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Can Lesbians Get An Std?

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Ask the Experts

Can Lesbian woman transmit STD's to each other?

Hello. I really need your help. I am a Lesbian who has not had sex with a man in over two years. I receive annual check-ups as well. A recent check-up discovered that I have Chlamydia? I have been with the same woman for almost two years. Is it...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The most important thing is that your chlamydia infection was detected during your check-up and that you can receive treatment that will cure the infection. It is estimated that 85% of women with chlamydia infections (the most common sexually... Read more »

Another lesbian

Hi Dr.Bob!I know that cunnilingus is a low-risk activity in terms of HIV. But what about other... Read more »

Lesbians and most recent stats on HIV risk

I am looking for the most recent information on HIV transmission in the lesbian community. I have... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Risk Factors Among Self-Identified Lesbians, Bisexual Women, and Heterosexual Women Accessing Primary Care Settings

Few data are available on the sexual behaviors of women of diverse sexual orientations in a low-risk population. The researchers undertook the present study to evaluate sexual behaviors of women of all sexual orientations in primary care settings... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Health Concerns for Lesbians

Regardless of sexual orientation, anyone can have health problems. lesbians (including bisexual women), however, are more prone to some health problems than the population at large. Breast cancer Although any woman can develop breast cancer... Read more »
TheBody.com

News & Views: On Taking Pills and Corporate Greed; Bug Chasers; Rare Lesbian HIV Transmission; and More

HIV News & Views, March 20, 2014 - TheBody.com March 20, 2014 Top Stories at TheBody.com Read Past Newsletters Change/Update Subscription Hello Readers, The very first piece in a brand new series is the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: Cleveland LGBT Community Center Offers Free Support Groups and HIV, STD Testing

The Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Community Center of Greater Cleveland offers free and confidential support groups and both HIV and STD testing at its offices, located at 6600 Detroit Avenue. The center offers HIV testing from 5:00-7:30 p.m. on... Read more »
Connect With Others

HIV+ lesbian looking to meet other HIV+ lesbians

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am a Black HIV+ lesbian looking to meet/chat with other HIV+ lesbians. I feel alone. I want to connect with other lesbians that understand what I am going through. I also want to tell others that....YES, A WOMAN CAN CONTRACT HIV FROM ANOTHER... Read more »

HIV+ lesbian looking to meet other HIV+ lesbians

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am a Black HIV+ lesbian looking to meet/chat with other HIV+ lesbians. I want to connect with other lesbians that understand what I am going through. I also want to tell others that...YES, A WOMAN CAN CONTRACT HIV FROM ANOTHER WOMAN(if that woman... Read more »

POZ lesbian (lgBt) community!! POS^WOMEN< FTMs>!

Posted by SaniHalo, 1 Reply
I am a poz lesbian , with in the recent past few years,....
I am interested in meeting, chatting, and/or networking with...etc... other poz "lesbians" no matter how you contracted...and also poz bi women...included..

Thankyou for ya time, and i look... Read more »

wld like to meet other hiv lesbians

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am a 44 yrs old hispanic hiv lesbian living in NYC would like to meet other hiv+ hispanic and caucasian lesbians.

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