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Do You Need To Worry About Stds Other Than Hiv

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STI from auto fellatio, please help, really worried (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD, 2010) (AUTOFELLATIO, 2010)

I am a 17 year old boy and have never have sex (including oral). I performed auto fellatio a few times, never for longer than 30 seconds, i do get mouth ulcers but am pritty sure i didnt have a mouth ulcer during the times of auto fellatio. I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...I'm hoping you're no more than 12-years-old because this question demonstrates a complete lack of understanding of HIV as a sexually transmitted disease. Interestingly, you're not the first person to have such concerns. See below. The direct... Read more »

HIV transmission

Bob,I am a concerned mother of two teenage children's health along with my own. My situation is one... Read more »

Syphilis worries...

Dear Dr BobHow long should it take for symptoms of syphilis to go after a course of penilcilin has... Read more »
Articles
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. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...Anna Lange (not her real name) had no symptoms when she went to a Wake County, N.C., sexually transmitted diseases clinic earlier this year to pick up her birth control pills. But a routine test revealed that the 20-year-old Lange had chlamydia. Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...reduce risk substantially. Unsafe sex (sex without condoms or barriers) puts you and your partner at risk for HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) . Safer sex (sex using condoms or other barriers correctly and consistently)... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Worry Over AIDS Hides Rising STD Infections

... While HIV may take the spotlight in terms of media coverage and attention to sexual health, other STDs deserve equal consideration, says Dr. John Toney, a professor at the University of South Florida College of Medicine's infectious-diseases Read more »
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sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick Read more »

Protected sex!!!! It's making me crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Ok, someone explain WHY people are worried about protected sex? If you had protected sex and are worried about getting HIV, then you have major guilt issues with your behavior. So, keep in mind always, protected sex is just that PROTECTED, so stop Read more »

worried I've got HIV after oral without

Posted by anonymouslad, 6 Replies
...severe(I'm literally in agony as I type this with these pains). These pains could well be nothing nothing to do with a possible std infection. But this along with regularly feeling mildly sick is getting me very worried I'm one of the tiny tiny... Read more »

Should I be Worried?

Posted by whatwillhappen, 1 Reply
...contracting HIV through unprotected oral sex. About 13 weeks after my last encounter, I decided to get tested for HIV and all other STDs tested and everything came back negative. Although my doctor told me that the result should be very reliable... Read more »