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Is Scabies A Sexually Transmitted Disease

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SCABIES

i am suffering from SCABIES around my penis?is it symptoms of hiv?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...others, especially syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia and HIV, since they can travel together. Have a good check up by your GP or an STD specialist and be sure to protect yourself by using condoms when you have sex.Best,Joe Read more »

RISK FOR HIV? (SCABIES)

I always use condoms(safe sex) everytime I have vaginal intercourse or any sex. About 5 months ago... Read more »
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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.

What Do the Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Look Like?

...vary from person to person, and since these symptoms can resemble the symptoms of many other illnesses, you CANNOT diagnose a sexually transmitted disease (STD) based on these pictures! These pictures are to be used as a general guide only!... 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 »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Is HIV the Only Incurable Sexually Transmitted Disease?

...people forget that HIV tests do not immediately detect an infection. In addition, many people think that HIV/AIDS is the only sexually transmitted disease (STD) that is incurable and potentially fatal. I have heard people say many times, "I do... Read more »
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scabies

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I'm so scared of what is going on with my skin. The Scabies that I have is not going away. I will try my third treatment tomworrow night, but am still scratching, especially in my groin Read more »

worried sick

Posted by finallyfindigout, 4 Replies
...entered me through VERY chapped (open) lips... I've had recurring yeast, BV and a UTI since then- have tested neg for most STDs and normal CBC. During this time, I developed a rash which derm diagnosed as scabies but still getting these tiny... 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 http://thriveonline.oxygen.com/sex/experts/delilah/delilah.08-10-01.html?source=sexnewsdaily _____________________________ Read more »