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Different Types Of Stds

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The Well Project

Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...the option of getting pregnant while still protecting themselves from infection -- an alternative that is not available with condom use. Contraceptive microbicides would prevent pregnancy and STDs. It is important to have both types available. Would Microbicides Be Safe? Any new product must go through strict safety testing before becoming available to the public. Health activists and researchers are closely watching over the clinical...
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Known Positive, Though Undetectable Partner, Oral Sex Slip-up: Risky Encounter? (ORAL SEX AND HIV/STD RISK, 2010)

A few weeks ago I hooked up with a guy I met online; he did not reveal his status on his profile. He told me later that, because of this, he assumed that I assumed he was positive - which in fact he was. I foolishly did not notice or ask. However, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that of anal or vaginal sex, numerous studies have demonstrated that oral sex can result in the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Abstaining from oral, anal, and vaginal sex altogether or having sex only with a... Read more »

Types of HIV/STD tests

Dear Doctor, I had unprotected oral sex with a Korean prostitute while visiting Japan. I had a open cold sore at the time. I read recently that there is a new types of std from the east including a new syphilis thats had to detect and treat. What...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...are experiencing symptoms. You should also talk with a medical provider about your risk in order to appropriately assess what type of screening tools would be necessary in your case.RMK Read more »

Am still a bit confused-Syphilis Question (ORAL SEX AND STDs, 2010)

I am a 50 year old safe, and usually sane man. That changed 48 Hours ago. In another city on a business trip I Went into a store to grab a paper. I noticed in the back was a adult only section. In there on the side were video booths . to make a long...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that of anal or vaginal sex, numerous studies have demonstrated that oral sex can result in the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Abstaining from oral, anal, and vaginal sex altogether or having sex only with a... Read more »

Dating HIV+ guy, sex question, want to make it work

hey Dr. Bob! -- Greetings from the Big Apple -- I'm sure you've heard this a million times but you are amazing and wonderful ...OK, here's the situation. I'm an HIV-negative guy who's had a longstanding fear of HIV, but I'm in therapy for it, got my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...met a wonderful guy!Regarding your question, I should mention that various sexual practices carry various degrees of risks for different types of STDs. Some STDs are much easier to contract than others. If I limit my comments to HIV (your major... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... 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. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) -- Overview

... What Is a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)? How Many People Have STDs? How Do You Get an STD? What Are the Symptoms of STDs? How Do You Get Tested for STDs? Read more »
Brown Medical School

Ask the Expert: Case Study -- Newly-Admitted Patient With a Penile Lesion

...may infect others through sexual encounters. Incarcerated persons entering correctional facilities are at high risk for having sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) because of the high prevalence of risky sexual behaviors and limited access to... Read more »
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Don't be upset by STD

Posted by anita9382
...HIV. I must say I am cute. But I got HIV 6 months ago, my girlfriend left me. I had to date singles living with HIV and other types of STD on STDchats.com =. Thank god, I finally met my soulmate!! Read more »

help

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...scare me: fatigue sollen galnds in groin nausea sore throat for 2 days all after 4 weeks i am really scared its hiv I cant even type Read more »

im so terrified

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
6 weeks ago i had a grinding experience, i have read the facts and know the low chances of hiv, but in the 3 week i developed a sore throat and lymphnodes swelling in my groin. This is what has me petrified. Teh pain only lasted 3 days, but after... Read more »

hiv is a myth?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...attempted, and all attempts have been failures. What does this say about the existence of HIV? Human immunodeficiency virus types 1 and 2: (E. coli, B. megaterium, recombinant antigen) HIVAB HIV-1/HIV-2 (rDNA) EIA. Abbott Laboratories. 2004. ... Read more »