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How Can Stds Be Treated

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Teens' STDs Often Not Treated Properly in ER

A new report shows that a substantial number of teenagers diagnosed with STDs in emergency rooms may not receive appropriate treatment. Dr. Kathleen R. Beckmann and colleagues at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin studied data covering 1.2 million... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Utahns May Now Be Treated for STDs Without Seeing a Doctor

The partners of Utahns diagnosed with an STD now have a way of getting treated anonymously without seeing a doctor. A state law that went into effect Tuesday allows doctors to write antibiotic prescriptions for the unnamed partners of their... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Warns Companies Importing and Marketing Drugs Over the Internet That Fraudulently Claim to Prevent and Treat STDs

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued Warning Letters to six U.S. companies and one foreign individual for marketing unapproved and misbranded drugs over the Internet to U.S. consumers for the prevention and treatment of sexually... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Can it ever be *too late* to treat non-HIV STDs?

Hi,Can it ever be "too late" to treat easily treatable non-HIV STDs like chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhea, herpes, etc.?Thanks....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Not really. Treatment can be offered for each of the infections you mention. DW... Read more »

First trimester and STDs

In the first trimester of pregnancy, which types of vaginitis and STDs do you feel comfortable treating? The CDC guidelines do not oppose treating any of these conditions. However, a colleague of mine refuses to treat ANY woman less than 20 weeks...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
A topical vaginal antifungal makes the most sense to me. Your colleague clearly has a very conservative view of treating pregnant women that many other physicians do not share. And I don't understand the 20 week cutoff when organ formation... Read more »

STDs and high blood pressure

Dear Mr. Sowadsky,It is naturally a lot of reasons a person can get high blood pressure, and this doesn't indicate much on itself (except that one probably should consult a doctor). But I was basically just wondering if also any STD is known to...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) do not cause high blood pressure (also known as hypertension). However, if you go to a doctors office or a clinic, you may notice that your blood pressure may be a little higher... Read more »

Syphilis and other STDs

Dear Doctor,I have been HIV+ for over a decade, but only started meds around a year ago. UD and CD4 stable at 460 (27%) as of March 2010. I was very safe when it came to sex and my last full STD panel was done in Dec 2009. I did something very...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Yes, you need to be tested and possibly treated for other STDs besides syphilis. Blood in the stool would be unlikely from syphilis. Anoscopy and rectal screening for other STDs should be performed.... Read more »
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Suffering unknowingly from untreated STDs

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Symptomless STDs Go Untreated

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Botanical Treatments For HIV, AIDS, and STDs

Posted by Anonymous
The Website:

http://Shegoi.net/askphd .

You can download the free eBook "Treating Herpes Naturally" through Larrea Tridentata by Dennis W. Clark, Ph.D. at this website;

http://freeherpesbook.com/downloadServlet?downloadId=E618347


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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
Hi,

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 »