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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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Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...weoften recommend that if a person has been diagnosed with one STD, that theyget tested for other STD's as well. In regard to HIV specifically, if aperson has an STD that has an open lesion (such as herpes or syphilis), theirrisks for HIV may be... Read more »

Withdrawal method, STDs, and Pregnancy

Can a guy "pullout" before he ejaculates so it prevents you from getting STD's aids are getting pregnant?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...you are talking about is known as the "withdrawal method". The withdrawal method will not provide adequate protection against Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) including HIV, and you would still be at significant risk of infection! In... Read more »

STDs--The Hidden Epidemic

Hi, Rick. I've been reading quite a few of the frequently asked questions and I've noticed people are mainly concerned about AIDS apparently regardless of the presence of some other nasty (perhaps nastier than AIDS) STDs.I would like to suggest...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your comments. The issue of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is one that people often do not talk about, and this issue is often ignored. The public is well aware of the AIDS epidemic, Read more »

Vasectomy and HIV/STD's

Can a male who is HIV Positive, who has a had a vasectomy, transmit HIV and other STD's during unprotected sex?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...question. A vasectomy (a form of male sterilization to prevent pregnancy) will not prevent the transmission of HIV, nor other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). So even if you had a vasectomy, you are still capable of transmitting HIV and... Read more »
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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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Health Officials Having Difficulty Fighting High Rates of HIV/AIDS, STDs in Southern U.S. States

...State and local health officials have encountered difficulty in fighting high rates of HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases in many Southern U.S. states, according to participants of the Southern HIV/AIDS Prevention Initiative ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Public Health: Knowledge of HIV and STDs Limited in European Roma Women

...Kelly and colleagues at the Medical College of Wisconsin studied Roma to understand the cultural and social context in which HIV sexual risk behavior among Roma occurs. "Roma, the largest ethnic minority group in Central and Eastern Europe, have... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Representatives of 12 Arab Nations Attend Conference on Fighting STDs, HIV/AIDS

...Representatives of 12 Arab nations on Tuesday in Tunis, Tunisia, began a four-day conference to discuss how best to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. The goal of the conference... Read more »
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Testing for AIDS HIV and other STDs

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...Getting tested for the standard STD clinic tests works better than just getting one test because the tests are cross indicators. Often people with an STD have more Read more »

Botanical Treatments For HIV, AIDS, and STDs

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...experience in studying this unique botanical - this information and fundraising platform to help in the Worldwide treatments of HIV/ AIDS with many charities and Clinics is second to none. I would like to offer you an opportunity to obtain the... Read more »

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