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What Is The Most Effective Method Of Std Prevention

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Withdrawal method, STDs, and Pregnancy

Can a guy "pullout" before he ejaculates so it prevents you from getting STD's aids are getting pregnant?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...you are talking about is known as the "withdrawal method". The withdrawal method will not provide adequate protection against Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) including HIV, and you would still be at significant risk of infection! In... Read more »

Am still a bit confused-Syphilis Question (ORAL SEX AND STDs, 2010)

I am a 50 year old safe, and usually sane man. That changed 48 Hours ago. In another city on a... Read more »

College guy that just donated to the foundation. Lymphogranuloma Venereum (LGV, 2010)

Good evening Dr. Bob,I am a heterosexual male in my mid 20's and now engaged. I have only been with... Read more »
Articles
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... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Teen Women Choose Female-Controlled Methods for STD Prevention

...with the choice of choosing a female-controlled, over-the-counter, contraceptive barrier method as an alternative to preventing sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and HIV. Data was collected from 510 sexually-active females aged 15 to 30 who... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Federal STD Prevention Found Healthy by CDC

...cases between 1971 and 2003, CDC researchers reported at last week's 16th biennial meeting of the International Society for Sexually Transmitted Diseases Research in Amsterdam. The data shows that efforts to prevent STDs are "effective and... Read more »
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Condoms: Our most trusted method

Posted by bradford
...for 95 percent of all new HIV infections worldwide. When a person has sex without a condom, they are extremely vulnerable to sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). People are dying and many more millions will likely die due to the lack of condom... Read more »

Topping Last Month

Posted by Anonymous, 19 Replies
I have a lover that I see at least twice a week for a little more than 2 years. I am male and he is male and I met him on the internet and his profile said HIV-. Last month (Sept.) he sat on my penis without a condom. Well for the next four weeks... Read more »

Bush ignores HIV prevention methods that work

Posted by bradford, 2 Replies
...age, sex, race, culture, faith and sexual orientation. Condoms save lives. Condoms can and do prevent HIV infection and other sexually transmitted diseases. Promoting condoms does not promote sexual activity. Individuals who engage in sex... Read more »

what are the chances...

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
What are the chances of contracting HIV from A. unprotected oral sex with no ejaculation B. brief (less than 5 minutes) of unprotected intercourse with pull-out (definitely no sperm near or in my body) I've been having some ARS symptoms like... Read more »