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Aids And Std Symptoms

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STD symptoms very scared.

HEy Doctor Horwath,I am curious do any other stds cause the same symptoms that HIV causes i.e. flue like symptoms etc, If so which ones cause them.Thank you...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
STD's do not usually cause flu-like symptoms. The symptoms of primary infection with syphillis, gonorrhea, and most STD's are primarily in the genital area, although some of the symptoms of syphillis (eg. skin rash) may become more... Read more »

STD/AIDS/ETC

Hey. I was in a hospital, and i drank toilet water. Could i of catch any kind of... Read more »

STD Testing

Dr. Frascino,I'd like to thank you for answering my question concerning hiv symptoms.... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: April Is STD Awareness Month

More than 80 percent of people do not know that they have an STD because most people show no symptoms, according to Ohio's Muskingum County Health Department. Southeast Ohio Regional Epidemiologist Kristen Baker declared, "There were over 200 cases... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Relationships Between Perceived STD-Related Stigma, STD-Related Shame and STD Screening Among a Household Sample of Adolescents

Individuals' perceptions of STD-related stigma (negative societal attitudes toward STD infection) and expectations of STD-related shame (negative personal feelings) that would result from a positive test can be important barriers to STD testing.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Agency Tackling Teen STD Problem

Data collected by the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District (MHD) show a dramatic rise in syphilis and HIV/AIDS cases over the past two years in the city, especially among teenagers. In the first three months of 2005, 110 new syphilis cases were... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

The HIV-STD Connection

Years ago, many people considered HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) as totally separate issues (some people still think so today). As youwill see, these issues really are interrelated with one another, andcan no longer be looked at... Read more »
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How soon to test for STD's

Posted by again, 1 Reply
So, how soon can one test for STD's other than HIV? Is 1 week enough so that if the tests come back negative, can rest? Read more »

A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor.

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Question about STD symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Recently, I received unprotected oral sex at a party. After the incident, I got really nervous producing every symptom for every STD I could find on the internet for a few days. However, after like 3 or 4 days, when I calmed down, all the symptoms... Read more »

Symptoms of ARS compared to Herpes or other STD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello everyone,
Well I'm another that did the irresponsible thing and had unprotected sex, and I have symptoms that are consistent with ARS as well as other STDs. Does anyone know or has anyone had the symptoms of ARS and if so what were they for... Read more »