Posts Tagged ‘Postexposure prophylaxis’

Men Who Have Sex with Men

Posted by Carla Rothaus • August 28th, 2015

A new Clinical Practice article covers primary care for men who have sex with men. Care should include a detailed sexual history to assess the risk of infection with HIV, the use of preexposure prophylaxis for those at high risk, and appropriate vaccinations and regular testing for sexually transmitted infections. Men who have sex with men,… Read More…

Paresthesias and Difficulty Swallowing

Posted by Sara Fazio • January 11th, 2013

In the latest Case Record of the Massachusetts General Hospital, a 63-year-old man was admitted to this hospital because of paresthesias, difficulty drinking liquids, and anxiety.  Diagnostic procedures were performed. In 2011 in Massachusetts, 110 animals with rabies were identified. Bats accounted for 20 (18%) of the animals that tested positive. Most of the bats with… Read More…