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What Is The Percentage Of The Population That's Been Affected By Gonorrhea

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Examines How Population's Percentage of Female Commercial Sex Workers Affects HIV/AIDS Prevalence

"Size Matters: The Number of Prostitutes and the Global HIV/AIDS Pandemic ," PLoS One : John Talbott of Africans Against AIDS used cross-country linear and multiple regressions based on new UNAIDS data to determine that the number of female... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Increases in Gonorrhea -- Eight Western States, 2000-2005

Neisseria gonorrhoeae infection is the second most commonly reported notifiable disease in the United States. 1 Gonorrhea increases the risk for pelvic inflammatory disease, infertility, ectopic pregnancy, and acquisition and transmission of ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Identification of Individuals With Gonorrhea Within Sexual Networks: A Population-Based Study

Molecular epidemiology has been used widely to analyze disease outbreaks in hospitals and the community and, for STDs, has the potential to identify individuals in the same sexual network, noted authors of the current study. In London, the burden of... Read more »
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Genotype Percentages in US/World HVC populations

I have genotype 2b, which my infectious desease doctor said was "very rare", but I keep reading about all these questioners having 2b at this Ask the Expert Site. So just what are the percentages in America and the World of HVC infected...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Genotypes 2 and 3 together make up about 25 percent of the infections in the US. It is found in pockets elsewhere in the world depending on the individual country. The bottom line is that you have the "easiest" to treat genotype. There is... Read more »

How does gonorrhea affect HIV transmission?

A year ago I had unprotected sex (once) with a girl I met when out. I then contracted gonorrhea a few days later and got treated through a course of antibiotics which cured it.However my anxiety has blocked the incident from my mind until now when I...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Conventional wisdom dictates that having one sexually transmitted infection increases the odds that you might be infected with another. Some studies have shown that having a current STI or a history of STIs puts one at greater risk for HIV... 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...
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 »

segments of population affected

Which segments of the population are most affected by the AIDS epidemic?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Simply put, EVERY segment of thepopulation has been significantly affected by this epidemic, in one respector another. Not everyone has put themselves at risk of infection. But thisdisease has significantly... Read more »
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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 »

Confidence interval!!!!

Posted by Anonymous
The confidence interval is the intervall when 95% of the population will have a positive HIV test. For HIV this is 95%@9-41 days. The other 5% MAY take longer. See following text:

Confidence Interval
A confidence interval gives an estimated range of... Read more »

What are my chances?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
First of all, my sympathy and support for all Americans and prayers specially for those affected by the terrorist attacks.

On a micro scale:
I was confirmed having HSV after an exposure. I am very depressed and scared, could someone please help me... Read more »

STDs & HIV - HELP!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If you are infected with another STD like chlamydia or gonorrhea at the sime time you are exposed to HIV, will this "coinfection" slow down the production of HIV antibodies???? or does the same window period still apply????

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