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The Well Project

Domestic Violence and HIV

...their male partners, or women assaulting their male or female partners. Domestic violence is more common in the lesbian community than was formerly believed. Women, HIV and Domestic Violence Many women with HIV have a history of being physically or sexually assaulted prior to finding out about their HIV status. Several studies have shown that women with a history of physical and/or sexual abuse are more likely to contract HIV. Some...
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HIV+ Gay Partner

Hi Doctor:This is a very resourceful site for HIV info, thank you doc! But, still am worried and hope you dont mind to give better advise.I sent a couple of questions a a few days ago before thanksgiving. But, didn't see my answer posted here today,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV. As for additional tests, follow the recommendations of your HIV specialist. He'll know what to order based on a thorough medical history, your physical examination and results of tests you've already had done. Finally, I'd recommend you... Read more »

Would it?

would chlamydia effect they baby if you are pregnate
Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Response from Carol Salisbury, APRN-BC, MSN

Michigan State University College of Nursing
...high risk populations who are more likely to get this infection. These include sex with multiple partners, unprotected sex and history of another STD. There is a great article at www.medscape.com/viewarticle/484261. You will need to register... Read more »

Meds after Sex

Hello, I am a gay male. I was having sex with this bottom guy and he told me that if we had unprotected sex, and took something like doxycyline afterwards for a few days, then are chances of catching anything ir rare. What is the truth and history...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,No, that is not true. Doxycycline in the proper dosage and taken for the appropriate number of days would treat an active chlamydia infection, but it certainly would not protect you from a whole host of other STDs, including HIV and... Read more »

Past medical history for insurance application

When applying for health insurance, I have noticed some companies ask for a medical history for the past 5-7 years. Is 7 the maximum, or can they ask for information even further back?
Steve Berg

Response from Steve Berg

Insurance & Benefits Advocate AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA)
You'd have to verify that with your state department of insurance. I can't really recall ever seeing any applications going back beyond 7 years. You can try finding their website at: www.piperinfo.com/state/indes.cfm Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia Infection May Boost Cervical Cancer Risk

...Wallin of Karolinska Hospital in Stockholm, Sweden, and colleagues found that 8 percent of women with cervical cancer had a history of infection with chlamydia. In contrast, no study participants who were cervical cancer-free reported ever being... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...M.D., medical director at Anna's STD clinic. "We couldn't tell her when or from whom she'd gotten infected. But she did have a history of unprotected sex for a couple of years previously, and she could have become infected at any time during this... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Asymptomatic Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections Detected by Nucleic Acid Amplification Tests Among Boston Area Men Who Have Sex With Men

...positive for one of the two STDs from at least one mucosal site. Men with an STD were considerably more likely to have a prior history of STD (one or more infections) when compared to those without an STD history (OR=3.69; P "Screening... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Health Indicators Among Low-Income Women Who Report a History of Sex Work: The Population-Based Northern California Young Women's Survey

...behavior, prevalence of sexually transmitted infections (STI) and HIV, and other health concerns among women with and without a history of sex work. Of 2,543 women interviewed, 8.9 percent reported a history of sex work. Those women reported more... Read more »
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What about other std's?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm just wondering about hiv in relation to other std's. If someone was afraid that they may have been exposed to hiv but contracted no other std's should they be less worried? Is hiv the least common of all the std's? Perhaps people should start... Read more »

To: wdu and other freinds

Posted by Anonymous
...you don't have symptom, chances are you exposed to it but may not infected or it become latent and no harm. Since the IgG show history of infection, that meant that the worse case is over and you don't even notice that you have herpes. 2.... Read more »

to: BigMistake and other freinds

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...so you are worrying about the possible exposure to stds. Here is another experience I had today: ( I suppose you know all my history ) 1. I went see a specialist on Infectous Diseases 2. Again the IgG blood test for Chlamydia and Herpes are... Read more »

STD

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. Read more »