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Most Common Std's Among College Students

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College students and the risk of STD's

Now that I'm in college..there is a lot more sexual pressure than where i'm from. Is there an increasing number of college students who contract STD's? Why is this so? Does the environment influence risky behavior? Should college kids...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) among college students is not uncommon. In fact, when we look at STD statistics, the highest rates of STDs are found in adolescents (ages 10-19) and young adults (ages 20-24).... Read more »

College student confused...

Hey, I used to have HIV, until I was put on a cocktail of medicines and ever since then there is no... Read more »

COLLEGE STUDENT GOING CRAZY !! WILL DONATE BUT PLEAASSSEEE ANSWER!

Hi i previously posted a question but was not answered , please please please please please answer... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

North Carolina to Train Club Goers, Popular College Students to Educate Others on HIV/AIDS

Public health officials in several North Carolina counties by Dec. 1 plan to use an almost $1.4 million CDC grant to train "popular opinion leaders" in the Triangle, Triad and Charlotte metropolitan areas to help educate black men who have sex with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Young Adult Sexual Health: Current and Prior Sexual Behaviors Among Non-Hispanic White U.S. College Students

The current study provides information on the prior and current sexual practices -- including oral sex, vaginal intercourse, anal intercourse, and masturbation -- of a population of U.S. college students. "Less is known about the sexual health of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Outbreak Identified Among Black Male College Students in North Carolina; Probably Not Limited to State, Study Says

Public health officials have identified an HIV outbreak among black male college students in North Carolina, with the number of newly diagnosed cases suddenly increasing over the previous four years, according to a study presented on Tuesday at the... Read more »
AIDS.gov

HIV/AIDS/STD Prevention Demonstration Projects for Historically Black Colleges and Universities and other Minority-serving Institutions

Naima Morales Cozier, AIDS.gov The cultural diversity of communities of color is to be celebrated. We have overcome adversity and barriers at every turn with the hope of change. With this same determination, we face the HIV/AIDS epidemic.... Read more »
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Confused College Student Here...Please Help Out!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi guys:
I am a 21 year-old (female) college student with--you guessed it--a test results question. So, here goes:
I had unprotected oral sex (after too much alcohol) one night with the guy I was dating. This was literally only once; otherwise, we... Read more »

scared college student.... again.... please help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I posted awhile back my fears of HIV and there were a few responses that helped ease my mind... for a little... but now I'm so scared again... please help me out.

In March I started a sexual relationship with a friend of a friend. We had protected... Read more »

I am a 24 year old college student

Posted by Anonymous, 9 Replies
I am a 24 year old college student who just found out my status
three months ago. I have choosen for right now to skip treatment.
I have a friend who is positive for seven years and he is not
taking... Read more »

college student

Posted by Anonymous
i'm a 22 year old college student conducting a research on AIDS-HIV in realevene to the American dream. I want to know how you may feel in an emtional and psychological factor. Do you feel that u can still acheive this dream or not, if so what are... Read more »