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Surveys On Sexually Transmitted Diseases

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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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syphillis

i was treated for syphillis and my rpr stablized at 1.4 doctor said a serofast condition my question am i ok to make sex without infecting someone
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Not knowing the stage of syphilis or what and how long you were treated for syphilis makes the question difficult to answer. Probably, but protected sex is the order of the day, given you have already acquired one sexually transmitted disease... Read more »

Thanks - Negative HIV results (so far) but similar symptoms

Dr Bob,I don't have a question...I just wanted to send an email thanking you for the support you regularly provide. In turn, I would like to pledge a $200 donation to your foundation in the hope that my small contribution will allow you to continue...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...for symptomatic herpes can reduce transmission to partners.How can herpes be prevented?The surest way to avoid transmission of sexually transmitted diseases, including genital herpes, is to abstain from sexual contact, or to be in a long-term... Read more »

CD4 from 30,000 to 170,000

I have just got my blood done and i am very concerned that my viral load has gone from 30 thousand to 170 thousand in 3 months.I have had HIV for 7 years now and my CD4 is 780 and was measure at 760 3 months ago.Is there anything i can do to lower...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
You mean viral load, right?I would talk to your doctor about starting treatment at your viral load of 170,000 since you will eventually have a loss of CD4 cells with high viral replication. Also, make sure that you are not going through an... 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, that theyget tested for other... 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

New CDC figures show the United States logs 19 million new STD cases each year. Less 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. ... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Fact Sheet: Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the United States

...28 An estimated 5 million people become infected with trichomoniasis each year in the United States. 29 No recent surveys of the estimated number of people currently infected with gonorrhea, syphilis, trichomoniasis, or bacterial... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the United States: New Trends in a Continuing Epidemic

... Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) remain a significant public health problem in the United States. Despite the progress made in prevention, diagnosis, and Read more »
The Body PRO

Men, Women, and Sexually Transmitted Diseases

...of discrimination, and social/sexual networks. He went further to discount some perceived causes for the different rates of sexually transmitted diseases among races (i.e., biological susceptibility and differences in sexual behavior). Women, on... Read more »
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IF YOU ARE A HIV POS FEMALE, PLEASE TAKE MY SURVEY

Posted by sarora
...your a HIV positive female, I would appreciate your assistance with this research project on completing my survey investigating sexually transmitted diseases, condom usage, drug use, and pregnancy plans. I am an undergraduate at Scripps College.... Read more »

IF YOU ARE A HIV POS FEMALE, PLEASE TAKE MY SURVEY

Posted by sarora
...your a HIV positive female, I would appreciate your assistance with this research project on completing my survey investigating sexually transmitted diseases, condom usage, drug use, and pregnancy plans. I am an undergraduate at Scripps College.... Read more »

IF YOU ARE A HIV POS WOMAN, PLEASE TAKE MY SURVEY

Posted by sarora
...female living in the US, I would appreciate your assistance with this research project on completing my survey investigating sexually transmitted diseases, condom usage, drug use, and pregnancy plans. I am an undergraduate at Scripps College. ... Read more »

SHARE YOUR EXPERIENCES AND COMPLETE MY SURVEY!

Posted by sarora
...your a HIV positive female, I would appreciate your assistance with this research project on completing my survey investigating sexually transmitted diseases, condom usage, drug use, and pregnancy plans. I am an undergraduate at Scripps College.... Read more »