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Fungal Infections

Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis (Includes Yeast Infections and Thrush) Cryptococcal Meningitis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? A fungus is a kind of germ. Many fungi (plural form of fungus) exist normally inand on our bodies, and in the surrounding environment, for example in soil,dust, food, water, and plants. Most fungi are...
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PEP outcome and other STDs

Dear Dr BobA follow up question from http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Current/Q192153.html I am in my 22days of PEP and the 24th date after exposure. Tonight I did a quick HIV test and the result was encouraging. However, I really...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Are you being followed by an HIV specialist while on PEP? I strongly recommend everyone who has had an exposure significant enough to warrant a course of PEP be followed by an HIV specialist. The type of questions you raise could and should be... Read more »

Am still a bit confused-Syphilis Question (ORAL SEX AND STDs, 2010)

I am a 50 year old safe, and usually sane man. That changed 48 Hours ago. In another city on a business trip I Went into a store to grab a paper. I noticed in the back was a adult only section. In there on the side were video booths . to make a long...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey MW,You went into a store to grab a paper and wound up with an unknown throbbing tallywhacker tickling your tonsils? Hmm. I shutter to think what happens to you when you go out for weekly grocery shopping!?!I'll reprint below some... Read more »

Can certain drugs taken prevent certain STDS from occuring?

Dear Dr. Frascino,I recently went to Asia and slept with a girl and had unprotected oral sex but protected intercouse sex. I am worried that I have contracted anything, from STDs to HIV. I got really scared the next day and went to a doctor in Hong...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Jason,You had unprotected oral sex and protected "intercourse" sex and for that your Hong Kong doctor tested you for HIV-1, HIV-2 and syphilis (VDRL) the very next day???? Oh my . . . . And then you flew to the U.S. and a physician... Read more »

Can using birth control protect you from HIV and other STDs?

AVOIDING SEXUAL DISEASES.......CAN I RECEIVE SICKNESS BY USING CONTRACEPTIVES...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. If I understand you correctly, you would like to know if using contraceptives (birth control) will protect you from HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The following are forms of birth control that will... Read more »
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stds

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 »

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 »

STDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know what genital warts on a penis look like? I mean are they pretty obvious or barely noticable?

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STDs

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I know you can't get infected with HIV through oral sex or fingering, but can a woman transmit any STDs to a man through: man receiving unprotect oral or man giving vaginal fingering? Read more »