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The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

What is the 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...
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IS RITERS DISEASE A STD?

Mr Sowadsky:Is Riters disease a sexual trasmitted disease?How do you get Riters disease and what are symptoms?Thank you!!...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. What you are probably referring to is Reiter's Syndrome. This is a rare complication of several bacterial infections, including forms of Chlamydia, Shigella, Salmonella, Yersinia, and Campylobacter. Genital... Read more »

chlamydia

Mr. Kull;Since there was no response, I am asking this question a second time. I hope you'll be able to answer.For STDs such as chlamydia and gonorrhea, I understand that transmission can occur via oral sex and LIVE in the throat. Given these...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is important to make a distinction between chlamydia and gonorrhea infections in the throat as opposed to the mouth (which you do), because these infections do not cause infection in the mouth. Chlamydia and gonorrhea are not transmitted through... Read more »

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If you have Chlamydia and Gonorrhea does that mean you will automatically test positive for HIV?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,If you test positive for chlamydia and gonorrhea, it does not mean you will automatically test positive for HIV! Where did you come up with that idea? Testing positive for chlamydia and gonorrhea means you've contracted chlamydia and... Read more »

What's Chlamydia?

Mr. Sowadsky:What's Chlamydia and how do you get it?, do you experience ARS? what test do you have to take to diagnose it? Any particular symptoms?THANKS!...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Chlamydia is a very common STD (much more common than HIV/AIDS). It is a bacterial infection that is primarily spread through vaginal intercourse. Symptoms in men can include a burning sensation when he pees... Read more »
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How To Cure Chlamydia

Posted by PhilWeill

Dear patient,

Did you know Chlamydia can kill you?

Chlamydia is one of the most sever STD's in the world ruining people lives.

It can cut your life short. Kill you young. Make your penis fall off... or if you are a woman, make you unable to pee, have... Read more »

STD PERSISTENCE

Posted by Anonymous
If you contracted STD's such as Chlamydia, Gonnorea, how long do they persist for during an outbreak? And they say it causes penis pain, well, does that mean the penis hurts every minute? or just once in a while.

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STD to HIV?

Posted by Anonymous
I was just wondering about the percentage on having an STD --how bad is the chance of being HIV+?? I'm worried cause i had chlamydia and took the medication to make me all better...but is it for sure about curing me? And also...i read that i had a... Read more »