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Is Vd Contagious

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention 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 development...
Ask the Experts

Mental illness contagious?

Dr. Bob,Do you feel you can get mental illness by having unprotected sex with a mentally ill person. I had sex with this girl who was on Zanax and I thought I had HIV. All my tests are negative and my Docs can't find a cause for my symptoms. Now my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...unprotected sex????? What the hell are you talking about???? Let me guess. You were home schooled, right?????Mental illness contagious??? No, My Dear, it is not. But then again, there is the case of Clueless Dubya, Scary "Torture Boy" Cheney,... Read more »

Re: mental illness contagious

So you really think there is no truth having unprotected sex with someone you actually have sex with everyone they had unprotected sex with? Why is family history so important when diagnosing then. How else would you have a family history if you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation, O.K.? The statement "having unprotected sex with someone exposes you to everyone they had unprotected sex with" refers to sexually transmitted diseases. For instance, if you shagged the Sunday school teacher without protection, that's one... Read more »

Risk of Transmission after Testing HIV negative

Is it possible for a person to have been recently infected, and thereforetest negative for HIV infection, but then at the same time transmit the virusto another person?? In other words, if my partner and I get testing and bothtest negative, can we...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...infected. However, before of you stop using condoms, remember that a person can beuninfected with HIV, but still have other Sexually Transmitted Diseases(STD's). The only time unprotected sex is safe, is if BOTH partners testnegative for HIV... Read more »


What are the risks involved with an HIV-positive husband and wife continuing their sexual relationship? Should sexual relationships continue?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program persons infected with HIV. If you are putting yourself at risk for HIV, you are also putting yourself at risk for other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs), which can put a further strain on the immune system. STDs in persons with HIV (and... Read more »
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.

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 »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

NIAID Topical Microbicide Research

... Background HIV/AIDS, chlamydial infection, gonorrhea and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are among the most common infectious diseases reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). STDs are caused Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cook County, Ill., Ranks High in Sexually Transmitted Disease: STD Treatment Costs U.S. Health Care System $16.4 Billion a Year

...than half the people who should be screened receive the recommended STD tests, CDC said. If left undiagnosed and untreated, STDs raise the risk of HIV infection. The report found large racial disparities in STD rates, reflecting a range of... Read more »
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ayuda , parece seguro que me contagie

Posted by marche, 4 Replies
no se si alguien me puede ayudar, tuve relaciones con una persona desconocida y tuve el problema de rotura de preservativo porque talvez lo dao la mujer con sus uas al colocarlo, nose , pero , despues de dos semanas se me inflamaron mis parotidas ,... Read more »

Hpv and protected sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How common is it to catch HPV from someone using a condom? Read more »

Pityriasis Rosea

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
is Pityriasis Rosea a skin rash among HIV poz people or is it just a common rash among young people ? can someone please help me Read more »