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Std And Hiv Symptoms

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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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STD symptoms very scared.

HEy Doctor Horwath,I am curious do any other stds cause the same symptoms that HIV causes i.e. flue like symptoms etc, If so which ones cause them.Thank you...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
STD's do not usually cause flu-like symptoms. The symptoms of primary infection with syphillis, gonorrhea, and most STD's are primarily in the genital area, although some of the symptoms of syphillis (eg. skin rash) may become more... Read more »

STD + other illnesses ... are these symptoms?

I have an STD plus am now being treated for mulloscum. I also have hadfrequent yeast infections and a recent sinus infection. Are these all symptoms and should I be tested again?It has been about a year and a half since my testing, which was...
Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Response from Cal Cohen, M.D., M.S.

Harvard Medical School
These are not necessarily symptoms of HIV infection, but anyone who has asexually transmitted disease is at risk for HIV infection, because thepresence of the STD means that they had unsafe sex and could have alsoacquired HIV infection. Therefore,... Read more »

STD/HIV (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

Yes, my name is Marklyn and after viewing this site & looking around i couldn't seem to find my answer if full so I figure i would write you Dr. Robert. I just wanted to ask a couple questions, 1. Can two people who DON'T have ANY...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Marklyn,Apparently you didn't look very hard! See below for a small sampling of what is in the archives.Dr. Bobcan you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)Jun 2, 2008 me and my partner have been... Read more »

am i at risk of hiv by masturbating in shower (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD, 2010)

i usually masturbate in the shower and one day i noticed my own semen had entered a cut on my finger along with hot shower water. Is there a chance that my semen and the hot shower water reacted and created hiv and entered my body please help...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You're wondering if your spunk plus hot shower water reacted to create HIV and infected you? WOWZA! You must be yet another victim of abstinence-only sex education! HIV is not "created." You cannot give yourself a sexually... Read more »
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Question about STD symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Recently, I received unprotected oral sex at a party. After the incident, I got really nervous producing every symptom for every STD I could find on the internet for a few days. However, after like 3 or 4 days, when I calmed down, all the symptoms... Read more »

STD Symptoms??

Posted by Anonymous
6 weeks ago, I had a man cum on my face. It ran down to the corner of my mouth and some may have gotten in my mouth. Within a minute or two, the corner of my mouth was red and burning. THis lasted for about 1/2 an hour after it was cleaned up. I... Read more »

Is there any STD that can produce these symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Lately I have been experienceing several symptoms that I can not figure out where they are coming from. The most severe of which is a rash over my body. I wouldn't really call it a rash. It's more like small round firm bright red bumps that are... Read more »

STD or HIV?

Posted by bura, 2 Replies
Guys,

Symptoms:

night sweats, non-tender swelling under armpits (both) and at the back of neck. palm always feel like numb and feel that my palm ligaments are hardening. my biceps are aching. I notice that when i am in a cold area/room, my palms start... Read more »