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Emotional Effects Of Stds

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Withdrawal method, STDs, and Pregnancy

Can a guy "pullout" before he ejaculates so it prevents you from getting STD's aids are getting pregnant?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. What you are talking about is known as the "withdrawal method". The withdrawal method will not provide adequate protection against Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) including HIV, and you would still be at... Read more »

re: ars, pep, seroconversion, and some emotional feedback Aug 31, 2011

hey dr.bob thank you for the great response. i'll definitely follow your advice and expect a... Read more »

ars, pep, seroconversion, and some emotional feedback

hey dr.bob please excuse the lack of capital letters, ill try to make my spelling and grammar as... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Ignorance Blamed for Local Rise in Teen STDs; Doctors Say Many Kids Think Oral Sex Safe

Health officials in the Dallas-Fort Worth area are concerned about a 7 percent rise in reported STDs among local teenagers. Last year, the combined number of chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis cases in Collin, Dallas, Denton, Rockwall, and Tarrant... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

HIV, Survival and Mental and Emotional Health

The HIV epidemic has always been associated with deeply emotional issues. In part this was caused by the way the new syndrome AIDS made its debut in high-income countries in the early 1980s -- with reports of the sudden and mysterious onset of... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Reclaiming Emotional Wellness

Deep in the shadows of the aids epidemic there are powerful forces that dramatically impact the quality of life for many living with HIV. Depression, anxiety, post-traumatic stress, and other mental health disorders can confuse, discourage, and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condoms Have Varying Effectiveness Against Different STDs

Studies have documented the effectiveness of latex condoms -- not natural or lambskin ones -- in preventing pregnancy and the spread of HIV. With perfect condom use (a condom used every time, put on before any skin-to-skin contact), chances of... Read more »
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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 »

Emotions of a Positive Man

Posted by Foster, 2 Replies
In August-September 1994, I met an older guy named Ron that I really liked. We hit it off right away, we enjoyed going up to Blackhawk and Central City to gamble, and eating great food and drinks at nice restaurants. We became great friends and... Read more »

Emotionally going crazy

Posted by willing2know, 2 Replies
Hello, this is most likely going to be a long post: I tend to over write and especailly when I have a lot on my mind. But I will be greatly appreciative of anyone who takes time to read and advise on your thoughts and opinions.

Here's my story: I... Read more »

Emotionally going crazy

Posted by willing2know, 2 Replies
Hello, this is most likely going to be a long post: I tend to over write and especailly when I have a lot on my mind. But I will be greatly appreciative of anyone who takes time to read and advise on your thoughts and opinions.

Here's my story: I... Read more »