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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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CBC test - Warning flag for HIV?

Mr. Sowadsky, Hi. I have a 3-part question: I am curious, would a abnormalCBC test result (red & white blood cell count, functional platelets, and lymphs) serve as a warning flagfor possible HIV infection? In regards to "symptoms" of HIV...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...infection specifically through giving oralsex. In addition to HIV, while giving oral sex, you could also be at risk forother Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's) including herpes and gonorrhea. If you are RECEIVING oral sex from someone else,... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. If a person has one Sexually TransmittedDisease (STD), they may have been exposed to others as well. That's why weoften recommend that if a person has been diagnosed with one STD, 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 unprotected sex?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...question. A vasectomy (a form of male sterilization to prevent pregnancy) will not prevent the transmission of HIV, nor other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). So even if you had a vasectomy, you are still capable of transmitting HIV and... Read more »

mr. worried again.

Dear Bob, Mr. worried writing again. I have written a few times but never got a reply. I know you get a ton of questions but I could really use an answer. 12 years ago I had unprotected sex with a girl a couple of times. I don't remember having...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the chances of that are similar to that proverbial snowball's chances in hell.Certainly unprotected sex can pose a risk for sexually transmitted diseases, including HIV. If you were worried, STD screening and HIV screening are both readily... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cook County, Ill., Ranks High in Sexually Transmitted Disease: STD Treatment Costs U.S. Health Care System $16.4 Billion a Year

...than half the people who should be screened receive the recommended STD tests, CDC said. If left undiagnosed and untreated, STDs raise the risk of HIV infection. The report found large racial disparities in STD rates, reflecting a range of... Read more »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Diagnoses and Mental Health Disparities Among Women Who Have Sex With Women Screened at an Urban Community Health Center, Boston, Mass., 2007

...have sex with men only (WSM)," the authors wrote. However, there is limited research on these indicators in conjunction with STDs and WSW sexual health. From July to December 2007, a retrospective chart review was performed on all female... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Complete Blood Count (CBC)

... The Complete Blood Count (CBC) Red Blood Cell Tests White Blood Cell Tests The Complete Blood Count (CBC) The most common laboratory test is the Read more »
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HIV fear induced coma!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...month until September. 11 Months from my first possible exposure. This has crippled me, I notice blood in my stool, Dr. orders a CBC which reveals a high white blood count. 11.4 and my Lymphocites were high 3.47 and Monocytes up at 1.1. I know... Read more »

cbc

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...if your cbc was perfect 4 weeks after possible exposure and then you test negative as well for hiv but feeling all kinds of symptoms you 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 »

33rd day elisa,cd4 count, and Viral load accurate?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was, as I had swollen glands in my neck, rash on my back, and oral ulsures (sp) but no fever (finally). He ordered a full CBC, tested for clap, syph, gohn, Elisa (I don't know what gen.) CD4 count, and a RNA (viral load). I had like 9 vilals of... Read more »