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Does Having Stds Mean I Have Hiv

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Do most people with HIV have other stds

Just curious cause I had unprotected vaginal sex with a girl that I know for a year. I used to use protection with her for long time but not anymore. I have been tested for stds after having sex with her and they were all negative. Does that mean...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Having an STD can make an HIV infection more likely for the person with the STD. The only way to tell is to take an HIV test at the 90 day window.In health,Richard... Read more »

Can using birth control protect you from HIV and other STDs?

AVOIDING SEXUAL DISEASES.......CAN I RECEIVE SICKNESS BY USING CONTRACEPTIVES... Read more »

HIV TRANSMISSION-STDS FROM FINGERNAIL SCRATCHES

Hi Ms Southhall,I have already posted my question, but I am very worried so I decided to repost it... Read more »
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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

California: County Sued Over Porn Industry STDs

The AIDS Healthcare Foundation on Thursday asked a court to order the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health to enforce rules requiring the use of condoms during the production of adult movies, or to take other reasonable steps to prevent... Read more »
The Women's Collective

HIV and Black Women in D.C.: What Do the 2011 Data Really Mean?

On June 20th, the HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Administration (HAHSTA) unveiled two reports: Department of Health, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Epidemiology in the District of Columbia, Annual Report 2011 and the Heterosexual Relationships... 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? Can STDs Cause Health Problems? How Are STDs Treated? How Do STDs Affect... Read more »
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asymptomatic/other stds

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
The word means we got or infected with it without symptoms. It sounds very unreasonable to me. If you carry it and your body cannot resist it then you are infected. The symptoms should appear because you can't fight over it. Does anybody understand... Read more »

A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor.

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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 »