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Metronidazole Is Only For Vaginal Std's

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Can I get an STD by masturbating anally, using my vaginal discharge?

hi, I'm a 14 year old lesbian... I have been masturbating since I was very young... I recently started masturbating anally... tonight, I decided to do it because I was... well, horny... I didn't have any lube, so I used vaginal discharge...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get any STI from yourself! It's best practice for future times you masturbate to always wash your hands before. Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

vaginal transmission of orally aquired std?

If I have aquired Chlamydia, syphilis, herpes, or gonorrhea by giving someone (another male) oral... Read more »

Help! What is My HIV/STD risk from unprotected anal/vaginal sex?

A week and a half ago I went out with someone I did not know and I had too much to drink. We were... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence and Correlates of Heterosexual Anal Intercourse Among Clients Attending Public STD Clinics in Los Angeles County

Recent heterosexual anal intercourse (AI) "was reported by a non-trivial proportion of clients seen at public STD clinics" in this study, which was set in Los Angeles County, Calif. To identify demographic and behavioral correlates of heterosexual... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gen-Probe Gets FDA OK for STD Test

On Tuesday, San Diego-based Gen-Probe Inc. said the Food and Drug Administration had approved the company's Aptima Combo 2 test to be used to screen certain liquid Pap and vaginal swab specimens for chlamydia and gonorrhea. FDA had already approved... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Heterosexual Anal Sex Activity in the Year After an STD Clinic Visit

The research team undertook the current study to describe anal sex activity during a year and to identify factors associated with heterosexual anal sex and condom use. They performed secondary analysis of data from a trial conducted in three public... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Personal, Relational, and Peer-Level Risk Factors for Laboratory Confirmed STD Prevalence Among Low-Income African-American Adolescent Females

The study authors sought to identify risk factors for laboratory confirmed STD prevalence among low-income African-American adolescent females living in a high-risk urban area of the southern United States. A total of 715 African-American... Read more »
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Vaginal infections and HIV ?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Before starting my relation with my boyfriend, both were tested for HIV and other STD, but when we gave up the condom I started suffering from candidal infections. Can I relate it to HIV ? Weve been monogamous for two years before the test ? Can I... Read more »

vaginal discharge

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was diagnosed with gonorrhea about a month ago. I was treated and retested. The retest came back as undetected. I have also gone in for a full STD testing. I won't know the results until next week. I don't really have any syptoms of anything,... Read more »

STD CONFLICT!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Recently found out having antibodies for hsv2. Unprotected vag. intercourse unk if any open sores then. Tested negative past six month period but could having hsv2 delay production of antibodies for hiv? I would assume if I can produce antibodies... Read more »

STD question

Posted by sadface, 1 Reply
I am confused. I went to the Dr. 1 week after having unprotected sex. She did a vaginal STD screening for Chlymidia, Gonnerhea, BV, Trichamonis and yeast. It took 10 days for the results to come back...negative for all. I went today for my second... Read more »