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What Do The Symptoms Of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Look Like

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Gynecological Problems

HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop into more serious conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or cervical cancer. Which GYN Conditions Are Most Problematic? Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV, Genital Herpes) There are many...
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Hey. I was in a hospital, and i drank toilet water. Could i of catch any kind of STD'S/AIDS/STI'S or any form of sexually transmitted infection/decease/virus. thanks. I'm very concern, even if it might look wierd.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You were in a hospital and drank toilet water????? Hmm . . . why would I think that's weird? After all I've tasted hospital food before on many occasions.Dude, you really drank from the hospital tidy bowl? I guess the regular drinking fountain... Read more »

A whitehead on the penis?

Dear Ryan,About five years ago, I became involved with this guy intimately. I noticed what looked like a whitehead ( pimple) on the front of the head of the penis. I was with him for a few years and this never went away. After a awhile, I noticed...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You probably do not have any reason to worry, but why don't you do your best to talk with your doctor about it? I know that it can be difficult and embarassing to talk with someone about your sex life, but doctors are specifically trained to deal... Read more »

new mole

I have a new mole in the region between my leg and my testicle. could this be a symptom of any sexually transmitted disease?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I hate sounding like a broken record, but I really can't tell you what this skin manifestation is or what is causing it. A mole is a mole. As far as I know, moles are not caused by sexually transmitted infections. If you are concerned, go see a... Read more »

Blood Clot On The Penis Head

Hi, I am a male and have being using a vibrator in a shape of a pussy for masturbation. I have been using it for quite a while and had always use it for my own personal use and not sharing with the other. I used it to masturbate again a few days...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Well, it sounds like it is impossible that you had contracted HIV or any other sexually transmitted infection by using a sex toy that you have not shared with others. HIV and STD transmission occurs when you have sexual contact--vaginal, anal, or... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Do the Symptoms of Sexually Transmitted Diseases Look Like?

The following are the some of the symptoms of syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, genital warts, scabies and herpes. Since symptoms can vary from person to person, and since these symptoms can resemble the symptoms of many other illnesses, you CANNOT... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Frequently Asked Questions About Safe Sex and HIV Prevention

...load testing? I can't cope with my fear of AIDS. What should I do? What is viral hepatitis, and how is it transmitted? What do the symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases look like? Where can I get more information about HIV/AIDS and... Read more »
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Older People and HIV

How Many Older People Have AIDS? Why Are Older People Getting Infected? Is HIV Disease Different for Older People? Is HIV the Same in Older People? What Other Health Problems Are Common? Mental Problems The Bottom Line How Many... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

10 months of no answer symptoms described

Posted by Difficult, 4 Replies
So here goes, My horror filled story over 10 months ago, I engaged in penile vaginal sex I am a man, with an HIV positive sex worker (I found her 1 week later and asked her). during sex I was flaccid and there was cut on my penis, further the... Read more »

I've had EVERY symptom related to HIV so depressed

Posted by Anonymous, 21 Replies
Hey guys, I've had practically every symptom in the past year and I'm hoping to God that it's something else because i'm scared to death to get tested to find out that I'm HIV positive. I've had white tongue, swollen lymph nodes in my throat,... Read more »

What is this?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
My penis started to have rash 2 weeks ago, I had unprotected sex before that(I had changed different kind of body soap) Is that a symptom for HIV? or other STD diseases? Worried Read more »