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Sexually Transmitted Crabs

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crabs (CRABS)

the real name for crabs
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,The little creatures have many names, including: Phthirus pubis, pubic lice, crab lice, Pediculosis pubis and "oh my God, creepy crawly bugs on my nether regions!"I'll repost below a few crab-related posts Read more »

Not your typical crabs.NEVER, EVER, EVER BEEN ASKED! Donation that will be true!

So here's the question.. I hope its not too strange for you, but it's been worrying me and can't... Read more »

herpes and crabs

can a person get herpes or carbs from oral sex and if so how long does it take for symptoms to show? Read more »
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The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

...need if you do not know your HIV status. For moreinformation on HIV, go to the section on TWP website called HIV: TheBasics . Pubic Lice ("Crabs") Pubic lice live in the pubic hair and can be transmitted by skin-to-skincontact. They can also... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

..., June 1996; for more information on HPV and AIN, see BETA , September 1997.) Parasitic STDs Pubic Lice Pubic lice, often referred to as "crabs," are caused by tiny insects called Phthirus pubis... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

How Does HIV Spread During Sex? Unsafe Activities Safer Activities Safe Activities What if Both People Are Already Infected? Know What You're Doing Set Your Limits The Bottom Line How Does HIV Spread During Sex? To spread... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Drug Use and HIV

How Does Drug Use Relate to HIV? Injection and Infection Access to Clean Needles Drug Use and Unsafe Sex Medications and Drugs The Bottom Line How Does Drug Use Relate to HIV? Drug and alcohol use is a major factor in the spread... Read more »
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pubic lice

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I know the topic here mainly is hiv.. but I would like to know if anyone knows about pubic lice (crabs), how long does it take for you to notice? I had an encounter two months ago, but until today this feeling started.. Read more »

social_worker help me

Posted by savealife, 1 Reply
... I was blood donor and I saved alot of folks dont they imformd folks if there promblem cause my wife she donated and she had crabs and she didnt know until she seen her dr and she said I just donated blood at blood drive he said dont worry susan... Read more »

Question about long-term non-progressors

Posted by endlsskys, 1 Reply
...test results to come back. I thinking how could I have got it. I had only 2 STD since I have been with my partner Gonogerra and Crabs. So I looked up these STD and found that Gonogerra is can not be transmitted if you are wearing a condom. So... Read more »

sexually transmitted infections

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