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How Does Having An Std Make You More Susceptible To Having Hiv

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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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Truth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

I have been tested at 3 months, 6 months and a year all negative. I was told that I should test up until six months from a possible exposure. The year test was the start of yearly testing I want to begin as part of my routine exams. I also tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that of anal or vaginal sex, numerous studies have demonstrated that oral sex can result in the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Abstaining from oral, anal, and vaginal sex altogether or having sex only with a... Read more »

Thanks - Negative HIV results (so far) but similar symptoms

Dr Bob,I don't have a question...I just wanted to send an email thanking you for the support you regularly provide. In turn, I would like to pledge a $200 donation to your foundation in the hope that my small contribution will allow you to continue...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...peaceful.Be well. Stay well.Happy holidays.Dr. BobGenital Herpes January 4, 2008What is genital herpes?Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted disease (STD) caused by the herpes simplex viruses type 1 (HSV-1) or type 2 (HSV-2). Most genital... Read more »

Which STDs are you most likely to get?

QUESTION #1: I find your response regarding more than one STD rather interesting. Along that same line---in a similar situation--Say the female had the full package of STD's. Are certain STD's more infectious than others? For example, is...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your questions. If a person has one STD, they may be exposed to other STDs at the same time. Some STDs are easier to get than others, but there is no absolute or simple hierarchy (ordered list) as to Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. If a person has one Sexually TransmittedDisease (STD), they may have been exposed to others as well. That's why weoften recommend that if a person has been diagnosed with one STD, Read more »
Articles
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 »
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 »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

HIV and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

...Issues of reproductive health, including sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), are among the most common reasons that women come to learn of their HIV positive diagnosis. This article will focus on treatable Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIAID Topical Microbicide Research

... Background HIV/AIDS, chlamydial infection, gonorrhea and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are among the most common infectious diseases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). STDs are caused Read more »
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question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I've read somewhere that if you already have an std you are more susceptible to contracting HIV. Is this true? I think I have a genital wart, and I performed oral sex on someone. Does that raise my chances? 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 »

Very Scared

Posted by blues, 3 Replies
...sickness hasn't gone away. My doctors are now treating it as migraine related, and im on strong meds. I'm really scared it is HIV, and have been thinking alot about suicide. I hate feeling like this. I love life, but don't wanna live with HIV. ... Read more »

just wanting to know

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...iam hiv poz and i had sex with another hiv poz person, can i get worse??? iam so scared, i have benn hiv poz for 1 year now.please help Read more »