Advertisement

The Body: The Complete HIV/AIDS Resource
Follow Us Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Download Our App
Professionals >> Visit The Body PROThe Body en Espanol

Std Symptoms In Women

Here's a taste of what TheBody.com has to offer on this topic:
Get the Facts
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...single people in the US increased about 1.5million in the late 1990s. Most of these people were women. If you are in thisgroup and are thinking about dating, you need to be aware that age does not protect youfrom HIV or other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Older HIV+ women usually are invisible and isolated, keeping their diseasesecret from friends and even family. They are afraid to admit they have HIVbecause of the stigma. ...
Ask the Experts

Women underwear fetish-fear of STD infection

Hello Dr.,I have read some of the answers on your forum and have got a little idea about the answer to my query but I will still like you to confirm it, please.I have been masturbating in women underwear which I used to steal from the laundromat...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...So...this morning I got up to use the bathroom, and on my way back to his room what do I see, but his collection of 5 pairs of women's panties hanging from hooks on his door. DOH! Now, I consider myself a pretty cool girl, and part of me thought... Read more »

Can Lesbian woman transmit STD's to each other?

Hello. I really need your help. I am a Lesbian who has not had sex with a man in over two years. I receive annual check-ups as well. A recent check-up discovered that I have Chlamydia? I have been with the same woman for almost two years. Is it...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...detected during your check-up and that you can receive treatment that will cure the infection. It is estimated that 85% of women with chlamydia infections (the most common sexually transmitted infection) will not have symptoms. So it is... Read more »

Drug abuse and the effects to the fetus during pregnancy

I have been seeing this guy for about 8 months. He promised me that he quit drugs, and I believed him. I am now pregnant and I found out he was doing marijauna and cocaine. I don't do any drugs, but is there anyway that it could harm the baby...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...your doctor monitor your baby closely during your routine prenatal visits. In addition, because the rates of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are higher among people with a history of substance abuse, it is also recommended... Read more »

Can using birth control protect you from HIV and other STDs?

AVOIDING SEXUAL DISEASES.......CAN I RECEIVE SICKNESS BY USING CONTRACEPTIVES
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...understand you correctly, you would like to know if using contraceptives (birth control) will protect you from HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). The following are forms of birth control that will also protect you against HIV... Read more »
Articles
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Pose Severe Threat to Women's Health and Fertility

... Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are among the most serious preventable threats to women's fertility in the United States. Biological factors place women at greater Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Sexually Active Young Women Often Underestimate STD Risk

...understand predictors of unprotected sex so clinicians can identify and counsel women who may not see themselves at risk for sexually transmitted diseases. "Once we identify at-risk women, we should refer them for appropriate testing, follow-up... Read more »
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 »
Connect With Others

Protected sex!!!! It's making me crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...paranoid about diseases(sexually transmitted ones ..and there are many) then don't have intercourse with these prostitutes, women, etc. Otherwise, forgive yourself for being human, recognize your actions may or may not have been "wrong" morally,... Read more »

sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has... Read more »

help

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i have had the following symptoms that really scare me: fatigue sollen galnds in groin nausea sore throat for 2 days all after 4 weeks i am really scared its hiv I cant even type Read more »

DOES ANYONE KNOW IF THIS WORKS????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Navigation What is Freedom Lubricant? Freedom Lubricant is an anti-viral sexual lubricant that helps to prevent transmission of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many microbicidal lubricants are under development, Freedom Lube is... Read more »