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Chancroid Statistics

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...other sexually transmitted diseases? Yes. Having a sexually transmitted disease (STD) can increase a person's risk of becoming infected with HIV, whether the STD causes open sores or breaks in the skin (e.g., syphilis, herpes, chancroid) or does not cause breaks in the skin (e.g., chlamydia, gonorrhea). If the STD infection causes irritation of the skin, breaks or sores may make it easier for HIV to enter the body during sexual contact....
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Condon 100% safe, I think not!!!!

Hi Doctor, I am 22 year old male.I am very well educate about HIV and alway be very careful everytime I have sex.In fact, I never have any un-protected in my life.I dont have girlfriend yet so I went to Sex Massage.I have been there only...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...transmission and prevention can be complex! There are, for example, a number of STDs that are transmitted by skin-to-skin contact. Chancroid, a bacterial infection caused by Hemophilus ducreyi, is spread in this way. Other STDs with skin-to-skin... Read more »

Condon 100% safe, I think not!!!!---Part2

Hi Doctor, Thank you very much for answering my last message.I do still confuse, please explain little more to me. You mean that this Chancroid can be transmit through skin to skin contact(if the condom is not cover all part).IF this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,You're welcome.Regarding chancroid, yes it is transmitted by direct skin-to-skin contact where the condom was not covering and providing a barrier/protection.As Read more »

Oral sex and HEP C

Hello Doctor, I am a 20 year old male who performed oral sex on another male. I had a six week negative test come back and am awaiting the results of my three month test (HIV antibody). Is there any chance I could have been infected with Hep C...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...rising in MSM both in the US and Europe. These infections have been associated with sex with trauma and the presence of syphilis, chancroid, and Herpes. I am glad you have had your hepatitis B immunization. Also check to see if you have been... Read more »

health risks of sex with gay men

Other than HIV, Hep, Syphilis and Gonorrhea what are the health risks of sex with gay men? Also, other than these, what are the health risks of the gay man?
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...There are other STDs that you could get, such as chlamydia, genital warts (condyloma)and chancroid. The health risks of the gay man are the same as those already listed. Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

... STDs appear to increase susceptibility to HIV infection by two mechanisms. Genital ulcers (e.g., syphilis , herpes , or chancroid) result in breaks in the genital tract lining or skin. These breaks create a portal of entry for HIV.... Read more »
The Well Project

Talking With Your Children About HIV: HIV Awareness for Children

Table of Contents The Facts About HIV Starting the Discussion Talking to Children of Different Ages Taking Care of Yourself HIV is a tough subject for parents, guardians, and caregivers to discuss with their children. However it... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? What Other Health Problems Are Common? Mental Problems The Bottom Line How Many... Read more »
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Children and HIV

How Serious Is HIV for Children? How Are Children Different? Research on Children Treatment for Children Children and Adherence The Bottom Line How Serious Is HIV for Children? Where antiretroviral medications (ARVs) and good... Read more »
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Gman yo dint answer me! please!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...(insertive and receptive), few seconds, no cum. The problem was this: the next day appeared a ulcer on my face, near my mouth, like a chancroid. I was going to see the dermatologist but it went away before I could see him. 15 days after the low... Read more »

Gman please help!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...(insertive and receptive), few seconds, no cum. The problem was this: the next day appeared a ulcer on my face, near my mouth, like a chancroid. I was going to see the dermatologist but it went away before I could see him. 15 days after the low... Read more »

hey INFECTED

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was the one who suggested you test for chancroid. You said the doctor tested for chlamydia and it was negative. There are a lot of STD's out there that will give symptoms that Read more »

hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hi guys, what are the stats on people catching hiv without catching other stds first? is this common? or do people genrally catch an std before they get hiv? thank you very much Read more »