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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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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HIV+ and issues with responding to STD treatment

In the past several months, I have made some poor decisions about anonymous sexual encounters. Oral sex without condoms was exchanged. In May, I was diagnosed with Syphillis, was given Penicillin shots. In July, I was tested to determine if...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Other than the chlamydia, your syphilis, herpes and HIV are responding to treatment. So, really, this seems about the chlamydia. I am not sure why you are not responding appropriately to antibiotics. Some cases of chlamydia do indeed require... Read more »

cure for an std

i have had syphilis for about 2 years and i just started noticeing symptoms iwas just wondering how long it would take to cure the infection and what they do to me to cure me....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Penicillin is what you need. If you are allergic, there are alternatives. Get help and treatment right away. DW... Read more »

STD and antibiotics

Hi,I'm a man, and a couple of months ago, I received oral sex from an unknown woman. I did not wear a condom. I decided to see a doctor a couples of after, just to make sure, and he noticed that I was kind of stressed, with a possible STD. He...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
No antibiotics treat all STDs. Not all STDs are bacterial in nature. Sometimes doctors choose to treat the more common STDs empirically (like chlamydia and gonorrhea) with one antibiotic. If you are still concerned, give your doc a call and see... Read more »

Self Funded Health Benefits Law Firm - STD and HIV Testing/Status

My question involves the following fact pattern:An extraordinarily conservative law firm self funds its employee welfare benefit program. Employee need to be tested for STDs and HIV. As a self funded entity, an "officer" of the...
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
And all the partners at the firm are completely monogamous, right? Good grief. You are a great candidate for the mail-in HIV test, obtainable at a pharmacy (ideally one where they don't know you). Or you could call the AIDS Service Organization... Read more »
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STD TESTING>....... HELP!

Posted by GSAstudent
Hi,

I am currently studying product and service design at Glasgow School of Art.

I need people to tell me there experiences of STD Clinics. Tell me how you felt about the procedures and what you feel would improve the overall experience of getting... Read more »

STD forums

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Does anybody here know of any forumslike this one but for STD's Read more »

Unknown STD - looking for other sufferers

Posted by smithsonian10
Hi all

I, like many many others from around the world, have been affected by what appears to be a mystery virus that attacks the immune system hard. It's been a year of hell and I take no solace in the knowledge that I am not alone with this.

Here's a... Read more »

hiv and other std stuff

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi all. Im a 37 yr old gay male from Argentina. I was diagnosed as hiv+ almost a year ago. Fortunately my clinical status is fine and I dont need treatment yet. As soon as I was diagnosed, my doctor indicated a series of lab routines, and VDRL... Read more »