Ways Of Catching Chlamydia
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Posted by chrono5, 2 RepliesI'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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 2 RepliesI 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 »
Posted by Anonymous, 4 RepliesI 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 »
Posted by kris, 2 RepliesI have a friend who is hiv positive he has been so for ten years but I just found out recently. I have some anxiety about germs in general so I dont shake hands. I always give people fist bumps. But I am growing concerned becasue I gave him a Fist... Read more »
Posted by blackwinterday, 1 ReplyDear Expert,
I am new to this forum! Firstly, I would like to express my gratitude to all of you!
I am scared over the incident told below!
Recently, I was diagnosed with hemorrhoids so I always wipe off my vagina and anus after urinating. I always... Read more »
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Test Positive Aware NetworkHi 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 »
University of North Carolina - Chapel HillThe good news is that chlamydia and other STIs do not spontaneously generate (that is they do not appear out of thin air). So, if you and your partner were not infected and were stranded on a deserted island where sex toys grow on trees, you would... Read more »
University of Massachusetts, Medical SchoolThere is very little infectious virus in the saliva and exposure to saliva alone carries little risk of transmission. HIV is commonly transmitted through sexual contact,transfusion of blood or blood products containing HIV, or sharing needles. It... Read more »
Chicago Black Gay Mens CaucusThanks for your question,If I understand you correctly, the answer is <b>no</b>. Chlamydia comes from a very specific organism that doesn't live naturally in/around the body. It has to come from another person who is infected. If... Read more »
Money Well Spent: Opt-Out Testing in Prisons Can Catch STD Cases and Save Taxpayers Money in the Long RunHow 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 »
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Chlamydia trachomatis Testing in the Second British National Survey of Sexual Attitudes and Lifestyles: Respondent Uptake and Treatment OutcomesAccording 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 »
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