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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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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 sense of humor is truly wonderful. You should become a regular on Comedy at the Improv ... Anyway, onto my question. I read an article posted here...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello "Question Mark,"The answer depends on how you define mutual masturbation. If you are just burping your own nephew (so to speak) without giving your buddy a "helping hand," then your risk of all STDs is nonexistent. You... Read more »

IS MASTURBATIN (MASTURBATION, 2010) (MASTURBATION SIDE EFFECTS, 2010) (MASTURBATION AND STD/HIV, 2010)

dear doc.. i am a 16 year old guy who is very concerned about this situation. for the past few months i have been masturbating a lot and i have also found acne on my whole face and back. is there anything i can do tohelp this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your repeated episodes of "burping the nephew" (so to speak) have absolutely nothing to do with your acne outbreak. The proposed link between whacking off and getting zits is an old wives' tale, perhaps concocted by frustrated moms... Read more »

prostitutes and std transmission

Hi Ryan,I had sex with 2 amsterdam prostitutes in the red light district with a condom on. But when I took the condom off, I wasn't real careful and could have gotten whatever was on the condom on the shaft of my penis. 1. Does that cause a...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
1) HIV infected fluids coming into contact with intact skin (skin that doesn't have any cuts or open sores) does not pose a risk for infection because skin prevents HIV's access to your bloodstream. The skin on the shaft of your penis... Read more »

sawalling your own sperm (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD, 2009)

can u swallaw ur own sperm if not did i cacth any thing ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You're wondering if you could give yourself a STD by swallowing your own spunk. This is a QTND (question that never dies). See below.Dr. BobSEMEN (MASTURBATION 2009) (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD BY MASTURBATION, 2009)Jan 6,... Read more »
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Low risk? what STD am I facing?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
After 3 weeks from a possible exposure, I have had two instances of clear, pus-like discharge from my penis while I was asleep. The first time would have been about 18 days from the exposure and the second at 24 days. On the first occasion, I just... Read more »

STD PERSISTENCE

Posted by Anonymous
If you contracted STD's such as Chlamydia, Gonnorea, how long do they persist for during an outbreak? And they say it causes penis pain, well, does that mean the penis hurts every minute? or just once in a while.

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STD to HIV?

Posted by Anonymous
I was just wondering about the percentage on having an STD --how bad is the chance of being HIV+?? I'm worried cause i had chlamydia and took the medication to make me all better...but is it for sure about curing me? And also...i read that i had a... Read more »

do i have an std??

Posted by shane1234, 2 Replies
I am 16 years old. I have only ever had sex once and had oral sex twice with the same person and we were both virgins and had never done oral sex with anybody. This was about a year ago. I have been fine since but recently i have notice it stings a... Read more »