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Transmission Of Std's

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explain transmission of std's

describe and explain how std's are tranmitted.describe and compare HIV and AIDS, the similarities and differences and how they are connected.describe and explain ways in wich people get HIV-AIDS and indentifiy activities that do not transmit...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Don't forget that HIV is a sexually transmitted infection. Because HIV is such a terrible epidemic it is often separated from the "STI" category. It is important to remember that the HIV and some other STIs are transmitted in very... Read more »

Transmission of std

am being treated for anal warts (yuk). I am married and read that the virus could be transmitted... Read more »

Folliculitis vs. STD Transmission

Dr.,I understand that the presence of STDs increase the chance of transmission of HIV. Would the... Read more »
Articles
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), were recently... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Relationships Between Perceived STD-Related Stigma, STD-Related Shame and STD Screening Among a Household Sample of Adolescents

Individuals' perceptions of STD-related stigma (negative societal attitudes toward STD infection) and expectations of STD-related shame (negative personal feelings) that would result from a positive test can be important barriers to STD testing.... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Preventing Transmission of HIV

Terms Used in This Fact Sheet Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs): Infections that are usually passed during sex. HIV is an example of an STD. Transmission of HIV: The spread of HIV from a person infected with HIV to another person through... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Beliefs About Transmission Risk and Vulnerability, Treatment Adherence and Sexual Risk Behavior Among a Sample of HIV-Positive MSM

Optimistic beliefs about HIV transmission risk and STD vulnerability that are generated by advances in HIV treatment can influence motivation to practice safer sex. The current study's authors sought to understand the relationships between these... Read more »
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What about other std's?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I'm just wondering about hiv in relation to other std's. If someone was afraid that they may have been exposed to hiv but contracted no other std's should they be less worried? Is hiv the least common of all the std's? Perhaps people should start... Read more »

STD CONFLICT!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Recently found out having antibodies for hsv2. Unprotected vag. intercourse unk if any open sores then. Tested negative past six month period but could having hsv2 delay production of antibodies for hiv? I would assume if I can produce antibodies... Read more »

hiv,condoms,std's...ect

Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
First question, should you have your partner tested for Hiv even though you are going to use condoms? Can a Std as Herpes be transmitted even if a condom is on and there are no sores present? And what about warts? Can you be protected with a condom... Read more »

STD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If no visible STDs are present after a period of time after possible infection does that mean HIV although possible, is unlikely?

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