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Female Std's

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Female-Controlled Methods for HIV/STD Prevention

Executive Summary: On April 15, 1996, representatives of CDC's Office of Women's Health;the National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHSTP); the NationalCenter for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; and the NationalCenter for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Personal, Relational, and Peer-Level Risk Factors for Laboratory Confirmed STD Prevalence Among Low-Income African-American Adolescent Females

The 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Relationships Between Perceived STD-Related Stigma, STD-Related Shame and STD Screening Among a Household Sample of Adolescents

Individuals' 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 »
Ask the Experts

roommate with a std

my college roommate and I are both female. I just found out she has some sort of std. Since we are both heterosexual, can I catch this by sharing the same toileeet, shower, etc? many thanks...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
No. STDs are transmitted sexually.... Read more »

Likelihood of getting infected with HIV/STD

I have learnt on this site, the probalility of a Man getting infected by HIV/STD from an infected female partner is low. if HIV/STD is capable of penetrating the mucous membrane (foreskin) and glans. How is the risk low for Men. I hope this is a...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,When we're talking about HIV, it's moreso that the risk is <i>lower</i> when compared to a man infecting a woman. Also, it's moreso that HIV is able to get into the penis through the hole at the... Read more »

can a man get std's from dog?

can a man get std's from having sexual iintercourse with a female dog?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,See below.Dr. Bob<a href="http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q187395.html">Can you get HIV throguh humping your dog. Sep 21, 2007</a>... Read more »

More on STD Transmission Via Oral Contact and clothing.

Evening, Sorry to be writing you again. I realized that you tend to receive more information about situations. Allow me to explain what happened to me. I was hazed tonight, in a rather un-orthodox manor. Someone shoved a pair of underwear that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,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 »
Connect With Others

Unknown STD - looking for other sufferers

Posted by smithsonian10
Hi 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.

Here's a... Read more »

Female to male Transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
For 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 »

Male to Female Transmission is Low!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi 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 »

Female to male 1x exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Does 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 »