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What Populations Are At The Highest Risk For Chlamydia

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

College-Age Population at Risk for Chlamydia

Although chlamydia is the most common bacterial STD in the United States according to CDC, many people infected are unaware of it. No symptoms present in about 75 percent of women and 50 percent of men. "If they don't know they have an infection,... Read more »
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Hillary Clinton Pledges to Up Funds for Science-Based Interventions in Highest Risk Populations

Photo courtesy of Zimbio. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton entered the opening session of the International AIDS Conference today to a standing ovation -- which then faded into the loud shouts of a band of banner toting activists from ACT UP... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC-Funded California Program Achieves High Rates of Chlamydia Screening in High School Health Centers; Highest Infection Rates Found Among African-American Teens

Previous studies have shown that young women aged 15 to 19 have the highest rates of chlamydia infection in the country, and CDC recommends that all sexually active women age 25 and under be screened for chlamydia every year (and more frequently if... Read more »
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My highest risk exposures?

Dear Mark,You were, as ever, kind enough to respond to my question of a few weeks ago concerning receiving rimming and told me this was low risk. You asked what high risk exposures I had in the past. I had never intended to have any high risk...
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
Low risk, but not no risk. You should be tested.MH... Read more »

highest risk of transmission

I read elsewhere that a pregnant mother is more likely to transmit HIV to her child if she is RECENTLY infected. Is this true?...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Because maternal to child transmission is more frequent when a woman has a high viral load it would be more likely for a pregnant women with a recent HIV infection[ the viral load is highest in the first 6 months following infection] to transmit HIV... Read more »

Testing, risk, and treatment "CHLAMYDIA + HIV (?)"

I just found out i have chlamydia and took the medicine this evening, soon i will be free from it, however i am awaiting the three month marker to get tested for hiv. My question is... i had sex with 2 people unprotected, one who was drunk so...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Because your sex partner came in you (multiple times), we'd consider this to be high risk. This is just risk though, if you got HIV all depends on if your partner was infected in the first place, how rough the sex was,... Read more »

Oral chlamydia infection - risk of HIV

I was diagnosed with with urethritis caused by chlamydia from receiving oral sex - there is no doubt that this was the cause as I have had no other sex. Your posts say this is very unlikley but in my case happened for sure.The giver also had HIV - I...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Probably not. The reason for the negligible risk associated to receiving oral sex is that there is little to no infectious HIV in the saliva of HIV infected people. See <a... Read more »
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Which cities have highest HIV populations?

Posted by livesinadream
I'm wondering which cities in the US and frankly worldwide have the highest population living with HIV. I'm wondering because I live in the midwest with a rather small population and I am considering moving somewhere were the prevlance is much... Read more »

Highest Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can someone say what the highest risk they saw on this board and the person still tested negative?

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Why women are at the highest risk for HIV

Posted by 2FarGone
I've really been struggling with this idea as of late. I live in Vancouver which (in terms of HIV/AIDS demographics) is largely gay or IV drug using. I'd imagine there are also women in the city who have HIV although if they aren't drug addicted... 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 »