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Can Stds Cause Cancer?

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Little Progress in Stemming STDs

Health experts estimate there are 19 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases in the United States each year, up from 15 million about ten years ago. The numbers are not exact because not all STDs are reported to CDC, and some people do... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STDs and Pregnancy

Can Pregnant Women Become Infected With STDs? How Common Are STDs in Pregnant Women in the United States? How Do STDs Affect a Pregnant Woman and Her Baby? Should Pregnant Women Be Tested for STDs? Can STDs Be Treated During Pregnancy? How... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Age Is No Reason to Stop Worrying About STDs

The number of adults age 50-plus living with HIV/AIDS has been growing in recent years, with the group accounting for 24 percent of people with the infection in 2005, up from 17 percent in 2001, according to CDC. As to reasons why more seniors are... Read more »
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HIV and STDs

Hi there...Thanks for all your great advice. I've been HIV positive for for years. I found out shortly after seroconverting and started meds soon after. My cd4 have been over 850 and viral load undetectable since going on meds. Emotionally it...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thanks for posting.STDs are not a great thing in general but most are very treatable and don't pose significant risks to your HIV health. You've not mentioned whether you use condoms or not for your liaisons, so I'll... Read more »


MR. Sowadsky: My question is the following: Do you get acute retroviral syndrome when you get infected with anyother std besides hiv? I tested negative for hiv after 4 month of a high risk exposure, but I tested positive for cmv. I had very acute...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Besides HIV, another STD that can producesymptoms due to Acute Viral Syndrome is Herpes. Information about thesymptoms of Herpes (including Acute Viral Syndrome) can be found in the post,"How is herpes... Read more »


i want to know if your partner doesn't have STDS can i still get it? b/c i'm scared i have it, b/c i got all the signs of it. ...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Sexually transmitted infections can only be acquired if you have sexual contact with someone who is infected with and STD. Infection with an STD is caused by bacteria or virus that are actually passed from one person to another through intimate... Read more »

what type of stds are transmitted oraly?

If there is no seman ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There are a variety of different STDs that can be transmitted via oral sex, with or without semen. It's also important to point out that there are different levels of risk, depending on the STD and type of oral sex. STDs that cause sores... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm surprised that being mycoplasma a very common std and being it included on the list of std's at least here in my country, there isn't much info on the web and few people know about it. At last I found a page in English (there are many in... Read more »

Am I infetcted.. not hiv.. but other STDs though..

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
First of all, I know this is an HIV site, but the description for this forum included worries about STDs.

I had gotten tested for HIV 12 weeks after, I am negative (which is great because I was really stressing).

So, about 3 weeks ago, I started... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know what genital warts on a penis look like? I mean are they pretty obvious or barely noticable?

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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??

thanks Read more »