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Known Positive, Though Undetectable Partner, Oral Sex Slip-up: Risky Encounter? (ORAL SEX AND HIV/STD RISK, 2010)

A few weeks ago I hooked up with a guy I met online; he did not reveal his status on his profile. He told me later that, because of this, he assumed that I assumed he was positive - which in fact he was. I foolishly did not notice or ask. However, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that of anal or vaginal sex, numerous studies have demonstrated that oral sex can result in the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Abstaining from oral, anal, and vaginal sex altogether or having sex only with a... Read more »

Why do your answers contradict

Hi Dr. RobertI am a frequent browser of your Q&A's along with the ones at MedHelp regarding safe... Read more »

Am still a bit confused-Syphilis Question (ORAL SEX AND STDs, 2010)

I am a 50 year old safe, and usually sane man. That changed 48 Hours ago. In another city on a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Agency Tackling Teen STD Problem

...Health District (MHD) show a dramatic rise in syphilis and HIV/AIDS cases over the past two years in the city, especially among teenagers. In the first three months of 2005, 110 new syphilis cases were reported -- double the number reported in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mississippi: STD Cases Up Among Mississippi Teens

...cases, 10.5 percent of early syphilis cases, and 7.8 percent of new HIV/AIDS cases, according to state data. "When you get STDs, it's normally also because you're having unprotected sex," said Dr. Jasmin Chapman, CEO of the Jackson-Hinds... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Teens Get a Reality Check as STD Numbers Skyrocket

... Mirroring national figures, rates of STDs among teenagers in Harris County have increased in recent years. Chlamydia is the county's most reported STD, according to the Houston Department Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Most Teens Not Provided STD or Pregnancy Prevention Counseling During Check-Ups

...high school students undergoing routine physical examinations do not talk to their health care practitioner about preventing sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) or pregnancy, according to a CDC study released today at the National STD Prevention... Read more »
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DOES ANYONE KNOW IF THIS WORKS????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Navigation What is Freedom Lubricant? Freedom Lubricant is an anti-viral sexual lubricant that helps to prevent transmission of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many microbicidal lubricants are under development, Freedom Lube is... Read more »

Karla

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...that 's it! I am now your anonymous admirer and faithful servant. On a less serious note. Clearly we DO NOT ADVOCATE spreading std's but, having said that, I must point out that condoms have very severe limitations in that regard. Study after... Read more »

Teens 17,or 18 WORRIED MUCH!

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...IS THERE ANY TEENS IN HERE DEALING WITH HIV/AIDS, BETWEEN THE AGES OF 16-18 IM 17 AND AM VERY WORRIED I HAVE IT BECAUSE OF AN EXPOSER I HAD THANK Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...see the word 'gay,' they're going to say, "That's not me,' " Pathela said. Also last week, the CDC urged doctors to test all adolescents and adults for HIV whether or not they identify themselves as gay or bisexual or admit engaging in such... Read more »