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Different Types Of 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Curtains Up on STDs -- Medical Group Gets Info About Sensitive Issues Out Through Theater

For 25 years, Kaiser Permanente's theater troupe has raised the curtain on health concerns such as STDs and sexual health for high school audiences. "We're one of the largest theatrical organizations that do this public-based, public health... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Risk Taking Among Transgender Male-to-Female Youths With Different Partner Types

Associations between partner types (main, casual or commercial) and sexual risk behaviors of sexually active male-to-female (transgender female) young people were examined in the current study. In Los Angeles and Chicago, the researchers... Read more »
Ask the Experts

what type of stds are transmitted oraly?

If there is no seman ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There are a variety of different STDs that can be transmitted via oral sex, with or without semen. It's also important to point out that there are different levels of risk, depending on the STD and type of oral sex. STDs that cause sores... Read more »

Ways to get STDS

Is it possible to receive any kind of STD or infection by "dry humping" ? A friend told me there was. Is it true that an STD or infection can be passed through clothes? If neither partners have STDs, there should be no risk at all, right?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
A basic model for STI transmission describes transmission in two different ways: either through contact with FLUID (like semen or vaginal secretions) or direct skin-to-skin CONTACT. Here's the breakdown: STIs spread by FLUIDS: Gonorrhea,... Read more »

Windows periods for other STDs besides syphilis

Hi Richard,1. Recently you answered a question about the window period for syphilis. Thank you so much for that. Now, could I please get the window periods for the following STDs as well? -- chlamydia, gonorrhea, hepatitis B and C.2. How many...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Great questions! Here ya go...1. The incubation period for Gonorrhea is usually 2 to 7 days. The incubation period for Chlamydia is usually 2 to 6 weeks, but can be longer. The incubation period for Hepatitis A is 15 to 50 days. The... Read more »

Please help: Window periods for testing of other STDs?

Hi BobThank you for doing the work that you do. It amazes me that you can answer all these questions and keep your great sense of humour, especially considering your personal situation. You are an inspiration to us all. Keep fighting mate!I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Robert,HIV has a "window period," because the screening test we use to detect infection depends on the development of anti-HIV antibodies, and that takes some time. The reason you are getting inconsistent information about screening... Read more »
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Other STDs

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know what kind of time fram eit takes for other STDs to show up? I had possible exposure about 2 months a go and I haven't had any symptoms of any STD. What can I test for now? I heard that you have to wait until you get blisters to... Read more »

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 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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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 »