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Would My Boyfriend Get Chlamydia If I Didn't Tell Him The First Time

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Azithromycin (Zithromax)

...in people with HIV. Pfizer and Mack-Illert manufacture it. Why Do People With HIV Take Azithromycin? Azithromycin is used for mild or moderate bacterial infections. It works against several different bacteria, especially chlamydia, hemophilus and streptococcus. These bacteria can infect the skin, nose, throat, and lungs. They can also be transmitted through sexual activity and cause infections in the genital area. Many germs live in our...
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Is refusing sex with new boyfriend before testing weird?

Hi. I recently said to my new boyfriend that we should both have STD/HIV tests before having sex for the first time (I know I'm clean but thought it was fairer to suggest it for both of us). His response was basically that I'm crazy and that only...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,He said "only poufs and blacks get AIDS"????? EEK is right! I'm glad you've decided to make this new guy your new ex-boyfriend! Prejudice and ignorance are a dangerous combination. Let me guess, he thinks Sarah "I can see Russia from my house"... Read more »

I just found out my boyfriend is HIV positive , what do I do? (PREGNANCY: HIV POSITIVE MALE AND HIV NEGATIVE FEMALE 2010)

My boyfriend and I have been together about a year and he contracted HIV about two months ago. I love him and I've chosen to stay with him but I am concerned for my own health because I do not have HIV. We have used condoms when we have sex but it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,I'm sorry to hear about your boyfriend's recent HIV diagnosis. Regarding your risk, I suggest you read through the information in the archives of this forum in the Read more »

Boyfriend HIV+ I am HIV-

I am worried if I can contract the HIV virus from my boyfriend when he goes to the bathroom and misses the toilet bowl and it lands on the floor. Sometimes when I walk in I will step on his pee. Also, he has a bad habit of picking his nose (yuuuk)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV. This is true whether you have open sores or breaks in the skin (as with syphilis, herpes, and chancroid) or not (as with chlamydia and gonorrhea). Where there are breaks in the skin, HIV can enter and exit the blood-stream more easily. But... Read more »

Scared (Again)

Hope your vacation went well. I wrote to you while you were away and received no response. I'm trying again in the hopes that you might help me.Almost three months ago, my boyfriend and I learned that we were both carrying gonorrhea and chlamydia....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Scared Again,Sorry to hear about your boyfriend's recent diagnosis.From reading my previous posts, you seem to already know the advice I'm going to give. But here it is again, Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...diseases clinic earlier this year to pick up her birth control pills. But a routine test revealed that the 20-year-old Lange had chlamydia. "She came in and had no complaints," says Peter Leone, M.D., the clinic's medical director, "and then... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Condomless Nation, Female Edition: Three Black Women Explain Why They Snubbed Love Gloves

...Institute , to comment on each situation, offering what we hope will be health- and lifesaving advice. Christina, Age 28 My boyfriend cheated around the time I was pregnant. This other woman said she was pregnant by him too, but he claimed... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

... Other Sexually Transmitted Infections Other sexually transmitted infections commonly seen in HIV-positive women include chlamydia, gonorrhea, bacterial vaginosis, and trichomonas. Antibiotics are available to treat these conditions. Your... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

...Clarithromycin? Clarithromycin is used for mild or moderate bacterial infections. It works against several different bacteria, especially chlamydia, hemophilus and streptococcus. These bacteria can infect the skin, nose, throat, lungs and ears.... Read more »
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chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...aware neither of us has had any other partner in that time. about 3 months ago he got tested and he showed up positive with chlamydia so a few weeks ago I went to the doc and got tested but I was clean and negative for chlamydia. The thing is... Read more »

Young and stupid

Posted by comix, 4 Replies
...I'm going in for an HIV test in a couple of weeks, and I'm getting a little nervous. My last boyfriend wasn't as honest as he said he was, but he has always assured me that he has been tested on a regular basis and that he is clear Read more »

I spent so much time worrying

Posted by Anonymous, 12 Replies
...Warts when I was 22. I got tested when a friend of mine announced she was pregnant. I have wanted to have a child for a long time, and finally decided to do something about it. I was very scared. I took the test and spent 2 agonizing weeks... Read more »

found out he may be hiv+

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...female and in february i slept with the guy i was dating. (feb 3,4, & 18th to be exact) we had used a condom the first time and the other times used the pull out method. (being young and naive comes into play right about now.) it wasn't... Read more »