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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...link between STDs and HIV infection? How can STD treatment slow the spread of HIV infection? What are the implications for HIV prevention? Where can I get more information? References Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be an effective tool in preventing the spread of HIV , the virus that causes AIDS. An understanding of the relationship between STDs and HIV infection can help in the development...
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Hello Dr. Bob!Very quickly, because I can't find a specific answer on Yahoo or anything like that.But if you get a venereal disease in your penis, does that automatically mean you had unprotected sex.After sex with this guy I sometimes see, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...your trouser snake is the size of a giant anaconda.At this point, if your painful swab was negative, and you've already been treated empirically, there is no way to determine if indeed you had an STD. Perhaps you just irritated your equipment and... Read more »

castlemans disease

my son is hiv pos. and he has castlemans disease with kaposi sarcoma.can the virus be spread through kissing from the saliva?ihave grandchildren who he makes a fuss off.should i be concerned?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...establishing the diagnosis of relapse, in the way that we spend six months establishing the initial diagnosis. Is Castleman's disease sexually transmitted? The transmission of the virus, Kaposi's sarcoma herpesvirus, between individuals, is an... Read more »

Partner notification and domestic violence issues

I recently tested positive for hiv at a local clinic . The clinic called a partner identification program and they asked me to list my former partners . I left out my last partner because he has a history of violence and if the Board of Health is...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...is done in the United States, since procedures may differ in other countries. When a person tests positive for HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), it is important that their partners be notified that they were exposed to HIV or... Read more »

Denied Claim Even with HIV Coverage

My current expatriate coverage provides cover for "medical expenses which arise from or are in any way related to HIV, AIDS or ARC and/or any mutant derivative or variations thereof".However, a few weeks ago, I was admitted to the hospital for...
Lynn L. Franzoi

Response from Lynn L. Franzoi

Worldwide Benefits for Fox, Inc.
You should file an appeal with the insurer quoting the specific sections that cover HIV-related illnesses. Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

How Do You Talk To Your Partners About HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

...There is no easy answer concerning how to talk to a partner about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many people find it easy tohave sex, they find it extremely difficult to talk about it. So how does onebegin? The Read more »
U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) -- Overview

... What Is a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)? How Many People Have STDs? How Do You Get an STD? What Are the Symptoms of STDs? How Do You Get Tested for STDs? Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Diseases Pose Severe Threat to Women's Health and Fertility

... Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are among the most serious preventable threats to women's fertility in the United States. Biological factors place women at greater Read more »
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sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

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My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has... Read more »

Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...community, but then similar messages need to be catered to the minority communities that it's also our disease," said Spar, who treats a wide variety of people with HIV in his practice, including women, children, gay men and men who identify as... Read more »

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... conducts and supports research to prevent, diagnose and treat illness such as HIV disease and other sexually transmitted diseases, tuberculosis, malaria, asthma and allergies. NIH is an agency of the U.S.... Read more »

Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
...When getting tested it's a good idea to get tested for   a. sexually transmitted diseases,       ... Read more »