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Contraceptives And Preventing Std's

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

What is the 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...
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i think i have an std

i recently had sex for the first time.i am 16 years old.it was unprotected but I'm on the pill.a couple days later i had a sever burning itch in my vaginal area.it lasted about 2 weeks,it was very sore and red.when i itched it it felt better...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It's really important that you go see a doctor if you experience any symptoms that you suspect are related to a sexually transmitted infection. Many sexually transmitted infections can be treated with medication and should be treated when... Read more »

STD Prevention

The real question is why wouldnt you want to use it? Argyrol has a 4 log kill rate against HIV, Herpes< HPV, etc.../Users/dusty/Desktop/VDKits.jpg/Users/dusty/Desktop/sexandhygieneWD.jpg/Users/dusty/Desktop/VD_Axis_2[1].psdmale urethral doucheNov...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,OK, last time dude! Male urethral douching may have been popular during WWII but then again so were the Andrew Sisters. Neither is popular (or recommended) today. In fact male urethral douching could be harmful and the Andrew Sisters are,... Read more »

STD Prevention and Safer Sex

We are a group of ohio University students participating in a communications project to inform college students about the risk of std infection and the availability of condoms/safer sex. we are also looking for some statistics on STD infection...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
This is an area of interest for me since I provide sexual health and sexuality educational and clinical services for the Columbia University campus. However, the information you seek is not easy to summarize, nor is there one model for approaching... Read more »

Contraception Queries

I'm a sexually active 14 year old girl and I have some queries on contraception. I always use condoms but I want to have a back up contraception plan. Can I go on the Pill without my parents knowing about it, and even if I go on the Pill,...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Questions of this sort should be referred to forums that are better equipped to deal with pregnancy and contraception issues. I really recommend that you find someone to talk with about the issues you are going through. Try Planned Parenthood.... Read more »
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Nigeria Contraceptive Social Marketin

Posted by Anonymous
Job Listing: Nigeria Contraceptive Social Marketing

The Nigeria Contraceptive Social Marketing Programme is widely considered
to be one of the most successful of its kind in the world. The programme
has achieved national coverage and currently... Read more »

How to find free STD clinics

Posted by don, 2 Replies
Where on the web would there be listings of free STD clinics?...

National Prevention and Information Network
http://www.cdcnpin.org/db/public/rsmain.htm

Or go to http://google.com
Enter the terms with a particular state, province or area.

For example... Read more »

hiv,condoms,std's...ect

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
First question, should you have your partner tested for Hiv even though you are going to use condoms? Can a Std as Herpes be transmitted even if a condom is on and there are no sores present? And what about warts? Can you be protected with a condom... Read more »

A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor.

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