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Impact Of Std

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will STD tests impact insurance in the future?

Dear Doc, If I do herpes or syphilis or other STD tests using my current insurance, will it impact my insurance in the future? Will other insurance companies get the information from my current medical record? I know that they will if I do HIV...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
...medical questionnaire which will include questions re various health conditions. Therefore, you would have to disclose the STD information. Legally this information cannot be shared with other companies without your written consent. Read more »

Pshychological Impact of Tests (SIGNAL-TO-CUT OFF RATIO) (INDEX VALUE)

I have had two HIV tests in my life. I have not been involved in adverse sexual activities but... Read more »

Does handlotion kill HIV/STD's

During the course of a massage, the masseuse briefly inserted her fingers into her vagina. She then... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Georgia: Positive Impact Now Offers Free STD Screenings

...free screenings for syphilis, gonorrhea, and chlamydia, courtesy of a grant from the Elton John AIDS Foundation. Positive Impact now offers the tests on a walk-in basis to men who have sex with men, with results available at a follow-up visit.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Dynamics and Behavior Change as Determinants of the Impact of Sexually Transmitted Disease Treatment on HIV Transmission in the Context of the Rakai Trial

...type 2 (HSV-2), which enhances AIDS transmission; and reductions in sexual risk behavior. The current study assessed how the impact of STD treatment on HIV transmission would vary over time in an HIV epidemic, taking into account the role of... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...high risk for HIV suggest that the impact could be significant," and recommended controlled studies to assess the impact of STD interventions on HIV transmission. Richard Rothenberg, MD, and colleagues from Emory... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexual Abuse History, Risk Behavior, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases: The Impact of Age at Abuse

...at 10 years or younger. "Sexual abuse at a younger age is associated with more sexual risk behaviors and is a risk factor for STDs," the authors concluded. Back to other news for August 1, 2005 Search the Newsroom archive Read more »
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Men's and Women's Sexual Health and Well-being

Posted by sexhealthsurvey
...clinical psychology graduate student at the University of New Brunswick. I am conducting a study on how being diagnosed with a STI impacts sexuality and sexual well-being. I am interested in comparing the sexual well-being of men and women who... Read more »

STD forums

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Does anybody here know of any forumslike this one but for STD's Read more »

Sr BCI Officer - FHI/Impact Cambodia

Posted by Anonymous
... Sr BCI Officer - FHI/Impact Cambodia Family Health International/IMPACT Cambodia is seeking a highly qualified Behavior Change Communication Specialist Read more »

6 weeks test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...1977. You have used street drugs by injection since 1977, especially when sharing needles and/or other equipment. You have a sexually transmitted disease (STD), including pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). You are a health care worker with... Read more »