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How Do Women Know They Have A Std

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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
...So...this morning I got up to use the bathroom, and on my way back to his room what do I see, but his collection of 5 pairs of women's panties hanging from hooks on his door. DOH! Now, I consider myself a pretty cool girl, and part of me thought... Read more »

Knowing if you have already been checked.

I recently got sexually involved with a woman, and she is on the birth control pill. To get the... Read more »

Can Lesbian woman transmit STD's to each other?

Hello. I really need your help. I am a Lesbian who has not had sex with a man in over two years. I... Read more »
Articles
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. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Pose Severe Threat to Women's Health and Fertility

... Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are among the most serious preventable threats to women's fertility in the United States. Biological factors place women at greater Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Sexually Active Young Women Often Underestimate STD Risk

...understand predictors of unprotected sex so clinicians can identify and counsel women who may not see themselves at risk for sexually transmitted diseases. "Once we identify at-risk women, we should refer them for appropriate testing, follow-up... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
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Protected sex!!!! It's making me crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...paranoid about diseases(sexually transmitted ones ..and there are many) then don't have intercourse with these prostitutes, women, etc. Otherwise, forgive yourself for being human, recognize your actions may or may not have been "wrong" morally,... Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has... Read more »

DOES ANYONE KNOW IF THIS WORKS????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Navigation What is Freedom Lubricant? Freedom Lubricant is an anti-viral sexual lubricant that helps to prevent transmission of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many microbicidal lubricants are under development, Freedom Lube is... Read more »

help

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i have had the following symptoms that really scare me: fatigue sollen galnds in groin nausea sore throat for 2 days all after 4 weeks i am really scared its hiv I cant even type Read more »