Ways Gonorrhea Is Transmitted
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The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi Brazil-Guy,Your concerns are largely unwarranted. Gonorrhea can be transmitted via oral sex quite easily and efficiently. HIV, by comparison, cannot. In fact it's quite difficult to transmit HIV via oral sex, particularly via the receptive... Read more »
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A Cost-Effective Analysis of Interventions to Increase Repeat Testing in Patients Treated for Gonorrhea or Chlamydia at Public Sexually Transmitted Disease ClinicsSince persons who have been infected with chlamydia or gonorrhea (CT/GC) are at increased risk for reinfection, the authors of the current study sought to conduct a program- and societal-perspective cost-effectiveness analysis of five interventions... Read more »
Michigan: Two Sexually Transmitted Diseases Rise; Metro Health Officials Believe Extra Screenings Reveal More Cases of Chlamydia, GonorrheaIn metro Detroit, reported cases of chlamydia rose 25 percent last year, while cases of gonorrhea rose 18 percent, statistics from the state Department of Community Health show. In Wayne, Oakland, and Macomb counties, chlamydia cases climbed from... Read more »
DNA Testing Method Can Identify Twice as Many Throat and Rectal Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections as Traditional Bacterial CultureA new study shows that a more efficient STD screening method -- called a nucleic acid amplification test (NAAT) -- can detect at least twice as many oropharyngeal (throat) and rectal gonorrhea and chlamydia infections as a bacterial culture test,... Read more »
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Posted by jacob123, 2 RepliesI know ive asked a similar question but it still paranoids me. Lets say a s small amount of HIV+ blood went in the water(not visible). Then 10 minutes later, someone drinks that water. What are the chances of catching HIV? Because i was playing... Read more »
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Tuesday August 14 5:37 PM ET
Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say
By Emma Hitt, PhD
ATLANTA (Reuters Health) - Unprotected oral sex is highly unlikely to transmit HIV (news - web sites) infection, according to findings from a small study... Read more »
Posted by vanessa1013, 3 RepliesHi there,
Thank you in advance for reading...
I attended a "rave" like party on 8/21/10. At this party, nitrous balloons were being passed around. I took several hits...And now I am wondering if there is any chance I can get HIV from sharing a balloon. Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyAre there any facts about how HSV-2 is transmitted?
I have read that it can be contracted from genital to genital, and from genital to mouth - But what if I receive oral from a girl... Can she pass HSV2 from her mouth to my genitals?
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