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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...link between STDs and HIV infection? How can STD treatment slow the spread of HIV infection? What are the implications for HIV prevention? Where can I get more information? References Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be an effective tool in preventing the spread of HIV , the virus that causes AIDS. An understanding of the relationship between STDs and HIV infection can help in the development...
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What is the risk of contacting HIV from being masterbated?

The local massage parlors offer relatively inexpensive "hand job jobs" andoral sex from predominantly oriental women. What is the risk of contacting HIV from being masterbated?Would you recommend using a condom? Also, what type of "post-sex" hygene...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...ever been infected from saliva. Nobody has everbeen infected from kissing either! Keep in mind however that you can getother sexually transmitted diseases (like herpes) by receiving oral sex. Butreceiving oral sex is extremely low risk as far... Read more »

Can you get an STD if you use a condom?

Can a person get an STD if a condom is used at all times and properly during sex?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Condoms, when used correctly during sexual intercourse, are effective against many sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). A condom protects you and your partner from exposure to FLUIDS (like semen, vaginal and anal secretions and blood). A man Read more »

How does STD transmits?

Thanks alot for this forum. You are really doing a great job in educating us. I believe after reading all the questions and answers, I feel comfortable in how to protect myself against HIV (by using the condoms correctly). However, transmission of...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...sexual. Many of their similarities end there.Condoms, when used correctly during sexual intercourse, are effective against many sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). A condom protects you and your partner from exposure to FLUIDS (like semen,... Read more »

Canadian Oral Sex Guidelines

Why do we keep hearing that "oral sex is safe in Canada"? Meaning, presumably, that certain Canadian authorities have not placed it on their list of risky behaviors.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...unprotected vaginal/anal sex. This is a very short-sighted and potentially harmful approach at prevention of HIV and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's). The following will discuss why oral sex can be risky and how one can protect... 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? The Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cook County, Ill., Ranks High in Sexually Transmitted Disease: STD Treatment Costs U.S. Health Care System $16.4 Billion a Year

...people who should be screened receive the recommended STD tests, CDC said. If left undiagnosed and untreated, STDs raise the risk of HIV infection. The report found large racial disparities in STD rates, reflecting a range of factors including... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Separating Myths From Facts

... There's still a lot of misinformation about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Myth: The Top Partner During Vaginal and Anal Sex Is at Low Risk for HIV. Fact: In reality, the top partner (the inserting Read more »
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Am I worried for nothing?

Posted by mpr, 2 Replies
...before. I'm wondering if I am at any risk to HIV exposure. Here is the list of dumb things: 1. Handjob from stripper and she used saliva as lubricant 2. Protected oral sex from girl at "massage parlor" 3. This is the one that worries me the... Read more »

DOES ANYONE KNOW IF THIS WORKS????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Navigation What is Freedom Lubricant? Freedom Lubricant is an anti-viral sexual lubricant that helps to prevent transmission of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many microbicidal lubricants are under development, Freedom Lube is... Read more »

insertve oral sex a year and a half ago:Risk?

Posted by 613, 2 Replies
...received oral sex for the first ( and only time). I was insertive and it was unprotected. A year later I have had no symptoms of STDs. On medhelpforums they say I am not at risk for HIV and that herpes 1 is slim and not to worry about it. So am... Read more »

what's the risk?

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
I'm reasonably neurotic to begin with, but this situation has me out of control CRAZY... about 3 weeks ago, I had unprotected oral sex with an FDNY firefighter after a night out in Manhattan. i don't think i got any semen in my mouth (it was all... Read more »