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Dealing With Stds And Hiv

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about stds (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STDs, 2011)

I was woundering I experimented with a new way of masturbating by stimulating my anus ie by tickling it I was woindering is that safe can I get any stds from that and I done it by my self ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Another QTND (question that never dies) with its corresponding ATNC (answer that never changes). See link below.Dr. Bob<a href="http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q210156.html">Hiv (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD... Read more »

regarding stds, hiv, aids etc

I recently went to get tested for everything. I am not sure if i an positive for any std, hiv or... Read more »

Name of test to check STDs including HIV

Which test I need to do for checking STDs including HIV?... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

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

There is "nothing 'highly effective' about condoms when it comes to protecting young people from STDs," Shepherd Smith, president of the Institute for Youth Development , a Washington, D.C.-based not-for-profit group that advocates risk avoidance... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Representatives of 12 Arab Nations Attend Conference on Fighting STDs, HIV/AIDS

Representatives of 12 Arab nations on Tuesday in Tunis, Tunisia, began a four-day conference to discuss how best to prevent the spread of sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, AFP/ Yahoo! News reports. The goal of the conference is... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Condoms' Effectiveness in Preventing STDs, Including HIV, at Center of Debate on Revising Package Labels

The effectiveness of condoms in preventing pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV/AIDS, is at the center of a debate on whether to revise the products' packaging labels to include information about their limits in disease... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STDs Increase HIV Risk if Exposed

People with chlamydia, genital herpes, gonorrhea, and syphilis are at an increased risk for HIV infection if they are exposed to the virus, findings from Dutch researchers show. Teunis B.H. Geijtenbeek and colleagues at Amsterdam's VU University... 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 antibodies???? or does the same window period still apply????

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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 that, men that have sex only... Read more »

STDs and affecitng HIV tests

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been tested at 3,6, and 10 months after my initial encounter of heterosexual unprotected vaginal sex. In all of these tests, I have been found to be negative. My question then is whether or not the prescence of something like chlamydia or... Read more »

Possible exposure to HIV/STDS?

Posted by James3, 1 Reply
Possible HIV/STD exposure
Hello everyone, I was in a situation recently that has given me some concern about possible HIV/STD exposure.

I am a male, always been with women but decided I wanted to try something with another guy. I met him online, and... Read more »