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Is Epididymitis A Std

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is epididymitis a symptom of HIV??

About two weeks ago i was diagnosed with epididymitis. I am 23 years old and when i went to a urlogist all they kept saying was it had to be an STD causing it, because of my age. Then that made me wirry about HIV bc if i could have an STD, i could...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Epididymitis can be caused by STDs, but is not related to HIV. However, it's worth noting that epididymitis or no epididymitis, the reason to be concerned about possible HIV infection is whether or not you placed yourself at risk for... Read more »

HIV Test Kit and Epididymitis

Greetings! I am a soldier stationed in Iraq. Just over three months ago, I went to New Zealand for... Read more »

Epididymitis

Dear Dr. Bob,Approximately 4 weeks after my last sexual contact, I came down with a severe case of... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Relationships Between Perceived STD-Related Stigma, STD-Related Shame and STD Screening Among a Household Sample of Adolescents

Individuals' perceptions of STD-related stigma (negative societal attitudes toward STD infection) and expectations of STD-related shame (negative personal feelings) that would result from a positive test can be important barriers to STD testing.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Routine Brief Risk-Reduction Counseling With Biannual STD Testing Reduces STD Incidence Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in Care

The researchers evaluated whether routine, twice-yearly STD testing, together with brief risk-reduction counseling, reduces STD incidence and high-risk behaviors. The SUN study is a prospective, observational HIV cohort study carried out in four US... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effects on Sexual Behavior and STD Rate of Brief HIV/STD Prevention Interventions for African-American Women in Primary Care Settings

The study authors tested the efficacy of brief HIV/STD risk-reduction interventions for African-American women in primary care settings. A total of 564 African-American women were recruited from a Newark, N.J., inner-city women's health clinic for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Changes in Sexual Behavior and STD Prevalence Among Heterosexual STD Clinic Attendees: 1993-1995 Versus 1999-2000

The researchers examined trends in sex behaviors and STD prevalence over time among heterosexual STD clinic populations from three urban US clinics. Using a cross-sectional analysis comparing baseline data on risk (self-reported) and STDs... Read more »
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A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor.

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STD testing

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How long do I have to wait to test for other STD's besides HIV?

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http://www.medhelp.org/forums/STD/wwwboard.html

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STD question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
hey does anyone know if a guy can get a STD (not HIV) from receiving unprotected oral sex. How about woman licking the guy's anal? Can the guy get a STD that way? Read more »