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Is Veneral Disease Dangerous

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incurable venereal disease?

Hi, Dr.Kull. I have 2 questions today. I had looked at a leaflet telling that there are known 25 sorts of venereal disease in this world now and 4 of them are incurable. However it doesn't say what they are. Could you possibly tell me what...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I've never counted, and it would take too much time for me to describe all STIs here, so why don't you peruse some information we have here at The Body to learn more about <a... Read more »

Does gay men facesitting transmit venereal disease (FACESITTING)

Dear doc, Last night I let a man prostitute sit on my face and smother me with his bare ass. Is... Read more »

Veneral infection by kissing

Hi, thenks in advanced. Im very worried because I have a pregnant wife. I went 2 days ago to a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Venereal Disease on the Rise Via Unsafe Gay Oral Sex

Recent dramatic increases in gonorrhea and syphilis infections among men -- rates not seen since the early 1980s -- indicate gay Australians are unaware of the STD risks of oral sex, sexual health experts say. There were 405 gonorrhea cases in the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: "Dangerous Complacency" on HIV

Rising rates of STDs seen in Australia's youth are prompting fears among public health officials of a future spike in HIV diagnoses. "If their attitude to unsafe sex continues, it will only be a matter of time before HIV infections increase, too,"... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Syphilis and HIV: A Dangerous Duo Affecting Gay and Bisexual Men

A blog by Gail Bolan, M.D., Director of the Division of STD Prevention, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), discusses surveillance data released in CDC's 2011 STD Surveillance Report. Bolan draws attention to the increase in primary... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oklahoma: Adolescents Face Infertility Danger With Disease

The Regional Infertility Prevention Advisory Council is meeting Thursday in Oklahoma City, bringing public health officials together for a two-day conference on chlamydia screening, treatment, surveillance, and other issues. Attendees will include... Read more »
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Venereal Warts & low cd4

Posted by butchcat, 1 Reply
I was first diagnosed w/ condyloma (Venereal warts) in the late 80's and had laser surgery to remove the stubborn critters. No re-occurances for a LONG time. I've noticed within the last 6 or 8 months they have definately come back! My cd4 dropped... Read more »

wut is more dangerous?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Wut do u guys think is more dangerous??? RECEIVING a blow job, or kissing someone with an open sore??? Cuz when u GET a blow job the person is sucking directly into ur urethra right? When ur kissing with a sore, its not direct, theres less chance.... Read more »

It's dangerous to Encourage people to go off meds.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
It is dangerous to encourage people to go without taking the anti-viral therapies. Not everyone can survive without them. I am happy for people who can, but there are many more who cannot and are having trouble being compliant with the medication... Read more »

Is this dangerous?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Love going into a bar with a dark corner - my jeans torn along the seam - received anal sex in a local LA bar one night - the guy was huge - what surprised me wasn't that he was deep inside me (I just backed up on it) - but that he gave no... Read more »