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Who Is At Risk For Lymphogranuloma Venereum

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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
...your support of The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation (www.concertedeffort.org). It's warmly appreciated.Be well.Dr. BobLymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV) January 4, 2008What Is LGV?LGV (Lymphogranuloma venereum) is a sexually transmitted... Read more »

Sexual transmission of Hep C

I noticed in one of your responses to the question of Hep C transmission that you responded that... 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 »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV)

... How Can LGV Be Prevented? Where Can I Get More Information? What Is LGV? LGV ( Lymphogranuloma venereum ) is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by three strains of the bacterium ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Lymphogranuloma Venereum Outbreak in Men Who Have Sex With Men (MSM) in Belgium, January 2004 to July 2005

... Following an alert from the Netherlands in January 2004, health experts discovered an outbreak of lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV) in men who have sex with men (MSM) in Antwerp in 2004. ESSTI ALERT, a surveillance system that monitors sexually... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Health Agency Finds 22 Cases of Rare Sexually Transmitted Infection, LGV

...HIV/AIDS. "This is high risk activity that people are engaging in," said Tyndall. "This would select for men who are taking a lot of risk and would be a subset of the general gay men population." Wong and colleagues detail their findings and the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC: Rare Infection a Risk to Gay, Bisexual Men in U.S.

...alerted US doctors and clinics to be prepared to diagnose and treat gay and bisexual men who could be infected with the rare STD Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV). CDC issued the warning following reports of a recent outbreak of the disease among... Read more »
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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 »

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 »

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 »