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Facts About Venereal Disease

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incurable venereal disease?

Hi, Dr.Kull. I have 2 questions today. I had looked at a leaflet telling that there are known 25 sorts of venereal disease in this world now and 4 of them are incurable. However it doesn't say what they are. Could you possibly tell me what...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I've never counted, and it would take too much time for me to describe all STIs here, so why don't you peruse some information we have here at The Body to learn more about <a... Read more »

Does gay men facesitting transmit venereal disease (FACESITTING)

Dear doc, Last night I let a man prostitute sit on my face and smother me with his bare ass. Is... Read more »

Veneral infection by kissing

Hi, thenks in advanced. Im very worried because I have a pregnant wife. I went 2 days ago to a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Venereal Disease on the Rise Via Unsafe Gay Oral Sex

Recent dramatic increases in gonorrhea and syphilis infections among men -- rates not seen since the early 1980s -- indicate gay Australians are unaware of the STD risks of oral sex, sexual health experts say. There were 405 gonorrhea cases in the... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Fact Sheet: The Truth About Condoms

Male Condom Condoms and STDs: CDC Prevention Messages Pregnancy Prevention HIV Prevention Condoms and Pregnancy Update on Nonoxynol-9 STD Prevention Condom Breakage and Slippage Condom Use Consistent and Correct Condom Use Regulations and... Read more »
AIDS Action Council

Policy Facts: Needle Exchange Facts

Background and History The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that close to one million individuals are currently living with HIV in the United States. As of June 2000, CDC reported that there have been 753,907 reported... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Preventing Transmission of HIV

Terms Used in This Fact Sheet Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs): Infections that are usually passed during sex. HIV is an example of an STD. Transmission of HIV: The spread of HIV from a person infected with HIV to another person through... Read more »
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Venereal Warts & low cd4

Posted by butchcat, 1 Reply
I was first diagnosed w/ condyloma (Venereal warts) in the late 80's and had laser surgery to remove the stubborn critters. No re-occurances for a LONG time. I've noticed within the last 6 or 8 months they have definately come back! My cd4 dropped... Read more »

I'm trying not to scare anyone, but facts are fact

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
In fact I'm not trying to scare anyone, and I don't want to make a kid's game out of the Bulletin Board. I'm just trying to make everyone realize that 99,9% of people doesn't cover all individuals, when talking about tests... I'm sure that 999 of... Read more »

Facts NOT fiction

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
http://www.aidsRC.org

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Interesting Facts

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am posting this for people to read for information NOT to pass judgement. This is fresh off the presses from HIVInsite. It is very interesting how low the numbers actually are relative to the entire population and other diseases of people w. HIV... Read more »