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Is There A Greater Risk Of Homosexuals Contracting A Std

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Hispanics/Latinos

...living in Puerto Rico. Both casual and chronic substance users may be more likely to engage in risky sexual behaviors, such as unprotected sex, when they are under the influence of drugs or alcohol. The presence of certain sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can significantly increase one's chances of contracting HIV infection. A person who has both HIV infection and certain STDs has a greater chance of infecting others with HIV. The rates...
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BJ and swallowed

Hello Dr Bob!I'm 22 YO and I'm writing from Venezuela... I've been reading this forum for more than one year.My question is... Through this year... I performed oral sex to 3 friends... they cummed in my mouth and I swallowed on the three separated...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that of anal or vaginal sex, numerous studies have demonstrated that oral sex can result in the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Abstaining from oral, anal, and vaginal sex altogether or having sex only with a... Read more »

Bath house again!

Dr Bob,I did it again.I went to a bath house for the 5th time and I had one anal sex with a guy SAFE and I sucked 4 dicks UNSAFE. I feel secure with the anal sex because we use a condom but the oral part Im scared. I know I can get STDs from oral...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that of anal or vaginal sex, numerous studies have demonstrated that oral sex can result in the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Abstaining from oral, anal, and vaginal sex altogether or having sex only with a... Read more »

oral sex (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2011)

my boyfriend is HIV positive and I am not, he tells me that because of his undetectable status having oral sex will not affect me. I need to know if this is so
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that of anal or vaginal sex, numerous studies have demonstrated that oral sex can result in the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Abstaining from oral, anal, and vaginal sex altogether or having sex only with a... Read more »

Truth about oral sex and hiv - mixed messages received from a test counselor (TRANSMISSION VIA ORAL SEX, 2010)

I have been tested at 3 months, 6 months and a year all negative. I was told that I should test up until six months from a possible exposure. The year test was the start of yearly testing I want to begin as part of my routine exams. I also tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that of anal or vaginal sex, numerous studies have demonstrated that oral sex can result in the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Abstaining from oral, anal, and vaginal sex altogether or having sex only with a... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Fighting HIV Among African Americans

...compared to other races/ethnicities, 9 African Americans continue to become infected at higher rates. Higher prevalence of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) in African American communities: Data also show that the burden of STDs is far... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...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... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

...against HIV transmission. 14 Microbicides are biological or chemical substances that reduce transmission of HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases when applied to the vagina or rectum. Ideally a microbicide would be effective, safe with... Read more »
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DOES ANYONE KNOW IF THIS WORKS????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Navigation What is Freedom Lubricant? Freedom Lubricant is an anti-viral sexual lubricant that helps to prevent transmission of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many microbicidal lubricants are under development, Freedom Lube is... Read more »

Dr. Bob Frascino is full of it

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...hypochondria or anxiety disorders when they do not accept that a three month HIV negative result means they are scott free of sexually transmitted disease - (and I think they should NOT be reassured by a 3 month HIV test, since many of these... Read more »

Celibate 21 years, now what?

Posted by stilllearning, 2 Replies
...take my chances and go for it. Take a shower before and after sex and use condoms. And always check the other guy for obvious stds, warts, discharge, etc. My problem is what to do about all this. Should I follow my desires? I'd appreciate any... Read more »

REPORT: Risk of Oral Sex

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 1 Reply
...Page-Shafer cautioned that the findings do not mean oral sex poses no HIV risk. (emphasis by Moose) She also stressed that other sexually transmitted diseases, such as gonorrhea, syphilis, and chlamydia, can be transmitted orally. Moose Read more »