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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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Can you get an STD if you use a condom?

Can a person get an STD if a condom is used at all times and properly during sex?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Condoms, when used correctly during sexual intercourse, are effective against many sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). A condom protects you and your partner from exposure to FLUIDS (like semen, vaginal and anal secretions and blood). A man Read more »

How does STD transmits?

Thanks alot for this forum. You are really doing a great job in educating us. I believe after reading all the questions and answers, I feel comfortable in how to protect myself against HIV (by using the condoms correctly). However, transmission of...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...sexual. Many of their similarities end there.Condoms, when used correctly during sexual intercourse, are effective against many sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). A condom protects you and your partner from exposure to FLUIDS (like semen,... Read more »

Condon 100% safe, I think not!!!!

Hi Doctor, I am 22 year old male.I am very well educate about HIV and alway be very careful everytime I have sex.In fact, I never have any un-protected in my life.I dont have girlfriend yet so I went to Sex Massage.I have been there only...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...skin-to-skin transmission routes include HPV/genital warts, herpes simplex virus, molluscum contagiosum, syphilis, scabies and crabs/pubic lice. Condoms that only cover the penis will not protect against these STDs if there is skin-to-skin... Read more »

Hand Job & Std's

Hi Ryan, got 3 questions for you:Can you get HIV if you receive an unprotected hand job?I had a 12 weeks (neg.)elisa done and I wonder if that is conclusive for such an activity?Is it possible to get other std's like herpes if you get an unprocted...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Sexually transmitted diseases are transmitted from one person to another in different ways, so it's sort of complicated to try to describe transmission of 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 »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

... Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases to Know About Protecting Yourself and Others The Bottom Line The Basics Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also called sexually transmittedinfections (STIs), are diseases and infections that... 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 »
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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 »

no STD symptoms after oral a year ago. Am I ok?

Posted by 613, 1 Reply
last year I received oral for the first time in my life. I'm a virgin. The girl told me she was clean but i am paranoid. A year has passed and I have shown no signs of genital herpes. Am I clean? Read more »

Help - HIV/Chlamydia Risk

Posted by Sharpie_H, 1 Reply
...was probably the cause; he also told me it may have been caused by the diarrhea (apparently its acid). I also asked him for STD testing. I got tested 32 days after the sex acts and tested negative for HIV, Syphillis and Chlamydia. A week later I... Read more »

STD's

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Can you only get an STD from coming in IMMEDIATE contact with someone else's fluid, or can you say... sleep or have sex on the same bed where someone Read more »