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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Relationships Between Perceived STD-Related Stigma, STD-Related Shame and STD Screening Among a Household Sample of Adolescents

Individuals' perceptions of STD-related stigma (negative societal attitudes toward STD infection) and expectations of STD-related shame (negative personal feelings) that would result from a positive test can be important barriers to STD testing.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: April Is STD Awareness Month

More than 80 percent of people do not know that they have an STD because most people show no symptoms, according to Ohio's Muskingum County Health Department. Southeast Ohio Regional Epidemiologist Kristen Baker declared, "There were over 200 cases... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Many STD Patients Re-Infected Within Months

A new report suggests that many patients treated for STDs soon become re-infected. "These infections are often asymptomatic, and that's why we need to do re-screening," said Dr. Thomas A. Peterman, a CDC researcher and the lead author of the study.... Read more »
Ask the Experts

std symptom

is scabies curable...

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 »

spreading STD's without symptoms

Can Herpes Type 1 be spread to a second person without a sore in or around the mouth region? How can a person who is a "Carrier" be tested? ...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is unlikely that herpes simplex virus would be transmitted without symptoms being present, but it is possible. This is called "asymptomatic shedding". When a person has, for instance, a genital herpes infection, he might initially... 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 »

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 »

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 »

is this some sort of STD symptom?

Posted by lynx, 2 Replies
A couple months ago i noticed a dark little pinprick on the outline of my lips. I scratched it on accident, and a slightly larger brown skin discoloration has been left. More little dark pinpricks have showed up on the outline of my mouth. They are... Read more »