What Happens If You Have Gonorrhea For A Year Without Treatment

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how long can you have the clap

my husband cd4 count was 32 & vl was 55,000 so they say you can have hiv for years what about the clap he also had that to he is on atripla and doing much better now but not me please give me answer
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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...after having developed very severe immune deficiency (a rationale for routine testing for anyone with any risk factors).The "clap" (aka gonorrhea) is different- the vast majority of men (though fewer women) are symptomatic when they have this... Read more »

gonorrhea and hiv (HIV AND GONORRHEA)

Hi Dr RobertFirst of all, i would like to congratulate you and this site for this wonderful work.... Read more »

Yay.it's Alabam gal again...begin clapping K? l.ol (SUSTIVA/ ATRIPLA SIDE EFFECTS, 2009)

Well finally after nearly 8 yrs of being HIV positive I'm starting on HIV meds tonight. I am scared... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


...Surveillance, 2006. Atlanta, GA: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, November 2007. Hook EW III and Handsfield HH. Gonococcal infections in the adult. In: K. Holmes, P. Sparling, P. Markh et al (eds). Sexually Transmitted Diseases... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Gonorrhea Rates Have Increased For The First Time in 13 Years

...rose from 122 in 1997 to 133 in 1998. In 1998, the gonorrhea rate in 22 states was above the national health objective for the year 2000 of 100 cases per 100,000 population. Findings Regional Data From 1997 to 1998, the gonorrhea rate... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington: Gonorrhea Incidence at 18-Year Record

... Last year, Snohomish County gonorrhea cases hit an 18-year high, marking the third consecutive year of increases. Gonorrhea incidence was Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

National Syphilis Rate Up Fourth Consecutive Year in 2004, Gonorrhea Rate Reached Record Low, CDC Report Says

... The national rate of syphilis increased for the fourth consecutive year in 2004, while the gonorrhea rate hit a record low, according to an annual report on sexually transmitted diseases released Read more »