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College Students Infected With Stds

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Jersey: Dangers of STDs Discussed by College Students

Students at William Paterson University in Wayne, N.J., have posted a video about the school's efforts to have more individuals within the school community tested for HIV. The university's health center offers testing for HIV to students, staff, and... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Study Examines Alcohol Use, Safer-Sex Communication, and Condom Use Among College Students

A study in the 1999 Journal of Sex Education and Therapy examines the relationship between alcohol consumption, safer-sex communication, and condom use among college students. The study surveyed 320 undergraduate students (184 females and 136... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

North Carolina to Train Club Goers, Popular College Students to Educate Others on HIV/AIDS

Public health officials in several North Carolina counties by Dec. 1 plan to use an almost $1.4 million CDC grant to train "popular opinion leaders" in the Triangle, Triad and Charlotte metropolitan areas to help educate black men who have sex with... Read more »
Ask the Experts

College students and the risk of STD's

Now that I'm in college..there is a lot more sexual pressure than where i'm from. Is there an increasing number of college students who contract STD's? Why is this so? Does the environment influence risky behavior? Should college kids...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) among college students is not uncommon. In fact, when we look at STD statistics, the highest rates of STDs are found in adolescents (ages 10-19) and young adults (ages 20-24).... Read more »

College student in difficult circumstances!!! Will donate $50

Dear Dr. BobI anguish and will like to hear from your expert knowledge. Im a 29 year old male and In my case, I think I was involved sexually with an HIV + female who I meet in a local bar. After the night came along we intended to have sex. She...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Sammy,Calm down! Your HIV-acquisition risk is low. Broken-condom sex can present the same degree of risk as unprotected sex. Your potential exposures, however, were extremely brief. The statistical odds are all in your favor that you did not... Read more »

please read will donate a lot, scared college student 3 Months and scared about symptoms, my story is probably shared by a lot of students out there, giv me the strength to get tested

I have written you before concerend about three months ago, I am still very concerned from the same incident, but if you dont rmeebr I had protected sex with a european sex worker (as if nationality matters..) three months ago. About two days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey Stud,You felt "distant and overheating?" That makes you sound like an abandoned car radiator. Dude, protected sex is protected! Assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not fail, your HIV transmission risk would be... Read more »

First Year College Student Need Guidance + Thanksgiving Donation.

Hello :) I am a first year college student and I suffer from OCD about HIV. I had issues with opening classroom doors, afraid I may touch blood or something. And I still can't open doors. Something happened to me yesterday at school while I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your fears are irrational and completely unwarranted. Your HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent. Your OCD is OOC (out of control). Psychotherapy (counseling) is warranted. Bring a copy of your post and my response to your first visit and show... Read more »
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college student... scared as hell

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
About 3 months ago, in March, I started having a sexual relationship with a friend of a friend who I met at a party. We never once had unprotected sex, but we did have unprotected oral sex. About a week and a half after our first encounter, I became... Read more »

I am a 24 year old college student

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
I am a 24 year old college student who just found out my status
three months ago. I have choosen for right now to skip treatment.
I have a friend who is positive for seven years and he is not
taking... Read more »

scared college student.... again.... please help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I posted awhile back my fears of HIV and there were a few responses that helped ease my mind... for a little... but now I'm so scared again... please help me out.

In March I started a sexual relationship with a friend of a friend. We had protected... Read more »

Confused College Student Here...Please Help Out!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi guys:
I am a 21 year-old (female) college student with--you guessed it--a test results question. So, here goes:
I had unprotected oral sex (after too much alcohol) one night with the guy I was dating. This was literally only once; otherwise, we... Read more »