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Male Std Symptoms

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Males Less Likely to Tell Partner About STD: Study

Men and teenage boys are far less likely than females to tell their main sexual partners they have been diagnosed with an STD, a small study in France suggests. Researchers found that 14 percent of men diagnosed with an STD in the past five years... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Relationships Between Perceived STD-Related Stigma, STD-Related Shame and STD Screening Among a Household Sample of Adolescents

Individuals' perceptions of STD-related stigma (negative societal attitudes toward STD infection) and expectations of STD-related shame (negative personal feelings) that would result from a positive test can be important barriers to STD testing.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Youve Got Male: Gay Cyber Site Promotes Health, STD Protection

Cambridge, Mass.-based Manhunt.net is one of many Web sites catering to gay men looking to connect with other men. Unlike most such sites, however, it provides AIDS counseling and recruits participants for surveys and HIV drug studies. It also gives... Read more »
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vaginal transmission of orally aquired std?

If I have aquired Chlamydia, syphilis, herpes, or gonorrhea by giving someone (another male) oral sex - as I think I may have, due to a small leision on my tongue - can I tranmit it through having conventional sex with an uninfected woman, without...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.Different Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's) are transmitted differentways. If you acquire a systemic STD that is found throughout the body (HIV,Hepatitis B etc.), you can get infected through giving oral... Read more »

please..doc..the STD people in my town are so inconsistent!

Hi doc..im a nineteen year old male, i had one possible exposure to HIV in July 08..My last test was three months after exposure was negative..i was treated for physcological reasons because regretfully i became suicidal because of the thought of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello CAM,You are HIV negative. Your negative HIV-antibody test at three months is definitive and conclusive.The nurse who told you that you need to test every six months for two years was more than "just a little ignorant." She passed... Read more »

have i got a seriouse std

thank you for taking the time to read this and i do hope you can respond.i am gay male of 3 and have been dating another male for the past 6 months,recently i have had an infection that were flu like symtoms but worse,like a head cold that was also...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You're a "gay male of 3 and have been dating another male for the past 6 months . . . ." Hmmmm And you're worried about HIV??? Dude, you're still in preschool. Does this mean you really weren't napping during nap... Read more »

Accuracy of std-hiv testing

Dear Rick, I would like to know how accurate both std and hiv testing is for males. I had two rounds of tests done because i was experiencing very minor pain in the groin/seat when sitting. The tests included having blood and swab cultures taken and...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.By 7 months after infection, if you were infected with HIV, syphilis,chlamydia, and gonorrhea, you would have tested positive. Often, for many ofthe STD's, a person can test positive within a month or so after... Read more »
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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 »

Unprotected hetero sex. Likely STD, HIV? HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am a male and about two months ago I did a stupid thing and cheated on my girlfriend with a new friend. I had began to have unprotected sex and I freaked out and said that I had to stop because I realized how stupid what I was doing was. I did... Read more »

Question about STD symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Recently, I received unprotected oral sex at a party. After the incident, I got really nervous producing every symptom for every STD I could find on the internet for a few days. However, after like 3 or 4 days, when I calmed down, all the symptoms... Read more »

Symptoms of ARS compared to Herpes or other STD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello everyone,
Well I'm another that did the irresponsible thing and had unprotected sex, and I have symptoms that are consistent with ARS as well as other STDs. Does anyone know or has anyone had the symptoms of ARS and if so what were they for... Read more »