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Teenagers With Stds

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Juvenile Hall Detainees to Be Tested for STDs

Teenagers accused of committing crimes in Kern County, Calif., will be asked for a urine sample to test for STDs. The county has the state's third-highest rate of chlamydia and fourth-highest rate of gonorrhea. Both diseases are prevalent among 15-... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Teens Ignorant About STDs

A recent online survey of Canadian teens conducted by the Canadian Association for Adolescent Health, with help from Ipsos-Reid, found that nearly one in five of the 1,171 respondents, ages 14-17, did not know that oral sex can lead to STDs. One in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Texas: Harlandale Youth Get Info on STDs

"Sexually Transmitted Diseases and San Antonio Teens" was the theme of a series of meetings recently presented by Harlandale's Project WORTH (Working on Real Teen Health) through a partnership with the San Antonio Metropolitan Health District. ... Read more »
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Condom use among American teenagers

My question is how many teens between the ages of 15 and 19 use condoms as a prevetion method from STD's...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.Every year, there are 15 million cases of STDs in the United States alone, and 25% of cases these cases occur among teens and adolescents. That means that there are many teens who are not using condoms (otherwise, they... Read more »

scared girl with question that probably applies to many many teenagers or young adults...help please!!!

Dear Doctor Bob,I recently wrote you, but I still have not received an answer, which is totally understandable considering all of the letters you receive. However, I kind of just decided to go with the two is better than one thing, and write you...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Scared Girl,Your risks are no different than any other sexually active person's. If you had unprotected sex, you've placed yourself at risk for STDs, including HIV. You cannot rely on what a potential sex partner tells you regarding... Read more »

Pathetic teenager needs help

Before I begin, let me say that I am incredibly dumb. As in I lack common sense. This is not the first time I have had an HIV-scare sadly enough, but yet I seem to have not learned my lesson. Granted, my situation has thankfully been somewhat safer...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You (like so many others) are making this situation far more complicated than it really is. The fact is you screwed up and had unprotected sex. Consequently, you have placed yourself at risk for STDs, including HIV. Your physician has apparently... Read more »

about stds (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STDs, 2011)

I was woundering I experimented with a new way of masturbating by stimulating my anus ie by tickling it I was woindering is that safe can I get any stds from that and I done it by my self ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Another QTND (question that never dies) with its corresponding ATNC (answer that never changes). See link below.Dr. Bob<a href="http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q210156.html">Hiv (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD... Read more »
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advise for telling my teenage

Posted by masosa, 2 Replies
Anyone with advise on telling children. I haven't coped myself but people are taking my right to privacy and telling my story. I wanted to shelter her and my son a few more years but may be forced now. Help 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. I am the mother of a wonderful 15 year old son and sister to a fantastic younger brother. I... Read more »

Teenaged Substance

Posted by idiodoprish
One time the thing is out in the open, management might be taken back and the particular person makes a decision not to ever be an addict nowadays. Abstaining from drug usage is the first step inside voyage to restoration it may well require lover... Read more »

Were your tests for STDs, AIDS, TB and hepatitis?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Were your tests for STDs, AIDS, TB and hepatitis?...


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