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Female Symptoms Of Std's

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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 »
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

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 »
Ask the Experts

Female Symptoms

Hello Dr Luzuriaga.I am a 19 year old heterosexual male who is seeking more information on HIV symptoms in women.I was sexually active with my ex girlfriend from the beginning of november 2002 to the beginning of january 2003 (unprotected most of...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Your friend's symptoms are quite non-specific. As you may have read on this web site and elsewhere, HIV symptoms can overlap with many other illnesses, so it is very difficult to make a diagnosis based on symptoms alone. If your friend's... Read more »

HIV or another STD?

Thank you for this excellent resorce. By far is the best I've found. I've ready your Q&A sheet but could not find info on my circumstance.I recently had unprotected sex with a female bar worker in Bangkok. She had a HIV negative test...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Unfortunately, I could not do a better job than your doctor in telling you to what your symptoms are related. My best advice is to follow her guidance, speak with her about your concerns, and try to get HIV tested when at least three months have... Read more »

Can Lesbian woman transmit STD's to each other?

Hello. I really need your help. I am a Lesbian who has not had sex with a man in over two years. I receive annual check-ups as well. A recent check-up discovered that I have Chlamydia? I have been with the same woman for almost two years. Is it...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The most important thing is that your chlamydia infection was detected during your check-up and that you can receive treatment that will cure the infection. It is estimated that 85% of women with chlamydia infections (the most common sexually... Read more »

Sensitive Testicles and possible STD?

Dear Doc About 6 months ago I had sex with a woman. Oral sex without protection, vaginal sex with protection. Several days later I experienced a burning sensation when urinating. I went to a local family doctor who found no sign of infecton by urine...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Since your doctor did not test you forSexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's), there's no way of knowing whether youhad an STD or not. A burning sensation when you pee (urinate) and testicularpain, can... Read more »
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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 »

Question about STD symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Recently, I received unprotected oral sex at a party. After the incident, I got really nervous producing every symptom for every STD I could find on the internet for a few days. However, after like 3 or 4 days, when I calmed down, all the symptoms... Read more »

Symptoms of ARS compared to Herpes or other STD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello everyone,
Well I'm another that did the irresponsible thing and had unprotected sex, and I have symptoms that are consistent with ARS as well as other STDs. Does anyone know or has anyone had the symptoms of ARS and if so what were they for... Read more »

no STD symptoms after oral a year ago. Am I ok?

Posted by 613, 1 Reply
last year I received oral for the first time in my life. I'm a virgin. The girl told me she was clean but i am paranoid.

A year has passed and I have shown no signs of genital herpes. Am I clean? Read more »