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What Is The Most Common Medication Prescribed For 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 »

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
...Sustiva. Atripla is the only dual-class, fixed-dose combination drug on the market so far. It is probably the most commonly prescribed medication for people taking HIV meds for the first time. Because of the Viread component, Atripla must be used... Read more »

$300 Donation For One Last Question. Please Dr Bob

Hi Dr Bob, wonder if you still remember me (Barry). The guy who was stuck in Thailand due to the riot and post a question and you replied me on the 12th Dec 2008. Now Im finally made it back to California after being stuck in Thailand for about a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Barry,The doctor you saw in Thailand who told you that you can't get gonorrhea from oral sex and that condoms have holes in them that allow HIV to pass through was a blithering idiot. Period.1.Gonorrhea is Read more »

Donation Made From Guy Stuck In Thailand Due To Riot - Please Reply

Hi Dr Bob, Im Barry from California. (The guy who was stuck in Thailand due to the riot during Nov 08 and unable to go home) Sorry to bother you again because Im about to go crazy thinking every single day about the dumb things I did in Thailand....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...guys. She even showed me the condoms in her handbag. She is a street walker by the way. On the 6th Dec 2008, after taking the medication prescribed by the doctor, went back and did a urine test, doctor says I am ok and no more gonorrhoea,... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)

...with HIV. Bayer Corporation manufactures it. NOTE: In 2004, the Centers for Disease Control noted an increase in strains of gonorrhea that are resistant to Cipro among men who have sex with men. Using Cipro may be ineffective for gonorrhea, and... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Interactions

What Are Drug Interactions? How Does the Body Process Drugs? How Do Drugs Interact? Why Does Food Matter? What Causes the Most Interactions With HIV Medications? What Other Drugs Need Special Attention? What About Herbal... Read more »
The Well Project

Getting HIV Drugs

...Clinical Trials Buyers' Club Seeking Help Health Insurance Health insurance usually covers most of the cost of your prescription drugs. The best way to get health insurance is to go to work for an employer who provides it. If you do... Read more »
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Possible exposure and ARS symptoms questions

Posted by dot1974, 1 Reply
...through that right now. He also did an STD screening, which on the rectal swab came back negative, but I was positive for penile gonorrhea. They told me that was a very common STD to get. Syphilis was negative and I had previously been given... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

BOYCOTT Project (RED) Auction Sothebys

Posted by Alex1, 2 Replies
...playing at a recent U2 concert in Glasgow, Bono asked the audience for absolute quiet and then in the silence started to slowly clap his hands, once every few seconds. Holding the audience in total silence, he said into the microphone: "Every... Read more »

clap

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can symptoms of chlaymydia or gonnerhea show up 5 months after a possible exposure? Also I know that there are window periods for Hiv, what about these STDS? I was tested for chlymydia and gonn 2 weeks after possible exposure, would they have been... Read more »