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How Many Teens A Year Are Infected With A Std

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

What is the 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...
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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.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
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 »

PLEASE ANSWER.Possible HIV infection, reliability of STD testing services offered on Internet, etc

Dear Dr. Bob,First, Happy, Happy New Year to you and your partner.! Second, I would like to thank you for answering so many questions. Your answers are educational, optimistic and encouraging unlike many others that I could find on the Internet. I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Daniel,"Drunk and horny" are always a worrisome combination.Unprotected insertive anal sex (and, to a much less degree, unprotected oral sex) place you at risk for STDs, including HIV. Your "full STD screening" two months... 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 put my mind to ease many times before.However, I need to ask a question regarding a HIV risk with sex toy. While my wife was out I decided to look at...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The HIV-transmission risk from your backdoor good-vibrations sexperience is nonexistent. Your only problem is guilt. The best way to handle that is to level with your wife. I realize that may not be easy, but who knows, perhaps she's got a... Read more »

Can I be infected when I take an HIV/STD test?

Hello,I was wondering if it's possible to get HIV's/STD's after being tested for them in a clinic? I got an HIV/STD test 1 year and 7 months after having sex. Both times were protected. After my HIV/STD test, all the results came back...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get HIV from getting tested for HIV. Needles are never reused. And yes HSV is what causes cold sores. Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »
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Teens 17,or 18 WORRIED MUCH!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
IS THERE ANY TEENS IN HERE DEALING WITH HIV/AIDS, BETWEEN THE AGES OF 16-18 IM 17 AND AM VERY WORRIED I HAVE IT BECAUSE OF AN EXPOSER I HAD THANK YOU ALL!

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HIV Chatroom for Teens

Posted by Anonymous
LivingPos18to24 is an aol online chatroom for any 18-24 yrs. old HIV+ to join in on discussions about HIV, sex, STDs,social, political or any other issues. The room facilitated from 3-5 Mon.-Fri. and IMs are welcome. Questions can be addressed to... Read more »

do i have an std??

Posted by shane1234, 2 Replies
I am 16 years old. I have only ever had sex once and had oral sex twice with the same person and we were both virgins and had never done oral sex with anybody. This was about a year ago. I have been fine since but recently i have notice it stings a... Read more »

Oh No another STD

Posted by Rick1977, 3 Replies
Hey guys. At the end of my rope here. I have been living with HIV for about a year now and coping relatively well. Three weeks ago I woke up with my first cold sore on my lip. When I went to the doctor, he took a sample, and about a week later I... Read more »