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Are Pimples A Sign Of A Std

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Can std's be passed from shared make-up compact placed on open acne (pimples that have blood/tiny bit of impetigo)

I'm a female practicing only safe sex, only when in a committed relationship. Recently I traveled on vacation w/ a gay guy friend. Never having spent time w/ him on a daily basis, I was shocked to observe how many sexual partners he engages...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,There is <b>absolutely no risk</b> from the situation that you're talking about. None.We literally need a HIV positive body fluid come out of someone's body and go immediately/directly into someone... Read more »

Red Pimple-like Rashes on Body

My friend who was recently diagnosed HIV+ was also found to have syphilis. His CD4 and viral load... Read more »

SIGNS FROM HEAVEN PART II(NEW with added information) (BIRD TURDS AS HIV SIGN FROM HEAVEN, 2009)

Hi Dr Bob, I have already made a small donation, and I hope it is helpful to the foundation. Please... Read more »
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CDC National Prevention Information Network

Dating Sites for STD-Positive People Are Cute -- But Could Be Dangerous

This article was reported by Business Insider Australia . Business Insider Australia recently reported on the popularity of STD-positive dating sites such as H-YPE.com, PositiveDating.com, STDmatch.net, and PositiveSingles.com that intend to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STD Risk Behavior Assessment Found Easier Using Computer

The authors sought to describe the difference in reporting risk behavior in audio computer-assisted self-interview (ACASI) and face-to-face interviews (FFI) among patients at a public sexually transmitted disease clinic. Randomly selected patients... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

How Facebook Could Prevent You From Catching an STD

A new study published in the November issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine suggests that the social networking site, Facebook, may help prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The study, conducted by University... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vietnam HIV/STD Prevention Campaign Fails to Increase Condom Use Among Sex Workers

A five-year nationwide HIV and STD prevention campaign aimed at sex workers in Vietnam has not been successful in increasing condom use, health officials attending a two-day conference in Hanoi said on Wednesday, Viet Nam News reports. Nguyen... Read more »
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cold sore/pimple?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
could a cold sore on the upper be lip at first be confused as a pimple? and would it indicate hpv if a cold sore, or does hpv show as clusters? Read more »

Pimple-looking spots on hands

Posted by Anonymous
Hey everybody. I recently had oral sex performed on me and now it tingles to urinate and my hands have pimple looking dots on them. They seem to dry up quickly and flake off. What is this? Is this symptom (hands) a sign of ARS?

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Unknown STD - looking for other sufferers

Posted by smithsonian10
Hi all

I, like many many others from around the world, have been affected by what appears to be a mystery virus that attacks the immune system hard. It's been a year of hell and I take no solace in the knowledge that I am not alone with this.

Here's a... Read more »

does jock itch affect std/sti test results?

Posted by randomone, 1 Reply
Hey all, just got done with my blood test and was wondering if that a case of jock itch will mess/affect the test results and give a positive result? Am I being too paranoid? I'm pretty sure I got the jock itch because i've been going to the gym... Read more »