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The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

... Table of Contents Sexual Harm Reduction Practicing Safer Sex Thinking it Through Sexual Harm Reduction Most people know that serious, even life-threatening, infections like HIV, hepatitis and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs) can be passed from one person to another through sex. One approach to lowering this risk is called "harm reduction." If you do not want to abstain from sex (not have sex at all),
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HBV - Oral Sex and Transmission

Can Hepatitis B be transmitted through oral sex?
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Yes. Hepatitis B is a sexually transmitted disease! Get vaccinated! DTD Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...bloodstream, while they were having lesions due to thesediseases. Other diseases that are transmitted in similar ways to HIV(Hepatitis B, HTLV-I etc.) would also be transmitted easier, if a person hadopen lesions due to other STD's. So in... Read more »

hepatitis B

I donated the blood on around 2nd week of october and I got a result of blood testing that I tested positive for hepatitis b only. Everything was ok includes HIV. What might be the possibilities to get hepatitis b and what are the correlation...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
...Generally hepatitis B is a sexually transmitted disease. It can be transmitted from mother to infant at birth, but that is unusual outside of Asia. 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 Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Integrating Hepatitis B Prevention Into Sexually Transmitted Disease Services: U.S. Sexually Transmitted Disease Program and Clinic Trends -- 1997 and 2001

... The authors set out to measure the progress since 1997 of implementing STD clinic-based recommendations for hepatitis B prevention. Repeating a 1997 survey, investigators in 2001 sent a survey to state, municipal, and territorial STD program... Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents The Basics Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases to Know About Protecting Yourself and Others The Bottom Line The Basics Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), Read more »
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.

Is HIV the Only Incurable Sexually Transmitted Disease?

...visit the Body's Ask the Expert library of questions and answers on this topic ( www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Hepatitis ). STD Cause Linked to Cancer? Deadly? Causes Infertility? HIV/AIDS Virus Yes 1 ... 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 »

Hep Question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was tested neg for HIV but now I am worried about hep b cause I Am in Asia and hep b is pretty common here according to the CDC. Since I always use condoms is there reason to test for hep b? Should I be scared of this? What I don't understand is... Read more »

hepatitis and swollen nodes?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
does hep cause swollen lymph nodes? 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 »