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Is Chancroid A Sexually Transmitted Disease

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention 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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Please Help me out

hello im a concerened teenager and i would appreciate it if one of u can help me. i wanted to ask u a question. about 3 months ago i had sexual contact with a girl and a week later i noticed an ulcer. Later on i started developing different symptoms...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...Chancroid is a sexually transmitted disease and I hope your doctor gave you treatment for this infection. If not return and ask for treatment or go to your local health Read more »

Risk of sexual encounter while on vacation overseas

I recently went on vacation to Kenya and had unprotected anal sex with 5 or 6 hookers. Is this risky?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...overseas.If you had unprotected intercourse with prostitutes, especially in Africa which has very high rates of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), you are considered at very high risk for these diseases. I have the following... 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 »

Hep C DOES come from sexual contact

I am pretty well read in HIV and STDs and everything I had read including responses to questions on this forum say that Hepatitis C is not trasmitted by sexual contact. As you can imagine, I was shocked to be diagnosed with Hep C a couple of weeks...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine can lead to acute hepatitis C. I have also noted that the risk increases with trauma, anal sex, and in the presence of sexually transmitted diseases (such as syphilis, chancroid, and HSV). There are multiple studies suggesting risk of HCV... 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 »
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 »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

... Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases to Know About Protecting Yourself and Others The Bottom Line The Basics Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also called sexually transmittedinfections (STIs), are diseases and infections that... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

HIV and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

...Issues of reproductive health, including sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), are among the most common reasons that women come to learn of their HIV positive diagnosis. This article will focus on treatable Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hi guys, what are the stats on people catching hiv without catching other stds first? is this common? or do people genrally catch an std before they get hiv? thank you very much 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 _____________________________ Read more »

sexually transmitted infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
what is sexually transmitted infection (STI) Read more »