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Clap - Sexually Transmitted Disease

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...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 development...
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Quick question - please help!

Hi Dr. Bob,My gay partner and I are both HIV- but just now we've gone wild and we performed unprotected sex. Is there a chance to get HIV from unprotected sex if both parties are HIV-? I am really worried now. Please help. Thank you!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cold can be transmitted through the air if the infected person coughs or sneezes on an uninfected person. Right? OK, check. Sexually transmitted diseases, like the clap or syphilis, can be transmitted when the infected person has unprotected sex... Read more »

Anal sex and aids (CAN TWO HIV NEGATIVES CONTRACT HIV FROM EACH OTHER?)

my husband and i had unprotected anl sex neither of us have aids or HIV and i we are in a monogomus relationship. what are my chances of contacted the HIV virus
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cold can be transmitted through the air if the infected person coughs or sneezes on an uninfected person. Right? OK, check. Sexually transmitted diseases, like the clap or syphilis, can be transmitted when the infected person has unprotected sex... Read more »

Thank you! (HIV FROM 2 UNINFECTED PARTNERS)

Thanks Dr. Bob! I am the person who asked about the chances of getting HIV if 2 uninfected guys perform unprotected sex. I just want to thank you for answering!
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cold can be transmitted through the air if the infected person coughs or sneezes on an uninfected person. Right? OK, check. Sexually transmitted diseases, like the clap or syphilis, can be transmitted when the infected person has unprotected sex... Read more »

Menstrual sex

Is it possible to contract the HIV virus through unprotected sex during a womans menstrual period even if the woman doesn't have HIV/AIDS?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."abstinence-only" sex education program. Right? Yeah, I suspected as much. Now please think this through rationally, OK? HIV is an STD, a sexually transmitted disease, caused by a germ, a virus called human immunodeficiency virus. If neither you... Read more »
Articles
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

How Do You Talk To Your Partners About HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

...There is no easy answer concerning how to talk to a partner about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many people find it easy tohave sex, they find it extremely difficult to talk about it. So how does onebegin? The 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 »
The Body

A New Super Villain: Gonorrhea?

...used to call it venereal disease. Many preferred the more common term: "The Clap." Eventually, a more appropriate term evolved: sexually transmitted disease. Recently, the term "disease" has been exchanged for "infection." Whatever name it was... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Diagnoses and Mental Health Disparities Among Women Who Have Sex With Women Screened at an Urban Community Health Center, Boston, Mass., 2007

...have sex with men only (WSM)," the authors wrote. However, there is limited research on these indicators in conjunction with STDs and WSW sexual health. From July to December 2007, a retrospective chart review was performed on all female... Read more »
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Oral Sex...please respond!

Posted by vbguy1818, 2 Replies
Ok so I have given oral sex to a number of guys (I would say about 10) for the last two years. Ive always asked these guys if they are disease free. They all say yes. My question is what are the chances I could have contracted HIV or something. ... Read more »

clap

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...or gonnerhea show up 5 months after a possible exposure? Also I know that there are window periods for Hiv, what about these STDS? I was tested for chlymydia and gonn 2 weeks after possible exposure, would they have been positive then? Read more »

Confused about symptoms...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...tested for that as well as HIV just to be on the safe side. Two weeks later I go back for my results and I came back positive for clap (which went away after two rounds of anibiotics) but negative for HIV. Fast forward to today. I went to the... Read more »

should i tell her

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...okay so i have this problem i am going to get std checked today and i know i have either claps or gonerreha but this is my problem i got it from my girlfriend(who i have a child with)should i tell her that she gave me an Read more »