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Can You Have Kids If You Have An Std

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Educating my kids about STD's

Hey there everyone, I am one of those Dad's who actually talks to my older (14+ years of age!) about STD's pregnancies etc. I was recently called on the carpet by my middle son (18), after a discussion about condom use and what it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The kudos belong to you dad and all the parents who actually provide their kids with age-appropriate, science-based sex education! (I'll bet Sarah Palin wishes she had had a birds and bees and condoms talk with her daughter Bristol!)... Read more »

CAN I GIVE MYSELF AN STD (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF AN STD BY MASTURBATION, 2008)

I am 22 years old. I have been masturbating since the age of 13. I never had sex with anyone.... Read more »

What about STD's? (MUTUAL MASTURBATION, STD RISK)

Dear Dr. Bob:I love you and your forum and am grateful for your truthful and candid answers; your... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Parents' Disapproval of Sex May Cut Kids' STD Risk

Dr. Carol A. Ford of the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill and colleagues found that teenage girls who think their parents disapprove of their having sex may have a lower risk of STDs as young adults. Compared with their peers, girls who... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Ignorance Blamed for Local Rise in Teen STDs; Doctors Say Many Kids Think Oral Sex Safe

Health officials in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are concerned about a 7 percent rise in reported STDs among local teenagers. Last year, the combined number of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis cases in Collin, Dallas, Denton, Rockwall, and Tarrant... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Planned Parenthood Sues Tennessee Over Cuts to STD Program

Two Planned Parenthood groups are suing Tennessee for denying them grants to participate in CDC-funded HIV and syphilis prevention programs. The suit, filed Feb. 2 by Planned Parenthood of Middle and East Tennessee (PPMET) and Planned Parenthood... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Indiana: Planned Parenthood Offers Free STD Testing

This article was reported by WTHR-TV . WTHR-TV reported that Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky (PPINK) will participate in the sixth annual Get Yourself Tested (GYT) campaign during April's STD Awareness Month by offering free STD and HIV... Read more »
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Boston Kid is at is again on the webmd boards.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I cannot believe this. He posted again on the HIV/AIDS forum under yet another alias aka Raymond in Boston LOL and his name is actually Bob. Again, same old scenario he rants and raves on th same old stuff!!! Bob you do not get it do you? You know... Read more »

when and how to tell my teen kids

Posted by Francis1211, 7 Replies
Hi, I am a white str8 male, married but in a major crisis since diagnosed in 2007, and am currently working on scenario on when and how to tell my kids. Wife (negative) has known -of course- since beginning but what are the considerations and... Read more »

married with 3 kids and scared to death

Posted by squiggz, 2 Replies
I'm 42 married farther of 3 and back in January/Febuary i made the biggest mistake of my life that may have cost me my life. and I regret it every minute of every hour of every day. I accepted a friend request from an ex-girl friend on Facebook soon... Read more »

To Ny_Gal or others about std

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dear NY_GAL
I took a gonnorea clymidia test at a Planned Parenthood in another state other than NY where you work. It was a urine test. The results negative I called to repeat the test and they said they wernt doing it antmore as it wasn't reliable.
EH... Read more »