How Long Do You Have To Avoid Sex If You Have An Std?
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200 Public Health Advocates Rally Against Bush's Abstinence-Only Sex Education Policy at Close of STD ConferenceAbout 200 public health advocates on Wednesday at the close of the 2004 National STD Prevention Conference in Philadelphia rallied against the Bush administration's plans to expand abstinence-only sex education, the AP/Long Island Newsday ... Read more »
Money Well Spent: Opt-Out Testing in Prisons Can Catch STD Cases and Save Taxpayers Money in the Long RunHow much do you think it would cost the health department of a major American city to reduce the amount of gonorrhea, Chlamydia, syphilis and possibly even HIV by 20%? More importantly, if you had to devise the simplest and most cost-effective way... Read more »
Statistics Suggest That Young People in Some U.S. States Are Avoiding Unsafe Sex: But It May Not Be for the Best ReasonsThe topic of oral sex among U.S. teens has been publicized from Oprah's talk show to the Atlantic Monthly. Male adult and teen oral sex recipients have risen from about 25 percent of patients in 1990 to 75-80 percent at the clinic of Jonathan... Read more »
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi,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 acquiring HIV right now if you didn't... Read more »
Chicago Black Gay Mens CaucusThanks for your question!I'm sorry to hear that your sexual history, after so many years, is interrupting your current relationship. Let's try to work out some details together and make you get the answers you need to move forward... Read more »
Chicago Black Gay Mens CaucusThanks for your question,Your husband's three month test (and then a five month test) tells us that he is negative. Trust it! Tests are very good at what they do.It sounds like you've read about some things that can affect test results.... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyHello everyone,
Well I'm another that did the irresponsible thing and had unprotected sex, and I have symptoms that are consistent with ARS as well as other STDs. Does anyone know or has anyone had the symptoms of ARS and if so what were they for... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 3 RepliesI live in a state that has mandatory HIV reporting.
My question is this,
Although the state where I live currently offers anonymous testing, to get treatment the test must be confidential. As a result of this requirement the result of the test, if... Read more »
Posted by Choosing2Liv, 5 RepliesI really appreciate reading so many of your posts that give hope and receiving encouraging messages from some of you who are going through many of things that I have or will go through.
Recently, I received a message from Mike that reminded me that... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI had unprotected sex with my ex girlfriend about 2 months ago.But 2 weeks after sleeping with her,I noticed I had a discharge from my penis.It got worse and I went to my GUM clinic.I was tested for gonnerea and chlymidia and given some antibiotics... Read more »
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