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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Dakota to Hold Conference on STD Infection Rates

Later this month, South Dakota will hold a conference to discuss STD rates in the state. The April 25 conference will be held at the Sanford University of South Dakota Medical Center. It is expected to draw health care professionals, educators,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alert in Australia as STD Infection Rates Soar

Recent Australian STD surveillance shows many young heterosexuals and men who have sex with men (MSM) are having unprotected sex, pointing to the need for education about condom use, officials say. STD data for Australia were released during the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Worry Over AIDS Hides Rising STD Infections

While HIV may take the spotlight in terms of media coverage and attention to sexual health, other STDs deserve equal consideration, says Dr. John Toney, a professor at the University of South Florida College of Medicine's infectious-diseases... Read more »
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Sex Toy STD Infection?

First I want to say I absolutely love your form. I have been addicted to it for years and you have put my mind to ease many times before.However, I need to ask a question regarding a HIV risk with sex toy. While my wife was out I decided to look at...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The HIV-transmission risk from your backdoor good-vibrations sexperience is nonexistent. Your only problem is guilt. The best way to handle that is to level with your wife. I realize that may not be easy, but who knows, perhaps she's got a... Read more »

HIV/ STD infection

Dear Doctors,2 months ago, i was on a business trip and during such trip I had some hanky panky with a call-girl. I would like to re-iterate that I did not have sexual intercourse with the girl, but by mistake (during foreplay) my penis touched...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
You wrote, "I think the feverish feeling is because I am very very worried, maybe."Actually, it is not "maybe" it is definitely. Your "feverish feeling" is the searing effect of guilt wreaking havoc on your mind and... Read more »

Women underwear fetish-fear of STD infection

Hello Dr.,I have read some of the answers on your forum and have got a little idea about the answer to my query but I will still like you to confirm it, please.I have been masturbating in women underwear which I used to steal from the laundromat...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your STD/HIV-acquisition risk is nonexistent, but you already knew that, didn't you? Of course you did. The only real risk I see is getting caught nicking someone else's knickers! Those Victoria Secret lacy crotchless panties are damn... Read more »

std or infection?

What are the differences from gonorrhea symptoms and symptoms from an urinary tract infection? Can gonorrhea be transmitted through oral sex?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Gonorrhea symptoms and non-specific/nongonococcal urethritis can present with similar symptoms. Burning or pain upon urination and/or discharge can characterize both conditions. A healthcare provider should be able to provide diagnostic testing... Read more »
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STD

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a question that i need an answer to. My ex-boyfriend just called me and told me that he had an infection in his balls. He said they were burning and they hurt really bad. He said that the doctor said the ONLY way he could have contracted... Read more »

STD? cold sores, herpes???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i've seen how cold sores are active in hiv poz individuals. but i thought cold sores were common in people with a herpes strain? and the cold sores would be were you came into contact with the herpes virus. ie you won't get herpes on your lip if... Read more »

std-need help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
does anyone know of an std that starts with a y? I need to know. my ex forget the name but said it started with a y???please help

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STD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If no visible STDs are present after a period of time after possible infection does that mean HIV although possible, is unlikely?

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