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Transmission Of Trichomoniasis

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...chancroid) result in breaks in the genital tract lining or skin. These breaks create a portal of entry for HIV. Additionally, inflammation resulting from genital ulcers or non-ulcerative STDs (e.g., chlamydia , gonorrhea , and trichomoniasis ) increase the concentration of cells in genital secretions that can serve as targets for HIV (e.g., CD4+ cells). Increased infectiousness. STDs also appear to increase the risk of an HIV-infected...
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STD

hello , i would like to know is STD considered an early stage of AIDS?will STD lead to AIDS?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...commonly transmitted through sexual contact: gonorrhea, syphilis, Chlamydia, LGV (lymphogranuloma venereum), genital Herpes, trichomoniasis, HPV (human papillomavirus infection), PID (pelvic inflammatory disease) and HIV. These infections are... Read more »

Ways to get STDS

Is it possible to receive any kind of STD or infection by "dry humping" ? A friend told me there was. Is it true that an STD or infection can be passed through clothes? If neither partners have STDs, there should be no risk at all, right? STDs can...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Nongonnococcal Urethritis, Hepatitis B (HBV), (Hepatitis is also found in saliva, so kissing is a risk), Syphilis Cytomegalovirus (CMV), Trichomoniasis (Trich) STIs spread by CONTACT (skin-to-skin, or skin-to-mucous membrane): HPV/Genital Warts,... Read more »

Burn/Itch Sensation After Urinating. More likely to spread Hep C?

I am hep c positive.I have a burning/itching sensation inside my penis after urinating and there are very slight swellings at the tip. From all my searching the only 2 things i've found that it might be is Trichomoniasis or a yeast infection that i...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
It would be difficult for me to suggest a diagnosis without a full history and physical examination. I would suggest a visit to your primary care provider for an exam and some laboratory testing.The risk of sexual transmission between monogamous... Read more »

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 HIV.
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Nongonnococcal Urethritis, Hepatitis B (HBV), (Hepatitis is also found in saliva, so kissing is a risk), Syphilis Cytomegalovirus (CMV), Trichomoniasis (Trich) STIs spread by CONTACT (skin-to-skin): HPV/Genital Warts, Herpes Simplex Virus... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trichomoniasis

...been tested and is known to be uninfected. Latex male condoms, when used consistently and correctly, can reduce the risk of transmission of trichomoniasis. Any genital symptom such as discharge or burning during urination or an unusual sore or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condoms and STDs: Fact Sheet for Public Health Personnel

... HIV, the Virus That Causes AIDS Other Diseases Transmitted by Genital Secretions, Including Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, and Trichomoniasis Genital Ulcer Diseases and HPV Infections Selected References Introduction Consistent and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indicators for Sexual HIV Transmission Risk Among People in Thailand Attending HIV Care: the Importance of Positive Prevention

...transmission was evaluated. The factors assessed were sexual risk behavior, prevalence of STI (syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, trichomoniasis, and genital ulcers), and HIV disclosure status. STI care, risk reduction and HIV disclosure counseling... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Medical Update from the 1999 Conference on Women and HIV/AIDS

...ritonavir/indinavir combination had therapeutic effects in candidiasis similar to fluconazole (Diflucan), a common treatment agent. Trichomoniasis Trichomoniasis ("trich") affects 2-3 million American women annually, with an incidence rate in... Read more »
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Hiding behind HIV

Posted by Magnet, 4 Replies
I write this question in the hope of gaining insight from both HIV positive gay men as well negative men in "magnetic partnerships". I only now discovered this term "magnetic", as it relates to my life! It can no longer be a twist of fate that my... Read more »

How long after transmission does ARS occur?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I've heard of ARS cases occuring 3 months after, though i'm not sure of the sources. Read more »

Where does transmission occur for bottoms and tops

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Does anyone know exactly how the virus transmits between bottoms and tops? I can understand how it happens in the bottoms case, the intestinal wall absorbes all types of things, however what about the just inside the sphincter? Could you... Read more »

Symptoms & testing. Need experts' advice.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...developed a slight fewer two weeks later which was with me for months. One month after that accident I had to treat chlamydia and trichomoniasis with antibiotics. One month later I went to doc with strong pain in the right side of abdomen. But... Read more »