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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...link between STDs and HIV infection? How can STD treatment slow the spread of HIV infection? What are the implications for HIV prevention? Where can I get more information? References Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be an effective tool in preventing the spread of HIV , the virus that causes AIDS. An understanding of the relationship between STDs and HIV infection can help in the development...
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Pain in testicles: STDs like chlamydia and herpes?

Hello doctor,THis is in continuation to one of my previous emails in Nov. I had then expressed concern of getting HIV due to sucking on a strippers breasts, not sure if lactating or not. Ive had some dull testicle pain with slight itching on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...boob-sucking at the Badda Bing. I've tried twice before to reassure you that your actions did not place you at any significant risk for STDs, including HIV. Your current symptoms are likewise not related to your walk on the wild side with the... Read more »

Would it?

would chlamydia effect they baby if you are pregnate
Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Response from Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Michigan State University College of Nursing
...Hi, Chlamydia is one of the more common sexually transmitted diseases (STD) in the world. It can lead to infertility, miscarriage and infections of the women's uterus, ovaries and tubes. In pregnanacy Read more »

What does the gram stain test for exactly?

Does the gram stain test only for gonorrhea or chlamydia or other sexually transmitted diseases? My result said "no organisms found,no pus cells,occasional squamous epithelial cells found? advice
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...typical gram stain of a penile discharge will test just for gonorrhea. It does NOT test for chlamydia or syphilis or other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).Both chlamydia and syphilis are tested for by other tests. In the case of syphilis,... Read more »

Myths related to STDs

There seems to be a fairly widespread myth that an untreated gonnorhea infection will "turn" into syphilis. Is this true? Does an untreated gonorrhea infection turn into syphilis?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. When it comes to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), there are numerous myths out there. One such myth is that if you have one STD, it can turn into another STD. In reality, when Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Two Sexually Transmitted Diseases Rise; Metro Health Officials Believe Extra Screenings Reveal More Cases of Chlamydia, Gonorrhea

...providers to test more people. With more people getting tested, more cases are diagnosed, said Mark Miller, manager of Michigan's STD program. But some public health experts are concerned that young people are engaging in risky sexual behavior.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Cost-Effective Analysis of Interventions to Increase Repeat Testing in Patients Treated for Gonorrhea or Chlamydia at Public Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics

...to conduct a program- and societal-perspective cost-effectiveness analysis of five interventions designed to encourage public STD clinic patients to return for rescreening three months after initial treatment. Cost data for the five interventions... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Chlamydia Remains Top STD in Rockland

... Chlamydia remained the most common STD in Rockland County in 2006, a county health department year-end communicable disease report found. In 2006, 413 chlamydia cases Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia: The Most Common STD You've Never Heard Of

...had an annual screening, she should ask to have it done, he said. Teenage girls are at increased risk for chlamydia and other STDs "just because of the way they're made," explained Maxwell. "The cervix has a lining of cells that changes position... Read more »
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sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has... Read more »

STI

Posted by run417, 4 Replies
when it called sexually transmitted infections is that part of HIV Read more »

Chlamydia/HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...and went to an ER on Sunday evening. They refused to give me PEP (it was unprotected vaginal). A culture was done to check for STDS (Urethral Swab) and it came back +ve for Chlamydia. I know I have to go through 3 months of hell waiting on HIV... Read more »

Chlamydia question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...they screened for chlamydia anyways. I don't know much about it so I went online to research it. I definately get that it is an STD. What I don't understand is what if a male and female were both screened before having intercourse and were... Read more »