How Do Stds Spread
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Canada: Stemming the Spread of STDs -- Sexual Health Clinic Expanded to Handle the Rising Number of Cases of InfectionOttawa's sexual health clinic in the ByWard Market was overwhelmed by the city's dramatically rising STD rates. Last year, the clinic saw 200 more people every month than in 2006, and it still had to turn away about 45 others each month. The... Read more »
Recession Affects Spread of STDs in Ohio: Increases in Poverty, Divorce Could Lead to Higher Rates, Officials SayThe continuing poor economy could partly be driving higher STD rates locally, say officials. "The more poverty increases, the more divorce rates increase, the more bad things happen on a social level -- that certainly would contribute to the... Read more »
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Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramThank you for your question. The following STDs can be found in blood. Those with an asterisk (*) after them are screened in the US blood supply.HIV*Hepatitis A (very low risk of transmission through blood, but technically possible. This virus is... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHello, Political propaganda??? Have I no shame???? Science isn't objective??? The questions I answer have nothing to do with HIV prevention??? Hmmm . . . let me guess. I'll bet you're from one of those red states in the center of the... Read more »
Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesA basic model for STI transmission describes transmission in two different ways: either through contact with FLUID (like semen or vaginal secretions) or direct skin-to-skin CONTACT. Here's the breakdown: STIs spread by FLUIDS: Gonorrhea,... Read more »
Nevada State Health Division AIDS ProgramPat, Thank you for your post.In terms of receiving oral sex, the risk is very low for HIV and most otherSexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's). Probably the biggest risk would befor herpes. When a person has a "cold sore" on their... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyWere your tests for STDs, AIDS, TB and hepatitis?...
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesHi,
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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 Repliesmy dr told me this, yet i didn't believe him you have a 80-100% chance of getting an std. from a female as opposed to hiv. wow that kinda makes a person feel better. as i haven't had an std. in the archives i found that, men that have sex only... Read more »
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