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What Is A Word For Std Caused By Parasitic Protozoa?

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The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

What is the link between STDs and HIV infection? How can STD treatment slow the spread of HIV infection? What are the implications for HIV prevention? Where can I get more information? References Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be an effective tool in preventing the spread of HIV , the virus that causes AIDS. An understanding of the relationship between STDs and HIV infection can help in the...
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H-pylori - parasite?

Is H-pylori a parasite? Does treatment for H-pylori "Heliclear" kill off any parasites anyway?...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Heliclear contains a combination of three medicines, lansoprazole (a proton pump inhibitor), amoxicillin and clarithromycin (both antibiotics). It is specifically designed to treat infections of th stomach cause by a bacteria, Helicobacter pylori.... Read more »

Weight loss from drug regime or parasites

I've been on drug regime for over a year. I'm on Epivir and Zerit, and just recently I had a parasite test and the test came back Blastosis. So what I'm wondering is the muscle mass depletion in buttocks, legs, and arms do more to the...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Dear Jeffery,Blastocystis sometimes causes symptoms, but the flagyl-like medicine should have treated it. Your body shape change is more likely to be from the zerit. Ask your MD to check your lactate level and your testosterone level. The megace can... Read more »

Parasites

what is the best way to get rid of thc worms and parasites in your brain do a line of cocaine or try to stick with worm wood tinctures and stuff like that i had trouble with some of my friends wanting my body parts so i went out and got a disease...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Worms and parasites in your brain??? Friends wanting your body parts??? Friends think you are a clone of JFK??? Voices in your head??? Invega is a medication to treat schizophrenia. There can be no doubt from your post that you need it!This is... Read more »

Real Risk - Please Respond - Transmission via parasite?

Hi Dr. Frascino,I am the Italian guy in NYC who sent you a long, angst-filled e-mail about a week ago - don't know if you ever saw/read it (it didn't get posted), but I'm sorry if I unburdened myself on you - I guess it really...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Italian Guy in NYC,First off, if you've really been reading the archives, why would you conclude you are "at real risk?" From what you've written, I would say your HIV risk is really quite low. Maybe it's time to reread... Read more »
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parasites

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,
What are the common sexually tranmitted parasites that get into your blood stream, and what ones are common in ASIA.

Thanks Ted

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Endolimax nana and Entamoeba coli parasites

Posted by Bensf, 1 Reply
After many years of travel to foreign countries I decided to get tested for intestinal parasites. It was found that I have Endolimax nana and Entamoeba coli, which are both considered non-disease causing organisms, by the CDC. However, some... Read more »

i need realistic words of advice

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi,

i came to this message board when i tested for hiv at 12 weeks at my doctors office - and it was negative.

my doctor told me that i should retest at the 6 month mark and i did (24 weeks),and i am now waiting for the test results but it will take a... Read more »

MC...a word about my symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
You wanted to know about my symptoms? Here it is: HIV infection never entered my mind until, about five days after a high risk exposure, I developed terrible nasal congestion in the middle of a hot summer. I wasn't necessarily worried about HIV... Read more »