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Can Std Increase Risk Of Hiv

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STD and hiv= increased risk hiv transmission?

Hi doc. Mark.There is a lot to read about the theorie (fact?) that when somebody has a std with inflammation AND the same person has a hiv-infection, there is much more hiv present in the genital-fluids.1. Correct?2. How much hiv-virus (RNA) will...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...Genital fluids have infectious HIV in them, and in general have somewhat lower levels in them then blood. However, if there is significant inflammation associated Read more »

HIV Chances

Hi. I had unprotected sex 3 times with the same girl a few weeks back. I caught an std and it is... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STDs Increase HIV Risk if Exposed

...presence of STD-causing infectious agents could cause Langerhans cells to become activated, therefore increasing a person's risk of HIV infection. In addition, the study data suggests that anti-inflammatory therapies may prove to prevent HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...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... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
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 »
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sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick Read more »

Important!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...chose to post it here! however i was wondering if any STD left untreated can lead to hiv? im aware that STD increase the risk of aquirin hiv from another person who is infected. But if youve had no sexual intercouce since den can a sti lead to... Read more »

What's my risk?

Posted by nasja99, 1 Reply
...insert into her without a condom, however, she allowed me to have an intense oral session on her. What's my risk for contracting HiV given these circumstances? Lust got the better of me tonight with regard to the oral, but I did use a condom... Read more »

can someone help with with this question please?

Posted by latino3, 2 Replies
...How likely it could be to get infected with hiv or other std having vaginal sex, but what diference it makes if the woman is on her period even when condom is used? Read more »