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What Meds Are Used 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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Unprotected sex with my partner - different HAART meds

Hi,My partner and I are both positive and I have recently changed from the same treatment as him (Atripla) to Isentress / Truvada. Is there a risk of exposing him to resistance to Isentress if we have unprotected sex? His VL is undetectable, mine is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...underscoring why use of condoms is still generally recommended (also protective against other pathogens such as syphilis and gonorrhea. KH Read more »

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
...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 with caution in folks with kidney... Read more »

Reduced VL & CD4 (no meds)

I was diagnosed May 06, with initial stats CD4 of 626 & VL 46000, then CD4 393 & VL 57000 in Sep 06 (in the presence of Gonorrhea infection, imediately prior to a/b treatment), and then most recently CD4 317 & VL 343 (samples taken 2 days after...
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
Can't explain the results, but the viral load is certainly not consistent with previous results. After everything has calmed down you need another set of numbers to see where you really are. Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Increases in Unsafe Sex and Rectal Gonorrhea Among Men Who Have Sex With Men -- San Francisco, California, 1994-1997

...program (1990-1997) were analyzed to characterize changes in HIV risk behaviors of MSM and changes in incidence of male rectal gonorrhea. This report describes the findings of these analyses, which indicate increases in unsafe sexual behavior and... 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 Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...opportunistic infections, menopause or other GYN conditions. Other factors may include using some side effects of HIV drugs and other meds (like megestrol), street drugs (especially heroin and marijuana), and poor nutrition. Finally, body weight... Read more »
MyFabulousDisease.com

"The Clap" Is Becoming the Applause!

...mentality" of AIDS diminishes . That's life: just as we get an exotic horror show like AIDS in check, some Golden Oldie like the clap reminds us we're never really out of the woods. Read more »
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Dissapointed

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...clinician, he gave me Erythromycin, on suspicion of syphillis, took blood for full labs results next week. 11. 48hrs after starting meds, rash is going down nearly gone. I feel better than I have for nearly a month but still not 100%. QUESTION... Read more »

hiv or not? worstnightmereever

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...think? Should I get tested for other diseases? What's your DD? (please dont tell me it's all anxiety because it's not). (can gonorrhea, Chlamydia, syphilis migrate through the lymph drainage??) Could it be HIV? Am I late seroconverter? According... Read more »

Even more dissapointed!

Posted by rufenough, 3 Replies
...face of all the comments made by the professionals on this website and eslewhere, who say that with CURRENT (let alone future meds) modern HAART regimes, and new meds coming on stream, HIV is now a chronic but not fatal disease. So who is... Read more »

i cant stop crying

Posted by terrified2121, 6 Replies
i dated someone after not knowing them long enough at all we started sleeping together and we alwas used a condom, and he would never stop saying how he didnt wanna use one anymore. Even though i have another condition that i told him about that... Read more »