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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...a pregnant woman and her baby? How is gonorrhea diagnosed? What is the treatment for gonorrhea? How can gonorrhea be prevented? Where can I get more information? Sources What is gonorrhea? Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Gonorrhea is caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae , a bacterium that can grow and multiply easily in the warm, moist areas of the reproductive tract, including the cervix (opening to the...
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Single Protected Vaginal Sex with prostitute - India

Dear Dr. Robert J Frascino,28th December: I had a protected Vaginal intercourse with a prostitute which lasted for less than 1 minute. It is my first sex in life.I had undergo a hair transplant on 4th of Jan,10 and was on antitbiotics after that. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Sorry to hear your very first sexual encounter is causing you such anxiety and distress! Your health problems are not HIV related, assuming the latex condom was Read more »

anal sex?

is anal sex safe for male's and female's?what problem's may it produce?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...It really depends on what you mean by "safe." If you are talking about HIV, anal sex without condoms can be an efficient way to transmit the virus (regardless of your sex, male or female). Anal sex can also be Read more »

Symptoms/Oral Sex Risk

Hi Dr. Bob!I have donated a few times through the mail to your wonderful cause and did so with the holiday one you just sent out. I am a heterosexual male that had encounters with two different female escorts. I had unprotected oral sex giving and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey Matt,Your HIV-acquisition risk is extremely low. Protected vaginal sex is indeed protected, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail. Oral sex carries a very low risk for HIV transmission.Your Read more »

Making Gay Anal Sex Less Painful

I am a homosexual male who has only had anal sex once. And it hurt me real bad. Was it supposed to or not? Also, my partner did not use a condom but he said he pulled out before he came. Should i be worried and get it checked, also considering, i...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,As a gay male having anal sex, it appears you still have much to learn and I sincerely hope you learn it quickly! Most importantly, unprotected anal sex places Read more »
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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

... How Does HIV Spread During Sex? Unsafe Activities Safer Activities Safe Activities What if Both People Are Already Infected? Know What You're Doing Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...smelly, thick, white-yellow discharge that might occur with itching, burning and swelling. A bad case can make walking, peeing or sex very painful. Infection in the Mouth Oral candidiasis, called thrush , involves the mouth and sometimes the... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

... Table of Contents Sexual Harm Reduction Practicing Safer Sex Thinking it Through Sexual Harm Reduction Most people know that serious, even Read more »
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unprotected oral, protected vaginal sex -- HELP

Posted by bluestar, 4 Replies
...time to see if there was something about it that could have been risky or if I'm just extremely unlucky. I visited a casual sex worker and initially had a shower. She then took my penis in her mouth, unprotected and gave me a blow job, pretty... Read more »

testing NOT needed if oral sex is only exposure?

Posted by anonymouslad, 4 Replies
...Why do the experts(on this site anyway) suggest that testing for HIV is not even recommended if unprotected oral sex is the person's only possible risk? Yet there IS still a chance that HIV can be contracted this way? Surely it would be (a Read more »

ORAL SEX, SYMPTOMS...POSITIVE???

Posted by elmarto, 1 Reply
...since mid-March to mid-May Hang out with a girl I will later learn WHICH IS HIV positive. In that period of time we have vaginal sex (maybe 6 to 8 times) but always always with a condom. However, we had oral relations (oral sex) mutually WITHOUT... Read more »

weird symptoms

Posted by MissTake, 2 Replies
...signs of a different type of STD. Also I was wondering. My risky exposure was a one nite stand with unprotected anal and vaginal sex. I was trying to find some statistics and one place said 1 in 3,333 chance of being infected through anal while... Read more »