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What Is The Difference Between Gonorrhea And Hiv

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gonorrhea and hiv (HIV AND GONORRHEA)

Hi Dr RobertFirst of all, i would like to congratulate you and this site for this wonderful work. Second, i'd like to say that i am sorry for my poor english. I am from Brazil and i am not very fluent, but i will try hard.I'm worried...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Brazil-Guy,Your concerns are largely unwarranted. Gonorrhea can be transmitted via oral sex quite easily and efficiently. HIV, by comparison, cannot. In fact it's quite difficult to transmit HIV via oral sex, particularly via the receptive... Read more »

HIV+ with gonorrhea

I am HIV positive, with T cells around 250. I have had white discharge from my penis for around 10... Read more »

HIV AND GONORRHEA REPLY

hi doc Bob,it's me again, the brazil-guy. Thank you very much for your answer for my first... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Epidemiology of Gonorrhea Among Men Who Have Sex With Men in Stockholm, Sweden, 1990-2004

The authors' objectives for the current study were to analyze the spread of gonorrhea among Stockholm men who have sex with men (MSM) regarding HIV status, serovars, and the site of infection. The distribution of serovars among HIV-positive and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Recommending New Drugs to Treat Gonorrhea

CDC on Thursday recommended that physicians begin using a different class of medications to treat gonorrhea after surveys showed that drug-resistant cases of the sexually transmitted infection are on the rise nationwide, the AP/ Forbes reports.... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

National Syphilis Rate Up Fourth Consecutive Year in 2004, Gonorrhea Rate Reached Record Low, CDC Report Says

The national rate of syphilis increased for the fourth consecutive year in 2004, while the gonorrhea rate hit a record low, according to an annual report on sexually transmitted diseases released by CDC on Tuesday, Reuters reports. The report... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Identification of Individuals With Gonorrhea Within Sexual Networks: A Population-Based Study

Molecular epidemiology has been used widely to analyze disease outbreaks in hospitals and the community and, for STDs, has the potential to identify individuals in the same sexual network, noted authors of the current study. In London, the burden of... Read more »
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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 a chance I've been infected with chlamydia and/or gonorrhea? I... Read more »

Gonorrhea Affecting CD4 & Viral Load Count

Posted by jjdietz, 3 Replies
Hello,

I was diagnosed with gonorrhea last Saturday. I was given a shot and I'm taking medication. I'm feeling alot better, but I have to finish my medication for another week.

As of April, 2012, my CD4 count was over 2,000 and my viral load was less... Read more »

Aids vs Hiv exposure?.. Any difference?

Posted by PrayWithMePlease, 1 Reply
Are there any risk diferences between being exposed to someone who is HIV+ and someone who has AIDS completely? Would symptoms show earlier? Do you skip the HIV stage completely? etc... Anybody have some knowledge? Read more »

Different Q & A about hiv testing:

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
clarificatoin on testing?
Posted: Apr 2, 2001



is a negative result at 4 1/2 months on a salive test goor/reliable after a low risk exposure(fingering?) thank you








The OraSure testing system is generally thought to be an excellent screening tool and... Read more »