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What Is The Percent Of Getting Aids Because I Have Chlamydia

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Table of Contents Health Insurance in the United States Changes Due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) AIDS Drugs Assistance Program Medicare Health Insurance Marketplaces Drug Company Programs Clinical Trials Buyers' Club Seeking Help Health Insurance in the United States Health insurance usually covers most of the cost of prescription drugs,including HIV drugs. The best way to get health insurance is to work for...
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6 weeks elisa 90 percent conclusive?

Hi Dr Bob,pls pls i beg u to answer my situation is desperate,i live in a society where hiv/aids is totally taboo and rejected no matter how it is presented and if infected suicide is the only solution to avoid shame dissgrace and humiliation...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Balango,Situations like yours, where you would consider ending your life due to a viral infection, are dramatic illustrations of how unconscionable, morally reprehensible and damaging repressive hyper-religious societies can be. How could any... Read more »

0.1 to 0.2 percent per episode???

He Doc, I am a man who is confused about something. If I have unprotected virginal intercourse w/ a woman who is HIV+ once ,its only a 0.1 to 0.2 percent per episode chance I could get HIV.?????So if I had sex 500 times with that same person it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I know this is a bit confusing, but your concept is not correct. Each and every exposure has the same statistical risk. So if the risk is 0.1 percent each time you are exposed, there is a 0.1 percent chance you might contract the virus with each... Read more »

CD$ Number Vs. Percent

Hey Dr. Bob,What is the latest consynsis on CD4 Counts and CD4 Percent?First set of Labs = 220 / 12% / 44K V.L. Now, after Atripla SIX WEEKS- 285 Count / UNDER 300 VIRAL (yippy & Wow) and CD 14% - My arrogant doc states- " Once...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Arrogant or not, I have to agree with your doc on this one. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) AIDS surveillance case definition for adolescents and adults categorically states that HIV disease becomes "AIDS" when the immune system... Read more »

Chlamydia and HIV (BETTER TO KNOW, 2010)

I have gotten Chlamydia and am super worried that I may have something else like HIV. I worry about things alot and this is driving me crazy. I havent gotten tested for it yet but my doctor wants me to once I am finished with my antibiotics. I dont...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,It's always better to know than not know. See below.Dr. BobI know the answer, but I ask anyway.... (WHAT YOU DONT KNOW CAN KILL YOU, 2010) ( IS IT BETTER TO GET HIV TESTED OR NOT TO KNOW, 2010)Sep 13, 2010Well, here I am again, losing my... Read more »
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LGV Chlamydia

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
I thought this news item in todays INQUIRER was of some interest to us gay men. Its about a "bad strain of chlamydia not usually seen in this country". It "appears to be spreading among gay and bisexual men possibly increasing their chances of... Read more »

Can you catch chlamydia orally by someone who has rectal chlamydia?

Posted by chrono5, 2 Replies
I've just been treated for rectal chlamydia, but I have a partner who we both have never had anal sex with, but he has given me oral sex. I haven't told him just yet because I found out today and I'm waiting until he is back, but I was wondering... Read more »

what percent

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
what percent would someone have of being hiv pos if they tested neg 4 times using the elisa, antigen test hiv 2 test way way past the window with ongoing symptoms, doesnt the more tests you take give u the 100% mark or can i still not be sure even... Read more »

absolutes vs. percents

Posted by PAUL, 3 Replies
Help... I'm totally confused about the difference between absolute numbers and the %. I just found out that my cd4 cout was 28% or 392. How is the percent more meaningful than the absolute number? I just don't get this... I made the original posting... Read more »