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Is Measles A Std

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I am 22 years old. I have been masturbating since the age of 13. I never had sex with anyone. Could I have contracted HIV? Is is possible to get HIV through masturbating when i have small cut or wound on my penis...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,And yet another QTND (question that never dies) arises tonight! Hmm . . . must be a full moon out there or something.See below Mr. Sticky Fingers.Dr. Bobunwashed clothes (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF AN STD BY MASTURBATION)Apr 20, 2008 what will... Read more »


Dear Dr. Bob:I love you and your forum and am grateful for your truthful and candid answers; your... Read more »

Clarification on german measles

I was the one who posted a few days back on german measles. I guess my question really is. Does... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Non-Infected Babies Born to HIV Mothers Have Reduced Immunity to Measles

The results of this study suggest that babies born to HIV mothers would not be able to neutralize the measles virus as effectively and would lose protection sooner than babies born to healthy mothers. These babies would therefore be much more likely... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Antiretrovirals Important to Protect HIV-Positive Children From Measles

Scientific American looks at the possible link between HIV prevalence and a recent increase in the number of children dying from measles in sub-Saharan Africa. "Studies show that infants with HIV do not respond well to the measles vaccine even... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

GSK, Institut Pasteur Collaborate to Develop HIV Vaccine Adapted From Measles Vaccine

GlaxoSmithKline and France's Institut Pasteur announced on Monday they are collaborating to develop an experimental HIV vaccine by fusing the virus' genes onto an existing measles vaccine, Reuters reports. Institut Pasteur will license the... 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 »
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german measles delaying serconversion

Posted by Anonymous
I was reading somewhere that measles and german measles suppresses the immune system. I have tested negative at 7, 11, 12 and a half weeks and 17 weeks. After testing at 3 months, a few days after, I got a rash which looked like german measles. If... Read more »

Measles immunization

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can an immunization for measles taken during the window period affect seroconversion if one was infected? I had an immunization done 4 weeks into my window and now im wondering if this will affect my window period.

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german measles and ELISA

Posted by Anonymous
I just tested at 12 weeks negative on 3rd gen Elisa, A day after getting the results, I developed a rash that eventually spread all over. My doctor seems to think I got a mild case of german measles, He is not sure because there was no fever present... Read more »

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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