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Can U Get Bumps On Your Thighs From Hiv Or Stds

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...link between STDs and HIV infection? How can STD treatment slow the spread of HIV infection? 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 AIDS. An understanding of the relationship between STDs and HIV infection can help in the development...
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Could I get HIV/STD by masturbating ?

Hi Doctor, i know this might sound stupid but im really worried, i have been masturbating for some time now and some of the times i forget to wash my hands. My question is, could i get std/hiv or any virus by fingering my self with my hands dirty or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...But why are you worried about STDs? Do you think your pillow has been cheating on you by humping with other hotties? STDs are sexually transmitted diseases whereby an infected person transmits the disease to an uninfected person. So if you're the... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...weoften recommend that if a person has been diagnosed with one STD, that theyget tested for other STD's as well. In regard to HIV specifically, if aperson has an STD that has an open lesion (such as herpes or syphilis), theirrisks for HIV may be... Read more »

Boyfriend HIV+ I am HIV-

I am worried if I can contract the HIV virus from my boyfriend when he goes to the bathroom and misses the toilet bowl and it lands on the floor. Sometimes when I walk in I will step on his pee. Also, he has a bad habit of picking his nose (yuuuk)...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Frascino Hello, Actually, it wasn't a vacation, but thanks I still had an excellent time! Turning now to your question, HIV/AIDS is not transmitted by casual contact, which includes sharing straws, sodas and saliva! Period! See below. Thanks for... Read more »

shadows of two bruises

hi, ihave 1 question,first,i am very active in sports aout a year ago i washit in my left buttock by a baseball then not much later i had a very largebruise on my left thigh after being struck by a jai alai ball i really didnot do much to try and...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...ever been infected from saliva. Nobody has everbeen infected from kissing either! Keep in mind however that you can getother sexually transmitted diseases (like herpes) by receiving oral sex. However, as far as HIV is concerned, receiving oral... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) -- Overview

... What Is a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)? How Many People Have STDs? How Do You Get an STD? What Are the Symptoms of STDs? How Do You Get Tested for STDs? Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cook County, Ill., Ranks High in Sexually Transmitted Disease: STD Treatment Costs U.S. Health Care System $16.4 Billion a Year

...who should be screened receive the recommended STD tests, CDC said. If left undiagnosed and untreated, STDs raise the risk of HIV infection. The report found large racial disparities in STD rates, reflecting a range of factors including... 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 »

Scared as hell....again

Posted by sadface
...have had unprotected and protected sex. He was tested at the first stages of our relationship as was I. We were both neg for HIV and STD's. My pap was good. I suddenly developed a fungal infection in my groin (I am female) He does have jock... Read more »

Razor burn OR herpes?

Posted by sadface, 3 Replies
...girls, I need some advice because I am a major WW. My guy friend and myself engaged in intercourse. We were both tested prior for Hiv..negative. Anyways, I shaved down there the day of the encounter..now I have red little bumps on both sides.... Read more »

Herpes? Do I have AIDS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hi I have been HIV+ since 2003. Was tested for major STDs when diagnosed and tests were negative but I think the herpes test must have been wrong Read more »