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Information About Std

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CDC National Prevention Information Network

Hawaiians Protest Name of "Hula" STD Information App

This article was reported by . reported that Ramin Bastani, CEO of a Los Angeles-based company and founder of the STD information app "Hula," does not intend to change the app's name in spite of a petition from the Native... Read more »
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Texas Hurricane Ike Information From DSHS HIV/STD Program

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has activated a special Emergency Prescription Assistance Program (EPAP), available to evacuees in Texas counties listed on the following document:... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Sacramento Mobile Health Care Van Offers Teenagers Free STD Tests, Information

The Sacramento County Department of Health and Human Services sponsors a mobile health care van -- known as Care-A-Van -- that offers teenagers at some schools and people at area homeless shelters testing for and information about sexually... Read more »
Ask the Experts

STD Information

a person with hsv1 can easily get hiv or its impossible when only having sex with his wife whose hiv negative but have herpes on her lips...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello thereIt is impossible to contract HIV if you are having sex only with another person who is HIV-uninfected, no matter whether you have HSV or not. Take care,LHW... Read more »


Dear Dr. Bob:I love you and your forum and am grateful for your truthful and candid answers; your sense of humor is truly wonderful. You should become a regular on Comedy at the Improv ... Anyway, onto my question. I read an article posted here...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello "Question Mark,"The answer depends on how you define mutual masturbation. If you are just burping your own nephew (so to speak) without giving your buddy a "helping hand," then your risk of all STDs is nonexistent. You... Read more »


I am 22 years old. I have been masturbating since the age of 13. I never had sex with anyone. Could I have contracted HIV? Is is possible to get HIV through masturbating when i have small cut or wound on my penis...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,And yet another QTND (question that never dies) arises tonight! Hmm . . . must be a full moon out there or something.See below Mr. Sticky Fingers.Dr. Bobunwashed clothes (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF AN STD BY MASTURBATION)Apr 20, 2008 what will... Read more »

More on STD Transmission Via Oral Contact and clothing.

Evening, Sorry to be writing you again. I realized that you tend to receive more information about situations. Allow me to explain what happened to me. I was hazed tonight, in a rather un-orthodox manor. Someone shoved a pair of underwear that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Munching on day-old strippers' g-strings (or panties) is not considered a risk for STD's, including HIV. Believe it or not, guys chew the pants, panties, and g-strings off strippers voluntarily all the time. Your only risk is trying to... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
guess i wouldn't ask, but i saw information that "teeth marks" on my tongue could be indication of an STD. a week after possible exposure i had the penis swab and was found negative of all those, i was also given antibiotics to treat them incase i... Read more »

How to find free STD clinics

Posted by don, 2 Replies
Where on the web would there be listings of free STD clinics?...

National Prevention and Information Network

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was recently diognosed with a STD that I received from receptive oral sex. I keep reading that people with STDs are more likely to contract HIV whikle I also read that it is very unlikely that a person would contract HIV from receptive oral sex.... Read more »