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HLTV testing, and others? -- Also Chlamydia/HIV?

Posted by SoStupid, 2 Replies
Hello again everyone. It's late and I'm once again speculating about all the horrible things that I could have.

My question is simple though -- does anyone know how to go about testing for HPV (gen. warts -- read that you can get tested for them),... Read more »

chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It seems there's a lot of confusion about test procedures for chlamydia. The best way to test is by taking a swab and/or urine test. Blood test may or maynot pick up chlamydia and there seems to be a lot of false positive readings via blood tests.... Read more »

To Cougar....Chlamydia causing symptoms??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Cougar - I read in your earlier post that your doctor explained some of your symptoms as chlamydia-related. I am very interested to hear about your experience and more about what your doctor said. I contracted chlamydia/urethritis after a hish... Read more »

Help - HIV/Chlamydia Risk

Posted by Sharpie_H, 1 Reply
Hello everyone,

Last June 4, while traveling, I decided that I would try other sexual experiences (anal sex) and got into contact with a male prostitute. Long story short, there was some roleplay on his part, some very light biting (no blood... Read more »

Chlamydia testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

does anyone around here happen to know how frequent an occurence false negatives are with Chlamydia testing through PCR on first-catch urine?

Thanks in advance,
anonymous Read more »
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Chlamydia

Hi doctors I have a question that has been bugging me. I went in for my yearly blood test and got diagnosed with Chlamydia. I got given antibiotics. About 2 weeks before my test I got a massage and the therapist masturbated me with lotion. I have...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiI'm confused if you have chlamydia it does mean that you have been sexually active. HIV transmission can only occur when there is a direct and prolonged exposure to body fluids, semen, vaginal fluid, blood or mother to child through breast... Read more »

Chlamydia and HepB

Hi Doc. First of all thank you very much for your positive perspective (always). And also for your being funny and serious at the same time. I like to clear up some conflicting ideas and I hope you could answer my questions. Here goes, I started...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Considering I've been HIV positive since January 1991, I guess having a "positive perspective" comes quite naturally to me. Actually, being positive about being positive is often easier than "being funny and serious at the... Read more »

HIV & Chlamydia

Dear Dr Ryan,I had unprotected vaginal sex with a woman (not sex worker) on 25th October 2001. No other exposure after the incident.I have performed blood test for STD (VDRL, THPA, Gonococcal antibodies, Herpes simplex virus type 1 & 2 and...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
An "equivocal" result on a chlamydia test means that the results are not definite (like an indeterminate HIV test result). You need to be retested, but the odds are that your test results will be negative. Ultimately, your test results and... Read more »

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...
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, are much, much easier to acquire than HIV. It is true that having chlamydia could attract... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Circumcised Men Less Apt to Transmit Chlamydia

A new study suggests that women whose male sexual partner is circumcised are less likely to contract Chlamydia trachomatis than those whose partner is uncircumcised. Dr. Xavier Castellsague, of Institut Catala d'Oncologia in Barcelona, and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia

What Is Chlamydia? How Common Is Chlamydia? How Do People Get Chlamydia? What Are the Symptoms of Chlamydia? What Complications Can Result From Untreated Chlamydia? How Does Chlamydia Affect a Pregnant Woman and Her Baby? How Is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Quick Chlamydia Urine Test Accurate in Men

A chlamydia test for males using first-void urine has proven effective in a study, and the rapidity of its results could offer patients same-day treatment, say British researchers. Dr. Helen H. Lee of the University of Cambridge and colleagues... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Urine Test Spots Chlamydia in Male Teens

Routine urine screening for chlamydia is an effective means of detecting infections in sexually active young men, according Dr. Kathleen P. Tebb of the University of California-San Francisco and colleagues. Chlamydia is moderately prevalent among... Read more »