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Common Stds Symptoms

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Mexico: STDs on the Rise in Those Over 45 and Show Few Symptoms, So Get Tested

With the knowledge that people age 45 and older represent the fastest-growing STD population, New Mexico health experts are urging residents to take steps to prevent infection. "Sexual health is everyone's responsibility," said Tara Misra, health... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STDs More Common Among Young People, Oklahoma Health Department Says

Nearly half of all Oklahomans newly diagnosed with an STD are age 24 or younger, the State Department of Health reports. In 2009, more than 15,000 state residents were diagnosed with chlamydia, accounting for nearly three-fourths of Oklahoma's STD... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Herpes One of Australia's Most Common STDs: Study

The first nationwide study on the topic has found that one Australian in eight has genital herpes, and 80 percent of those with the virus do not know they have it. The virus was found most often in people ages 35 to 44 and was more common in cities... Read more »
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Other STDs through oral sex

I have just read the letter below in which you write that the probability of a man getting HIV in the course of receiving oral sex from a woman is very low. My question is about other STDs - what is the risk of man getting other STDs (including...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
There are certain sexually transmitted diseases that can be transmitted to your genitals via somebody's mouth. Any infections that occur in or around the mouth, or are transmitted through fluids in the mouth, could theoretically be transmitted... Read more »

STDs and testing

Excluding HIV, what is the window-period for other STDs?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. This is actually a very complicated question. This is because STDs are actually an entire group of diseases. Therefore, you are dealing with many different answers. The following is a VERY GENERAL review of when... Read more »

STDs--The Hidden Epidemic

Hi, Rick. I've been reading quite a few of the frequently asked questions and I've noticed people are mainly concerned about AIDS apparently regardless of the presence of some other nasty (perhaps nastier than AIDS) STDs.I would like to...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your comments. The issue of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is one that people often do not talk about, and this issue is often ignored. The public is well aware of the AIDS epidemic, but many people are unaware of the STD... Read more »

Can I get STDs by oral sex with uninfected person?

Dear RMK. I've had oral sex with a guy I've known for a year. I am very sure about his past, he has no HIV so I'm not worried about getting HIV. But I AM worried whether I could get STDs like herpes or gonorrhea from him instead. Can...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You can get certain STDs by performing oral sex on a person. Remember, they must be infected with an STD in order for transmission to be possible (sometimes I need to state what may seem obvious). Some STDs that are present as sores or lesions on... Read more »
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Is it symptoms of HIV or other STDs ? Confused and in the Thick soup

Posted by arf21, 1 Reply
7 weeks back i entered the tip of finger (no fresh cur or others) for a min in the vagina of a African call girl at a seating position on the chair. She also touched my genital few minutes. No sex at all. After that at 6 weeks, I noticed 3 very... Read more »

initial symptoms of hiv - most common symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I need some help from others with hiv. What was and when did it hit you the inital onset of strange symptoms. I know one said they felt whipped out with tired feeling. Was that immed. after sexual episode or acouple weeks later. Also, were... Read more »

What are common symptoms of serconversion?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
When someone is seroconvering , what are the typical symptoms? tiredness? vomiting? nausea? diarrhea? Do you feel like your body is going crazy on you? 1000 different pains here and there or ??????? Any input from the Pro's would be appreciated..... Read more »

how common it is to have ARS symptoms past 4 weeks

Posted by scared77, 2 Replies
Is it common to experience ARS symptoms past 4 weeks?

let's say a 5weeks is it common to have dizziness, slight headaches, swollen glands as if you were ceroconverting? Read more »