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Pain In Urethra After Sex (not An Std)

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...link 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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POST WOOHOO!!! WOW!!! GO GET TESTED!!

Thank you Dr. Frascino, for giving me the courage to go through with it... I have been suffering sooooo deeply for the past 6 months with every ailment possible!!!! Even though you didn't answer my previous question, It gave me strength just after...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,WOO-HOO. Thanks for taking the time to write in and share your newfound insights! "Go get tested . . . don't web surf for HIV symptoms . . . don't rely on symptoms . . . ." Hmm . . . that sounds strangely familiar. Where have heard those... 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 »

anal sex?

is anal sex safe for male's and female's?what problem's may it produce?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...be an efficient way to transmit the virus (regardless of your sex, male or female). Anal sex can also be a risk for certain sexually transmitted diseases and some bacterial infections if either person has a current infection and doesn't take... Read more »

anal sex step by step

I am a curious female and me and my boyfriend recently decided that we wanted to try anal sex could you give me step by step literature on how to have anal sex if not could you tell what website I could get it from
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...choose to use condoms for anal sex for hygienic reasons. The anus and rectum are more likely to transmit bacteria -- especially STD related -- than the vagina. Feces coming into contact with the urethra (the tube you pee out of) puts you or... Read more »
Articles
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 »
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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
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Protected sex!!!! It's making me crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ok, someone explain WHY people are worried about protected sex? If you had protected sex and are worried about getting HIV, then you have major guilt issues with your behavior. So, keep in mind always, protected sex is just that PROTECTED, so stop... Read more »

Scared as hell, what are my chances?

Posted by Panicman, 4 Replies
I'm a 25 year old male who's been exposed to a poz man. About 3 days ago we had unprotected sex. He did oral on me for about 2 minutes and I topped him for about 1 minute and came inside him. I asked him at the time if he was negative and he lied... Read more »

Unprotected hetero sex. Likely STD, HIV? HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am a male and about two months ago I did a stupid thing and cheated on my girlfriend with a new friend. I had began to have unprotected sex and I freaked out and said that I had to stop because I realized how stupid what I was doing was. I did... Read more »

Sick w/ worry

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...excessively about STD's particularly gonorrhea and clamydia with no outward proof or symptoms. Shorty thereafter I began to have urethral pain. I succumbed to the embarrasement and shame and went to the doctor. I explained my situation in full... Read more »