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Personal, Relational, and Peer-Level Risk Factors for Laboratory Confirmed STD Prevalence Among Low-Income African-American Adolescent FemalesThe study authors sought to identify risk factors for laboratory confirmed STD prevalence among low-income African-American adolescent females living in a high-risk urban area of the southern United States. A total of 715 African-American... Read more »
Relationships Between Perceived STD-Related Stigma, STD-Related Shame and STD Screening Among a Household Sample of AdolescentsIndividuals' perceptions of STD-related stigma (negative societal attitudes toward STD infection) and expectations of STD-related shame (negative personal feelings) that would result from a positive test can be important barriers to STD testing.... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,Munching on day-old strippers' g-strings (or panties) is not considered a risk for STD's, including HIV. Believe it or not, guys chew the pants, panties, and g-strings off strippers voluntarily all the time. Your only risk is trying to... Read more »
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Posted by smithsonian10Hi all
I, like many many others from around the world, have been affected by what appears to be a mystery virus that attacks the immune system hard. It's been a year of hell and I take no solace in the knowledge that I am not alone with this.
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyFor those of you,like me, who worry about the chances of female to male transmission, and who wonder how so many hetero men seem to get infected from women...
For a man to get infected from a woman ( unprotected),it happens most likely when there is... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHi folks!
This post is targeted to those like me:
a heterosexual male in his early to mid twenties who have had a brief unprotected vaginal exposure.
I just want to remind you guys that female to male transmission is pretty darn low. It's not... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesDoes anyone know the correct percentage for a female to infect a male on a 1 time non-protected vaginal exposure. I've seen 1/500, 1/9000 and I know Dr. bob uses 0.1%-0.2% (1-2/1000) chance, but he does not specify what it is for female to male. It... Read more »
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