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How Long Does Std Bacteria Live On Sex Toy

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Are New Sex Toys, Anal Lube, and Toy Cleaners Safe? (SEX TOYS, 2009)

Hi Doctor,Great website! I will be making a donation. Ive learned a lot about HIV. I found some answers in the archive but was not really specific to my problem. Youre probably tired of answering questions like these. Anyway, I hope you can help....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Glad you found the information here enlightening and helpful. I find it unfortunately that you "have never had sexual contact with anybody" and yet are still worried about STDs, including HIV! Your fears about contracting HIV from your... Read more »

Sex Toy STD Infection?

First I want to say I absolutely love your form. I have been addicted to it for years and you have... Read more »

Shared Sex Toys

How long can std's live on a shared sex toy? I know HIV most likely won't live very long... Read more »
Articles
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Sex Toys Can Show Traces of HPV 24 Hours After Use, Have Increased Chance of Spreading Virus, Despite Cleaning

This article was reported by Medical Daily . Medical Daily reported on a study showing that shared sex toys can retain traces of human papillomavirus (HPV) even after cleaning. Researchers from the Division of Infectious Diseases at Indiana... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

New York City Health Officials Urge MSM to Practice Safe Sex, Abstinence After Two Local Men Diagnosed With Rare STD

New York City health officials on Wednesday urged men who have sex with men to practice safe sex or abstinence after two local men were diagnosed with a rare sexually transmitted disease called lymphogranuloma venereum, or LGV, the Long Island ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Evidence-Based HIV/STD Prevention Intervention for Black Men Who Have Sex With Men

Corresponding author: Jeffrey H. Herbst, PhD, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention. Telephone: 404-639-5386; E-mail: jherbst@cdc.gov . Table of Contents Summary Introduction... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

HIV/AIDS 101: The Three and Four Letter Acronyms

We have been living with bacteria and viruses since before homo became erectus . In fact, some bacteria are healthy and necessary for us to survive, like the ones that live in our stomachs and lower intestines that are helpful to our daily... Read more »
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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'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 »

Table. Window period for eachSTD.

Posted by don, 1 Reply
If I were a crude, a lewd person I would call you that
for saying what you wrote to somebody on this forum.

At the very least doesn't it take one to know one?

In the future could you please deal with my ideas and
leave the personal primitive insults out... Read more »

HIV & STD's

Posted by Carrie, 3 Replies
My boyfriend who is poz was just at a dr appointment today because of a large growing lump they think is cancer in his lungs, and they suggested he also get tested for syphilis. He freaked and left the dr without having the tests for the lump or the... Read more »