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Meaning Of Std's

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CAN I GIVE MYSELF AN STD (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF AN STD BY MASTURBATION, 2008)

I am 22 years old. I have been masturbating since the age of 13. I never had sex with anyone. Could I have contracted HIV? Is is possible to get HIV through masturbating when i have small cut or wound on my penis...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,And yet another QTND (question that never dies) arises tonight! Hmm . . . must be a full moon out there or something.See below Mr. Sticky Fingers.Dr. Bobunwashed clothes (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF AN STD BY MASTURBATION)Apr 20, 2008 what will... Read more »

What about STD's? (MUTUAL MASTURBATION, STD RISK)

Dear Dr. Bob:I love you and your forum and am grateful for your truthful and candid answers; your... Read more »

Foot Fetish and STD's

Dear Maribel!! I have a concern: I have a foot fetish and it means I love to suck on women's... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Donation Means Condoms for All on University of British Columbia Campus

Responding to an increase in STDs on the campus since the mid-1990s, a manufacturer has donated 25,000 condoms to the University of British Columbia as part of a one-year pilot project. The condoms will be distributed at dorms and other campus... Read more »
The Women's Collective

HIV and Black Women in D.C.: What Do the 2011 Data Really Mean?

On June 20th, the HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Administration (HAHSTA) unveiled two reports: Department of Health, HIV/AIDS, Hepatitis, STD, and TB Epidemiology in the District of Columbia, Annual Report 2011 and the Heterosexual Relationships... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STD Rates Continue to Increase in San Francisco, Calif.

San Francisco's successful prevention strategies that have helped decrease the spread of HIV/AIDS may be the reason that STD rates continue to rise. According to the Department of Public Health, San Francisco's chlamydia, gonorrhea, and syphilis... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Many STD Patients Re-Infected Within Months

A new report suggests that many patients treated for STDs soon become re-infected. "These infections are often asymptomatic, and that's why we need to do re-screening," said Dr. Thomas A. Peterman, a CDC researcher and the lead author of the study.... Read more »