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Who Is At Risk For Lgv

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College guy that just donated to the foundation. Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV, 2010)

Good evening Dr. Bob,I am a heterosexual male in my mid 20's and now engaged. I have only been with 5 woman in my past. Prior to my engagement and meeting my fiance , I had a one time unprotected episode of oral and vaginal sex with a female. this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...This will reduce the risk that your partners will develop symptoms and/or serious complications of LGV. It will reduce your risk of becoming re-infected as well as reduce the risk of ongoing transmission in the community. You and all of your sex... Read more »

LGV (lymphogranuloma venereum) Please answer

Hi Doctor,While reading the archive, I came across a post about LGV (lymphogranuloma venereum). The... Read more »

LGV positve

After recently going. to the G.I. doctor because of a bout of rectal bleeding that would not stop, ... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV)

...develop symptoms and/or serious complications of LGV. It will reduce your risk of becoming re-infected as well as reduce the risk of ongoing transmission in the community. You and all of your sex partners should avoid sex until you have... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Warning as Sex Disease Reaches United Kingdom

...Twenty-four Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) cases among gay men have been confirmed in England since October, when the Health Protection Agency set up an enhanced Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Health Officials Issue Alert About Rare Sexually Transmitted Disease

...Francisco public health officials warned that four gay men in the city have contracted a rare and potentially debilitating STD, Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV), which was recently reported in the Netherlands. LGV -- a form of chlamydia rarely... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

First Cases of Rare STD Reported Among MSM in United Kingdom

...Health professionals are concerned because the rectal inflammation and ulceration sometimes caused by LGV could increase the risk of transmitting or contracting HIV and other bloodborne diseases. Although some of the four San Francisco men who... Read more »
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LGV Chlamydia

Posted by Bear60, 1 Reply
...noticible symptoms- right away at least- an unknown number of people may silently harbor and spread it, along with an increased risk of HIV". ""My feeling is that what we're seeing now is still the tip of the iceberg," said Philippe Chiliade of... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

I'm major stressed is this low risk/no risk?

Posted by xandernumpty
...boxers and then went and cleaned up. I was sober.. well one beer. But he was a complete random stranger. Have i put myself at risk?, i called an sti hotline they said no risk, the health clinic nurse said minimal whilst the health counsellor... Read more »

Sanitary Pads - Real risk or no risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...was already healing). My question is: if the pad was soiled with blood and came into contact with the abrasion, would I be at risk for HIV? Are there any documented cases on this? Please help me. Thanks. Read more »