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Ways For Women To Catch Chlamydia

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Can you catch chlamydia orally by someone who has rectal chlamydia?

Posted by chrono5, 2 Replies
I've just been treated for rectal chlamydia, but I have a partner who we both have never had anal sex with, but he has given me oral sex. I haven't told him just yet because I found out today and I'm waiting until he is back, but I was wondering... Read more »

Can I catch HIV this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I am really worried about an incident that happened 10 months ago and am freaking out over whether I could have caught HIV infection.

I was using a public bathroom and by accident the crotch of my underwear touched the toilet seat. I didn't think... Read more »

Can I catch HIV infection this way?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am only 19 and I don't quite understand why I have to deal with this.
Perhaps some will laugh at me for my ignorance and deem this post as a hoax, but I really am frightened over this issue and am losing sleep over this. Please, someone try to help... Read more »

Risk of Catching HIV in Single Sex Act Low

Posted by Anon_E_Moose, 2 Replies

By DANIEL Q. HANEY, AP Medical Editor

CHICAGO (AP) - A study of heterosexual couples in Africa
concludes that the chance of catching the AIDS (news - web sites) virus from a single
sexual encounter with an infected person is one in 588.

This risk is...

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chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
can any1 out there help me with this question, i have been with my boyfriend for 3 years and as far as I am aware neither of us has had any other partner in that time. about 3 months ago he got tested and he showed up positive with chlamydia so a... Read more »
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Confused on how chlamydia is transferred? I have found nothing on being eaten out, but I think I could have contracted it that way.

Can you get chlamydia from being eaten out or fingered? If he touches himself and fingers me right after, could I get chlamydia that way. I am asking because my boyfriend was diagnosed with chlamydia. I need to be sure of how these things transfer...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,If your boyfriend was masturbating himself, got infected fluids on his fingers and then immediately put those fingers inside of you, then transmission of Chlamydia would be possible. However, it is usually transmitted during unprotected... Read more »

Chances of catching HIV?

This past weekend in Washington DC I came home with two african american women who i now 100% believe to be prostitutes (the next day i woke up and my wallet was gone). The past 4 days have been extremely stressful as I regret this drunken decision...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Yep, chances are the two gal-pals you shagged and who then stole your wallet are not nuns in training.The good news is that "a condom was used in all instances." The not-such-good news is that you "don't remember much,... Read more »

I HOPE I'M CATCHING YOU ON THE RIGHT DAY!

Hi Dr.Bob!!I recently posted a question but I guess I was not lucky enough to get a response so I'm trying again and besides I have more information. Anyhow the reason I'm writing is because of something that happened to my baby not me. We...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, I'm delighted you are already seeing a counselor. It's definitely the right course of action for dealing with your problems of HIV-phobia and irrational fears. Neither of the situations you describe place your daughter at any risk... Read more »

Risk of catching HIV with a condom? (CONDOM EFFICACY)

Hi,I've read the forum, but still can't entirely find an answer for my question. The situation was receiving anal sex, with a condom, and neither person ejaculated. Don't know the other person's HIV status. How much risk for...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Assuming the latex or polyurethane condom was used properly and did not fail (break), your HIV risk would be essentially nonexistent. HIV cannot permeate intact latex or polyurethane. No way. No how. However, it's important to note that... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware Network

Money Well Spent: Opt-Out Testing in Prisons Can Catch STD Cases and Save Taxpayers Money in the Long Run

How much do you think it would cost the health department of a major American city to reduce the amount of gonorrhea, Chlamydia, syphilis and possibly even HIV by 20%? More importantly, if you had to devise the simplest and most cost-effective way... Read more »
The Center for AIDS

Preventing and Controlling Chlamydia -- the Silent STI -- in People With HIV

Table of Contents Introduction Chlamydia Risk Factors in People With and Without HIV How Chlamydia Sets Up Infection and Spreads Chlamydia Raises Risk of HIV Infection and Progression Screening and Testing for Chlamydia: Urine Is Not Enough ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia trachomatis Testing in the Second British National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles: Respondent Uptake and Treatment Outcomes

According to the current study, noninvasive molecular tests for bacterial STIs provide new opportunities for testing in nonclinical settings. The authors' objective was to "examine patient treatment preferences and partner notification outcomes... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Brazil: Latin American Breast Milk Banks Catch on Worldwide

Brazil has a national network of 192 breast milk banks that can treat milk from HIV-positive mothers, allowing them to safely breastfeed their infants without the risk of infection. The country is now sharing its technology with banks across Latin... Read more »