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The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Certain gynecological conditions are more common, more serious and/or moredifficult to treat in HIV+ women than HIV-negative women: Some vaginal infections (including yeast infections) Bacterial vaginosis Common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), such as gonorrhea, Chlamydia, andtrichomoniasis Genital herpes Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) Although little conclusive research is available on HIV and...
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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 »

Treatment for syphilis (SYPHILIS)

Dear Dr Bob,I was recently diagnosed with HIV on 22nd Feb 08. After a few blood tests, my HIV specialist informed me that I have also contracted syphilis.I was told that I need to redo a CD4 count again to confirm further treatment for syphilis. ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...syphilis and HIV infection is complex and remains the subject of ongoing research.(1-6) Epidemiologic studies demonstrate that sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) including syphilis, and particularly genital ulcers associated with primary... Read more »

How do I know if I am at low risk or high risk?

I am a guy (30) who has frequented bath houses and sex bars over the past year. i have also had sex in public washrooms and parks...I've NEVER recieved anal sex without a condom,and with a condom only a couple of times.Mostly i have performed or...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. If you are ever unsure about whether you were at low risk or high risk for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), there are several things that you can do to determine whether you were at risk or not. 1)... Read more »

CBC test - Warning flag for HIV?

Mr. Sowadsky, Hi. I have a 3-part question: I am curious, would a abnormalCBC test result (red & white blood cell count, functional platelets, and lymphs) serve as a warning flagfor possible HIV infection? In regards to "symptoms" of HIV...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...infection specifically through giving oralsex. In addition to HIV, while giving oral sex, you could also be at risk forother Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's) including herpes and gonorrhea. If you are RECEIVING oral sex from someone else,... Read more »
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U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Warns Companies Importing and Marketing Drugs Over the Internet That Fraudulently Claim to Prevent and Treat STDs

...individual for marketing unapproved and misbranded drugs over the Internet to U.S. consumers for the prevention and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Some of these products, directed at U.S. consumers, falsely claim to have "FDA... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Florida: Escambia Health Officials Warn of Rise in STDs

...averages for gonorrhea and chlamydia infections. Linda Averill, STD program manager for the Escambia County Health Department, warned: "If you're having sex, you're at risk." Back to other CDC news for May 7, 2003 Previous Updates  |  ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Bush Administration Considers Requiring Condom Warning Labels Saying They Do Not Protect Against All STDs

...considering requiring condom manufacturers to include on condom packages warning labels saying that condoms do not protect against all sexually transmitted diseases, including human papillomavirus, the AP/Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel reports... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

E-Mails Send STD Warning

...(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 partners with... Read more »
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A warning to all women

Posted by capri75, 2 Replies
Just to let you know that there are scammers on HIV+ dating sites. They know how vulnerable we are and they are ready to attack as quick as they can. They will tell you how much they love you and wanting to marry you as in yesterday. They would also... Read more »

A bitter lesson and a warning from Malawi

Posted by Deceived, 2 Replies
...you have any connection with Malawi or know anyone going there on holiday, as a volunteer (as I was) or for any reason, please warn them about this man. I dont want any other woman to suffer the way I have. Unfortunately, it seems we are unable... Read more »

The reason not to use a PCR (WARNING)

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...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 the... Read more »

Rolling Stone, NY Post, Poz Mag [Rethinking AIDS]

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...malaria; 5. immune suppressing medications; 6. the flu shot and possibly other immunizations; 7. pregnancy; 8. one or more sexually transmitted diseases (STDs); 9. having received multiple transfusions; 10. neoplasms or tumors 11.... Read more »