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If Bodily Fluid Hits Just Your Skin Are You At Risk Of Std's?

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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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Risk of HIV/STDs from a "hand job"

I am confused. Is it possible to acquire an STD (not just HIV) from a hand job given by a female with no open sores on her hand. Have read some things regarding human papillomovirus(sp?) and herpes that has me confused. Is there any STD that can be...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...your question. Realistically speaking, getting a "hand job" (having someone masturbate you) is very low risk for HIV and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). There would only be a significant risk of infection if someone had a discharge... Read more »

Can you get an STD if you use a condom?

Can a person get an STD if a condom is used at all times and properly during sex?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Condoms, when used correctly during sexual intercourse, are effective against many sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). A condom protects you and your partner from exposure to FLUIDS (like semen, vaginal and anal secretions and blood). A man Read more »

Will hydrogen peroxide protect you from HIV and STDs?

i HAVE HEARD THAT GARGLING HYDROGEN PEROXIDE IN YOUR MOUTH AFTRE PERFROMING ORAL SEX CAN ELIMINATE ANY VIRAL INFECTION THAT MAY HAVE BEEN TRANSFERRED. IS THIS EVAN CONCIEVABLE?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...the genital area with hydrogen peroxide) before or after having sex, will not offer adequate protection against HIV, nor other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). If you wish to rinse your mouth after having oral sex, you can either use plain... Read more »

Toilets, HIV, and STDs

QUESTION #1: Thank you for your wonderful work on this website... I just have one question. I got water from a toilet in my eye and in my mouth (a child splashed it on me). Am I at risk for HIV or other bacterial and viral infections? Any...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your questions. One of the most common myths regarding HIV and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) is the fear of infection from toilets (toilet seats, toilet water, etc.). Put very simply, you cannot get HIV, nor any other Read more »
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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

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...women. If you are in thisgroup and are thinking about dating, you need to be aware that age does not protect youfrom HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Older HIV+ women usually are invisible and isolated, keeping their... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Separating Myths From Facts

... There's still a lot of misinformation about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Myth: The Top Partner During Vaginal and Anal Sex Is at Low Risk for HIV. Fact: In reality, the top partner (the inserting Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Transmission

...reduce risk substantially. Unsafe sex (sex without condoms or barriers) puts you and your partner at risk for HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) . Safer sex (sex using condoms or other barriers correctly and consistently)... 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 »

Lapdance handjob is this a risk ?

Posted by scaredagain, 6 Replies
...happily married with a young family and don't want to loose them or put them at risk. Should I have a test done for HIV and STD ? Read more »

Topping Last Month

Posted by Anonymous, 19 Replies
...penis in his anus but not to ejaculation. If I stop doing this from now on and use condoms if he is positive am I at super high risk? 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 »