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What Is The Origin Of Gonorrhea

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Gonorrhea

What is gonorrhea? How common is gonorrhea? How do people get gonorrhea? Who is at risk for gonorrhea? What are the signs and symptoms of gonorrhea? What are the complications of gonorrhea? How does gonorrhea affect a pregnant woman and her baby? How is gonorrhea diagnosed? What is the treatment for gonorrhea? How can gonorrhea be prevented? Where can I get more information? Sources What is gonorrhea? Gonorrhea is a sexually...
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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 »

Will a Gonorrhea vaccine cause false positive in a western blot?

Hi doctor,I had a gonorrhea vaccine shot in October. I took a HIV rapid test in mid December. It says positive. Western blot from blood sample taken on same day as rapid test reveals positive as well. Is there any way te gonorrhea vaccine may cause...
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
The vaccine would not result in both tests being positive.... Read more »

Switch from original to generic ARV

Dear Ben,Deeply sorry to disturb u again but I will be switching from original Truvada + Isentress combination to Ricovir (Mylan) + Isentress. This will cut my cost effectively by 500%I would like to seek yr advise on the use of Ricovir as compared...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.Generic HIV medications are usually exactly the same as their name-brand cousins. As for the brand-name Isentress, the country of manufacturer (or packing) should have no impact whatsoever on the quality or side effect... Read more »

Must I keep Norvir in original container?

I have read and heard that Norvir should remain in its original container. I would prefer to transfer the pills to a tupperware container and keep in my refrigerator. Would this me okay or are there issues I am not aware of?Thanks for all your...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
Well, it is probably ok to put it in a sealed tupperware container, but it is best to leave it in its original container.... Read more »
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Original confused

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
First off im the original confused Gman,Jackie Im sure you'll remember me i pesterd you enough.Im not the Confused who posted last week about the dissapearing posts,I think they should disapear.Anyhow after all this time after my unprotected sexuall... Read more »

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 »

my first hospitalization due to unkown origins...

Posted by Anonymous
My first hospitalization due to unknown origins was on July 12,
1976. After receiving a blood by-product, I began having multiple
problems, ie. fevers, night sweats, swollen lymph glands,
enlarged spleen and liver, and then severe weight loss. For... Read more »