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What Type Of Doctor Deals With 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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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 because i had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...chances of getting infected with HIV. 3. STDs that cause sores and blisters (syphilis, herpes, etc.) are easy to get from all types of oral sex getting or giving. 4. Gonorrhea, chlamydia, and NGU infections are possible from sucking and getting... Read more »

HIV AND GONORRHEA REPLY

hi doc Bob,it's me again, the brazil-guy. Thank you very much for your answer for my first question. It indeed encouraged me to write more and more in English, hehe... the only problem is i didn't understand the expression: "setting the bar...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...chances of getting infected with HIV. 3. STDs that cause sores and blisters (syphilis, herpes, etc.) are easy to get from all types of oral sex getting or giving. 4. Gonorrhea, chlamydia, and NGU infections are possible from sucking and getting... 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 »

What is gonorrhea? Is it curable?

If your partner has had Gonorrhea and has been treated, does it re-occur (like herpes), or gone for good after treatment? I don't know that much about the disease. Please help.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...infection can make its way into the bloodstream and cause a serious (and potentially fatal) complication called Disseminated Gonococcal Infection (DGI). However, DGI is now a very rare complication in places where antibiotics are readily... Read more »
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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Gonorrhea

...your baby's eyes by applying silver nitrate or other medicine to the eyes immediately after birth. Because of the risks from gonococcal infection to both you and your baby, health experts recommend that pregnant women have at least one test for... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...become infected with HPV at some time in their lives. One study found HPVs in 77 percent of HIV-positive women. Different types of HPV cause warts or abnormal cell growth (dysplasia) near the anus or cervix. More than 95% of cervical cancers... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)

...for a 500 mg once-daily formulation called Cipro XR. The dose of Cipro and the length of time you will take it depend on the type of infection you have. Cipro tablets can be taken with or without food. Take them with plenty of water. Drink lots... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Invirase (Saquinavir mesylate)

...tiredness; and warts. Individuals should tell a doctor if these side effects continue or are bothersome. People with certain types of heart disease should not take saquinavir and ritonavir together, as the combination of these medications may... Read more »
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HIV Positive Doctors and Medical Students

Posted by JumptheHorizon, 4 Replies
...was about one month after I think I could have been infected, but my lymphocytes were down). Anyway, what is the story for Doctors who are HIV positive? I saw a news article in the newspaper which said that recent patients of a HIV positive... Read more »

Just Diagnosed 12/12

Posted by dotman32, 15 Replies
So many emotions. So many ups and downs. Plus physically just not feeling all that great. I learned 12/12 that I'm positive. Think I was infected 11/12. Ugh. Just don't know what to make of things right now. I've told a few friends and... Read more »

oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
...partner and I always thought it wasnt risky.furthermore since I realy want to do this again I dont think using a condom in these kind of party situations is an option for me if My partners want to enjoy themselves also . Read more »

Dissapointed

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...long and how severe can seroconversion be"....so post again!!! Well a week or so has passed...now I managed to get back to doctor as an urgent case since I came out in a bodywide rash, itched like hell!!! We discussed my case facts. 1. Exposure... Read more »