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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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STD/HIV test window accuracy

Hello,Im a 26 year old male from the Netherlands and i have a couple of quistions.(my apologies for some spelling errors, English is not my native language)A while ago i had unprotected sex with another male.After this encounter i had a full STD/HIV...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,1) No2) Yes3) A Syphilis or other STD infection can make HIV transmission more likely because more CD4 cells are present at the site of the infection. CD4 cells are the type of cells that HIV needs to insert its RNA into. This process turns... 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 »

STD Tests and Vaccines.

Hello Doctor's.Thank you for providing comfort through your wonderful resource online. I have learnt a lot.I am a male 36 recently diagnosed February 2006. I had a negative result in June 2004. Therefore I surmise that I have been positive...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thanks for your post.You've got a pretty comprehensive list of possible medical interventions. Best of luck, BY... Read more »

Which STD tests to get?

I appreciate your candor and humor very much. It's helped me through these past couple of very stressful months. I'd like to donate to your foundation. Is it possible to use a credit card? Here's my story: I slept with 8 women in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Stressed in Asia,The HIV risk from the activities you describe, including the condom fumbling, is minimal to nonexistent.Your STD risk is similarly very low. A basic STD screen for sexually active folks includes: throat testing for gonorrhea,... Read more »
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A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor.

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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 »

STD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was recently diognosed with a STD that I received from receptive oral sex. I keep reading that people with STDs are more likely to contract HIV whikle I also read that it is very unlikely that a person would contract HIV from receptive oral sex.... Read more »