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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's

Ryan,Thanks in advance if you get to answer my question. A few months ago i got infected with gonorhea where i only received a blow job. The doctor at the time thoght it was extremely rare and did not really believe me i only engaged in oral sex....
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
This is a real conflict because there isn't a whole lot of data to support the odds of STD transmission when receiving oral sex. Sexually transmitted infections can occur in the mouth and throat, though oral STD infections seem much less common... Read more »

Biaxin and STD's

Hello Doc,Just a quick one....I had 2 oral sex encounters 1 year ago and I got tested at the 9 month mark for HIV (mainly just to get it off my mind) then I started thinking about other STD's so my questions are..1)I was on Biaxin for 10 days...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your courses of Biaxin and amoxicillin would cover some STDs, but not all. However, if your encounters were a year ago and you are completely asymptomatic and have a negative HIV test at nine months, you should have nothing to worry about and no... Read more »

How common is this STD?

Hello, I read on here about lymphogranuloma venereum desease. I am curious how easy this is to get in America? I read you can catch it from oral, "I assume in giving oral or receiving". Not saying I got this, but in May or June I got a BJ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your symptoms are not consistent with lymphogranuloma venereum (LGV). I'll reprint some information from the archives that addresses your concerns about LGV. I should also point out your symptoms are very consistent with stress!Dr. BobLGV... Read more »

Transmission of std

am being treated for anal warts (yuk). I am married and read that the virus could be transmitted to my wife if she masturbates me because the virus is present in precum. Is this true? Is normal vaginal intercourse a risk in transmitting the virus...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
G'day Jimbo,I think somewhere along the way someone got their virus acronyms confused. The virus that causes anal warts is HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) and is indeed transmitted by direct skin-to-skin contact. This virus is not found in pre-cum... Read more »
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std test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had protected sex and 3 days later i had std test done they said everything was negative and they told me that i Should wait a month to make it conclusive and I also heard that you should wait 3 months which one is right . ? the only ones that... Read more »

hiv and other std stuff

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi all. Im a 37 yr old gay male from Argentina. I was diagnosed as hiv+ almost a year ago. Fortunately my clinical status is fine and I dont need treatment yet. As soon as I was diagnosed, my doctor indicated a series of lab routines, and VDRL... Read more »

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 »

Symptoms of ARS compared to Herpes or other STD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello everyone,
Well I'm another that did the irresponsible thing and had unprotected sex, and I have symptoms that are consistent with ARS as well as other STDs. Does anyone know or has anyone had the symptoms of ARS and if so what were they for... Read more »