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What Is The Drug Of Choice To Treat Gonorrhea

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...www.cdc.gov/std/treatment Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually Transmitted Disease Surveillance, 2006. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, November 2007. Hook EW III and Handsfield HH. Gonococcal infections in the adult. In: K. Holmes, P. Sparling, P. Markh et al (eds). Sexually Transmitted Diseases , 3rd Edition. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1999, 451-466. Weinstock H, Berman S, Cates W. Sexually...
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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 »

Indeterminate HIV Western Blot Test

Dr. Frascino:I tested positive about 10 years ago when I was treated for non-pcp pneumonia. At that time I do not know if a western blot test was performed or not. However, I do know that I had a detectable viral load and a low t-cell count. at...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...FrascinoHello,I find it terribly unfortunate and a bit sad that fear has prevented you from getting appropriate monitoring and treatment for your HIV disease. I hope you realize that by not getting the care you need, you are allowing the virus to... 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 sh*tless.I have read conflicting info from my doc....Atripla is the best to for me to start with. Ok....so I ask THE questions.side effects? She says...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Atripla, approved in 2006, is a complete effective HIV regimen in a one-pill-once-a-day treatment that combines three drugs from two antiretroviral classes. It contains the "preferred" drugs (U.S. guidelines) from both Read more »

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 because i had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tested negative for HIV-1, HIV-2 and p24 one month ago is very encouraging. What you and your girlfriend need to do now is get treated for gonorrhea and then repeat your HIV test three months from the last time you had unprotected sex. Use... Read more »
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A New Super Villain: Gonorrhea?

...information that a strain of Gonorrhea may be evolving into a "superbug," a drug resistant bacteria that will be much harder to treat. Speaking at the Society for General Microbiology's spring meeting in Edinburgh, Scotland, Catherine Ison, a... Read more »
MyFabulousDisease.com

"The Clap" Is Becoming the Applause!

...to make the STD (which can infect not only the male and female genital regions, but also the mouth, throat and eyes) hard to treat. "The current drugs of choice, ceftriaxone and cefixime, are still very effective," Ison said in a statement, ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Warning of Gonorrhea Drugs Risk

... Gonorrhea's growing resistance to antibiotics could make treating the STD become much more complex, according to information presented this week at the Society for General Microbiology's spring Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Drug-Resistant Gonorrhea on the Rise in California and Hawaii

...levofloxacin, is on the increase in California and Hawaii, raising the concern of federal health officials. The drugs are often used to treat the STD because they are relatively inexpensive, require only a single dose and can be given orally. But... Read more »
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Choices

Posted by ScotCharles, 4 Replies
...retirement community that provides us with assurance that we will be taken care of through our final illnesses. Even with that choice, we have choices. One choice is an urban high rise condo in San Francisco near the Opera House, a church dear... Read more »

When is it right to tell someone your dating

Posted by PondersLife, 6 Replies
Hi Guys!! I would like to find out everyone's opinion on when is a good time to tell someone who your dating and/or interested in..I have been single now for 7 years, since I found out I'm +, recently I've started going back out to the clubs and... Read more »

which is a better choice?

Posted by franfrog, 9 Replies
...someone. I am not sure if I am better off at a psycologist or psyciatyrist? From my understanding the psyciatrist will just treat without weekly meetings where a psycologist can treat according to the meetings weekly with them. Read more »

i cant stop crying

Posted by terrified2121, 6 Replies
i dated someone after not knowing them long enough at all we started sleeping together and we alwas used a condom, and he would never stop saying how he didnt wanna use one anymore. Even though i have another condition that i told him about that... Read more »