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 protects from...
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 Read more »

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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 »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Parents' Disapproval of Sex May Cut Kids' STD Risk

...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 believed their parents would not want them to have sex were 16... 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 »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...Anna Lange (not her real name) had no symptoms when she went to a Wake County, N.C., sexually transmitted diseases clinic earlier this year to pick up her birth control pills. But a routine test revealed that the 20-year-old Lange had chlamydia. Read more »
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