Why Does Having Chlamydia Increase The Risk Of Hiv Transmission

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Got Chlamydia, could I have gotten HIV too?

Dear Dr. Robert,I am a Greek 30 year old not-virgin-anymore, and I am scared. Two weeks ago I had sex (for the first time) with a high-class escort (those ladies who do a lot of stuff for a lot of money). We had protected sex, I didn't performed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk, even with the possible (but not confirmed) chlamydia infection, remains exceedingly low. Some STDs, like chlamydia, for instance, Read more »

Throat Gonorrhea and HIV risk

Hi Dr BobThanks for your answer regarding oral sex, poppers and alcohol from a few days ago. I was... Read more »

Is hiv testing at 3 months valid whlle pregnant?

Hi Docter,I am pregnant and paranoid , I gave a blow job to an old male friend and aquired... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rare Strain of Chlamydia Might Be Spreading in U.S. Among MSM, Increasing HIV Risk, Specialists Say

...seen outside" Africa and Southeast Asia appears to be spreading among men who have sex with men in the U.S., increasing the risk ofHIV transmission, according to health officials and specialists, the AP/ Washington Post reports (Neergaard,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Rare Strain of Chlamydia Found Among MSM in U.S., Increases HIV Risk

...to be spreading in the U.S. primarily among men who have sex with men, raising concerns among officials about the increased risk ofHIV transmission, federal researchers said on Wednesday, the Los Angeles Times reports (Maugh, Los Angeles... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fighting HIV Among African Americans

...Increased Risk While race itself is not a risk factor for HIV, a number of complex challenges place African Americans at greater risk ofHIV than other races/ethnicities, including: Higher prevalence of HIV in African American communities:... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Infection in Adolescents and Young Adults in the U.S.

...percent of cases of STIs reported in the United States each year are among teenagers. This is particularly significant because the risk ofHIV transmission increases substantially if either partner is infected with an STI. Discharge of pus and... Read more »
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