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How Can I Tell If My Partner Has An Std

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Males Less Likely to Tell Partner About STD: Study

Men and teenage boys are far less likely than females to tell their main sexual partners they have been diagnosed with an STD, a small study in France suggests. Researchers found that 14 percent of men diagnosed with an STD in the past five years... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Massachusetts: E-Cards Let Partners in on STD Info

Massachusetts residents can now use a Web site to inform former sex partners they may be infected with an STD. On the site, www.inSPOT.org , users can send e-cards with or without their own personal information to urge the recipient to be checked... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Missouri: Bill Includes Partners in STD Care

Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon reportedly is expected to sign into law a proposal allowing expedited partner therapy (EPT) for certain STDs. After failed attempts in the past two years, Missouri lawmakers this year approved legislation allowing a... Read more »
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Together, have you and your partner been tested together for all STD's including HIV, TB and vaccinated for hepatitus B and A?The Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

Rick, have you and your partner been tested together for all sexually transmitted diseases including human immunodeficiency virus, tuberculosis and vaccinated for hepatitus B and A? What were both your test results? When were you both tested...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.My personal health status is a private matter. My HIV status, and otheraspects of my personal health, are not relevant here. My health status doesnot have any bearing on my answers on this website. The answers... Read more »

How do I anonymously tell a partner I may have exposed him to an STD??? (INSPOT.ORG)

Dr. Bob,HELP!!!! I did something stupid and now I've got syphlis!!!! I'm still waiting for my HIV test!!! What really worries me is that I've had sex with several friends and we sort of forgot to use a condom. But I know these guys...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Too-Embarrassed-To-Tell-Them Guy,You sort of forgot to use a condom???????? Hmmmmm.....Early Alzheimer's I presume, right? Otherwise I'm sure you wouldn't take such a risk. (Learning a lesson like this the hard way is indeed... Read more »

interpretation of tests below? ex partner full STD workup, HIV positive.

I had unprotected insertive sex (I am the top) on 4 occasions with an individual who was unaware of his hiv status at the time, he had a full STD workup and was only found to have HIV. He said he believes he received it from his ex approximately 3...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThank you for a very detailed question and the my answer is brief. You are HIV free from this experience. The testing guidelines for HIV are to be initially tested at 3 weeks post exposure and then again at 90 days. As long as there are no other... Read more »

Known Positive, Though Undetectable Partner, Oral Sex Slip-up: Risky Encounter? (ORAL SEX AND HIV/STD RISK, 2010)

A few weeks ago I hooked up with a guy I met online; he did not reveal his status on his profile. He told me later that, because of this, he assumed that I assumed he was positive - which in fact he was. I foolishly did not notice or ask. However, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,So you are freaking out because you now "KNOW" your partner is virally enhanced. So what if you had sex with this dude and he didn't tell you his status? Would you be at any less risk for acquiring HIV right now if you didn't... Read more »
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STD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can one get an STD from ejaculation? [no partners, just discharge of fluid] What is the difference between masturbation and ejaculation?

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hiv,condoms,std's...ect

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
First question, should you have your partner tested for Hiv even though you are going to use condoms? Can a Std as Herpes be transmitted even if a condom is on and there are no sores present? And what about warts? Can you be protected with a condom... Read more »

STD's

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can you only get an STD from coming in IMMEDIATE contact with someone else's fluid, or can you say... sleep or have sex on the same bed where someone else had sex and still get it that way? Is it something you have to be doing with a partner at... Read more »

What about other std's?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm just wondering about hiv in relation to other std's. If someone was afraid that they may have been exposed to hiv but contracted no other std's should they be less worried? Is hiv the least common of all the std's? Perhaps people should start... Read more »