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Throat Gonorrhea and HIV risk

Hi Dr BobThanks for your answer regarding oral sex, poppers and alcohol from a few days ago. I was diagnosed after the two sex encounters with throat gonorrhea and treated with antibiotics. Just a quick follow-up question as the more I delve into...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...herpes, syphilis and other STDs. The inflammatory reaction recruits white blood cells to the infected area, which increases the risk HIV can set up shop. It primarily involves someone having an STD (particularly one that causes blisters, sores,... 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... Read more »

Poppers, Alcohol & Oral Sex

Dear Dr FrascinoI has oral sex (receptive and insertive) with two men on succeeding evenings where... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condom Use and Risk of Gonorrhea and Chlamydia: A Systematic Review of Design and Measurement Factors Assessed in Epidemiologic Studies

...epidemiologic studies published from January 1966 through April 2005 that evaluated the association between male condom use and risk of either infection. The researchers investigated whether each study distinguished consistent from inconsistent... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Warning of Gonorrhea Drugs Risk

... Gonorrhea's growing resistance to antibiotics could make treating the STD become much more complex, according to information presented Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

... What is gonorrhea? How common is gonorrhea? How do people get gonorrhea? Who is at risk for gonorrhea? What are the signs and symptoms of gonorrhea? What are the complications of gonorrhea? How does gonorrhea affect a... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Ontario Researchers Look at Gonorrhea in the Throat

...inflammation in the wet tissues of the genitals, rectum and throat, this inflammation can weaken these tissues and increase the risk of transmitting and getting HIV. Into the Throat Researchers in the U.S. have found that gonorrhea-causing... Read more »
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receiving oral sex risk?

Posted by merrywell
...2 different guys whose HIV status I'm not sure of(i'm a female). I regret what I did and feel so guilty. Stupid me. Am I at risk for HIV? I tested negative for gonorrhea, chlamydia and syphilis and have had no herpes outbreaks and don't think I... Read more »

no STD symptoms after oral a year ago. Am I ok?

Posted by 613, 1 Reply
last year I received oral for the first time in my life. I'm a virgin. The girl told me she was clean but i am paranoid. A year has passed and I have shown no signs of genital herpes. Am I clean? Read more »

Unprotected Insertive Dipping and Reusing Condom..

Posted by MiamiLat, 1 Reply
...inside his ass as I was cumming. I then pulled out and finished cumming outside but most of it occured in his ass. What is my HIV risk from this incidence? I am pretty upset at myself since I just tested NEG recently, on 11/07/09. Thank you in... Read more »

Dissapointed

Posted by rufenough, 1 Reply
...someone might get maybe a triple, or even quadrouple infection from a single exposure??? Its looking increasingly like I got The Clap, and Syph from 2 minutes of a single exposure....so what are my chances of having got everything else as... Read more »