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Known Positive, Though Undetectable Partner, Oral Sex Slip-up: Risky Encounter? (ORAL SEX AND HIV/STD RISK, 2010)

A few weeks ago I hooked up with a guy I met online; he did not reveal his status on his profile. He told me later that, because of this, he assumed that I assumed he was positive - which in fact he was. I foolishly did not notice or ask. However, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that of anal or vaginal sex, numerous studies have demonstrated that oral sex can result in the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Abstaining from oral, anal, and vaginal sex altogether or having sex only with a... Read more »

Why do your answers contradict

Hi Dr. RobertI am a frequent browser of your Q&A's along with the ones at MedHelp regarding safe... Read more »

Am still a bit confused-Syphilis Question (ORAL SEX AND STDs, 2010)

I am a 50 year old safe, and usually sane man. That changed 48 Hours ago. In another city on a... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

What You Should Know about Oral Sex

...that of anal or vaginal sex, numerous studies have demonstrated that oral sex can result in the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) . Abstaining from oral, anal, and vaginal sex altogether or having sex only with a... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Frequently Asked Questions (I)

...three criteria for transmission, you'll be able to determine whether you're at risk for HIV or not. But do remember that other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be transmitted more easily than HIV, so what might be low risk for HIV may be... Read more »
U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) -- Overview

... What Is a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)? How Many People Have STDs? How Do You Get an STD? What Are the Symptoms of STDs? How Do You Get Tested for STDs? Read more »
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DOES ANYONE KNOW IF THIS WORKS????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Navigation What is Freedom Lubricant? Freedom Lubricant is an anti-viral sexual lubricant that helps to prevent transmission of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many microbicidal lubricants are under development, Freedom Lube is... Read more »

scared what if driving me nuts...

Posted by sadman, 3 Replies
...continued. Could her fluids have been transfered to me via the touching after sex? 2: My gums sometimes bleed and we kissed open month a lot could that have put me at risk? 3. Finally I had a cut on the finger next to one I touched her with... Read more »

Razor burn OR herpes?

Posted by sadface, 3 Replies
...I want to have a blood test, but I am told I need to wait. Has anyone else had this happen? Also it was not near my vaginal opening at all, just on the inner sides of my thigh area next to the opening. UG! Thanks, SF Read more »

STD? cold sores, herpes???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i've seen how cold sores are active in hiv poz individuals. but i thought cold sores were common in people with a herpes strain? and the cold sores Read more »