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Rare Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

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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, that theyget tested for other... Read more »

Sexually Transmitted diseases caught by oral contact

I am thinking about having sex with a new partner. I am very aware of having safe sex and will use... Read more »

Rip In Bottom

I have a rip in the opening of my bottom, it can sometimes be very sore and bleed, how can I get... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Massachusetts: Rare Sexually Transmitted Disease Reported in Boston

...sex, said Dr. Alfred DeMaria, Massachusetts' director of communicable-diseases control. "And that's a concern in terms of other sexually transmitted diseases and HIV," he said. LGV symptoms include a painless pimple or lesion of the genitals,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: Nassau County Confirms First Case of Rare Sexually Transmitted Disease

Nassau County Department of Health officials have confirmed that a county resident has been diagnosed with Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV), a rare STD that is a form of chlamydia. The case is Nassau's first and one of seven found across the nation.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Health Officials Issue Alert About Rare Sexually Transmitted Disease

On Monday, San Francisco public health officials warned that four gay men in the city have contracted a rare and potentially debilitating STD, Lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV), which was recently reported in the Netherlands. LGV -- a form of... 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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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 http://thriveonline.oxygen.com/sex/experts/delilah/delilah.08-10-01.html?source=sexnewsdaily _____________________________ Read more »

Check for other sexually transmitted diseases too

Posted by Anonymous
How to get the standard STD clinic tests when you go and get tested for AIDS HIV : Ask the doctor or clinician to check for throat, for urethral, for anal and for blood STDs. Read more »

oral sex and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I am currently dating a man, whom I care greatly about... however... he is a part of a lifestyle sexual movement that I am unsure about participating in. He is what is termed a swinger. He has assured me that EVERYONE uses protection, i.e.... Read more »