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Does Environment Effect Adolescent Sexually Transmitted Disease

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Report Finds Adolescent Girls Continue to Bear a Major Burden of Common Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Adolescent girls ages 15-19 years had the largest reported number of chlamydia and gonorrhea cases (409,531) when compared to any other age group, followed closely by women ages 20-24, according to an annual report on sexually transmitted diseases... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gender-Based Differences in Fertility Beliefs and Knowledge Among Adolescents From High Sexually Transmitted Disease-Prevalence Communities

Limited information exists about adolescents' beliefs about fertility in women and its link to sexually transmitted disease, and whether men and women hold different beliefs. Such information could be useful for developing messages intended to... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

One in Four Female Adolescents Is Infected With at Least One Sexually Transmitted Infection, New CDC Study Finds

A new CDC study indicates that one in four (26%) female adolescents in the United States has at least one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Led by CDC's Sara Forhan, the study is the first to examine the combined national... Read more »
Ask the Experts

protect from HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases

Celebrities and VIPS are having sex with many girls ,how they protect themselves from HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases?...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiI would say that they are all most likely using condoms and getting tested and knowing their status. Anyone who has sex is vulnerable to sexually transmitted infections and using protection is your best way to protect yourself.Be well and stay... Read more »

Would having one sexually transmitted disease lower any possibility of resistance to HIV exposure or resistance to another STD?The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Would having one sexually transmitted disease lower any possibility of resistance to HIV exposure or resistance to another STD?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. If a person has one Sexually TransmittedDisease (STD), they may have been exposed to others as well. That's why weoften recommend that if a person has been diagnosed with one STD, that theyget tested for other... Read more »

Sexually Transmitted diseases caught by oral contact

I am thinking about having sex with a new partner. I am very aware of having safe sex and will use a condom. What I am not sure about is oral contact. For example I know that if a person has a cold sore and you have oral sex there is a change of...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Please see Rick's response to "Oral Sex STDs" (http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Hepatitis/Q9311.qna) and my response to "Oral STD risk"... Read more »

Hepatitis C Sexually Transmitted Question

My girlfriend recently called me telling me she has Hepatitis C. Google's information basically say its not a STD, but should I be worried. She got caught up in some drugs, but I never did any of them. Is it possible I could get hep c...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Hepatitis C is mainly transmitted through shared injection drug use. HCV outbreaks have been reported among men who have sex with men usually in association with traumatic sex or other STDs. HCV can be uncommonly transmitted through sex among... Read more »
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Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
When getting tested it's a good idea to get tested for
  a. sexually transmitted diseases,
      pharyngeal throat... Read more »

Check for other sexually transmitted diseases too

Posted by Anonymous
How to get the standard STD clinic tests when you go and get tested for AIDS HIV :
Ask the doctor or clinician to check for throat, for urethral, for anal and for blood STDs.

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sexually transmitted infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
what is sexually transmitted infection (STI) Read more »

BBC NEWS:Online dating for people with sexually transmitted infection

Posted by Hellen, 1 Reply


Dating can often be fraught with uncertainty and self-consciousness. For those with incurable sexually transmitted infections (STIs), are tailored websites the answer for people nervous of telling potential partners about their condition?


The past...

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