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can i catch std

can i catch gonorreah or clamydia from a dirty port a john at a consrtuction sight? please i need to know
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Sure you can! All you would need to do is have unsafe sex in the port-a-potty with one of your construction buddies who happens to be HIV-infected. But other than that, no.Dr. Bob Read more »

Found blood on pillow in hotel,could I catch a STD?

Dear Doctor,About 2 years ago my friends and I went on vacation and stayed at a motel. After... Read more »

std worry?

Dear Dr. bob, how are you doing, I have a question, I recently went to one of those asian massage... Read more »
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Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

How Do You Talk To Your Partners About HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

...There is no easy answer concerning how to talk to a partner about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many people find it easy tohave sex, they find it extremely difficult to talk about it. So how does onebegin? The Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cook County, Ill., Ranks High in Sexually Transmitted Disease: STD Treatment Costs U.S. Health Care System $16.4 Billion a Year

...than half the people who should be screened receive the recommended STD tests, CDC said. If left undiagnosed and untreated, STDs raise the risk of HIV infection. The report found large racial disparities in STD rates, reflecting a range of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Diagnoses and Mental Health Disparities Among Women Who Have Sex With Women Screened at an Urban Community Health Center, Boston, Mass., 2007

...have sex with men only (WSM)," the authors wrote. However, there is limited research on these indicators in conjunction with STDs and WSW sexual health. From July to December 2007, a retrospective chart review was performed on all female... Read more »
U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) -- Overview

... What Is a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)? How Many People Have STDs? How Do You Get an STD? What Are the Symptoms of STDs? How Do You Get Tested for STDs? Read more »
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please help

Posted by pfm67, 2 Replies
I am a married man who experimented with a gay man. We masturbated each other and he proceeded to give me oral for a few minutes. I also licked and kissed the side of his penis for about 2 minutes but did not put it entirely in my mouth nor did he... Read more »

Check for other sexually transmitted diseases too

Posted by Anonymous
...when you go and get tested for AIDS HIV : Ask the doctor or clinician to check for throat, for urethral, for anal and for blood STDs. Read more »

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 Read more »

Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
...When getting tested it's a good idea to get tested for   a. sexually transmitted diseases,       ... Read more »