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Do You Need To Worry About Stds Other Than Hiv

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Massage parlour Visit & HIV, Stds Risk (Need Help!)

Hi Dr CordovaI just visited massage parlour yesterday. I am naked with condom on and she only wearing underwear. We hug and I kissed and I sucked her breast on her bed. She does perform oral for me with my condom on.I do French kiss too. I did touch...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Syphilis is transmitted via skin-to-skin contact. Using a condom reduces the likelihood of transmission, but does not eliminate it. HIV and other STD's such as Chlamydia and Gonorrhea are transmitted via bodily fluids. Using a condom... Read more »

protected sex with escort - worried about hiv/aids/stds

Dear doctor,I had protected sex (oral and vaginal)with an escort a month ago and have been worried... Read more »

Risk signs of HIV and STDs

I have unprotected oral sex to a man today. He said he was positive he was clean but I'm... Read more »
Articles
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Non-Coital Behaviors That Put Teens at Risk for HIV and Other STDs

An article in the November/December issue of Family Planning Perspectives reviews the limited information and research on adolescents' experience with oral sex. It draws on interviews and correspondence with roughly two dozen adolescents and... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Majority of Men Worldwide Need More Information, Services to Prevent HIV, STDs, Unplanned Pregnancies, Report Says

The majority of men worldwide, especially men in developing nations, lack the information and services needed to protect themselves and their sexual partners from unintended pregnancies and sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV, according to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Age Is No Reason to Stop Worrying About STDs

The number of adults age 50-plus living with HIV/AIDS has been growing in recent years, with the group accounting for 24 percent of people with the infection in 2005, up from 17 percent in 2001, according to CDC. As to reasons why more seniors are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Hawaii: Rise in STDs Worries Officials

An increase in syphilis and gonorrhea in Hawaii has public health officials worried about a possible resurgence in HIV. The trend mirrors what is happening in several U.S. cities where STDs are spreading, particularly among gay men. The number of... Read more »
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Am I infetcted.. not hiv.. but other STDs though..

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
First of all, I know this is an HIV site, but the description for this forum included worries about STDs.


I had gotten tested for HIV 12 weeks after, I am negative (which is great because I was really stressing).

So, about 3 weeks ago, I started... Read more »

Do I need to be worried??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
About 10 days ago I enaged in unproteced oral sex with a "profeesional" who makes in house calls and protected vaginal sex. The woman also performs in adult movies and she says she is tested regularly.

within the last 4 days I have developed a... Read more »

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 »

Possible exposure to HIV/STDS?

Posted by James3, 1 Reply
Possible HIV/STD exposure
Hello everyone, I was in a situation recently that has given me some concern about possible HIV/STD exposure.

I am a male, always been with women but decided I wanted to try something with another guy. I met him online, and... Read more »