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What Will Happen If You Have Chlamydia And You Get A Pap

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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...this therapy. Pap Smears HIV-positive women are 10 times more likely to have abnormal Pap smears than HIV-negative women. An abnormal Pap smear can indicate inflammation, infection, dysplasia, or cancer. These abnormal Paps are usually associated with low CD4 cell counts and HPV. It is very important for HIV-positive women to have regular Pap smears. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommend the following: HIV-positive women...
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Riddle me this!!! Puzzled, confused, scared (OCD or delusional disorder?)

Dr. Bob, you are a beautiful person! I've read and re-read most of you comments to people. I have been told that I had a crystal clear vision of the world and a pure soul and can spot other pure people. I think you are one. I, on the other hand,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...self-medicated (never a good idea, I might add!) with azithro. However, seven days ago you visited a urologist and had positive chlamydia and ureaplasma tests??? The azithromycin should have knocked out the chlamydia (and possibly the ureaplasma... Read more »

? False Positive Chlamydia

Hello, I went to my doctor in Aug for a pap test with the complaint of some itching. She called a few days later and told me my test was unreadable and that I had vaginitis. She prescribed an MVP cream for two weeks and I went back the pap came...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...vaginitis, see my response to "Yellow Vaginal Discharge" (http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Hepatitis/Q26472.qna).Chlamydia is sexually transmitted. If you had chlamydia, you were either infected by your current partner or a... Read more »

Chlamydia treatment

Can daily masturbation cure chlamydia?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Nope! Only antibiotics can cure chlamydia, but that doesn't mean you shouldn't "burp the nephew" daily just for fun.Dr. Bob Read more »

My first doctor visit after testing positive

I tested positive 2 weeks ago and have an apt. with my internist coming up. Likely infected 12/08. From what I observed in his waiting room on past visits I doubt his patient demographics include many HIV+ folks. What do I want to make sure he...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...screening for A, B and C4.STD screening (syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, etc.)5.Tuberculosis skin test6.Toxoplasma IgG antibody7.Pap smear for women8.Fasting glucose and lipid panel9.T-cell subsets (CD4, CD4%, CD8, CD4:CD8 ratio)10. HIV plasma... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Infection May Boost Cervical Cancer Risk

...contrast, no study participants who were cervical cancer-free reported ever being diagnosed with chlamydia. Wallin's team tested Pap smears of 118 women diagnosed with cervical cancer for the presence of chlamydia, both before and after they were... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...require a health professional to collect a swab sample of genital secretions. For women this type of test "minutely prolongs" a pap smear, FDA's Mitchell explains. "At worst, it can feel like a tiny menstrual cramp, but most women don't... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...HIV+ women report abnormal menstrual periods. Somehave excessive bleeding while others stop menstruating altogether. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an STD that causes 99% of cervical cancer andcan also cause genital warts. HIV+ women are more... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...measures diabetes or insulin resistance. Test at baseline and about once a year. Test in the morning after fasting overnight. Pap smear (See fact sheet 510 ): Tests for abnormal cells in the anus or vagina. Test at baseline and once a year,... Read more »
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found out he may be hiv+

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
ok well here is my situation, i am an 18 year old female and in february i slept with the guy i was dating. (feb 3,4, & 18th to be exact) we had used a condom the first time and the other times used the pull out method. (being young and naive... Read more »

I have no one else to talk to right now

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I am 19, and I am preparing to go in for an HIV test next week. A couple of weeks ago I got a paps done and I discovered I had Chlamydia. I'm freaked out because my boyfriend ran away to another province, so I have no way of 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 »

Chlamydia/HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...refused to give me PEP (it was unprotected vaginal). A culture was done to check for STDS (Urethral Swab) and it came back +ve for Chlamydia. I know I have to go through 3 months of hell waiting on HIV results but I'm confused about Chlamydia... Read more »