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Can You Get Sick From Someone Who Has An Std

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Std's and sickness (AUTOFELLATIO, 2009)

Ok i am very embarrassed to say so but the worry outways it so...Can i get any kind of illness by giving oral to myself?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Don't be embarrassed! Autofellatio is a very neat party trick! As for STDs from orally enjoying one's own home entertainment center, well you know how I'm always advising folks to "check the archives" because the... Read more »

Sucked stripper's boobs for 15 seconds and kissed her in ass. Nothing more. Do I have chance of getting STD?

I have been to stripclub 15 days ago. At present I dont have any kind of symptoms or illness. But I... Read more »

Insurance with STD

Dear Doc, Can a guy with herpes or syphilis or other STDs(except HIV) get insurance? I know one... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center Gives Teenagers 411 on Sex, STD Prevention

The University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center and the Shelby County Health Department marked World AIDS Day by hosting some 250 teenagers for a special session, "The 411 on Sex." Andrea Williams, community development coordinator for the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Routine Brief Risk-Reduction Counseling With Biannual STD Testing Reduces STD Incidence Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in Care

The researchers evaluated whether routine, twice-yearly STD testing, together with brief risk-reduction counseling, reduces STD incidence and high-risk behaviors. The SUN study is a prospective, observational HIV cohort study carried out in four US... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

San Francisco: STD Testing Campaign for Gay Men Under Way

Following last year's successful campaign to promote STD testing among gay men, a team of San Francisco health advocates is once again calling for a "spring cleaning" during the month of April. The drive is the brainchild of Castroguys, a group of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Connecticut: State Health Officials Recommend Testing for STDs

The week of April 22 is designated Connecticut STD Testing Week, and state Department of Public Health officials are urging sexually active residents to get screened. One in four U.S. adults will have an STD at some point in their lifetime, said DPH... Read more »
Connect With Others

I'm sick

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I'm sick of running around from STD clinic to STD clinic
I'm sick of running from doctor to doctor
I'm sick of researching the net
I'm sick of my pshyciatrist because Its all in your head!
Im sick of people who know full [censored] well that they are... Read more »

having an STD

Posted by Anonymous
hi Guys,
3 weeks ago i got an std. This was 2 days after receiving oral sex. I presented itself with a discharge and swollen nodes in the groin and some fever. My risk was receptive oral sex. Thats all! The doctor kept asking if i was being truthful... Read more »

So sick of this!!!!!!!!!

Posted by dontbelieveit, 2 Replies
I am so tired of trying to figure out whats wrong with me. Ive had FOUR HIV tests. All negative! I know something is wrong with me but no one will listen. The people at the HIV hotline seem to be so annoyed with me. My doctor keeps talking about a... Read more »

worried sick

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hey guys...In November i met a girl on one of the datelines on the telephone. After talking on the phone for a few days i ended up inviting her over. We both got drunk and had sex. I used protection but the condom came off, and i put it back on. ... Read more »