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How Do Guys Get Checked For Std's

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Dear Dr. Bob:I love you and your forum and am grateful for your truthful and candid answers; your sense of humor is truly wonderful. You should become a regular on Comedy at the Improv ... Anyway, onto my question. I read an article posted here...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello "Question Mark,"The answer depends on how you define mutual masturbation. If you are just burping your own nephew (so to speak) without giving your buddy a "helping hand," then your risk of all STDs is nonexistent. You... Read more »

It's Me, Durbin Guy checking in...

HEY DR.MARK!I've been sending you my story since 2000 ( Durbin conf. South Africa) when I... Read more »

spell check guy (LOL)

Hi Dr. I will be careful what keys I hit. I am the guy who is going thru IVF and received a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Teens Get a Reality Check as STD Numbers Skyrocket

Mirroring national figures, rates of STDs among teenagers in Harris County have increased in recent years. Chlamydia is the county's most reported STD, according to the Houston Department of Health and Human Services. Last year, the chlamydia rate... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Most Teens Not Provided STD or Pregnancy Prevention Counseling During Check-Ups

Milwaukee -- Most high school students undergoing routine physical examinations do not talk to their health care practitioner about preventing sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) or pregnancy, according to a CDC study released today at the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

After Hookups, E-Cards That Warn, "Get Checked"

This year, inSPOT, the online STD partner notification system, plans to develop a national Web site. The program currently operates in 11 cities, including New York City, and 10 states. The system was developed in 2004 by the Oakland-based... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Program Offers Incentives for Syphilis, AIDS Tests: Concert Tickets Given to Those Who Get Checked

People at risk of getting AIDS or syphilis can obtain free tickets (worth $45 each) to see Patti LaBelle in concert in Louisville on Saturday if they undergo free tests for the diseases. Test for Tickets, which has been offered for a month, has... Read more »
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Guys check this please when u have time

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am the guy who had oral sex performed on him last week without a condom for 10 secs or so and then had protected sex for 1 or 2 mins and ended up the next day with a sore penis and groin area..anyway the only positive result I got on my blood work... Read more »

question for the guys

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I engaged in receptive oral with a few men thru a website while in a different city from where i live. I always ask everyone if they are "poz" before we meet, as I think this "knowing" term will get them to be more likely to be honest with me. I do... Read more »

guys please help me

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello to all of you supportive ppl that help hundreds of worried people everyday. many of you already know me, gmanbill, debtex, stever, etc. I am going to restate my case EXACTLY so u all understand my situation. June 17 i went to a strip club and... Read more »

Negative guy with questions about sex

Posted by curious_guy, 2 Replies
I am not sure that this is the right place within the forum to post something like this but I couldn't find another area that seemed to apply any better. I am a 26 year old gay man. I have been sexually active in the past but have not been for... Read more »