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Can using Vaseline prevent getting HIV and other STDs?

Another guy I met on AOL (America Online) wanted bareback me using his discovered lubrication method. He uses a dildo and very large amounts of vaseline to coat the rectal lining to 'seal' the pores. Following that he uses a vaginal...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. Barebacking is having unprotected anal intercourse, and is most often used in reference to Gay men having unprotected anal intercourse. Using Vaseline this way will NOT provide adequate protection against HIV and... Read more »

Prevention of STDs and why people don't care

Seems to me that alot of time and money is spent on AIDS and STD research. I know of well-educated... Read more »

Ways to get STDS

Is it possible to receive any kind of STD or infection by "dry humping" ? A friend told... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

"Nothing Highly Effective" About Condoms' Ability to Prevent STDs, HIV Among Young People, Opinion Piece Says

There is "nothing 'highly effective' about condoms when it comes to protecting young people from STDs," Shepherd Smith, president of the Institute for Youth Development , a Washington, D.C.-based not-for-profit group that advocates risk avoidance... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Alabama: Students Learn Ways to Prevent HIV and AIDS

The Alabama Department of Education (ADOE) mandates that students in fifth through 12th grades learn about HIV/AIDS and how to prevent its spread, said Nancy Bocchino, a registered nurse and health educator with Madison City Schools. "I'm... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Partner Treatment Eyed for STDs

Speaking Tuesday at CDC's 2008 National STD Prevention Conference, the director of the agency's Division of STD Prevention called expedited partner therapy, in which women with curable STDs are given drugs to treat their male partners, a "promising... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: On the Prowl for STDs

Hamilton County ranks 14th nationally for gonorrhea rates, CDC reports. The Cincinnati Metropolitan Statistical Area also includes parts of Indiana and Kentucky, where new chlamydia cases rose from 570 in 2005 to more than 1,000 in 2006. In... Read more »
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Botanical Treatments For HIV, AIDS, and STDs

Posted by Anonymous
The Website:

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You can download the free eBook "Treating Herpes Naturally" through Larrea Tridentata by Dennis W. Clark, Ph.D. at this website;

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Regardless of your... Read more »

STDs in Insertive Oral Sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi,

I had an unprotected Insertive Oral Sex for a while. I want to know what STDs can transmit in this way.

I have been told that SALIVA does not transmit HIV. But can it transmit other STD...What are they and how dangerous they can be.

I have sore... Read more »

Other STDS

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I know that this is an HIV site, but I was wondering if there are window periods for other STDS, mainly Gonnerhea and chlamydia, any answers would be appreciated!

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STDs & HIV - HELP!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If you are infected with another STD like chlamydia or gonorrhea at the sime time you are exposed to HIV, will this "coinfection" slow down the production of HIV antibodies???? or does the same window period still apply????

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