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Meaning Of Std's

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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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other std's

Posted by worriedgirl, 2 Replies
Thank you all for the support and kindness. I will post my results as soon as I get them. Also...I want to be tested for other std's as well. What all do you recommend getting tested for? Ravi mentioned getting an STD panel done. What does that mean... Read more »

STD PERSISTENCE

Posted by Anonymous
If you contracted STD's such as Chlamydia, Gonnorea, how long do they persist for during an outbreak? And they say it causes penis pain, well, does that mean the penis hurts every minute? or just once in a while.

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STD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If no visible STDs are present after a period of time after possible infection does that mean HIV although possible, is unlikely?

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std question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I just tested positive for hsv1 does that mean I have genital herpes too? I tested negative for hsv 2 . i just need some clarification please help. Read more »
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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 sense of humor is truly wonderful. You should become a regular on Comedy at the Improv ... Anyway, onto my question. I read an article posted here...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello "Question Mark,"The answer depends on how you define mutual masturbation. If you are just burping your own nephew (so to speak) without giving your buddy a "helping hand," then your risk of all STDs is nonexistent. You... 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 toes. I have done that to 5 or 6 girls so far but I just worry this could be a risky activity. And in one instance, I received a foot job (masturbation...
Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Response from Maribel Rodriguez-Torres, M.D.

Fundacion Gatroenterologia De Diego
You can get any blood borne disease if there is the possibility of open wounds or lacerations in your mouth and toes.Also definitely you can have contact with other organisms as bacteria and fungus.... Read more »

received an std

if you receive gonorrhea from your partner does this mean you will receive everything they might have (hep, HIV and so on)...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
No, it doesn't-- some STDs are inherently more contagious and therefore easier to acquire than others. But that also means that it could happen that you might acquire more than just gonorrhea-- that's why the AIDS epidemic keeps going.... Read more »
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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 »