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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...a pregnant woman and her baby? How is gonorrhea diagnosed? What is the treatment for gonorrhea? How can gonorrhea be prevented? Where can I get more information? Sources What is gonorrhea? Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Gonorrhea is caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae , a bacterium that can grow and multiply easily in the warm, moist areas of the reproductive tract, including the cervix (opening to the...
Ask the Experts
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 »

SCARED TO DEATH ONE DRUNKEN NIGHT

RECENTLY I HAD A DRUNKEN EXPERIENCE WITH A PROSTITUTE I USED A CONDOM AND IAM ALMOST POSITIVE THAT THE CONDOM DIDNT BREAK OR ANYTHING BUT I STILL CAUGHTAN STD I SEEN A DOCTOR AND WAS TREATED HE SAID POSSIBLY CALYMIDIA I ASKED THEDOCTOR HOW. I WOULD...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...etc.), a personsjudgement is significantly affected. A person is much more likely to putthemselves at risk for HIV and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's). A person under the influence of these drugs, is also much less likely to... Read more »

Do I have HIV?

OK I am 17 years old i had sex with two guys one in January of 05 and then started with the other guy in march i contracted an STD from one of them but i dont know who. I got tested but i have lower back pain and cloudy discharge so i was just...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Your continued symptoms are more likely due to a sexually transmitted disease -- you could have been reinfected after being treated. Along with re-evaluation for sexually-transmitted diseases, you should Read more »

Kissing someone with another STD

Dear Ryan:I engaged in open mouth kissing with someone that had an STD other than AIDSShe said the clinic said she had cervicitis but they never gave her a test for clymidia or gonnorea and gave her a prescription for Doxycycline. They suggested she...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...saliva of HIV infected people does not cause infection in others.Getting an STD from kissing is not all that common. Certain sexually transmitted diseases can be transmitted through kissing if the STD can manifest itself orally and/or in oral... Read more »
Articles
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 »
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 »
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 »
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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 »

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 Read more »

A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor. Read more »

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 »