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Can You Die From Venereal Disease

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Does gay men facesitting transmit venereal disease (FACESITTING)

Dear doc, Last night I let a man prostitute sit on my face and smother me with his bare ass. Is it safe? Does it transmit venereal disease...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Believe it or not, even questions about "facesitting" have indeed been addressed previously in this forum. (See below.) Readers, remember to check the archives!Dr. BobWill gay facesitting transmit aidsJul 1, 2007 Hello,dear doctor.... Read more »

incurable venereal disease?

Hi, Dr.Kull. I have 2 questions today. I had looked at a leaflet telling that there are known 25... Read more »

Veneral infection by kissing

Hi, thenks in advanced. Im very worried because I have a pregnant wife. I went 2 days ago to a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Venereal Disease on the Rise Via Unsafe Gay Oral Sex

Recent dramatic increases in gonorrhea and syphilis infections among men -- rates not seen since the early 1980s -- indicate gay Australians are unaware of the STD risks of oral sex, sexual health experts say. There were 405 gonorrhea cases in the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

More Than 1,000 Chinese Die of Infectious Diseases in October

Today, China's Health Ministry said infectious diseases claimed the lives of more than 1,000 people in October. HIV/AIDS, hepatitis B, TB, rabies, and newborn tetanus were the top five killers last month, accounting for nearly 90 percent of the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uganda: More Than 1,000 Ugandans Die From Diseases Each Week in Camps for Homeless People

According to a report by the Ugandan government, various UN agencies, Britain, and the International Rescue Committee, more than 1,000 Ugandans die each week in refugee camps created because of an 18-year insurgency in the northern part of the... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

African-American Women With HIV/HCV Less Likely to Die From Liver Disease

University of California San Francisco (UCSF) researchers have found that among women co-infected with HIV and hepatitis C virus (HCV), African Americans were less likely to die of liver disease . Of nearly 800 women enrolled in the Women's... Read more »
Connect With Others

Tired of condemnation of those dying or have died

Posted by Anonymous
It has taken me five years to finally stand up to anyone who
has said or says "I should be quiet, don't cause a scene, etc."

Well, I'm no longer able to be quiet, sorry if it embarrasses my family and friends, my church, my pastor, my religion,... Read more »

Venereal Warts & low cd4

Posted by butchcat, 1 Reply
I was first diagnosed w/ condyloma (Venereal warts) in the late 80's and had laser surgery to remove the stubborn critters. No re-occurances for a LONG time. I've noticed within the last 6 or 8 months they have definately come back! My cd4 dropped... Read more »

Dad is dying

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My dad is dying of AIDS. We found out he had it Jan.02,02. I am obvioulsy going nuts w/ a capital N. Does anyone know of a good support group in Tulsa? I don't know how to deal with the loss of my dad, he is very near death. I could use a good word.... Read more »

Living With HIV Not Dying With HIV:

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Living With HIV Not Dying With HIV:

I am a 32yr old GWM living with Hiv for the past eight years i
have tried the drugs with no success and then i went the natural
way and viral load has been... Read more »