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Frequency Of Sexually Transmitted Diseases In Young Kids

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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...infection than anal or vaginal sex, especially if there are no open sores or blood in the mouth. See Fact Sheet 152 for information on the risks of various behaviors. You can reduce the risk of infection with HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases by using barriers like condoms. Traditional condoms go on the penis, and a new type of condom goes in the vagina or in the rectum. For more information on condoms, see Fact Sheet 153 . Some...
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Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. If a person has one Sexually TransmittedDisease (STD), they may have been exposed to others as well. That's why weoften recommend that if a person has been diagnosed with one STD, that theyget tested for other... Read more »

Sexually Transmitted diseases caught by oral contact

I am thinking about having sex with a new partner. I am very aware of having safe sex and will use a condom. What I am not sure about is oral contact. For example I know that if a person has a cold sore and you have oral sex there is a change of...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Please see Rick's response to "Oral Sex STDs" (http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Hepatitis/Q9311.qna) and my response to "Oral STD risk" (http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Hepatitis/Q21056.qna) for information on... Read more »

want to get pregnant

Me and my husband are both HIV pos and none on meds. I was just diagnosed as a seroconvertor in March/06 and was pregnant with my first child which we aborted. What I want to know is how long should I wait before I try to conceive again. Secondly,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
...having planned unprotected intercourse too.There are some relative risks about doing this- possiblity of transmission of other sexually transmitted diseases (and the remote possiblity of superinfection with HIV).I'd have a detailed discussion... Read more »

transmission to kids question

I tested positive about 2 1/2 years ago, and was told I probably had HIV for about 10 years. My question is this: I am married with two children. My wife and kids have tested negative. I count myself and my family lucky, but don't understand how...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...include the use of condoms, the frequency of sex, types of sexual acts (oral vs. vaginal vs anal), viral load, presence of other sexually transmitted diseases, etc.I agree that your wife and children are blessed by not being infected. Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

How Do You Talk To Your Partners About HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

...There is no easy answer concerning how to talk to a partner about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many people find it easy tohave sex, they find it extremely difficult to talk about it. So how does onebegin? Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Do the Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Look Like?

...lesions. Some people have an outbreak of sores on a regular basis. Where to get more information about HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases Call the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. You can call them 24 hours a day, seven... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gender-Based Differences in Fertility Beliefs and Knowledge Among Adolescents From High Sexually Transmitted Disease-Prevalence Communities

...STD-prevalence community were surveyed about their sexual experience, fertility-related knowledge, beliefs concerning timing of childbearing, and risk assessment of future fertility problems. Group differences were evaluated using chi-square and... Read more »
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Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
...When getting tested it's a good idea to get tested for   a. sexually transmitted diseases,       ... Read more »

By Deb Levine. other sexually transmitted diseases

Posted by don
...By Deb Levine. ...other sexually transmitted diseases http://thriveonline.oxygen.com/sex/experts/delilah/delilah.08-10-01.html?source=sexnewsdaily _____________________________ Read more »

you must be kidding me

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 2 Replies
http://www.webspawner.com/users/hivtest/ this site claims they have documented cases of people taking up to 3 years to test positive by antibody test and is updated till 2006 feb Read more »

disturbing trend any thoughts?

Posted by chrisbadmushroom, 2 Replies
I have noticed a disturbing trend of people on this site and other sites. People who have symptoms of hiv /aids for prolonged amounts of time who continue a downward spiral of there health., but always test negative for hiv. I know of my own... Read more »