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Military And Sexually Transmitted Disease

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention 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 development...
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Genital Ulcers

Dear Dr. Wohl,I like your answers to questions. You are straight with many of the questions. I maybe in the wrong forum but please excuse this transgression. I was wondering about genital ulcers. I have read that genital ulcers are a factor in...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
...Thanks for your comments. Herpes simplex virus (HSV) and other ulcerative sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) facilitate HIV transmission by creating ulcers that bypasses the usual body surface barriers to HIV infection. When there is Read more »

male urethral douche

Hello: Male urethral douche within 3 hours after sex (3 to 6 hours max) reduced VD from 18,000 cases per day to 600 cases per day, U.S. WWII military statistics quote. Male urethral douche worked well and was U.S. (and other) MANDATORY Military...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Male urethral douche??? Ouchamagoucha! You want us to go back to practicing medicine and STD prevention the way we did during WWII??? No, my friend, this is definitely not a good idea for so many reasons. I'll just ask Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. If a person has one Sexually TransmittedDisease (STD), they may have been exposed to others as well. That's why weoften recommend that if a person has been diagnosed with one STD, Read more »

hep b and kissing

I need some specific info about this and our intent to continue our budding relationship. We have had sexual contact but no penitration. I have performed oral on her and she I. I was vacinated thru the military in late '98 for the first 2 and early...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...should see a physician to evaluate whether or not she needs treatment.Condoms are your safest bet to prevent transmission of any sexually transmitted disease. Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

How Do You Talk To Your Partners About HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

...There is no easy answer concerning how to talk to a partner about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many people find it easy tohave sex, they find it extremely difficult to talk about it. So how does onebegin? The Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cook County, Ill., Ranks High in Sexually Transmitted Disease: STD Treatment Costs U.S. Health Care System $16.4 Billion a Year

... New CDC figures show the United States logs 19 million new STD cases each year. Less than half the people who should be screened receive the recommended STD tests, CDC said. If left undiagnosed Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Indian Ministry of Defense Encourages Wives of Military Personnel to Take HIV Prevention Measures

... India's Ministry of Defence has launched a campaign to encourage the wives of military personnel to protect themselves against HIV/AIDS following the "rapid spread" of the disease through the country's military, the Financial Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Diagnoses and Mental Health Disparities Among Women Who Have Sex With Women Screened at an Urban Community Health Center, Boston, Mass., 2007

...have sex with men only (WSM)," the authors wrote. However, there is limited research on these indicators in conjunction with STDs and WSW sexual health. From July to December 2007, a retrospective chart review was performed on all female... Read more »
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Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
...When getting tested it's a good idea to get tested for   a. sexually transmitted diseases,       ... Read more »

By Deb Levine. other sexually transmitted diseases

Posted by don
...By Deb Levine. ...other sexually transmitted diseases _____________________________ Read more »


Posted by anotherAnon, 2 Replies
I recently slept with a guy in the airforce. we were protected, and i asked him about his sexual history. he said he was ok and that he was recently tested b/c he might have been deployed (ended up not being deployed overseas) and when we talked... Read more »

HIV & Public Health - lets rethink.....

Posted by GamboJim, 2 Replies
All, I posted this reply to one of the messages earlier. I feel we need to examine current testing conditions to really fight HIV. Also google "Sharon Mitchell" & "Pcr" - she's the Director of AIM (clinic that caters to Adult Industry) - for... Read more »