Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

How To Check For Hiv And Stds

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Ask the Experts

Name of test to check STDs including HIV

Which test I need to do for checking STDs including HIV?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...and widely used tool is the antibody screening assay (like the EIA or ELISA). For syphilis, diagnosis is established through a VDRL or RPR blood test, which looks for antibodies to the bacteria that cause syphilis. To diagnose genital herpes,... Read more »

Vasectomy and HIV/STD's

Can a male who is HIV Positive, who has a had a vasectomy, transmit HIV and other STD's during... Read more »
Articles
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

How Do You Talk To Your Partners About HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

...There is no easy answer concerning how to talk to a partner about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many people find it easy tohave sex, they find it extremely difficult to talk about it. So how does onebegin? The Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

... Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases to Know About Protecting Yourself and Others The Bottom Line The Basics Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also called sexually transmittedinfections (STIs), are diseases and infections that... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

HIV and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

...Issues of reproductive health, including sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), are among the most common reasons that women come to learn of their HIV positive diagnosis. This article will focus on treatable Read more »
Connect With Others

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick Read more »

Protected sex!!!! It's making me crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Ok, someone explain WHY people are worried about protected sex? If you had protected sex and are worried about getting HIV, then you have major guilt issues with your behavior. So, keep in mind always, protected sex is just that PROTECTED, so stop Read more »

Check for other sexually transmitted diseases too

Posted by Anonymous
...when you go and get tested for AIDS HIV : Ask the doctor or clinician to check for throat, for urethral, for anal and for blood STDs. Read more »

Botanical Treatments For HIV, AIDS, and STDs

Posted by Anonymous
...experience in studying this unique botanical - this information and fundraising platform to help in the Worldwide treatments of HIV/ AIDS with many charities and Clinics is second to none. I would like to offer you an opportunity to obtain the... Read more »