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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

E-Mails Send STD Warning

InSPOT.org (Internet Notification Service for Partners or Tricks) is an e-mail service that allows gay and bisexual men to anonymously warn former partners of possible STD exposure. Thousands of people have used the service to notify up to six... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington: Facebook Message Warns Teen About STD Infection

A Spokane mother is upset about a Facebook message from the Spokane Health District to her daughter, who has been diagnosed with an STD. "She's very upset, she feels violated," said the teen's mom. "It was really important that she contact them... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Northern Indiana County Warns of Hoax STD Calls

St. Joseph County Health Department officials say residents should disregard any automated calls they receive purportedly from the agency about possible exposure to HIV or STDs. The messages are a hoax, said the department, adding that it would... Read more »
Ask the Experts

hiv and early warning signs

are there any kind of early warning signs such as serious stomach problems?...
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am not a doctor and therefore am not qualified to respond to medical questions.Michael Shernoff, MSW... Read more »

What are the warning signs of anal cancer?

Hi Dr. Bruce, Could you tell me, what would be some warning signs of anal cancer? I occasionally have a little blood in my stools. What would you advise? Thank you,Concerned...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Anal cancer can indeed present at change in bowel habit; blood in stool, pain with bowel movements, lump or bump in the area, and so on. Most anal cancers in HIV'ers are related to the human papillomavirus (HPV); HPV causes anal warts. Many... Read more »

shortest time period for std signs to appear

had protected vaginal and protcted oral sex and then received a handjob without the condom.the handjob felt painfull and rough. about 14 hours later saw 2 red abrasion lines on foreskin. 2 days later i started to urinate frequently every 10 min....
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,First off, it's always better to have someone examine you in person to get absolutely sure what's going on with your body.That being said, everything you're describing doesn't sound like a STD. Instead it... Read more »

Could I get HIV/STD by masturbating ?

Hi Doctor, i know this might sound stupid but im really worried, i have been masturbating for some time now and some of the times i forget to wash my hands. My question is, could i get std/hiv or any virus by fingering my self with my hands dirty or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The answers to all your questions were waiting for you in the archives. The "cucumber" question is analogous to your pickle concerns. And for your bottle worries, check out Heineken-Up-The-Heinie Guy.Dr. BobCucumberAug 14, 2005 Used... Read more »
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The reason not to use a PCR (WARNING)

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
There is a reason not to use a pcr rna for testing.
I had an oral exposure insertive and receptive with very little cum and caugt an std. I had almost none of the classic symptoms except thrush and swollen lymph nodes and within the first 2 weeks by... Read more »

HIV & STD's

Posted by Carrie, 3 Replies
My boyfriend who is poz was just at a dr appointment today because of a large growing lump they think is cancer in his lungs, and they suggested he also get tested for syphilis. He freaked and left the dr without having the tests for the lump or the... Read more »

U.S. Issues Warning on Use of Anti-AIDS Drug

Posted by Anonymous
Reuters 1/4/01

Atlanta -- Health-care workers who take nevirapine after possible occupational exposure to the AIDS virus risk potentially life-threatening side effects from the anti-AIDS drug, federal health officials said on Thursday.

The Centers for... Read more »

does jock itch affect std/sti test results?

Posted by randomone, 1 Reply
Hey all, just got done with my blood test and was wondering if that a case of jock itch will mess/affect the test results and give a positive result? Am I being too paranoid? I'm pretty sure I got the jock itch because i've been going to the gym... Read more »