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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 »

Other STD's - ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,

I was wondering about the other viral STDs, namely HPV and Herpes. Are there tests for these and are they conclusive? I have not had any signs or symptoms and I think I was tested early after possible exposure for these. However, I do... Read more »

Do I Have an STD from oral sex?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
OK so this past May I got my first BJ from this girl I know. Well I had no symptoms of anything until this past week where the tip of my penis feel a little funny.

I went to the clinic this past November to see if I should get tested for anything and... Read more »

STD? cold sores, herpes???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i've seen how cold sores are active in hiv poz individuals. but i thought cold sores were common in people with a herpes strain? and the cold sores would be were you came into contact with the herpes virus. ie you won't get herpes on your lip if... Read more »
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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 »

vaginal transmission of orally aquired std?

If I have aquired Chlamydia, syphilis, herpes, or gonorrhea by giving someone (another male) oral sex - as I think I may have, due to a small leision on my tongue - can I tranmit it through having conventional sex with an uninfected woman, without...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.Different Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's) are transmitted differentways. If you acquire a systemic STD that is found throughout the body (HIV,Hepatitis B etc.), you can get infected through giving oral... Read more »

std first occurring

once you become exposed to an std(any), how long after infection does the symtoms occur(warts,lesions,etc). If it has been longer than a month, and no signs of infection, does that mean I am not infected. Also, if you are exposed on your hands or...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.This is not a simple question to answer,since Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's) are actually an entire group ofdiseases. The symptoms that occur from STD's can vary widely from onedisease to another.... Read more »

What is a routine STD exam?

After an unsafe experience, I was examined by my doctor who said I was "Negative for all STD's." Would a physician routinely check for HTLV I & II or would I need to specifically make that request? How about HIV-2? Many thanks....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. When a doctor/clinician performs a"routine STD exam," this usually means that they will check for the mostcommon STD's, and the ones that you would most likely be exposed to. Theywill not usually... Read more »
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Relationships Between Perceived STD-Related Stigma, STD-Related Shame and STD Screening Among a Household Sample of Adolescents

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Genital Herpes Prevalence Down Among Teens, Adults; Number of Syphilis, Other STD Cases Rising, Studies Say

Genital herpes prevalence in the United States has decreased "significantly" in recent years, federal health officials said on Monday at the 2004 National STD Prevention Conference in Philadelphia, the New York Times reports. Dr. Fujie Xu and... Read more »
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Spring Breakers Turn to Web for STD Info

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