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Consequences For Not Getting Tested For Std

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The Center for AIDS

Late HIV Diagnosis: Predictors, Costs, Consequences, and Solutions

Table of Contents Introduction CDC Says Test Everyone (Almost) Late HIV Diagnosis: Numbing Numbers Harbingers of Belated Diagnosis or Presentation How Much Does Late Diagnosis Cost -- and Who Pays? Clinical Consequences of Late HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gen-Probe Gets FDA OK for STD Test

On Tuesday, San Diego-based Gen-Probe Inc. said the Food and Drug Administration had approved the company's Aptima Combo 2 test to be used to screen certain liquid Pap and vaginal swab specimens for chlamydia and gonorrhea. FDA had already approved... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fact Sheet: New CDC Treatment Guidelines Critical to Preventing Health Consequences of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today issued national guidelines designed to help health care providers protect their patients from the health consequences that result from sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The 2002... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Just donated (as my consequence for my actions), please help with my question

To begin, I'm a 38 year old male. I am somewhat of a worry wart to say the least. I was in New Jersey about three weeks ago and had an episode with a friend I hadn't seen in years. We had just gone out for a bite and one thing led to...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiAll that you have researched is correct. Protected vaginal sex does reduce the risk of HIV transmission significantly. It is very difficult for women to transmit the virus to men and add a condom and the reduction is even more so.Yes oral sex does... Read more »


Hey....I am thirty years old..have never done an hiv test.....found someone who is just remarkable....who insist that we have one done before we become intimate......he did his today it was negative.....but I'm scared to death in doing...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,While I'll certainly admit getting HIV tested can be anxiety provoking, it's important to note that when it comes to HIV, what you don't know can kill you. See below, and yes, by all means, take the test before your Mr.... Read more »

Which STD tests to get?

I appreciate your candor and humor very much. It's helped me through these past couple of very stressful months. I'd like to donate to your foundation. Is it possible to use a credit card? Here's my story: I slept with 8 women in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Stressed in Asia,The HIV risk from the activities you describe, including the condom fumbling, is minimal to nonexistent.Your STD risk is similarly very low. A basic STD screen for sexually active folks includes: throat testing for gonorrhea,... Read more »

Stupid Mistakes, Preventable Consequences

Dr. BobFirst off, I have been following you for years and have donated in 06,07, and 08. About time to do it again. You are awesome and I know a couple of friends who have literally stepped back from the edge of a bridge after reading your...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thanks for your kind comments and your donations to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation ( Both are warmly appreciated.Unprotected sex does place you at risk for STDs, including HIV. Consequently STD screening and... Read more »
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Lying about HIV status consequences?

Posted by John_Ortiz, 1 Reply
11 months ago I was cruising online and found this semi-attractive guy who claimed he was a bottom. I ended up meeting with this guy and asked him if he had any condoms with him, but he said no and I asked him if he was DDF and HIV- and he said yes... Read more »

Extremely mortified of the consequences

Posted by JustBreathOk, 2 Replies
Hello. First of all thanks for reading.

I am 19 years old living in the United States. On December 10th, 2013, I stupidly cheated on my girlfriend with a 20 some year old guy from Craigslist. I gave and recieved unprotected oral for about an hour. He... Read more »


Posted by GSAstudent

I am currently studying product and service design at Glasgow School of Art.

I need people to tell me there experiences of STD Clinics. Tell me how you felt about the procedures and what you feel would improve the overall experience of getting... Read more »