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What Is The Clinical Manifestation Of Chlamydia

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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...for syphilis, but doxcycline or tetracycline can be given to patients who are allergic to penicillin. Other Sexually Transmitted Infections Other sexually transmitted infections commonly seen in HIV-positive women include chlamydia, gonorrhea, bacterial vaginosis, and trichomonas. Antibiotics are available to treat these conditions. Your doctor can diagnose these infections and prescribe effective treatment. It is important to treat...
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Chlamydia and HIV (BETTER TO KNOW, 2010)

I have gotten Chlamydia and am super worried that I may have something else like HIV. I worry about things alot and this is driving me crazy. I havent gotten tested for it yet but my doctor wants me to once I am finished with my antibiotics. I dont...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...AIDS," because there is no such thing as partially blown AIDS.Regarding prognosis, unfortunately no one has a crystal ball and clinical courses can vary considerably from person to person with HIV/AIDS. It's worth noting that your friend has not... Read more »

plz help me 3rd time asking.. i will donate nontheless. part 2.

on nover 3rd you answered the foollowing question:on a recent trip to mexico, i met a girl who i also had unprotected sex with on 9/25/09. she's not a sex worker or anything thing close to that. i was drunk that night... next morning a hated my self...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...advice remains the same:1. Level with your wife.2. Then you should both get screened for STDs (including, but not limited to chlamydia and gonorrhea). That remains the best way to sort this conundrum out. Treatment is available for a wide variety... Read more »

Concerned

Dear Dr. Frascino,First, I apologize for my English. Second, I donated 50$ to your foundation, which I am sure is nothing compared to the great service to provide to the public. Third, I have few questions that you might be of a great help:Personal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1.Oral sex in general carries only a very low potential risk for HIV acquisition/transmission. Certainly the presence of menstrual blood in an HIV-infected woman would increase the risk during unprotected cunnilingus. Cavities in teeth are not... Read more »

Safe Sex Covers More Than HIV, Right?

Hi Doc,I had an episode of unprotected oral (recieved a blowjob).The doctor prescribed me 2 grams Azithromycin 1 day after the encounter followed by 400 gms Cefixime the following day (i.e. 2 days after). He said this was a prophylaxis (?) against...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...recommend such empiric treatment for "an episode of unprotected oral." Yes, the dose of azithromycin would treat a confirmed case of Chlamydia and yes, cefixime can be used to treat resistant strains of gonorrhea. Neither of these drugs is... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonococcal, Chlamydia and Syphilis Infection Positivity Among MSM Attending a Large Primary Care Clinic, Boston, 2003-2004

...visits by MSM to Fenway Community Health in Boston between 2003 and 2004 were reviewed. Prevalence of positive STD tests -- for chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis reactivity -- was determined and analyzed by demographic characteristics, HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rise in Chlamydia Cases Overwhelms Fort Wayne, Indiana Clinic

...A spike in diagnosed chlamydia cases has strained the Allen County, Ind., health department's two-nurse clinic that treats people with STDs. "Our STD Clinic Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Cost-Effective Analysis of Interventions to Increase Repeat Testing in Patients Treated for Gonorrhea or Chlamydia at Public Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics

... Since persons who have been infected with chlamydia or gonorrhea (CT/GC) are at increased risk for reinfection, the authors of the current study sought to conduct a program- and Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Quick Chlamydia Urine Test Accurate in Men

... A chlamydia test for males using first-void urine has proven effective in a study, and the rapidity of its results could offer patients same-day Read more »
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am i infected?

Posted by CJA, 1 Reply
...like break out on my chin area and on my cheeks like ingrown hairs but my hair has not really grown back in, i got tested for chlamydia and gonno because it started off as burning when i pee and a tiny bit of discharged but i came back... Read more »

Chlamydia/HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...refused to give me PEP (it was unprotected vaginal). A culture was done to check for STDS (Urethral Swab) and it came back +ve for Chlamydia. I know I have to go through 3 months of hell waiting on HIV results but I'm confused about Chlamydia... 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 possibly increasing their chances of Read more »

A little concerned!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...screening triage nurse and told him of my adventure. He said there is no need for HIV testing and he didn't think I would get chlamydia from what I had desribed, however he would take a urine sample for chlamydia just to make sure. The results... Read more »