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What Is The Meaning Of Chlamydia Igm

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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 treatment

Can daily masturbation cure chlamydia?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nope! Only antibiotics can cure chlamydia, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't "burp the nephew" daily just for fun.Dr. Bob Read more »

IgA question (NOT IN THE ARCHIVES!)

Hello Doc, I have looked for information in the archives but I found nothing about this.I had a single exposure with a girl (very probably HIV+) 6 months ago. Condom broke during the intercourse.I followed your advice and took several 3-months and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1.Your IgA level is normal.2.Yes.3.No.The type of immunoglobulin disorder that could interfere with HIV-antibody test results is called hypogammaglobulinemia (low or deficient production of specific antibodies). You are Dr. Bob-certified to... Read more »

chlamydia and hiv

Hi doc. Mark.As I read, the discharge of chlamydia (in appearance clear or milky)is highly infectious for the chlamydia. But is it also infectious for hiv (if the person with the chlamydia is also hiv-infected)And HOW infectious is it for hiv...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Genital secretions can have both organisms in them. HIV viral load is generally about 10 times less in genital secretions than in blood. Read more »

Dormant chlamydia?

Can chlamydia remain dormant, like say I test negative and possibly still have it?? please help
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...It is possible to have a chlamydia infection and not experience symptoms; this is the case for approximately 75% of women and 50% of men. For this reason, screening Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

...Clarithromycin? Clarithromycin is used for mild or moderate bacterial infections. It works against several different bacteria, especially chlamydia, hemophilus and streptococcus. These bacteria can infect the skin, nose, throat, lungs and ears.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Azithromycin (Zithromax)

...Azithromycin? Azithromycin is used for mild or moderate bacterial infections. It works against several different bacteria, especially chlamydia, hemophilus and streptococcus. These bacteria can infect the skin, nose, throat, and lungs. They can... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Fear of partner (domestic) violence Other responsibilities such as child care or caring for a sick partner The stigma associated with HIV Active substance abuse Depression Lack of financial resources and/or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...urine test for men; urine tests or vaginal swabs for women; throat and/or anal swabs in people having oral and/or anal sex Chlamydia urine test or vaginal swab Hepatitis tests (See fact sheet 506 ): Tests look for hepatitis antibodies... Read more »
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hiv or not? worstnightmereever

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...hepatitis serology, VDRL, Chlamydia serology, EBV, CMV were all normal HIV abs + P24 were negative HCV PCR- negative However- I had IgM normal but at the highest limit Mild decrease in my lymphocyte counts Other results were more or less the... Read more »

chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...aware neither of us has had any other partner in that time. about 3 months ago he got tested and he showed up positive with chlamydia so a few weeks ago I went to the doc and got tested but I was clean and negative for chlamydia. The thing is... 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 »

to: BigMistake and other freinds

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and overcome by our immune system. That is meant that we assume we are OK. The IgG test is a history. Someone will test the IgM, but I am sure you already have symptom or you just don't know when to do a IgM test. However, I strongly suggest you... Read more »