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Std And Hiv Carriers

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

What is the 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...
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hiv carrier

I just recently found out that my ex is a carrier of hiv.it has been 3 going on 4 years since ive had unprotected sex with him.my last hiv test 2 years ago tested negative but I didm contract another std from him that was found in my blood.I will be...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,It sounds like you've already been tested in the right window to know if you contracted HIV from your ex.We say to get tested 3 months after your last possible exposure. If you last had unprotected sex with him about 3... Read more »

Inactive HBV carrier having unprotected sex with active HBV carrier

Hello Doctor.I am a HBV inactive carrier with HBs Ag+, HBe Ag-, HBV DNA(PCR)=4055 copies/mL, ALT and AST are within normal.I want to have unprotected sex with my new girlfriend who is an active HBV carrier with 100s of millions of copies/mL. We went...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I personally would be concerned about this. In HIV, for example, we know that patients can be "superinfected" with another strain of virus. I would be concerned that the same thing could happen in this situation that you describe.... Read more »

Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone told me that I could still be a carrier. The test was done six (6) months after my last possible exposure. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,There is no such thing as an "HIV carrier." See below.Dr. Bobis there such thing as HIV- carriers?Mar 13, 2007 Hello Doc, I have tested negative for HIV out to six months and believe I am negative per the recommendations of this site... Read more »

re-"question about "occult HIV infection"&"inactive hiv carrier"

hello Dr: first i am thankful for your reply about my question(http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Meds/Current/Q212040.html). but now i am still so worry about HIV,so i want to hear your professional advice. My only exposure...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Dear Fiance,Do not panic, stop worrying. From what you tell me you are not infected with HIV. Testing negative after 12 months is an excellent sign. Also, your risk was very low for acquiring HIV from oral-vaginal sexual contact on intact skin.... Read more »
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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.

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Insurance carrier in NY/CT?

Posted by willy, 2 Replies
Hi, I'm wondering if anyone knows of insurance carriers in the NY/CT area that are particularly good to deal with if you have HIV? Or any that I should avoid? My COBRA policy is running out soon, my new employer doesn't provide insurance and I need... Read more »

Is this HIV or STD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
About 2 weeks after heter unprotected experience, I began to urinate in 2 streams. Could this be an STD

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6/27, Austin, TX: FREE HIV STD TESTING AT ROSEWOOD ZARAGOSA

Posted by bartleby
CITY OF AUSTIN FREE HIV STD TESTING AT ROSEWOOD ZARAGOSA NHTD 2012

Wed, Jun 27, 2012 , Austin TX

What: Free and Confidential HIV/STD Testing
When: Wednesday, June 27, 2012, 1pm 7pm
Where: Rosewood Zaragosa Neighborhood Center Gym, 2800 Webberville... Read more »