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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...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 development...
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Needy of InformationThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

I'm intrested in knowing exactly every thing this is to know about sex. Like the right way to to give a blow job to the right way to french kiss, and everything in between. Could you send me some info, Please!!!
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question.The purpose of this webpage is to answer peoples questions about AIDS andSexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's), and how a person may reduce theirrisks of these diseases. This page is not designed to teach people... Read more »

STDs--The Hidden Epidemic

Hi, Rick. I've been reading quite a few of the frequently asked questions and I've noticed people are mainly concerned about AIDS apparently regardless of the presence of some other nasty (perhaps nastier than AIDS) STDs.I would like to suggest...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your comments. The issue of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is one that people often do not talk about, and this issue is often ignored. The public is well aware of the AIDS epidemic, Read more »

STDs and high blood pressure

Dear Mr. Sowadsky,It is naturally a lot of reasons a person can get high blood pressure, and this doesn't indicate much on itself (except that one probably should consult a doctor). But I was basically just wondering if also any STD is known to give...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) do not cause high blood pressure (also known as hypertension). However, if you go to a doctors office or a clinic, you may notice Read more »

What is VD?

I saw this t.v. show once and it was talking about this diease called "VD" what is this "VD"?I heard you could contract this diease by toilet seats and door knobs.Could you please tell me what this diease, how you contract it, and is it...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...V.D. is short for "venereal disease", an archaic name for sexually transmitted infections. We don't say venereal disease any longer because of the implication that Read more »
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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 »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Innovative Database Developed for the Study of Sexually Transmitted Diseases

...A database designed to accelerate research on sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is now "on line." The STDGEN Relational Database ( http://www.stdgen.lanl.gov ) is a collaborative effort between the Los Alamos Read more »
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

Texas Hurricane Ike Information From DSHS HIV/STD Program

...before you leave your home, so that you may continue to use that supply. The new pharmacy you're assigned to will need as much information as possible from you regarding prescriptions in order to supply additional drugs to you, so the labels on... Read more »
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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 for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has... Read more »

Condoms are only 85% effective

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
According to "Desperate Housewives" tv show, condoms are only 85% effective in preventing pregnancy so I assume the same holds true for HIV infection. Read more »

Really scared

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi everyone. I'm not a gay or bisexual male, but I did have an encounter with a bisexual male. I was curious and really drunk at the time. I'm very scared and worried about the whole situation because I don't know hhis HIV status and here I am 3... Read more »

DOES ANYONE KNOW IF THIS WORKS????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Navigation What is Freedom Lubricant? Freedom Lubricant is an anti-viral sexual lubricant that helps to prevent transmission of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many microbicidal lubricants are under development, Freedom Lube is... Read more »