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How Do You Tell Your Partner You Have An Std

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Ask the Experts

How do I anonymously tell a partner I may have exposed him to an STD??? (INSPOT.ORG)

Dr. Bob,HELP!!!! I did something stupid and now I've got syphlis!!!! I'm still waiting for my HIV test!!! What really worries me is that I've had sex with several friends and we sort of forgot to use a condom. But I know these guys really well and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...way to notify your contacts! Check out the Web site called There you can send an anonymous e-mail to your sexual partners advising them they may have been exposed to an STD. Yes, it's truly anonymous and cannot be traced back to you.... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

How Do You Talk To Your Partners About HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

...There is no easy answer concerning how to talk to a partner about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many people find it easy tohave sex, they find it extremely difficult to talk about it. So how does onebegin? The Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Missouri: Bill Includes Partners in STD Care

... Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon reportedly is expected to sign into law a proposal allowing expedited partner therapy (EPT) for certain STDs. After failed attempts in the past two years, Missouri lawmakers this year approved legislation Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Males Less Likely to Tell Partner About STD: Study

...Men and teenage boys are far less likely than females to tell their main sexual partners they have been diagnosed with an STD, a small study in France suggests. Researchers found that 14 percent of men diagnosed with Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Massachusetts: E-Cards Let Partners in on STD Info

...Eighty percent of the cards were sent anonymously. "Partnership notification has been a proven method of reducing transmission of sexually transmitted diseases nationally," Levine said. ISIS guarantees both senders and recipients will remain... Read more »
Connect With Others

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 »

Condoms are only 85% effective

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
According to "Desperate Housewives" tv show, condoms are only 85% effective in preventing pregnancy so I assume the same holds true for HIV infection. Read more »

Let's get tested TOGETHER BEFORE we have sex.

Posted by donsaklad, 1 Reply
...a. How widespread is the phenomenon of let's get tested TOGETHER BEFORE we have sex for A VARIETY of sexually transmitted diseases?... b. Who in public health have observed or who in journalism have observed the strategy?... of same sex or... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can one get an STD from ejaculation? [no partners, just discharge of fluid] What is the difference between masturbation and ejaculation? Read more »