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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Utahns May Now Be Treated for STDs Without Seeing a Doctor

The partners of Utahns diagnosed with an STD now have a way of getting treated anonymously without seeing a doctor. A state law that went into effect Tuesday allows doctors to write antibiotic prescriptions for the unnamed partners of their... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Teens' STDs Often Not Treated Properly in ER

A new report shows that a substantial number of teenagers diagnosed with STDs in emergency rooms may not receive appropriate treatment. Dr. Kathleen R. Beckmann and colleagues at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin studied data covering 1.2 million... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Condoms Treated With Silver Nanoparticles Could "Completely Inactivate" HIV, Other STDs: Researchers

Condoms have a 15 percent failure rate. Also, they do not completely protect against sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). However, when researchers at the University of Manitoba soaked condoms in a solution of microscopic silver nanoparticles, the... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Can it ever be *too late* to treat non-HIV STDs?

Hi,Can it ever be "too late" to treat easily treatable non-HIV STDs like chlamydia, syphilis, gonorrhea, herpes, etc.?Thanks....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Not really. Treatment can be offered for each of the infections you mention. DW... Read more »

Ways to get STDS

Is it possible to receive any kind of STD or infection by "dry humping" ? A friend told me there was. Is it true that an STD or infection can be passed through clothes? If neither partners have STDs, there should be no risk at all, right?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
A basic model for STI transmission describes transmission in two different ways: either through contact with FLUID (like semen or vaginal secretions) or direct skin-to-skin CONTACT. Here's the breakdown: STIs spread by FLUIDS: Gonorrhea,... Read more »

Am still a bit confused-Syphilis Question (ORAL SEX AND STDs, 2010)

I am a 50 year old safe, and usually sane man. That changed 48 Hours ago. In another city on a business trip I Went into a store to grab a paper. I noticed in the back was a adult only section. In there on the side were video booths . to make a long...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hey MW,You went into a store to grab a paper and wound up with an unknown throbbing tallywhacker tickling your tonsils? Hmm. I shutter to think what happens to you when you go out for weekly grocery shopping!?!I'll reprint below some... Read more »

PEP outcome and other STDs

Dear Dr BobA follow up question from http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Current/Q192153.html I am in my 22days of PEP and the 24th date after exposure. Tonight I did a quick HIV test and the result was encouraging. However, I really...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Are you being followed by an HIV specialist while on PEP? I strongly recommend everyone who has had an exposure significant enough to warrant a course of PEP be followed by an HIV specialist. The type of questions you raise could and should be... Read more »
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Botanical Treatments For HIV, AIDS, and STDs

Posted by Anonymous
The Website:

http://Shegoi.net/askphd .

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

http://freeherpesbook.com/downloadServlet?downloadId=E618347


Regardless of your... Read more »

5 lessons about the way we treat people

Posted by franfrog, 2 Replies




Five (5) lessons to make you think about the way we treat people.



1 - First Important Lesson - Cleaning Lady.

During my second month of college, our professor
gave us a pop quiz. I was a conscientious student
and had breezed through the questions until... 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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