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History Of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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Uncommonly through sex

Dr. McGovern, you recently answered a question about hepatitis c this way:You are not at risk for getting hepatitis C from your friend. Hepatitis C is spread through exposure to blood through injection drug use and uncommonly through sex. Did you...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...with sexual intercourse as the main route of transmission. The risk of hepatitis C was also increased in patients who had a history of fisting and history of another sexually transmitted disease which caused an ulcer at that time.Dr. M Read more »

hep c transmission

Is Hepatitis C transmitted by unprotected anal sex? Read more »

Padian revisited

You provide a wonderful servide and are one of the most knowledgeable people on the subject of HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Related Risk Behavior and History of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Among Male Migrants Who Patronize Commercial Sex in China

...ever paid for sex. Almost 20 percent of clients from the community sample and 60 percent from the STD clinic sample reported a history of STDs. For both samples, factors associated with being a male client were working at industrial or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Abuse History, Risk Behavior, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases: The Impact of Age at Abuse

...respectively. Abuse at or before 10 years of age was associated with more lifetime and recent partners. The researchers found a history of abuse to be associated with higher rates of STD tests. In regression analysis, for males and females, the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Characteristics of Persons With Recently Acquired HIV Infection

...acquiring the infection. "To increase early diagnosis of HIV, HIV testing should be more routinely offered to persons with a recent history of sexually transmitted diseases and to African Americans and Latinos in a variety of settings," concluded... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Heterosexually Transmitted HIV Infection Among African Americans in North Carolina

...high-risk behaviors. The investigators found that most case subjects reported annual household income of less than $16,000, history of sexually transmitted diseases, and high-risk behaviors including crack cocaine use and sex partners who... Read more »
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Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... Read more »

Helpful Post .PLEASE READ

Posted by Anonymous
...present, say a herpes sore or a yeast infection, the risk of transmission is greatly increased. As the partner's study noted: History of sexually transmitted diseases was most strongly associated with transmission.... Infectivity for HIV... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
You provide a wonderful servide and are one of the most knowledgeable people on the subject of HIV transmission that I have read. However your interpetation of the Padian study is in error I believe. You state that Padian found that the risk of... Read more »

Let's get tested TOGETHER BEFORE we have sex.

Posted by donsaklad, 1 Reply
...a. How widespread is the phenomenon of let's get tested TOGETHER BEFORE we have sex for A VARIETY of sexually transmitted diseases?... b. Who in public health have observed or who in journalism have observed the strategy?... of same sex or... Read more »