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How Do You Get Trichomoniasis Without Having A Sex Partner

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...concentration of cells in genital secretions that can serve as targets for HIV (e.g., CD4+ cells). Increased infectiousness. STDs also appear to increase the risk of an HIV-infected person transmitting the virus to his or her sex partners. Studies have shown that HIV-infected individuals who are also infected with other STDs are particularly likely to shed HIV in their genital secretions. For example, men who are infected with both...
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Safe sex question from a student

I am a teacher. One of my students recently asked me a safe sex question: Should someone who french kisses more than 5 people a year be tested for STD's in the absence of any other sexual contact (i.e. no oral, anal, vaginal, genital-genital,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Teacher,Your information is right on target!BRAVO and thank you for teaching the kids sex education and answering their concerns about safer sex. By teaching scientifically sound, age-appropriate sex education, rather Read more »

partners having unprotected sex with different strains (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2011)

when i was diagnosed my doctor told me that i am classified as HIV strain 2 and with cd4 count of 5 as of 2007 and now 1095 of october 2010...i have a partner and the doctor told him that his HIV 1 & 2 strain and not taking medications yet because...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Mexico City.The conference was also told that the lowest blood viral load in a documented case of HIV transmission was approximately 300 copies/ml. But now doctors in Germany have reported a case of transmission when a patient taking... Read more »

Known Positive, Though Undetectable Partner, Oral Sex Slip-up: Risky Encounter? (ORAL SEX AND HIV/STD RISK, 2010)

A few weeks ago I hooked up with a guy I met online; he did not reveal his status on his profile. He told me later that, because of this, he assumed that I assumed he was positive - which in fact he was. I foolishly did not notice or ask. However, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,So you are freaking out because you now "KNOW" your partner is virally enhanced. So what if you had sex with this dude and he didn't tell you his status? Would you be at any less risk for Read more »

Unprotected sex between 2 men with the same hiv strain (SUPER INFECTION, 2010) (SEX BETWEEN TWO HIV POSITIVE PARTNERS, 2010)

I'd like to know from a scientific point of view, what happens when 2 men with the exact same hiv strain have sex together.. Does it affect each - other's viral load? Or does the strain become more dangerous or something? I have read some time ago,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Mexico City.The conference was also told that the lowest blood viral load in a documented case of HIV transmission was approximately 300 copies/ml. But now doctors in Germany have reported a case of transmission when a patient taking... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trichomoniasis

...women. How Common Is Trichomoniasis? Trichomoniasis is the most common curable STD in young, sexually active women. An estimated 7.4 million new cases occur each year in women and men. How Do People Get Trichomoniasis? Trichomoniasis... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uganda: Circumcision Helps Stop Wart Virus, Study Finds

...infection with human papillomavirus (HPV), the STD responsible for most cases of cervical cancer and genital warts, in men's female partners. In a study piggybacked onto a larger study of male circumcision and HIV infection in Rakai, Uganda,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sex History Doesn't Always Match STD Status

...of unprotected sexual intercourse, but also reflects the prevalence of STDs in young adults' sociosexual network, risk of sex partners (i.e., currency), and frequency and proficiency of correct condom use." "From a clinical standpoint, the... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Examine Effect of Male Circumcision on Female Partners

...Retroviruses and Opportunistic Infections in Boston discussed a study that examined the effect of male circumcision on female partners, the New York Times reports. Although the researchers said that the study's findings are not... Read more »
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Unprotected sex between HIV+ partners

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...this site - it was recommended by my doctor. My question is this: what is the current thinking about bareback sex between HIV+ partners? My doctor says what we've heard about "superinfection" is a myth. What are your doctors saying about this?... Read more »

Had sex with HIV+ partner - Freaking out

Posted by bushyman, 3 Replies
...I am terrified. Almost a month ago I had unprotected sex with a woman I had good reasons to suspect after the act. It was insertive vaginal intercourse without a condom (how stupid of Read more »

Do you and your potential sex partner know ?...

Posted by Anonymous
...Do you and your potential sex partner know each other's test results?... Which tests?... Read more »

TELLING SEX PARTNERS YOUR STATUS

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...TO 24,000....NOT ON MEDS, DR WATCHING ME... I AM SINGLE AND ENJOY SEX...SHOULD I TELL ALL I ENCOUNTER THAT ARE POTENTIAL SEX PARTNERS..OR ONLY THOSE WHO WANT TO BAREBACK...IS BAREBACKING SAFE... Read more »