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I Have A Bump Under My Skin On My Vagina Is It A Std

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STD or no?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I recently found red spots on the top side of the head of my penis. I had sex without a condom for about 20 seconds with a girl and then pulled out. They do not bother me and are not oozing or big. Could they be from irritation caused by the... Read more »

Bumpity BUMP BUMP....CDC window

Posted by Virgo, 3 Replies
I wanted to bump this up so the WW's who are new around here can take a looksey!!


http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/od/gap/pmtct/Trainer%20Manual/Adobe/Module_6TM.pdf

Page 11, point #4

IT STATES:

"A negative result usually means that the person is not infected... Read more »

itchy vagina? vaginal candidiasis

Posted by wishingforacure, 3 Replies
I am HIV+ and recently my vagina has been itchy. Usually before I get my period. I don't have any STI's. The doctor said this may happen more often since I am HIV+. Is anyone experiencing this? Is there any way to get rid of it or make it better?... Read more »

Itchy bumps on face--On Isentress,Prezista,Norvir

Posted by llee, 2 Replies
Hi all,

my doctor put me on a combo of Isentress,Prezista,Norvir in June. Soon after I started I got itchy bumps all over my face, and also on my neck and upper chest and upper arms. According to the doctor it's because of Immune Reconstitution... Read more »

white bumps....

Posted by jacieemariee, 2 Replies
I noticed yesterday that a had a out 3 raised white bumps on the outside of my vagina lips. They are painful. I'm not sure what it is... I have tried popping them and they won't pop so I'm assuming it's something serious. Help?!?!
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Yeast Infection OR STD?

So since i messed around with this guy about a month ago i've been itching alot down there but it seems to have gotten worse and worse to the point where i was itching it raw in lil places and because of the open raw skin it was unbearable to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You "REFUSE" to go to the doctor and yet you ask "any help?"!?! Hmmm . . . I guess not because I'm a doctor. If you're old enough to be "messing around," you're old enough to take some... Read more »

Nystatin, Desonate and my HIV/STD test reliability.

Dear Dr. Bob, I apply Nystatin/Triamcinolon Acetonide cream 30gm for my anal itching, inside the anus as well as on the perianal area and i also apply Desonate 0.05% gel for my scalp itching on a big area on my scalp. I am applying that from couple...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Neither your Nystatin/Triamcinolone acetate cream nor your desonate gel will affect the validity of your HIV-antibody test results or alter the window period for seroconversion. Specialized (PCR) testing is not warranted.Thank you for your... Read more »

std's

hi, i've been having a lot of problems lately and i'm afraid that it may be an std. while urinating it is painful, i have itching and burning sensations, i have discharge as well as a foul odor. on top of that i believe i have teo lymph...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Yes, it sounds like you may have gonorrhea or another STD. Go see a doctor ASAP.... Read more »

"Do i have std's or any kind of disease?" from my own cum in my mouth

I got fingered and my own cum got on my mouth, about 5 minutes later, it was itchy, do i have any disease?...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,You can't give yourself an STD, they only come from other people. I couldn't tell you why your mouth felt itchy after your cum got in your mouth. I <i>can</i> tell you though that lots of people do this... Read more »
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University of Central Florida Sees Increase in STD Testing

During the 2006-07 academic year, Health Services tested 1,807 University of Central Florida students for chlamydia and gonorrhea. Six percent were found to be infected with either disease. Of students who took free HIV tests in the spring, two... Read more »
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200 Public Health Advocates Rally Against Bush's Abstinence-Only Sex Education Policy at Close of STD Conference

About 200 public health advocates on Wednesday at the close of the 2004 National STD Prevention Conference in Philadelphia rallied against the Bush administration's plans to expand abstinence-only sex education, the AP/Long Island Newsday ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Female-Controlled Methods for HIV/STD Prevention

Executive Summary: On April 15, 1996, representatives of CDC's Office of Women's Health;the National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHSTP); the NationalCenter for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; and the NationalCenter for... Read more »
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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... Read more »