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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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hep c transmission (Guide to Hepatitis C for People Living With HIV)

Dear Dr. Bob:How exactly is Hep C transmitted?Best regards,Just Wondering
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...transmission. This includes fisting; anal or rough vaginal sex without condoms; and sex during menstruation. Being infected with a sexually transmitted disease (STD) such as herpes, gonorrhea, or syphilis increases the risk for sexually... Read more »

Secondary prevention and fear of infecting others

Hi Rick, really get a lot from your site! Thanks for all the info. Have got a question and hope you may be able to resolve. I date a positive woman, have for nearly a year now. We practice safer sex - OUTERCOARSE - she isn't comfortable with...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...HIV positive, learning how to practice safer sex is extremely important, in order for them to avoid being infected with other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). STDs in persons with weakened immune systems may be more severe than normal, and... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. If a person has one Sexually TransmittedDisease (STD), they may have been exposed to others as well. That's why weoften recommend that if a person has been diagnosed with one STD, Read more »

Ten Years For Ten Years

UPDATE Why is losing your 10 years of sobriety for survival a bad thing? Im the HIVer who wrote to you back in November 2006 asking if turning to meth use to combat fatigue was ok. I was ten years clean and sober and no I have no regrets. I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...appearance of the drug in both urban and rural areas and the association between meth use and HIV, hepatitis C virus (HCV), and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Nationally, the current outbreak of meth use has some novel features,... Read more »
Articles
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

...than half the people who should be screened receive the recommended STD tests, CDC said. If left undiagnosed and untreated, STDs raise the risk of HIV infection. The report found large racial disparities in STD rates, reflecting a range of... 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 »
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 »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Services Can an HIV/AIDS Hotline Provide?

...many cases, trained volunteers. Things an HIV/AIDS hotline can do: Answer your questions about HIV/AIDS and sometimes other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) as well. Refer you to local resources related to your specific needs (testing... Read more »
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Fears of infecting my boyfriend.

Posted by DS86, 7 Replies
I have been positive for over two years now. I met my boyfriend a year and two months ago. We have a typical relationship, we love each other but have ups and downs. I fear that my sexual desire has been lessened because of being infected and I also... Read more »

STD LANDMINE!!!!

Posted by MIT, 2 Replies
Ok. first time I have sex after a 12 yr relationship that was monogamous and safe I contract HIV. Wrapping my brain around that idea has been tough but I've become fairly even with it. Now I've come to find out I have herpes, HPV, and warts. What... Read more »

finding out.....

Posted by wonderbread, 3 Replies
...assure that I will have health problems down the road. I guess the first thing to do is get up off my ass and find a couple of support groups. One for the hiv and the other for the boos and what not and then take it from there. Well I guess Ill... Read more »

support groups for heteros

Posted by BrianInNJ, 1 Reply
...weeks ago. I am a straight male and wanted to know if there are other people out there in my same position. I have seen lots of support groups for gay men but not for straight men. If anyone knows of groups that support this segment of the HIV+... Read more »