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Can You Have Sex While Being Treated For Std

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The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

What is the 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...
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TREATING A STD WHILE HIV POSTIVE

I RECENTLY RECEIVED THE MEDICATON DOXYCYCLINE TO TREAT A STD AND I WANTED TO KNOW IF THIS MEDICATION WILL TREAT THE STD DUE TO THE FACT THAT I AM HIV POSITIVE....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yes, it will. I am concerned, however, that you are contracting STDs and know you are HIV positive. That would indicate unsafe sexual activity or a broken condom. I'll hope it was the latter.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Known Positive, Though Undetectable Partner, Oral Sex Slip-up: Risky Encounter? (ORAL SEX AND HIV/STD RISK, 2010)

A few weeks ago I hooked up with a guy I met online; he did not reveal his status on his profile. He told me later that, because of this, he assumed that I assumed he was positive - which in fact he was. I foolishly did not notice or ask. However, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,So you are freaking out because you now "KNOW" your partner is virally enhanced. So what if you had sex with this dude and he didn't tell you his status? Would you be at any less risk for acquiring HIV right now if you didn't... Read more »

Oral sex and STD (ORAL SEX AND STDs)

The truth is that most of my friends don't even think of oral sex as sex and is no good talking with them about this subject - Im really ignorant about this: what's the likelihood of getting AIDS or other diseases with oral sex?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your friends don't think of oral sex as sex??? Hmm . . . one wonders how they would classify it. Penis Popsicle high-protein snack, perhaps? To get an answer to your question, I'd suggest you read the information in the archives. We... Read more »

can i contract any STD having sex with a sex worker,

hi iam quite worried because i shaved my genitials and i had a cut not on my penis but where my pubic hair is. i then went to see a sex worker but during sex she once on top and kinda rubbed herself on top of these cuts straight after we finished...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there,I'm not sure if you used a condom during vaginal sex but if you did than your risk of HIV infection would be low. However, other STDs can certainly be transmitted during skin to skin contact and if you are concerned/have symptoms I... Read more »
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STD question

Posted by sadface, 1 Reply
I am confused. I went to the Dr. 1 week after having unprotected sex. She did a vaginal STD screening for Chlymidia, Gonnerhea, BV, Trichamonis and yeast. It took 10 days for the results to come back...negative for all. I went today for my second... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is contracting Hep B similar to contracting HIV? I got semen on unbroken skin. I'm wondering if I'm at risk for Hep B. I tried asking my question on the Hep forum but got no response from the Doc. Thanks

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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Just a general question here, hope someone can help. If a person were to have a history of STDs, yet used a condom during sex, are they at risk for contracting HIV? Thanks any any replies.

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a question that i need an answer to. My ex-boyfriend just called me and told me that he had an infection in his balls. He said they were burning and they hurt really bad. He said that the doctor said the ONLY way he could have contracted... Read more »