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What Does It Mean When You Are Exposed To A Std

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Ask the Experts

How do I anonymously tell a partner I may have exposed him to an STD??? (INSPOT.ORG)

Dr. Bob,HELP!!!! I did something stupid and now I've got syphlis!!!! I'm still waiting for my HIV test!!! What really worries me is that I've had sex with several friends and we sort of forgot to use a condom. But I know these guys...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Too-Embarrassed-To-Tell-Them Guy,You sort of forgot to use a condom???????? Hmmmmm.....Early Alzheimer's I presume, right? Otherwise I'm sure you wouldn't take such a risk. (Learning a lesson like this the hard way is indeed... Read more »

hiv negative after exposer but still showing symtoms

hey dr. bob i had a pretty risky exposer last mid january. now i know what your going to say to me... Read more »

std first occurring

once you become exposed to an std(any), how long after infection does the symtoms... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Routine Brief Risk-Reduction Counseling With Biannual STD Testing Reduces STD Incidence Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in Care

The researchers evaluated whether routine, twice-yearly STD testing, together with brief risk-reduction counseling, reduces STD incidence and high-risk behaviors. The SUN study is a prospective, observational HIV cohort study carried out in four US... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea Infections in Asymptomatic MSM Missed Due to Lack of Testing at All Exposed Anatomic Sites

New data from several STD clinics suggest that more than one-third of rectal gonorrhea infections and more than a quarter of pharyngeal (throat) gonorrhea infections among asymptomatic men who have sex with men (MSM) are missed and not treated... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Female-Controlled Methods for HIV/STD Prevention

Executive Summary: On April 15, 1996, representatives of CDC's Office of Women's Health;the National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHSTP); the NationalCenter for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; and the NationalCenter for... Read more »
Connect With Others

A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor.

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When exposed to HIV you are exposed HEP also?

Posted by Anonymous
I heard this is true because most people with HIV are coinfected with Hep. This means that the window period is at least 6 months, right? Anyway, if you have more questions go to www.aidsmeds.com and FEAR of HIV forum. Ask them the window period fo... Read more »

Exposed to a POZ man, 15 days later...

Posted by Panicman, 2 Replies
Hey everyone, don't know if anyone remembers my first post here. I put myself in a stupid position, insertive anal sex with a man I found out later was poz. It's been over two weeks since the encounter and as it stands right now I'm still ok.

I went... Read more »

Symptoms mean EVERYTHING!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I used to work at an std clinic in Chicago:

If there was anykind of exposure - low or high - and then followed by more than 5 symptoms related to hiv (ie rash, fever, swollen nodes, joint pain, diariahh etc) beginning 2-4 weeks after the... Read more »