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Is It Possible To Never Get Rid Of An Std

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Sensitive Testicles and possible STD?

Dear Doc About 6 months ago I had sex with a woman. Oral sex without protection, vaginal sex with protection. Several days later I experienced a burning sensation when urinating. I went to a local family doctor who found no sign of infecton by urine...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

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Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Since your doctor did not test you forSexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's), there's no way of knowing whether youhad an STD or not. A burning sensation when you pee (urinate) and testicularpain, can... Read more »

Possible exposure to HIV/STD?

Possible HIV/STD exposureHello everyone, I was in a situation recently that has given me some... 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

In Brazil, You've Got Mail and Possibly an STD

A new Web site created by the Brazilian Health Ministry lets visitors e-mail a "virtual postcard" to inform their sex partners that they may be infected with an STD. The cards suggest that the recipients visit a doctor for screening. The cards may... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Increases in STD Cases Among NYC Residents Raise Public Health Concerns, Including Possible Rise in New HIV Cases

Although New York City residents are healthier overall than they were a decade ago, increases in the number of cases of the sexually transmitted diseases syphilis and chlamydia show that the diseases "may again be cause for concern," particularly... Read more »
Project Inform

A Primer on What's Up With Cure Research

Research aimed toward curing HIV infection by ridding the body of the virus or teaching the immune system to keep the virus under control without the need for antiretroviral (ARV) drugs -- what some refer to as a "functional cure" -- is beginning to... Read more »
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to rid of me

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
fine ill post my whole story tonight or tommorow morning and then ill stop unless i really need to post but just so you know i did get exposed to it by having unprotected sex with a girl ok. here is a short part of my story: i had unprotected sex... Read more »

Is it possible?

Posted by scared2Bpos, 5 Replies
I don't mean to scare anyone who is going through their "window peroid". I just need to express my concerns. I am just going to paste what I posted in another forum.

Well, I couldn't wait until 13 weeks. I went and took another rapid at my 11 wk... Read more »

a hopeful possible worried well ... my story

Posted by MrAnxious, 1 Reply
Hi everyone,

(This is going to be really long winded and may bore you to death but its helping me clear my head and keep things straight for the next month until I can take the 90 day mark so please cut me a bit of slack.. respond if you like, don't... Read more »

Other STD's - ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

I was wondering about the other viral STDs, namely HPV and Herpes. Are there tests for these and are they conclusive? I have not had any signs or symptoms and I think I was tested early after possible exposure for these. However, I do... Read more »