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Kinds Of Stds

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Other STDs

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know what kind of time fram eit takes for other STDs to show up? I had possible exposure about 2 months a go and I haven't had any symptoms of any STD. What can I test for now? I heard that you have to wait until you get blisters to... Read more »

stds from having your balls sucked/licked?

Posted by team1, 5 Replies
obviously in everything there is a chance? but is there a great chance of getting any STDs from getting your balls and shaft (not the head of the penis though) sucked??

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Were your tests for STDs, AIDS, TB and hepatitis?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Were your tests for STDs, AIDS, TB and hepatitis?...


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STDs in Insertive Oral Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,

I had an unprotected Insertive Oral Sex for a while. I want to know what STDs can transmit in this way.

I have been told that SALIVA does not transmit HIV. But can it transmit other STD...What are they and how dangerous they can be.

I have sore... Read more »

stds are more likely than hiv? correct me plz

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
my dr told me this, yet i didn't believe him you have a 80-100% chance of getting an std. from a female as opposed to hiv. wow that kinda makes a person feel better. as i haven't had an std. in the archives i found that, men that have sex only... Read more »
Ask the Experts

what type of stds are transmitted oraly?

If there is no seman ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There are a variety of different STDs that can be transmitted via oral sex, with or without semen. It's also important to point out that there are different levels of risk, depending on the STD and type of oral sex. STDs that cause sores... Read more »

Ways to get STDS

Is it possible to receive any kind of STD or infection by "dry humping" ? A friend told me there was. Is it true that an STD or infection can be passed through clothes? If neither partners have STDs, there should be no risk at all, right?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
A basic model for STI transmission describes transmission in two different ways: either through contact with FLUID (like semen or vaginal secretions) or direct skin-to-skin CONTACT. Here's the breakdown: STIs spread by FLUIDS: Gonorrhea,... Read more »

First trimester and STDs

In the first trimester of pregnancy, which types of vaginitis and STDs do you feel comfortable treating? The CDC guidelines do not oppose treating any of these conditions. However, a colleague of mine refuses to treat ANY woman less than 20 weeks...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
A topical vaginal antifungal makes the most sense to me. Your colleague clearly has a very conservative view of treating pregnant women that many other physicians do not share. And I don't understand the 20 week cutoff when organ formation... Read more »

Can I get HIV or STDs with a condom?

Hi last night I had a few drinks and met a escort at a bar. We went back to my room and had sex with a condom. Is there a chance I can contract HIV or another std?...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,In terms of HIV, no, you cannot get it if you use a condom. Provided that you use it correctly and it doesn't break (I'm not encouraging you to throw the breakage under suspicion, if you didn't notice a break... Read more »
Articles
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Non-Coital Behaviors That Put Teens at Risk for HIV and Other STDs

An article in the November/December issue of Family Planning Perspectives reviews the limited information and research on adolescents' experience with oral sex. It draws on interviews and correspondence with roughly two dozen adolescents and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennsylvania: AIDS Group Attacks STDs Through Girl Talk

The Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force is tackling teen STDs and pregnancies with the "Girl Talk Project" (GTP), a home-based outreach targeting small groups of African-American girls. "We gather six to 10 girls, 13-18 years old, and discuss STDs,... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Teens Talk About Sexuality, Relationships, Decision Making, and STDs

Decision Making: A Series of National Surveys of Teens About Sex is a new of survey "snapshots" on adolescent sexual heath issues from The Kaiser Family Foundation and Seventeen magazine. This nationally representative survey is part of a broader... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington: AIDS, Other STDs Rising Among Local Gay Men

The number of HIV and STD diagnoses among Seattle men who have sex with men (MSM) has increased through most of this decade, despite ongoing outreach and awareness programs, officials say. An anticipated 70 percent cut in state HIV/AIDS funding has... Read more »