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What Can You Do To Prevent Std Infections?

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The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

What is the 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...
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STD Prevention and Safer Sex

We are a group of ohio University students participating in a communications project to inform college students about the risk of std infection and the availability of condoms/safer sex. we are also looking for some statistics on STD infection...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
This is an area of interest for me since I provide sexual health and sexuality educational and clinical services for the Columbia University campus. However, the information you seek is not easy to summarize, nor is there one model for approaching... Read more »

STD Prevention

The real question is why wouldnt you want to use it? Argyrol has a 4 log kill rate against HIV, Herpes< HPV, etc.../Users/dusty/Desktop/VDKits.jpg/Users/dusty/Desktop/sexandhygieneWD.jpg/Users/dusty/Desktop/VD_Axis_2[1].psdmale urethral doucheNov...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,OK, last time dude! Male urethral douching may have been popular during WWII but then again so were the Andrew Sisters. Neither is popular (or recommended) today. In fact male urethral douching could be harmful and the Andrew Sisters are,... Read more »

How do I know if im infected with STD?

I have sex with some (anal) wihtout using protection and afterwards I started getting this single pimple-like in the excess skin near the hear of my penis. I am afraid because it always build up small amount of pus. I tried to apply allergy ointment...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »

HIV/ STD infection

Dear Doctors,2 months ago, i was on a business trip and during such trip I had some hanky panky with a call-girl. I would like to re-iterate that I did not have sexual intercourse with the girl, but by mistake (during foreplay) my penis touched...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
You wrote, "I think the feverish feeling is because I am very very worried, maybe."Actually, it is not "maybe" it is definitely. Your "feverish feeling" is the searing effect of guilt wreaking havoc on your mind and... Read more »
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Preventing the increasing rate of HIV infections

Posted by PeaceandLove, 3 Replies
So Ive been thinking about this for awhile and wanted to post this but wasnt sure if I should, but after reading an article today that I noticed on CNN, I thought it was a sign that I should post it. The article was basically about how HIV... Read more »

STD

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a question that i need an answer to. My ex-boyfriend just called me and told me that he had an infection in his balls. He said they were burning and they hurt really bad. He said that the doctor said the ONLY way he could have contracted... Read more »

STD? cold sores, herpes???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i've seen how cold sores are active in hiv poz individuals. but i thought cold sores were common in people with a herpes strain? and the cold sores would be were you came into contact with the herpes virus. ie you won't get herpes on your lip if... Read more »

std-need help

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
does anyone know of an std that starts with a y? I need to know. my ex forget the name but said it started with a y???please help

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