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I am 22 years old. I have been masturbating since the age of 13. I never had sex with anyone. Could I have contracted HIV? Is is possible to get HIV through masturbating when i have small cut or wound on my penis...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,And yet another QTND (question that never dies) arises tonight! Hmm . . . must be a full moon out there or something.See below Mr. Sticky Fingers.Dr. Bobunwashed clothes (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF AN STD BY MASTURBATION)Apr 20, 2008 what will... Read more »


Dear Dr. Bob:I love you and your forum and am grateful for your truthful and candid answers; your... Read more »

received an std

if you receive gonorrhea from your partner does this mean you will receive everything they might... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Nebraska: Unique Outreach for STD Epidemic

Omaha, Nebraska, is taking steps to curb its STD epidemic by reaching out to youth at community centers, libraries, and churches. Each month, the Douglas County Health Department spends two hours offering STD screenings at the Saddlebrook Community... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Michigan: Celebrate Valentine's Day With HIV/STD Testing at the Health Department

On Thursday, Valentines Day, the Genesee County Health Department in Flint is offering STD screening, including free HIV testing, and running a small health fair. The health fair is part of GCHDs fourth annual Black AIDS Awareness Campaign, which is... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Jersey: Health Provider Taking Over Jersey City's STD Clinic Says It Plans to Deliver Same Services

Officials of Horizon Health Center on Monday sought to reassure City Council members who are anxious about its takeover of Jersey City's free STD/HIV Clinic. City employees of the clinic, who are due to be laid off after the transition, have... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Utah: Silence No Match for Increasing STD Rate

Health officials in Utah are dealing with an STD crisis, mostly among teens and people in their early 20s. Last year, more than 6,400 Utahns were diagnosed with either chlamydia or gonorrhea. While these rates are low relative to other states, they... Read more »
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your opinion on needle safety at std clinics

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
do you think that there is any possibility that a needle could be used twice? what precautions are taken so that this does not happen?

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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have noticed that recently that when I masterbate I am shooting less sperm than before and the sensation is not the same . can it be an STD? thanks Read more »

having an STD

Posted by Anonymous
hi Guys,
3 weeks ago i got an std. This was 2 days after receiving oral sex. I presented itself with a discharge and swollen nodes in the groin and some fever. My risk was receptive oral sex. Thats all! The doctor kept asking if i was being truthful... Read more »


Posted by sadface, 2 Replies
First question, should you have your partner tested for Hiv even though you are going to use condoms? Can a Std as Herpes be transmitted even if a condom is on and there are no sores present? And what about warts? Can you be protected with a condom... Read more »