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Dealing With Stds And Hiv

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Other STDs Affect HIV Test

Doctor Bob,You are a legend -Just a quickie - Can having another more common STD like Chlamydia, Gonnorhea etc have any affect on the HIV blood test ie. causing false negatives or extending window period?I have checked the archives but Im obviously...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Quickie question. Quickie answer. Nope! Concurrent STDs, such as chlamydia, gonorrhea or syphilis, will not affect HIV-antibody test results or change the duration of the window period.You're Read more »

STDs (other than HIV) from receiving fellatio?

Thank you for providing such a valuable source of information. I know from reading your site that... Read more »

Risk of HIV/STDs from a "hand job"

I am confused. Is it possible to acquire an STD (not just HIV) from a hand job given by a female... Read more »
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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

Effectiveness of Interventions to Prevent STDs and HIV in Heterosexual Men: A Systematic Review

...According to the authors, heterosexual men may be key to controlling the spread of STDs and HIV. STDs, including HIV, are more easily transmitted from men to women than from women to men. Women are twice as likely Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

STDs and HIV

...City Department of Health STD Control Program It can be hard to get people to talk frankly about sex, let alone to talk about sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) -- not exactly dinnertime conversation. But for Dr. Thomas Cherneskie and James... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Nothing Highly Effective" About Condoms' Ability to Prevent STDs, HIV Among Young People, Opinion Piece Says

...avoidance for young people, writes in a Knight Ridder/Tallahassee Democrat opinion piece. Smith cites a forthcoming UNAIDS report that says even when condoms are used consistently, the failure rate for protection against HIV is... Read more »
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STDs & HIV - HELP!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...If you are infected with another STD like chlamydia or gonorrhea at the sime time you are exposed to HIV, will this "coinfection" slow down the production of HIV Read more »

stds are more likely than hiv? correct me plz

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...my dr told me this, yet i didn't believe him you have a 80-100% chance of getting an std. from a female as opposed to hiv. wow that kinda makes a person feel better. as i haven't had an std. in the archives i found Read more »

STDs and affecitng HIV tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...be negative. My question then is whether or not the prescence of something like chlamydia or gonnorhea could somehow taint HiV testing results. Read more »

Am I infetcted.. not hiv.. but other STDs though..

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...First of all, I know this is an HIV site, but the description for this forum included worries about STDs. I had gotten tested for HIV 12 weeks after, I am negative (which is great because I was really stressing). So, about 3 Read more »