What Parts Of The Body Are Affected By Chlamydia

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...provider for appropriate examination, testing, and treatment, as necessary. How is gonorrhea diagnosed? Several laboratory tests are available to diagnose gonorrhea. A doctor or nurse can obtain a sample for testing from the parts of the body likely to be infected (cervix, urethra, rectum, or throat) and send the sample to a laboratory for analysis. Gonorrhea that is present in the cervix or urethra can be diagnosed in a laboratory by...
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Transmission of chlamydia and HIV

Hi Dr. Bob,I haven't been to The Body in awhile, but I have a couple of questions - and I would bet my grandmother there's nothing like this in the archives. I'll try to stick to the bare bones of the story.I'm a HIV+ gay man, who last year was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...sordid clients supporting his crack habit is a bit farfetched even for HBO. Here in the U.S. there is a program of anonymous partner notification through the public health department. That might be an option for notifying the health authorities... Read more »

College guy that just donated to the foundation. Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV, 2010)

Good evening Dr. Bob,I am a heterosexual male in my mid 20's and now engaged. I have only been with 5 woman in my past. Prior to my engagement and meeting my fiance , I had a one time unprotected episode of oral and vaginal sex with a female. this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...only for Gay men having anal sex. Well I'm here to tell you, neither my husband or I have EVER had anal sex and we were not affected anally by it but we contracted it nevertheless and when I went back to my doctor and told him to specifically... Read more »

Inked Jake contd

Hi Dr. Bob,Thanks for your reply. I was "overwrought" when I sent my post - but everything I wrote is 100% the truth, and only part of the story over the past 1.5 years.Today I saw my GP to get tested - will know on Monday. Public Health contacted...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...occupation is construction (picture a short muscular inked Jake Gyllenhaal - seriously. I know that's not bare bones, but it partially helps explain the way I acted). Matt (not his real name) supplemented his income with prostitution, not... Read more »

Will HCV affect HIV seroconvertion, part 2

Dear Doctor McGovern,Thank you for your answer to my question. It helped me tocalm down. I am aware the the non sexual Chlamydia Pneumoniae does not affect possible seroconversion. I am just curious to know about the possible coinfection of HCV and...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
There is not a lot of information about simultaneous transmission of HIV and HCV. Traditional time points of testing should be adequate in most cases.Dr. McGovern Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...en Español. * For the purpose of this FAQ, vaginal sex or intercourse refers to sexual activity between a man and a woman involving the insertion of the penis into the vagina. Can I get HIV from oral sex? Yes, it is possible for either... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Composition Tests

...activity level, ethnicity, etc. are entered in a computer. While the person is lying down, electrodes are attached to various parts of the body and a small electric signal is circulated. This signal cannot be felt. BIA measures the resistance... Read more »
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Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...two categories: Body shape changes -- Includes fat loss (lipoatrophy) and fat gain(lipohypertrophy) or redistribution in particular areas of the body Metabolic complications -- Includes increases in fats and sugars in theblood HIV+... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)

...Lipo Be Treated? The Bottom Line What Is Lipodystrophy? Lipodystrophy, or "lipo" for short, is a collection of body shape changes in people taking antiretroviral medications (ARVs). "Lipo" refers to fat, and "dystrophy" means bad... Read more »
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Most important body part

Posted by firefly, 4 Replies
...The Most Important BodyPart: My mother used to ask me what is the most important part of the body. Through the years I would take a guess at what I Read more »

Just found out 2 days ago...

Posted by Iris, 15 Replies
3 weeks ago I found out I was pregnant, happy happy joy joy!! I really wanted this baby, was ready to start a new life (become a "real" adult..). Saw the mid-wife last week - first appointment - routine bloodwork etc etc. Was called at work 3 days... Read more »

I spent so much time worrying

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
...the past five years, I have spent many minutes and hours worrying that I carried the HIV virus. I wasn't aware that any of the partners I had were infected, but I was still worried because in the past 10 years, I had unprotected sex. About a year... Read more »

Chlamydia question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I wanted to pose this question. I went to the doctors for a UTI. They said that was what it was but they screened for chlamydia anyways. I don't know much about it so I went online to research it. I definately get that it is an STD. What I don't... Read more »
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