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The Well Project

Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...the option of getting pregnant while still protecting themselves from infection -- an alternative that is not available with condom use. Contraceptive microbicides would prevent pregnancy and STDs. It is important to have both types available. Would Microbicides Be Safe? Any new product must go through strict safety testing before becoming available to the public. Health activists and researchers are closely watching over the clinical...
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Types of HIV/STD tests

Dear Doctor, I had unprotected oral sex with a Korean prostitute while visiting Japan. I had a open cold sore at the time. I read recently that there is a new types of std from the east including a new syphilis thats had to detect and treat. What...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...are experiencing symptoms. You should also talk with a medical provider about your risk in order to appropriately assess what type of screening tools would be necessary in your case.RMK Read more »

Known Positive, Though Undetectable Partner, Oral Sex Slip-up: Risky Encounter? (ORAL SEX AND HIV/STD RISK, 2010)

A few weeks ago I hooked up with a guy I met online; he did not reveal his status on his profile. He told me later that, because of this, he assumed that I assumed he was positive - which in fact he was. I foolishly did not notice or ask. However, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that of anal or vaginal sex, numerous studies have demonstrated that oral sex can result in the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Abstaining from oral, anal, and vaginal sex altogether or having sex only with a... Read more »

Needy of InformationThe Body: Rick Sowadsky M.S.P.H., C.D.S, Answers to Safe Sex Questions

I'm intrested in knowing exactly every thing this is to know about sex. Like the right way to to give a blow job to the right way to french kiss, and everything in between. Could you send me some info, Please!!!
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question.The purpose of this webpage is to answer peoples questions about AIDS andSexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's), and how a person may reduce theirrisks of these diseases. This page is not designed to teach people... Read more »

Canadian Oral Sex Guidelines

Why do we keep hearing that "oral sex is safe in Canada"? Meaning, presumably, that certain Canadian authorities have not placed it on their list of risky behaviors.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...unprotected vaginal/anal sex. This is a very short-sighted and potentially harmful approach at prevention of HIV and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's). The following will discuss why oral sex can be risky and how one can protect... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...Anna Lange (not her real name) had no symptoms when she went to a Wake County, N.C., sexually transmitted diseases clinic earlier this year to pick up her birth control pills. But a routine test revealed that the 20-year-old Lange had chlamydia. Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

... Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases to Know About Protecting Yourself and Others The Bottom Line The Basics Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also called sexually transmittedinfections (STIs), are diseases and infections that... Read more »
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 »
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...scare me: fatigue sollen galnds in groin nausea sore throat for 2 days all after 4 weeks i am really scared its hiv I cant even type Read more »

Don't be upset by STD

Posted by anita9382
...HIV. I must say I am cute. But I got HIV 6 months ago, my girlfriend left me. I had to date singles living with HIV and other types of STD on STDchats.com =. Thank god, I finally met my soulmate!! Read more »

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im so terrified

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
6 weeks ago i had a grinding experience, i have read the facts and know the low chances of hiv, but in the 3 week i developed a sore throat and lymphnodes swelling in my groin. This is what has me petrified. Teh pain only lasted 3 days, but after... Read more »