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STD/STI or Not

I've been on Atripla going on 3 years. I live in an arear of the US that has a high pollen count during the Spring months and I have somethimes have some small periodic eczema flare-ups. My question or concern is that though, I had sex with another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cannot diagnose the cause of your rash over the Internet. I would advise you see your HIV specialist for an evaluation. Your description does not sound worrisome for a STD, but it's worth checking out nonetheless to get appropriate treatment to... Read more »

syphilis cure

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW AFTER TAKE A ANTIBIOTIC INJECTION TO CURE SYPHILIS I WAS GIVEN 2 ON EACH SIDE... Read more »

HIV

Dr. DeJesusIm really worried and anxious and the biggest idiot because i was drunk and went to a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cook County, Ill., Ranks High in Sexually Transmitted Disease: STD Treatment Costs U.S. Health Care System $16.4 Billion a Year

...than half the people who should be screened receive the recommended STD tests, CDC said. If left undiagnosed and untreated, STDs raise the risk of HIV infection. The report found large racial disparities in STD rates, reflecting a range of... Read more »
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

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Diagnoses and Mental Health Disparities Among Women Who Have Sex With Women Screened at an Urban Community Health Center, Boston, Mass., 2007

...have sex with men only (WSM)," the authors wrote. However, there is limited research on these indicators in conjunction with STDs and WSW sexual health. From July to December 2007, a retrospective chart review was performed on all female... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...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... Read more »
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std question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...weeks ago i had protected oral sex with a paid sex worker. Iam feeling extremely guilty and i am filled with anxiety about a std. No symptoms ,the encounter was brief and condom was ok.can someone help to relieve my anyiety!What risk factor am i... Read more »

Genital Herpes Question..

Posted by scared83, 1 Reply
...I know there aren't many Herpes infected people on this site but the forum description does say "and other STD's" so I'll take a shot... In December I had vaginal sex with a prostitute. I was wearing a condom and Read more »

using finger

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
if I use my finger to touch the girl's private area and masturbate for her, will I get any sexual diseases, especially aids. Also, if the girl uses her hand to touch my penis and masturbate for me, will I catch sexual diseases. Please help! Read more »

What is this... really, what is it?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...pimple-like bumps in head of penis. The same thing happened the last time I was with this girl about 6 months ago; now. Is there any STD that would show this symptoms in this time-frame, or could it be allergy to the condom (a lubricated... Read more »