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The Well Project

Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...Microbicides? How Would Microbicides Work? Are Microbicides Currently Available? What Is Happening in Microbicide Research? Would Microbicides Eliminate the Need for Condoms? Would Microbicides Protect Against All STDs? What if a Woman Wants to Get Pregnant? Would Microbicides Be Safe? How Would Microbicides Benefit Men? How Would Microbicides Benefit Women With HIV? Why Do We Need Microbicides if We Will...
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Known Positive, Though Undetectable Partner, Oral Sex Slip-up: Risky Encounter? (ORAL SEX AND HIV/STD RISK, 2010)

A few weeks ago I hooked up with a guy I met online; he did not reveal his status on his profile. He told me later that, because of this, he assumed that I assumed he was positive - which in fact he was. I foolishly did not notice or ask. However, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that of anal or vaginal sex, numerous studies have demonstrated that oral sex can result in the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Abstaining from oral, anal, and vaginal sex altogether or having sex only with a... Read more »

Drug abuse and the effects to the fetus during pregnancy

I have been seeing this guy for about 8 months. He promised me that he quit drugs, and I believed him. I am now pregnant and I found out he was doing marijauna and cocaine. I don't do any drugs, but is there anyway that it could harm the baby...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...your doctor monitor your baby closely during your routine prenatal visits. In addition, because the rates of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are higher among people with a history of substance abuse, it is also recommended... Read more »

Vasectomy and HIV/STD's

Can a male who is HIV Positive, who has a had a vasectomy, transmit HIV and other STD's during unprotected sex?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...question. A vasectomy (a form of male sterilization to prevent pregnancy) will not prevent the transmission of HIV, nor other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). So even if you had a vasectomy, you are still capable of transmitting HIV and... 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
...concerned about. Therefore, this would indicate that any symptoms you may be having would bedue to other causes, not HIV or other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's).If you have any further questions, please feel free to call the Centers for... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Related Risk Behavior and History of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Among Male Migrants Who Patronize Commercial Sex in China

... Men who pay for sexual services run an increased risk of contracting HIV and other STDs. Data on the sociodemographic and behavioral characteristics of such men in China are limited. The authors administered two cross-sectional 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 »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Study Looks at How Young Males Get Information About AIDS and STDs After High School

...members or friends. For more information: C. H. Brandner, et al, "Older, But Not Wiser: How Men Get Information About AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Disease After High School," Family Planning Perspectives, vol. 32, no.1, pp. 33-8. Resources... Read more »
U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) -- Overview

... What Is a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)? How Many People Have STDs? How Do You Get an STD? What Are the Symptoms of STDs? How Do You Get Tested for STDs? Read more »
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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 Read more »

Sort of worried...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...with about 30 people!!. She claims she has a clean bill of health. To be safe I went to my doctors(Feb. 21) to be tested for STDs. Being that I didn't have any symptoms of anything They did the "Poor man's test" (Pee in a cup and they test the... Read more »

6 weeks test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...1977. You have used street drugs by injection since 1977, especially when sharing needles and/or other equipment. You have a sexually transmitted disease (STD), including pelvic inflammatory disease (PID). You are a health care worker with... Read more »

very nervous

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i recieved a bj from a male about a moth ago my first time i was just experimenting and I threw up afterwards I was checked out and no std but im worried Read more »