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How Long Does It Take To Find Out If You Have An Std

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HIV/STD testing and how long to wait "I infected my wife"

five years ago i had risky encounter then developed many symptoms afterwards but tested neg for hiv plus many other std tests. I recently married and infected her with the virus that she is so sick and wanted to divorce me in just 3 months of our...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks 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 »

What about STD's? (MUTUAL MASTURBATION, STD RISK)

Dear Dr. Bob:I love you and your forum and am grateful for your truthful and candid answers; your... Read more »

When to test for STD's (Please answer very worried)

Hey Dr. Bob, I had a few questions, hope you can answer them.1) How long should I have waited... Read more »
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Money Well Spent: Opt-Out Testing in Prisons Can Catch STD Cases and Save Taxpayers Money in the Long Run

How 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nebraska: Study to Combat County's STD Epidemic

The Douglas County Board of Health has announced a year-long epidemiological study to tackle the county?s STD problem. The outreach will focus on northern Omaha and will use free screening as a strategy to identify the populations most affected.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual and Drug Behavior Patterns and HIV and STD Racial Disparities: The Need for New Directions

Using data derived from wave III of the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health, the authors of the current report sought to examine whether individuals' sexual and drug behavior patterns account for racial disparities in STD and HIV... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas STD Clinic Sees Increase in Patients

Staff at the Lubbock Health Department's STD clinic saw 171 patients last month, nearly double the 97 people treated during same period in 2009. At a Board of Health meeting on Friday, STD team leader Jamie Parker said the new figures do not... Read more »
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STD PERSISTENCE

Posted by Anonymous
If you contracted STD's such as Chlamydia, Gonnorea, how long do they persist for during an outbreak? And they say it causes penis pain, well, does that mean the penis hurts every minute? or just once in a while.

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Symptoms of ARS compared to Herpes or other STD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello 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 »

STD testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How long do I have to wait to test for other STD's besides HIV?

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STD's

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can you only get an STD from coming in IMMEDIATE contact with someone else's fluid, or can you say... sleep or have sex on the same bed where someone else had sex and still get it that way? Is it something you have to be doing with a partner at... Read more »