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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...
Ask the Experts

Does gay men facesitting transmit venereal disease (FACESITTING)

Dear doc, Last night I let a man prostitute sit on my face and smother me with his bare ass. Is it safe? Does it transmit venereal disease
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...remember to check the archives!Dr. BobWill gay facesitting transmit aidsJul 1, 2007 Hello,dear doctor. Three days ago I found a man prostitute and let him sit on my face and smother me with his briefs, and i clearly remember i didn't use my... Read more »

Barebacking in Gay men and in positive couples

What are the risks involved in barebacking with another HIV+ buddy? We have both been positive and healthy for a few years (him 5, me 3). Barebacking got me into this position, but bareback is just so much more enjoyable. If there are further...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...couples where both partners are positive can indeed pose a further health risk, especially as it relates to the risks of other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and also HIV reinfection. Reinfection is an important concern since there is... Read more »

showed evidence?

"There is no reason why syphilis and HIV cannot be transmitted the same time and there are data from sexually transmitted disease (STD) clinics in Southern Africa showing that about 2% of patients with other STDs had evidence of acute HIV...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...study team did HIV blood testing for both HIV antibody and HIV RNA in over 1361 men that presented to a clinic for treatment of sexually transmitted diseases. Of these men, 553 (40.6%) were already infected with HIV, no big surprise since Malawi... Read more »

Safe sex with older men?

How can you get a condom to stay on when your guy has a hard time keeping anerection? Are there any other alternatives for having safe sex, orally, vaginally, and anally, thtawill protect two lovers?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...growths or discharge onthe guys penis, that's natures way of telling you to hold off. Thesesymptoms can be due to numerous Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's), andphysical contact with them can lead to infection. A guy can have a diseaseand... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

China's Henan Province Offering Free HIV, STD Testing to Men Who Have Sex With Men

...are offering health examinations at no cost to men who have sex with men in an effort to reduce the spread of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases, Xinhua/ China Daily reports. The tests will be administered as part of a joint research... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

San Francisco Promotes HIV/STD Testing Among Gay Men

...San Francisco health officials and city agencies are asking gay and bisexual men to get tested for STDs as part of a new program called Castroguys' Spring Cleaning. The program consists of an outreach campaign Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

San Francisco: STD Testing Campaign for Gay Men Under Way

...Following last year's successful campaign to promote STD testing among gay men, a team of San Francisco health advocates is once again calling for a "spring cleaning" during the month of April. The drive Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Testing Frequency Among Men Who Have Sex With Men Attending Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics: Implications for HIV Prevention and Surveillance

... In the current study, researchers sought to describe trends in HIV testing occurrence and frequency among men who have sex with men (MSM) seeking treatment at four STD clinics and to define factors associated with HIV testing frequency Read more »
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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 »

These Guys On The Down Low

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...maintains a relationship with a woman and not tell___that he could be risking her life what with the threat of HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases, STDs. How low can a guy go ; a woman has the right to know so she can make informed... Read more »

straight men

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...do straight men get hiv from women because they should have a site for hiv straight men they have women and gay but no straight guys forum Read more »

im so terrified

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
6 weeks ago i had a grinding experience, i have read the facts and know the low chances of hiv, but in the 3 week i developed a sore throat and lymphnodes swelling in my groin. This is what has me petrified. Teh pain only lasted 3 days, but after... Read more »