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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...link between STDs and HIV infection? How can STD treatment slow the spread of HIV infection? What are the implications for HIV prevention? Where can I get more information? References Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be an effective tool in preventing the spread of HIV , the virus that causes AIDS. An understanding of the relationship between STDs and HIV infection can help in the development...
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TREATING A STD WHILE HIV POSTIVE

I RECENTLY RECEIVED THE MEDICATON DOXYCYCLINE TO TREAT A STD AND I WANTED TO KNOW IF THIS MEDICATION WILL TREAT THE STD DUE TO THE FACT THAT I AM HIV POSITIVE.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Yes, it will. I am concerned, however, that you are contracting STDs and know you are HIV positive. That would indicate unsafe sexual activity or a broken condom. I'll hope it was the latter.Dr. Read more »

VD Question!

Hello Dr. Bob!Very quickly, because I can't find a specific answer on Yahoo or anything like that.But if you get a venereal disease in your penis, does that automatically mean you had unprotected sex.After sex with this guy I sometimes see, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your trouser snake is the size of a giant anaconda.At this point, if your painful swab was negative, and you've already been treated empirically, there is no way to determine if indeed you had an STD. Perhaps you just irritated your equipment and... Read more »

STDs and high blood pressure

Dear Mr. Sowadsky,It is naturally a lot of reasons a person can get high blood pressure, and this doesn't indicate much on itself (except that one probably should consult a doctor). But I was basically just wondering if also any STD is known to give...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) do not cause high blood pressure (also known as hypertension). However, if you go to a doctors office or a clinic, you may notice Read more »

What does the gram stain test for exactly?

Does the gram stain test only for gonorrhea or chlamydia or other sexually transmitted diseases? My result said "no organisms found,no pus cells,occasional squamous epithelial cells found? advice
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...typical gram stain of a penile discharge will test just for gonorrhea. It does NOT test for chlamydia or syphilis or other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).Both chlamydia and syphilis are tested for by other tests. In the case of syphilis,... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Missouri: St. Louis Clinic That Treats Sexually Transmitted Diseases Will Stay Open

...A St. Louis Health Department STD clinic that treats about 90 people a day will not close after all. Closing the clinic had been under consideration for several weeks as the department Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

A Cost-Effective Analysis of Interventions to Increase Repeat Testing in Patients Treated for Gonorrhea or Chlamydia at Public Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics

...of five interventions designed to encourage public STD clinic patients to return for rescreening three months after initial treatment. Cost data for the five interventions were collected at two STD clinics. These were combined with study data on... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Utahns May Now Be Treated for STDs Without Seeing a Doctor

... The partners of Utahns diagnosed with an STD now have a way of getting treated anonymously without seeing a doctor. A state law that went into effect Tuesday allows doctors to write antibiotic prescriptions Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Warns Companies Importing and Marketing Drugs Over the Internet That Fraudulently Claim to Prevent and Treat STDs

...individual for marketing unapproved and misbranded drugs over the Internet to U.S. consumers for the prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Some of these products, directed at U.S. consumers, falsely claim to have "FDA... Read more »
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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 »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...community, but then similar messages need to be catered to the minority communities that it's also our disease," said Spar, who treats a wide variety of people with HIV in his practice, including women, children, gay men and men who identify as... Read more »

hey essy

Posted by Anonymous
...been wonderful to have someone to talk to the std that the dr thinks it was,was gonorrea.the reason i say thinks is because he treated me for that and all other kinds of vd at once without doing a test but there was a discharge so i did have... Read more »

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... conducts and supports research to prevent, diagnose and treat illness such as HIV disease and other sexually transmitted diseases, tuberculosis, malaria, asthma and allergies. NIH is an agency of the U.S.... Read more »