The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Description Of Std

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Connect With Others

std question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
six 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 »

Risk of STD's including HIV from mutual masturbation and frottage?!

Posted by JoeD93, 1 Reply
About a week ago, I met a guy from online for a one night thing. Before this encounter, I gave a hand job to a guy a few days before and he ejaculated on my hand (not worried about that), but before that the last time I did anything sexual was in... Read more »

Please use more descriptive subject headings

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Please use more descriptive subject headings that readers will know what the topic is before clicking on to the question or comment.

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.

Read more »

Basic Science Project Director

Posted by Anonymous
Job Description. The Basic Science Project Director will be responsible for developing and implementing TAG policy, programs and advocacy projects focusing on basic and applied research on HIV infection, including:

Etiology and pathogenesis of HIV... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Are these STD related??

I hope you find time to answer my question. I am a foreign college student and don't know where to turn.I had a safe sexual encounter with a female I did not know very well about 10 months ago. 6 Weeks after that I started experiencing a lot of...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I cannot tell you from your description if these are symptoms of STDs. The best way to tell is if you go to a doctor. I recommend that you look at Sexually Transmitted Disease Basics for more information about symptoms of STDs. RMK... Read more »

HIV/STD risk from handjob during massage "URGENT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!"

Hello DOC,I went to a massage parlour in thailand.I recieved a handjob from the masseuse using the massage oil. I only kissed her neck gently during the handjob.I am worried sick that if she was HIV positive I could acquire HIV or any other STD....
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,Even if she were HIV+ you would have <b>absolutely no risk</b> from HIV.You would only be at risk for HIV/STDs if your naked bodies (speaking about genitals here) were rubbing vigorously against each other. This... Read more »

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...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Unfortunately I 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... Read more »

STD Pictures: A message of thanks

Dear MR. SowadskyI would like to thank you for posting the photographs of the STD's online (What Do the Symptoms of STDs Look Like? Warning: This webpage contains pictures that are very graphic.). I searched for over an hour to find an image...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your comments. The reason I posted these pictures is to give people a general idea of what some of the more common STDs look like. These STDs can be scary to look at, and can be even scarier when you see them on your own body.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Community-Based Program to Prevent HIV/STD Infection Among Heterosexual Black Women

Corresponding author: Thomas M. Painter, PhD, Prevention Research Branch, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC. Telephone: 404-639-6113; E-mail: . Table of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV, Other STD and Pregnancy Prevention Education in Public Secondary Schools -- 45 States, 2008-2010

In the United States, 46% of high school students have had sexual intercourse and potentially are at risk for human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection, other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), and pregnancy. 1 The National HIV/AIDS Strategy... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Evidence-Based HIV/STD Prevention Intervention for Black Men Who Have Sex With Men

Corresponding author: Jeffrey H. Herbst, PhD, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention. Telephone: 404-639-5386; E-mail: . Table of Contents Summary Introduction... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Relationships Between Perceived STD-Related Stigma, STD-Related Shame and STD Screening Among a Household Sample of Adolescents

Individuals' perceptions of STD-related stigma (negative societal attitudes toward STD infection) and expectations of STD-related shame (negative personal feelings) that would result from a positive test can be important barriers to STD testing.... Read more »