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What Prevention And Control Strategy Can Be Used Avoid The Transmission Of Gonorrhea

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea 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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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 »

Risk of reinfection for couples with different treatment strategies

Hi Dr. Bob, My partner and I are both positive, in a monogamous relationship, and considering the risks of unprotected sex. Both of our genotypes show no drug resistances. He has started Anti Retroviral Therapy and I have not. Is there any risk of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yes, reinfection in your situation is indeed possible. I would strongly advise that you continue to use latex or polyurethane condoms for penetrative sex. You can read much more about reinfection/superinfection/dual infection in the archives.Be... Read more »

important nutritional strategies

Hi Dr,What are some key nutritional strategies to implement as well as supplements one should take when first diagnosed with HIV?thank you.
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
I would take a good multivitamin with selenium at 200 mcg/day and all the B vitamins. Depending on your budget, I would add glutamine, alpha lipoic acid, and omega 3 fatty acids. You may want to read about a list of supplements here (this is a more... Read more »

2nd about t. Strategies (smart)

Thank you for your previous answer. It may be as you say: a good strategy for those people whom are currently in that number of cd4.But one thing I dont understand very well, and allow me to say so, is that aim for not treating people until cd4...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
...the erratic dosing is one reason why we also see resistance to these meds. And so the idea in this study is to compare the strategy you describe - and keep half of the people treating HIV in the best ways we now know how - keep it controlled -... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission the CDC fact sheet, " Preventing Occupational HIV Transmission to Healthcare Personnel ." Although the most important strategy for reducing the risk of occupational HIV transmission is to prevent occupational exposures, plans for... Read more »
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The Coalition for a National AIDS Strategy Talks About the National HIV/AIDS Strategy and the Future

...David Munar, Vice President of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago about their efforts with the Coalition for a National AIDS Strategy . The Coalition was founded in September 2007 and is comprised of over 500 organizations and 2,400 individuals. ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the United States, 2008

...prevention of pelvic inflammatory disease. New England Journal of Medicine 1996;334(21):1399-1401. Hook EW and Handsfield HH. Gonococcal infections in the adult. In: Holmes KK, Sparling PF, Stamm WE, et al. eds. Sexually Transmitted... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...the United States, together with private and public sector partners, should take joint responsibility for implementing these strategies. CHAC also notes that early detection and treatment of STDs should be only one component of a comprehensive... Read more »
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National HIV/AIDS Strategy for the U.S. (Finally!)

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...Thirty years into the epidemic, U.S. government officials have formally unveiled the country's first national strategy for fighting HIV/AIDS within its borders. The strategy aims to establish a coordinated, nationwide effort to reduce new HIV... Read more »

some one with more knowledge please explain this

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 1 Reply
...mean they cured HIV in these patents? Immunotherapy of HIV-infected patients with Gc protein-derived macrophage activating factor (GcMAF). Yamamoto N, Ushijima N, Koga Y. Division of Molecular... Read more »

Saw this today in "General Treatment Strategies"

Posted by Amy, 1 Reply
...Hi All, I saw this today in the "General Treatment Strategies" postings here at The Body. You can read the physician's posting to Dr. Cohen, it's dated July 18. I included the internet Read more »

post to read every day

Posted by nightsunami, 7 Replies
anybody here infected by oral sex? i Read more »