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Difference Between Hiv And Stds

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condoms Have Varying Effectiveness Against Different STDs

Studies have documented the effectiveness of latex condoms -- not natural or lambskin ones -- in preventing pregnancy and the spread of HIV. With perfect condom use (a condom used every time, put on before any skin-to-skin contact), chances 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. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Mass Treatment for Curable STDs Has Mixed Results, Study Finds: Some STD Rates Fall, But HIV Incidence Remains Unchanged

Community-wide treatment of curable sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) reduced STD rates, and improved pregnancy outcomes, but did not reduce new HIV infections, in a recent study supported by the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Name of test to check STDs including HIV

Which test I need to do for checking STDs including HIV?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Diagnosis of different sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, require different procedures. For diagnosis of HIV infection, the most reliable and widely used tool is the antibody screening assay (like the EIA or ELISA). For syphilis,... Read more »

hiv stds

i had anal sex with two persons as receptive in both cases with condom.they are hiv free.i had unprotected oral sex 8 different individuals , as insertive partner in all cases, they are say they r hiv free and std free and also i didnt find any cold...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
Everyone should get tested for HIV, specially people that have more than one sexual partner... Read more »

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 »

PEP outcome and other STDs

Dear Dr BobA follow up question from http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Current/Q192153.html I am in my 22days of PEP and the 24th date after exposure. Tonight I did a quick HIV test and the result was encouraging. However, I really...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Are you being followed by an HIV specialist while on PEP? I strongly recommend everyone who has had an exposure significant enough to warrant a course of PEP be followed by an HIV specialist. The type of questions you raise could and should be... 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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Botanical Treatments For HIV, AIDS, and STDs

Posted by Anonymous
The Website:

http://Shegoi.net/askphd .

You can download the free eBook "Treating Herpes Naturally" through Larrea Tridentata by Dennis W. Clark, Ph.D. at this website;

http://freeherpesbook.com/downloadServlet?downloadId=E618347


Regardless of your... Read more »

stds from having your balls sucked/licked?

Posted by team1, 5 Replies
obviously in everything there is a chance? but is there a great chance of getting any STDs from getting your balls and shaft (not the head of the penis though) sucked??

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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 »