after possible exposure, would they have been... Read more »

Chlamydia/Gonorrhea

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hi guys, I have got a question about chlamydia/gonorrhea. About FOUR years ago I had sex with (3) prostitutes. I have already been tested -ive for HIV and syphilis. Do you think there's Read more »

Dissapointed

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...someone might get maybe a triple, or even quadrouple infection from a single exposure??? Its looking increasingly like I got The Clap, and Syph from 2 minutes of a single exposure....so what are my chances of having got everything else as... Read more »

oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
hello everybody.I must first say im a Gay male and that recently I was at a party in which I performed oral sex with several men,3 had been invited but,as it turns out many more showed up that night and I didnt know most of them.I didnt know it at... Read more »