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What Are The Dangers Of Stds

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Jersey: Dangers of STDs Discussed by College Students

Students at William Paterson University in Wayne, N.J., have posted a video about the school's efforts to have more individuals within the school community tested for HIV. The university's health center offers testing for HIV to students, staff, and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Missouri: St. Louis No Longer Is Number 1 in 2 STDs

St. Louis ranked second-highest in the number of reported cases of gonorrhea and chlamydia per 100,000 population last year, compared to other US cities and counties, a new CDC report shows. For the past two years, the city ranked first for both... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Arizona Bill Seeks Felony Charge for Intentionally Exposing Others to HIV, STDs

Ariz. Rep. Lela Alston (D-Phoenix) has proposed HB2218, a bill that would make it a felony to intentionally expose others to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including gonorrhea, chlamydia, and syphilis. Alston explained that she wrote the bill... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Condoms work- they have saved me from STDs

hi Dr,I read your forum 2 years ago when I thought I had HIV just because I had sex with escorts. I've been having sex with escorts on a weekly basis since 2000 (i'm not proud of it, but I think that's one indulgence I will stop)Each...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Yes, condoms do indeed work. However, I don't recommend "double bagging" (wearing two). See below.Stay safe and you'll stay well.Dr. BobReprint: From Uruguay to Dr. BobAug 16, 2006 Dr. Bob, I got all my questions answered... Read more »

Am I dangerous? Him: hiv +; me: herpes.. Afraid for him.

I'm in the beginnings of a new relationship with an hiv + man. I have herpes from my ex-husband and fear two things. One, telling him -- we haven't had sex yet -- and two, being a danger to him. I am afraid of risking his health and...
Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Response from Robert H. Remien, Ph.D.

Columbia University
I am not a medical doctor nor an expert in STDs. Please post your question about risk of transmission and methods of protection to another forum. However, as a psychologist with expertise in couple-related issues I strongly suggest that you find a... Read more »

Is it danger to catch HIV

Hi Dr Bob, I donated my little amount 4 days back.Just mentioning as i went big anxiety 2 months back.I was heavily drunk on june 21 and went to strip club and engaged with stripper boob sucking and i dont have any sores in my mouth at that moment...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Relax Max. Boob sucking, vagina touching and hand jobs are not considered to be significant risks for HIV or most STDs. The bumps on the rear portion of your tongue are indeed most likely to be taste buds. If you remain worried, get an HIV and... Read more »

about stds (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STDs, 2011)

I was woundering I experimented with a new way of masturbating by stimulating my anus ie by tickling it I was woindering is that safe can I get any stds from that and I done it by my self ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.Another QTND (question that never dies) with its corresponding ATNC (answer that never changes). See link below.Dr. Bob<a href="http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Q210156.html">Hiv (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD... Read more »
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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 »

Is this dangerous?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Love going into a bar with a dark corner - my jeans torn along the seam - received anal sex in a local LA bar one night - the guy was huge - what surprised me wasn't that he was deep inside me (I just backed up on it) - but that he gave no... Read more »

HeteroSex is DANGEROUS!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
For all those who continually say heterosex is not as dangerous for a man.. Here is a posting from JAMA HIV/AIDS

The rate of male-to-female transmission was not significantly different from the rate of female-to-male transmission (12.0 per 100... Read more »

Were your tests for STDs, AIDS, TB and hepatitis?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Were your tests for STDs, AIDS, TB and hepatitis?...


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