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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

The Evidence That HIV Causes AIDS

...the HIV-infected, pregnant women enrolled in the European Collaborative Study are current or former injection drug users. In this ongoing study, mothers and their babies are followed from birth in 10 centers in Europe. In a paper in Lancet , study investigators reported that none of 343 HIV-seronegative children born to HIV-seropositive mothers had developed AIDS or persistent immune deficiency. In contrast, among 64 seropositive children,...
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Can HIV be transmitted through sweat? (SWEAT, 2010)

Hello Dr Robert! I was curious to know if HIV could be transmitted through sweat? I was at club recently having a conversation with a friend who is HIV positive. We speaking very close due to the loud music and during our conversation some of his...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...assessment and when I went to palpate his neck I didn't realize it was drenched in sweat- I was not wearing gloves.I had some small paper-cut type cuts on my hand from the night before and my thumb had a larger cut from a knife- but it was... Read more »

update (SWEAT, 2009)

I wrote in yesterday...my question was if, a non-smoking,non-drug user,monogomous, heterosexual can become infected with HIV &/or Hepatitis C inside a Native American Sweat Lodge amidst the sweat from HIV &/or Hepatitis C infected individuals &/or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...assessment and when I went to palpate his neck I didn't realize it was drenched in sweat- I was not wearing gloves. I had some small paper-cut type cuts on my hand from the night before and my thumb had a larger cut from a knife- but it was... Read more »

Is Hep C sexually transmitted?

Is Hepatitis C sexually transmitted? I seem to be having trouble finding reliable information about this. Some health sites say yes, while others say it's rare. Which is correct?
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Hepatitis C can be sexually transmitted; however it is uncommon.Studies of monogamous couples show that this occurs about 1 percent to 3 percent of the time. Recent studies of men who have sex with men suggest that the risk of HCV transmission... Read more »

sexually transmitted dieses

Everytime I have sex i feel some pain on the vaginal area & everyday I pass out some thick white discharge. This has been ongoing for years now. SOmetime its very itchy & irritable. Its like the skin around my vagina becomes very swollen &...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...It sounds like you have a vaginal yeast infection that is either very persistent, or keeps coming back. See your doctor to make sure that's what it is, and get tested for both Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Infection Risk Exposure Among Black and Minority Ethnic Youth in Northwest London: Findings From a Study Translating a Sexually Transmitted Infection Risk-Reduction Intervention to the UK Setting

... Effective interventions to address the disproportionate impact of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) among young black women in the United Kingdom are lacking, noted the investigators. Thus, the Young Brent Project explored Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Which HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in Care Are Engaging in Risky Sex and Acquiring Sexually Transmitted Infections: Findings From a Boston Community Health Center

... In this study, the researchers set out to determine the prevalence of sexually transmitted infections in a cohort of HIV-positive men who have sex with men (MSM) and to identify the demographic and behavioral characteristics of Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of a Regular Sex Partner in Sexually Transmitted Infections and Re-infections: Results From the Study of Female Entertainment Establishment Workers in the Philippines

...the association between living with a regular sex partner, risk-taking behaviors, and one's history of sexually transmitted infections (STIs)." Using a large-scale participatory research survey, they obtained data on sexual behavior and STI... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

One in Four Female Adolescents Is Infected With at Least One Sexually Transmitted Infection, New CDC Study Finds

...indicates that one in four (26%) female adolescents in the United States has at least one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Led by CDC's Sara Forhan, the study is the first to examine the combined national prevalence of... Read more »
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sexually transmitted infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...what is sexually transmitted infection (STI) Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... 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 »