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Transmission Of Trichomoniasis

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trichomoniasis

What Is Trichomoniasis? How Common Is Trichomoniasis? How Do People Get Trichomoniasis? What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Trichomoniasis? What Are the Complications of Trichomoniasis? ... 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

The importance of including HIV-positive people in prevention programs is underscored by the fact that "almost half of all new HIV infections in Thailand occur among low-risk partners of people infected with HIV," the authors noted in introducing... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence Over Time and Risk Factors for Sexually Transmissible Infections Among Newly Arrived Female Sex Workers in Timika, Indonesia

HIV rates are on the rise in Indonesia, the authors noted. Located at Timika in Papua, the world's largest gold mine employs many single and migrant men, and sex with female sex workers (FSWs) is common. The researchers investigated trends in... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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 »

TRICH

If a urine culture is taken, do they screen for trichomoniasis as well as bacteria growth?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
A urine culture is only used for screening for routine bacteria. It would not pick up trichomonas. A urinalysis (with microscopic exam) would pick up trich.MH... Read more »

about circumcision

hello dr shannon , please tell me about circumcision doing bcoz im a playboy and more alcohol user is circumcision reduce the hiv transmission what is your opinion about circumcision i plan to do circumcision thank you...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello,Male circumcision has been shown to be an effective way to decrease HIV transmission. From the US<a href="http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/malecircumcision/" target=_new>Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:</a> "Male... Read more »

Worried man 2

Hi My first reaction was to tell you to bring along our own condoms so this doesn't happen again and you know what protection is being used. Secondly, the chance of HIV transmission occurring in this manner is very small. You have to have cuts...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiSexually transmitted infections include syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes, Trichomoniasis, Scabies, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Hepatitis B, Human Papillomavirus (HPV), just to name a few.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »
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Scared - please advise

Posted by Amigohere, 1 Reply
So about 7 weeks ago I had an encounter with a woman. I did not penetrate her vagina, but I believe she rubbed my penis on her opening and I told her I could not have sex without a condom. About 1 week later I feel tingling in my penis. I tested... Read more »

Should I be Worried!!!

Posted by sexytani12, 2 Replies
Please give me some Advice,
About 2 years ago I had unprotected sex with guy I was dating,
We always used condoms but one time we didn't, and after that one day I noticed I was having funny smelling discharge and itching I was so scared because i... Read more »

Symptoms & testing. Need experts' advice.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
The worst nightmares of my life started half year ago while my work in the south of Namibia. After a few months of preassure being drunk following a terrible stress I had sex with one of the local girls. My nightmare started as soon as I realized... Read more »

Real Help Please..Questions/Opinions?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Here Goes:

I live in the U.S., in Texas to be exact. I got extremely drunk one night in October, where two friends and I decided we were going to boys town in Mexico (Whore houses for everyone out of country) to drink, and have a good time. I got... Read more »