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History Of Stds

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Sexual Risk Behaviors and STDs During Young Men's Transition to Adulthood

The authors of the current study set out to investigate "the extent to which racial and ethnic differences in STDs among youth are related to differences in socioeconomic characteristics and risky sexual behaviors." Using data from three waves of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Patterns in Sex Work, Drug Use and STDs in Russia Reported

A recent study by U.S. and Russian researchers finds that while "existing surveillance data attributes [STD] infections to injected drug use over and above any other risk category" in Russia, clinical and epidemiological data suggest that "HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Missouri: Rise in STDs Hits Teens Hard

In the city of St. Louis, chlamydia cases have increased from 3,206 in 2002 to 4,581 in 2006, according to health officials. And among those cases, 41 percent were ages 15-19. In St. Louis County, the number of persons diagnosed with chlamydia or... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Nervous anxiety of symptoms of Hiv or other related stds

Hi. I've recently had sex with a guy while intoxicated. at first as far as i could remember, a condom was on. I also believed i shared a dildo with a girl. I know all the risk of catching stds through these acts. (oral/sharing...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
The symptoms you are describing are not typical of Acute Retrroviral Syndrome (earliest stage of HIV infection). The rashes and acne seem to preceed by a long time your contact. I am glad you are getting retested as recommended, that is the best... Read more »

New history in the making...

First of all I want to thank you for starting this website, great source of info...My concerns, I have been to a strip bar in Houston, being my first time, friends bought me a lapdance. During the lapdance I sucked on her nipples, licked her ears...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,"New history in the making????" Nah. Sounds like the same old story to me. Just check the archives and you'll see what I mean.I see no significant risk for STDs/HIV from your Badda Bing lap-dance experience. I do not feel... Read more »

History Taking Question

Dr. Frascino,I'm a somewhat regular reader of your forum and think that you do an excellent job. A few years ago I was a worried well and this forum really helped me keep things in perspective. I'm currently a first year medical student...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello First-Year Med.-Stud.,Congratulations on beginning your medical school education! I'm glad your medical school is addressing HIV disease. Unfortunately, they seem to have a highly incompetent physician doling out some of the information!... Read more »

It's in the Archives! Out of date history or ?

Hi Dr.,I found this in the archives that mirrors my current concern. Is this answer still correct or is their new scientific data and/or opinion that you would like to add?Thank you.Oral sex: Precum concern?May 20, 2007 Dear Doc, Yes, another...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yes, the answer is still accurate. I'll also repost below some more recent information about oral sex and the risk of acquiring HIV.Dr. BobSex with someone who is HIV+ (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2011)Mar 11, 2011Hi, I have recently been... Read more »
Connect With Others

Were your tests for STDs, AIDS, TB and hepatitis?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Were your tests for STDs, AIDS, TB and hepatitis?...

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STDs in Insertive Oral Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

I had an unprotected Insertive Oral Sex for a while. I want to know what STDs can transmit in this way.

I have been told that SALIVA does not transmit HIV. But can it transmit other STD...What are they and how dangerous they can be.

I have sore... Read more »

stds are more likely than hiv? correct me plz

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
my dr told me this, yet i didn't believe him you have a 80-100% chance of getting an std. from a female as opposed to hiv. wow that kinda makes a person feel better. as i haven't had an std. in the archives i found that, men that have sex only... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm surprised that being mycoplasma a very common std and being it included on the list of std's at least here in my country, there isn't much info on the web and few people know about it. At last I found a page in English (there are many in... Read more »