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How Do I Know If I Have Stds

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Worry over non-sexual risk for STDs "i know u don't answer everyone but could u please answer mine?"

Hi doctor I'm 22 and I am a male and I'm a virgin I work in an office with other co workers and one of my co workers is very sexually active and has intercourse with many random women like strippers and prostitutes. I know this cause he...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,First off, you're not at risk from this. I can understand if you're a virgin and new to these things that you probably have a lot of questions about STD risk. The key thing to remember is that <i>sexually... Read more »

stds

I have sex with a sex worker today and I used the condom. while i was inserting, i had cum. I am... Read more »

HIV/STDs risk during "Transsexual Encounter"

I read up on this but am making sure - I recently had an encounter with a transsexual prostitute.... Read more »
Articles
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Teens Talk About Sexuality, Relationships, Decision Making, and STDs

Decision Making: A Series of National Surveys of Teens About Sex is a new of survey "snapshots" on adolescent sexual heath issues from The Kaiser Family Foundation and Seventeen magazine. This nationally representative survey is part of a broader... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Minnesota: Teen Pregnancy, STDs a Concern With Sexually Active Teens

A 2010 Minnesota Student Survey given anonymously found in excess of half of Mower County high school seniors acknowledged having had sex, with 47 percent having done so at least twice. "We know kids are being sexually active," said Minnesota... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Little Progress in Stemming STDs

Health experts estimate there are 19 million new cases of sexually transmitted diseases in the United States each year, up from 15 million about ten years ago. The numbers are not exact because not all STDs are reported to CDC, and some people do... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Time for Talk, Tests on STDs

"Many Americans were shocked in 2008 when [CDC] announced that at least one in four teenage girls has a sexually transmitted disease. According to the Guttmacher Institute, the direct medical cost in the United States for treatment of STDs is about... Read more »
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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 »

window for STDs

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know hoe long it would take for a STD to show up on your body ?
like HEP or Warts ? ect... all these sexually transmitted diseases its been a few months since I last had sex I am waiting out the window period I have had no symptoms and... Read more »

Other STDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know that this is an HIV site, but I was wondering if there are window periods for other STDS, mainly Gonnerhea and chlamydia, any answers would be appreciated!

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Other STDs

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know what kind of time fram eit takes for other STDs to show up? I had possible exposure about 2 months a go and I haven't had any symptoms of any STD. What can I test for now? I heard that you have to wait until you get blisters to... Read more »