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How Long Does It Take To Get Rid Of A Std

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Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I will assume that you are asking about clearing hepatitis B after new infection...If your Hepatitis B surface antigen is reactive six months into infection, I would be concerned about the development of chronic infection.... Read more »

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... Read more »

How common is this STD?

Hello, I read on here about lymphogranuloma venereum desease. I am curious how easy this is to get... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

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 »
Project Inform

A Primer on What's Up With Cure Research

Research aimed toward curing HIV infection by ridding the body of the virus or teaching the immune system to keep the virus under control without the need for antiretroviral (ARV) drugs -- what some refer to as a "functional cure" -- is beginning to... 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 »
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to rid of me

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
fine ill post my whole story tonight or tommorow morning and then ill stop unless i really need to post but just so you know i did get exposed to it by having unprotected sex with a girl ok. here is a short part of my story: i had unprotected sex... Read more »

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 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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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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