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Transmission Of Std's

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Transmission of std

am being treated for anal warts (yuk). I am married and read that the virus could be transmitted to my wife if she masturbates me because the virus is present in precum. Is this true? Is normal vaginal intercourse a risk in transmitting the virus...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
G'day Jimbo,I think somewhere along the way someone got their virus acronyms confused. The virus that causes anal warts is HPV (Human Papilloma Virus) and is indeed transmitted by direct skin-to-skin contact. This virus is not found in pre-cum or... Read more »

explain transmission of std's

describe and explain how std's are tranmitted.describe and compare HIV and AIDS, the similarities... Read more »

HIV/STD transmission from Used Adult Magazine?

Hello Dr. Bob, I have a concerning question and I'm a bit worried. I've read several information on... 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 »
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

...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. The report found large racial disparities in STD rates, reflecting a range of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Diagnoses and Mental Health Disparities Among Women Who Have Sex With Women Screened at an Urban Community Health Center, Boston, Mass., 2007

...have sex with men only (WSM)," the authors wrote. However, there is limited research on these indicators in conjunction with STDs and WSW sexual health. From July to December 2007, a retrospective chart review was performed on all female... Read more »
Infectious Diseases in Corrections Report

Spotlight: Interventions to Reduce HIV and STD Transmission Risk Behaviors Following Prison Release

... The results of the START Study, a randomized controlled trial of interventions to reduce HIV/STD risk behaviors among 522 young men being released from prison in four states (California, Mississippi, Rhode Island and Wisconsin), Read more »
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its posible =??

Posted by nightsunami, 2 Replies
infeccion of VIH by insertive oral sex? Read more »

A question about risk of infection

Posted by jack949, 2 Replies
...intercourse. I seriously know it sounds stupid that I ask this, but is there a big risk of infection here if the girl had an STD? Thanks for answers! Read more »

Check for other sexually transmitted diseases too

Posted by Anonymous
...when you go and get tested for AIDS HIV : Ask the doctor or clinician to check for throat, for urethral, for anal and for blood STDs. Read more »

Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
...When getting tested it's a good idea to get tested for   a. sexually transmitted diseases,       ... Read more »