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What Do Stds Look Like

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Pennslyvania: STDs Hit Blacks Hard; Health Department Officials Look for a New Strategy to Fight the Problem

The Allegheny County Health Department on Wednesday held a conference in Oakland to discuss the county's STD numbers and develop ways to reduce the disproportionate number of cases in the African-American community. "There are disparities, but not... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Study Looks at How Young Males Get Information About AIDS and STDs After High School

A study in the January/February issue of Family Planning Perspectives examines where young men obtain new information about the prevention of STDs/HIV and whether they carry the prevention messages that they received as adolescents with them in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Efforts to Reduce STDs Not Paying Dividends Yet

On Monday a quarterly report released by the Atlantic Health Sciences Corp. showed no major progress in efforts to reduce the number of teen pregnancies and STDs among those under age 25 in Charlotte County. AHSC submitted the report at the health... Read more »
Ask the Experts

STDs--The Hidden Epidemic

Hi, Rick. I've been reading quite a few of the frequently asked questions and I've noticed people are mainly concerned about AIDS apparently regardless of the presence of some other nasty (perhaps nastier than AIDS) STDs.I would like to...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your comments. The issue of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) is one that people often do not talk about, and this issue is often ignored. The public is well aware of the AIDS epidemic, but many people are unaware of the STD... Read more »

aids stds

my friends and i were all at a restauntand the waiter took my order and i was quite picky that day so i think he was annoyed and i recieved my food and after eating like half of it my friend noticed a sticky clear substance on my carrots my friend...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You think the waiter spunked your veggies with his own personal secret sauce??? Dude, even if you had difficulty deciding between the Blue Plate Special and McDonald's latest Mc-Heart-Attack burger, there really is no chance you'll... Read more »

Name of test to check STDs including HIV

Which test I need to do for checking STDs including HIV?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Diagnosis of different sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, require different procedures. For diagnosis of HIV infection, the most reliable and widely used tool is the antibody screening assay (like the EIA or ELISA). For syphilis,... Read more »

Say No To Propaganda (And STDs too)

Doc,Enough with the political propaganda already! Have you no shame using a forum designed to help people prevent the spread of STDs to impose your political beliefs on everyone? It's despicable, really. You even resort to calling the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Political propaganda??? Have I no shame???? Science isn't objective??? The questions I answer have nothing to do with HIV prevention??? Hmmm . . . let me guess. I'll bet you're from one of those red states in the center of the... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know what genital warts on a penis look like? I mean are they pretty obvious or barely noticable?

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Does aid couse bumps on your body? Or stds

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Looking for Answers/ Reassurance

Posted by PolarBear, 1 Reply
HIV test results? Will vote best answer?
I have only been intimate with one person in my life and we have only had oral sex so far (both ways). I met him in August of 2008 and broke up in Jan of 2009. We got back together in Feb of this year but our... 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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