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Can You Catch A Std Or Hiv From A Shaving Razor

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Get the Facts
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...
Ask the Experts

panic attack, risky or not?!?!?!

on wednesday night i went out to have sex with the same guy i that gave m oral last time, ever since then both of us hadnt done it with anyone else. i am really worried because this is what we did, before i went to do it with him, i shaved my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cold can be transmitted through the air if the infected person coughs or sneezes on an uninfected person. Right? OK, check. Sexually transmitted diseases, like the clap or syphilis, can be transmitted when the infected person has unprotected sex... Read more »

hep c transmission (Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV)

Dear Dr. Bob:How exactly is Hep C transmitted?Best regards,Just Wondering
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...transmission. This includes fisting; anal or rough vaginal sex without condoms; and sex during menstruation. Being infected with a sexually transmitted disease (STD) such as herpes, gonorrhea, or syphilis increases the risk for sexually... 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 »

Can I get infected if?

Neither by boyfriend or I have ever had any STD. Just recently my boyfriend was shaving his pubic hairs and he go a little razor cut in his penis. It had already scabbed and 2 days later we had sexual intercourse and the scab fell off. It scabbed a...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
...Any direct contact of the genital tract or anal canal with HIV infected blood (such as could be present in this wound) during sexual contact could transmit HIV infection. This being said, Read more »
Articles
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. 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

...than half the people 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... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...reduce risk substantially. Unsafe sex (sex without condoms or barriers) puts you and your partner at risk for HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) . Safer sex (sex using condoms or other barriers correctly and consistently)... Read more »
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Razor burn OR herpes?

Posted by sadface, 3 Replies
...He and I talked about Std's and testing ect...We use condoms, although one broke prior to ejaculation. Should I assume it is razor burn?? Doesn't herpes really hurt and is accompanied with fever? I am a wreck. I want to have a blood test, but I... Read more »

Sharing shaving razors?

Posted by Carrie, 8 Replies
...My boyfriend (poz) and I (neg) were wondering if HIV can pass threw sharing the same shaving razors. The concern is obviously that if he nicks himself while shaving his face and gets blood on the razor, then I use the same one Read more »

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 »

I know your out there (oral guys)DELAYED SERO"s

Posted by U_mushroomhaters, 3 Replies
...Look I am looking for those of you who honestly believe they contracted HIV from oral sex. If you do not want to get bashed and beat up then just IM me and do not post on this thread (believe me I understand Read more »