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Name of test to check STDs including HIV

Which test I need to do for checking STDs including HIV?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Diagnosis of different sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, require different procedures. For diagnosis of HIV infection, the most reliable and widely used tool is the antibody screening assay (like the EIA or ELISA). For syphilis,... Read more »

Can certain drugs taken prevent certain STDS from occuring?

Dear Dr. Frascino,I recently went to Asia and slept with a girl and had unprotected oral sex but... Read more »

Do you thinkI could've gotten HIV or STDs?

Around early July, I had protected sex with prostitute. I had a condom and I inserted my penis into... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condoms Treated With Silver Nanoparticles Could "Completely Inactivate" HIV, Other STDs: Researchers

Condoms have a 15 percent failure rate. Also, they do not completely protect against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). However, when researchers at the University of Manitoba soaked condoms in a solution of microscopic silver nanoparticles, the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many Young People "Too Embarrassed" to Buy Condoms to Protect Against STDs, Study Says

Many young people are hesitant to buy condoms to protect against sexually transmitted diseases because they say they are "too embarrassed" by the experience, according to a study published in the Social Science Journal , the New York Times ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Nothing Highly Effective" About Condoms' Ability to Prevent STDs, HIV Among Young People, Opinion Piece Says

There is "nothing 'highly effective' about condoms when it comes to protecting young people from STDs," Shepherd Smith, president of the Institute for Youth Development , a Washington, D.C.-based not-for-profit group that advocates risk avoidance... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pills for STDs Lack FDA Approval

The makers of several over-the-counter drugs have been warned by the Food and Drug Administration to stop claiming the pills protect against STDs. FDA said the products -- Tetrasil, Genisil, Aviralex, OXi-MED, Imulux, Beta-mannan, Micronutrient,... Read more »
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stds from having your balls sucked/licked?

Posted by team1, 5 Replies
obviously in everything there is a chance? but is there a great chance of getting any STDs from getting your balls and shaft (not the head of the penis though) sucked??

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Suffering unknowingly from untreated STDs

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Symptomless STDs Go Untreated

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Were your tests for STDs, AIDS, TB and hepatitis?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Were your tests for STDs, AIDS, TB and hepatitis?...


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stds are more likely than hiv? correct me plz

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
my dr told me this, yet i didn't believe him you have a 80-100% chance of getting an std. from a female as opposed to hiv. wow that kinda makes a person feel better. as i haven't had an std. in the archives i found that, men that have sex only... Read more »