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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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Will having an STD affect HIV tests?

Dear Mr. Sowadsky,Do people who have an existing STD (herpes, clap...) test positive sooner after being infected than those people who dont have an STD? I've often heard this to be the case.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...those without an STD. However, let me point out that if a person has HIV, this may sometimes affect tests for certain other STDs (for example syphilis tests). So if you have HIV, and you are being tested for other STDs, it is important that you... Read more »

A different type of Question......

Dear Doc,It has long been known that HIV does not always travel alone. I mean that people infected with HIV tend to have other STD's such as clap, herpes, warts, gon.,hep, etc. Co-factors are known to increase the risk of infection. With this being...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Probably not. No data to answer directly.MH Read more »

CANDIDA and symptoms

I would like to know how soon do you start having symptoms such as yeast infections and bladder infections. I had an encounter with a guy twice, became preganant, infected with the "claps" and an abortion. I was treated for the std immediatly and...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
As you are no doubt aware, vaginal yeast infections are pretty common in the general population and are not necessarily the hallmark of HIV. Nevertheless, recurrent or severe yeast infections, either vaginal or oral, can be a symptom of... Read more »

Can HIV Piggyback alone with other STI's

Is it possible for the HIV Virus to piggy back along with other STI's.e'g' if you get the clap off someone (other than anally) who is also HIV positive and subsequentyly get treated for the clap is it possible that the HIV Virus could also have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello David,It is indeed possible to contract more than one STD at the same time from a partner infected by multiple bugs. It doesn't involve "piggybacking," but it certainly does occur.Dr. Read more »
Articles
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 »
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

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 »
MyFabulousDisease.com

"The Clap" Is Becoming the Applause!

...mentality" of AIDS diminishes . That's life: just as we get an exotic horror show like AIDS in check, some Golden Oldie like the clap reminds us we're never really out of the woods. Read more »
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oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
hello everybody.I must first say im a Gay male and that recently I was at a party in which I performed oral sex with several men,3 had been invited but,as it turns out many more showed up that night and I didnt know most of them.I didnt know it at... Read more »

should i tell her

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...in here but i just needed a women opinoin because it is some i love.Now today i am going to get std checked but i know i have claps or gonerreha.Now this is my true question should i tell my wife of three years that she has given me an std and... 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 »