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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...a pregnant woman and her baby? How is gonorrhea diagnosed? What is the treatment for gonorrhea? How can gonorrhea be prevented? Where can I get more information? Sources What is gonorrhea? Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Gonorrhea is caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae , a bacterium that can grow and multiply easily in the warm, moist areas of the reproductive tract, including the cervix (opening to the...
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Hiv (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD BY MASTURBATION, 2010)

helloi was masturbating the other day and i came on my boxers. so my boxers were wet,as i was taking them off the wet part on my boxers touched a wound on my knee, would i get hiv?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...I'm hoping you're no more than 12-years-old because this question demonstrates a complete lack of understanding of HIV as a sexually transmitted disease. Interestingly, you're not the first person to have such concerns. See below. The direct... Read more »

am i at risk of hiv by masturbating in shower (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD, 2010)

i usually masturbate in the shower and one day i noticed my own semen had entered a cut on my finger along with hot shower water. Is there a chance that my semen and the hot shower water reacted and created hiv and entered my body please help
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you? WOWZA! You must be yet another victim of abstinence-only sex education! HIV is not "created." You cannot give yourself a sexually transmitted disease that you don't have. See below.Dr. Bobim confuse Feb 13, 2010 dear dr. i want to ask you... Read more »

HIV transmission

Bob,I am a concerned mother of two teenage children's health along with my own. My situation is one of possible criminal transmission. I was involved with someone who was positive. He had what I thought was the flu which turned out to be some sort...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Counseling (psychotherapy) and anti-anxiety medication may be very helpful as you endure this difficult period in your life.As for sexually transmitted diseases, some STDs, such as syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea, are much more easily... Read more »

Does self sodomy cause AIDS?

How many times do you need to have had anal sex before you contract AIDS? I have never done that kind of depraved act before, but some of my friends, about 16 to 18 years old have started using their fingers and other things to sodomise themselves....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that "self sodomy" causes AIDS, because it doesn't exist. You can't possibly give yourself a germ (HIV) that you don't have! A sexually transmitted disease (STD), such as HIV or syphilis or gonorrhea, is transmitted from an infected partner to an... Read more »
Articles
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 »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

... Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases to Know About Protecting Yourself and Others The Bottom Line The Basics Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also called sexually transmittedinfections (STIs), are diseases and infections that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Pose Severe Threat to Women's Health and Fertility

... Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are among the most serious preventable threats to women's fertility in the United States. Biological factors place women at greater 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 »

Hiv and Pregnant

Posted by mntwana, 4 Replies
Hi is there anyone who is in the same situation as mine, i went for test on the 6th of march after i felt my body behaving diferently for few days, i felt something itching inside my body and moving from one part to another, joint pains, and... Read more »

Telling my teenager

Posted by pecanqtee, 4 Replies
...I have been living with HIV for almost 3 years. The only people who know my status are my mother, her husband, my aunt, my best friend, and my partner. Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Peter Staley formerly of AIDSMEDS (now owned by Poz Magazine) agrees with the new LA Public Service Announcements that stress HIV is a gay disease. Here is the article that critizes these ads. HIV Ads Embrace, and Stun, Audience By Sharon... Read more »