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Gay Men And HIV/STDs U.S. Statistics

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Truth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

I have been tested at 3 months, 6 months and a year all negative. I was told that I should test up until six months from a possible exposure. The year test was the start of yearly testing I want to begin as part of my routine exams. I also tested...
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 »

Bath house again!

Dr Bob,I did it again.I went to a bath house for the 5th time and I had one anal sex with a guy... Read more »

BJ and swallowed

Hello Dr Bob!I'm 22 YO and I'm writing from Venezuela... I've been reading this forum for more than... Read more »
Articles
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

Cook County, Ill., Ranks High in Sexually Transmitted Disease: STD Treatment Costs U.S. Health Care System $16.4 Billion a Year

... New CDC figures show the United States logs 19 million new STD cases each year. Less than half the people who should be screened receive the recommended STD tests, Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Health Concerns for Gay Men

...among gay men: Gonorrhea Although the overall rate of infection with gonorrhea is going down in many countries like the United States , the rate of gonorrhea has recently begun to rise specifically among American gay men . Between men,... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

How Do You Talk To Your Partners About HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

...There is no easy answer concerning how to talk to a partner about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many people find it easy tohave sex, they find it extremely difficult to talk about it. So how does onebegin? The Read more »
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HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Gay Men

Posted by TheBody
...HIV/AIDS information from a safe, trusted place that was created with you in mind? TheBody.com's new HIV/AIDS Resource Center for Gay Men contains a vast collection of basic info, first-person stories, expert tips and podcasts on issues of... Read more »

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 »

female secretions not infecting men !

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...though injection-drug use OR through heterosexual contack with men who have one of the risk factors I just mentioned. In the United States and other developed countries, heterosexual sex is MUCH MORE effecient at transmitting HIV from MALE to... Read more »

hiv in prison

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...nonincarcerated populations; some of those prevention measures are being used in correctional settings within and outside the United States (4). CDC recommends that HIV education, testing, and prevention counseling be made available to... Read more »