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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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syphilis cure

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW AFTER TAKE A ANTIBIOTIC INJECTION TO CURE SYPHILIS I WAS GIVEN 2 ON EACH SIDE OF THE BUTTOCKS WHEN WILL I SEE NOTICEABLE RESULTS. I HAVE A SWOLLEN LYMPH GLAND ON DA LEFT SIDE HEALED BUT VISIBLE SORES ON THE TIP OF THE PENIS OR...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...need to be re-tested for syphilis after being treated.How can syphilis be prevented?The surest way to avoid transmission of sexually transmitted diseases, including syphilis, is to abstain from sexual contact or to be in a long-term mutually... Read more »

Sexually Transmitted diseases caught by oral contact

I am thinking about having sex with a new partner. I am very aware of having safe sex and will use a condom. What I am not sure about is oral contact. For example I know that if a person has a cold sore and you have oral sex there is a change of...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...(http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Hepatitis/Q9311.qna) and my response to "Oral STD risk" (http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Hepatitis/Q21056.qna) for information on your question.RMK Read more »

can i have kids with genital herpes

can i have kids normally if i have genital herpes?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...be performed. The fetus is rarely at risk for infection. Visit http://www.plannedparenthood.org for more information about sexually transmitted diseases and pregnancy.RMK Read more »

Genital Warts

I recently found out that I had a genital wart...the doctor removed it, but it concerned me because it was on the shaft of my penis...pretty close to the head. I have always worn a condom during sex...with the exception of receiving oral sex. I...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...at my response to "HPV and genital warts" (http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Hepatitis/Q10991.qna) and HPV information in the "Sexually Transmitted Disease Basics" (http://www.thebody.com/safesex/stdbasics.html#hpv).RMK Read more »
Articles
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Do the Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Look Like?

...lesions. Some people have an outbreak of sores on a regular basis. Where to get more information about HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases Call the U.S. Centers for Disease Control. You can call them 24 hours a day, seven... 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? Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents The Basics Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases to Know About Protecting Yourself and Others The Bottom Line The Basics Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the United States, 2008

...Racial Disparities Persist Across All Reportable STDs Intensified Efforts Needed to Reduce Toll of STDs References Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) remain a major public health challenge in the United States. CDC estimates that there... Read more »
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Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... Read more »

So Worried

Posted by Lust, 1 Reply
...First, I would like to commend everyone who has posted information on this site about life after finding out your status. You dont know how much it has helped me, just by knowing. I would like Read more »

Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
...When getting tested it's a good idea to get tested for   a. sexually transmitted diseases,       ... Read more »

By Deb Levine. other sexually transmitted diseases

Posted by don
...By Deb Levine. ...other sexually transmitted diseases http://thriveonline.oxygen.com/sex/experts/delilah/delilah.08-10-01.html?source=sexnewsdaily _____________________________ Read more »