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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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a bugging question

Hi Doc, how are you?I was at the STD clinic in which I visited the doctor straight after a guy who seemed to be gay and have HIV. Can this doctor be negligent and give me HIV if he was giving me a full physical examination without wearing gloves? Is...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Edward,". . . A guy who seemed to be gay and have HIV . . ."? Edward, why did you think he was gay? Was he singing Streisand tunes on his way out the door or maybe he was married to Liza Minnelli? Also, how did he seem to have HIV? Did he Read more »

re scared straight

Here is how I see it. Correct me if I am wrong. Chances of me getting HIV from giving a blow job is very scarce!! "Theoretically" does not mean its ever happened. But it can happen .However .,after the fact .. I think that the 1 in a million...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that of anal or vaginal sex, numerous studies have demonstrated that oral sex can result in the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Abstaining from oral, anal, and vaginal sex altogether or having sex only with a... Read more »

Thank you. re Scared straight

Guess am just freaked out about my possible exposure and somehow believe I will be that one in a million who gets hit by lightening.It's only been 4 days since the event and I already have no appetite. Sore muscles Im making myself sick . I hope and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that of anal or vaginal sex, numerous studies have demonstrated that oral sex can result in the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Abstaining from oral, anal, and vaginal sex altogether or having sex only with a... Read more »

Time to set safe sex straight! (COMING OUT OF THE CLOSET, 2011)

Dear Dr Bob, I am so thankful you are here but its time to set people like me straight! I have just had oral sex with an unknown individual at a bathhouse.I have had similar scares before but very lucky! Why I keep putting myself through this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that of anal or vaginal sex, numerous studies have demonstrated that oral sex can result in the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Abstaining from oral, anal, and vaginal sex altogether or having sex only with a... Read more »
Articles
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

...than half the people who should be screened receive the recommended STD tests, CDC said. If left undiagnosed and untreated, STDs raise the risk of HIV infection. The report found large racial disparities in STD rates, reflecting a range of... 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

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 »
U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) -- Overview

... What Is a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)? How Many People Have STDs? How Do You Get an STD? What Are the Symptoms of STDs? How Do You Get Tested for STDs? Read more »
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TRY TO SING THIS SONG WHEN YOU GET WORRIED

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
When I was just a little girl, I asked my mother, 'What will I be? 'Will I be pretty? 'Will I be rich?' Here's what she said to me: 'Que sera, sera, 'Whatever will be, will be; 'The future's not ours to see. 'Que sera, sera, 'What will be, will be.... Read more »

To the poster of "try to sing this song"

Posted by ItsFaith, 1 Reply
You know Mr. Anon...I'm having a horrible time of things...unrelated to HIV...that I won't get into, but I've been especially worried and anxious lately and I took your advice today....everytime i would start to fill up or hypervenhilate I would... Read more »

Don't know what to do ... Can't talk to anybody

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I am a young married man who had sex with a neighbor while consoling her about a recent divorce. We had had sex before (just friends, before either of us were married), and it just kind of happened. I heard he talking to her ex on the phone and... Read more »

s********ing bricks!

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hi guys, I was here on this board a couple of years back. I went through hell. I had all the classic symptoms of ARS and i flew to the US to get checked by the doctor. They made a whole buch of tests including an HIV ELISA whcih came out negative.... Read more »