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Is It Possible To Have Sores On You Private Part Without It Being An Std

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The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

What is the 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...
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my private part

find out was positive in june this year after i've suffered from shingles, don't know what to eat to stay healthy. recently am developing sores in my private part it hurts a lot, sumtym they come as boils. went to the clinic and they gave...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
It could be herpes. If it is, ask your doctor for a prescription for Acyclovir, Famvir, or Valtrex. Take it forever if you can as a prophylaxis with your HIV medications.It could also be syphilis, but I am assuming that you got tested for sexually... Read more »

feeling sensation on private part

I went with sex worker 4 days back, although we did not have sex she gave me hand job after playing with her private part. I also touched her private part but later realize that I have 2 small cuts ( without blood) on finger which I used. I kissed...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Based on the situation you are describing it doesn't sound like you were at risk for HIV or any other STD. In health,Richard... Read more »

sore throat can be sign of std

10 months ago i had oral sex with a sex worker. one month after (until now) i start have pain in the throat and sore throat from time to time with appearance of white spots some times. but there is no fever. tested for hiv after 6 weeks and 14 weeks...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Chlamydia and Gonorrhea can both be transmitted orally. To be screened for it in the throat you must have your throat swabbed. I would suggest a test just to be certain.In health,Richard... Read more »

Risk of HIV/STD transmission through a cold sore

If one performs oral sex on a man and has a cold sore on their lip, how much of a risk is there of contracting HIV or another STD? The cold sore wasn't bleeding nor had it bled but the outer crust had been peeled off earlier that day. There was...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
I do not think the cold sore does that much in terms of risk for STIs. Certainly the virus that causes cold sores, HPV, can be transmitted from such lesions. DW... Read more »
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STD? cold sores, herpes???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i've seen how cold sores are active in hiv poz individuals. but i thought cold sores were common in people with a herpes strain? and the cold sores would be were you came into contact with the herpes virus. ie you won't get herpes on your lip if... Read more »

Sore throat one week after possible exposure

Posted by ejchak, 1 Reply
I had sex with a guy exactly 9 days ago, he told me that he was tested and his status is negative, but at this point that means nothing to me.
we gave each other oral, and made out constantly. then he gave me anal. a condom was used, the condom did... Read more »

Oh No another STD

Posted by Rick1977, 3 Replies
Hey guys. At the end of my rope here. I have been living with HIV for about a year now and coping relatively well. Three weeks ago I woke up with my first cold sore on my lip. When I went to the doctor, he took a sample, and about a week later I... Read more »

STD Symptoms??

Posted by Anonymous
6 weeks ago, I had a man cum on my face. It ran down to the corner of my mouth and some may have gotten in my mouth. Within a minute or two, the corner of my mouth was red and burning. THis lasted for about 1/2 an hour after it was cleaned up. I... Read more »