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Drug Use and HIV

...sex practices. Often, substance users have multiple sexual partners. This increases their risk of becoming infected with HIV or another sexually transmitted disease. Also, substance users may have an increased risk of carrying sexually transmitted diseases. This can increase their risk of becoming infected with HIV, or of transmitting HIV infection. Medications and Drugs It is very important to take every dose of ARVs. People who are not...
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Inflamation

Hi Nelson,I am on Atripla. Undetectable and my T-Cell count hovers around 600 and continuing to climb. I am so confused with all the talk about how HIV causes inflamation. What kind of long term damage can this do do the body and is there any...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
...one. - Treating and using prophylaxis for all coinfections like active herpes replication and others- Avoiding exposure to sexually transmitted diseases is very important also. - Keeping a normal body weight and not gaining fat- Making sure... Read more »

HIV transmission

Bob,I am a concerned mother of two teenage children's health along with my own. My situation is one of possible criminal transmission. I was involved with someone who was positive. He had what I thought was the flu which turned out to be some sort...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Counseling (psychotherapy) and anti-anxiety medication may be very helpful as you endure this difficult period in your life.As for sexually transmitted diseases, some STDs, such as syphilis, chlamydia and gonorrhea, are much more easily... 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 5 woman in my past. Prior to my engagement and meeting my fiance , I had a one time unprotected episode of oral and vaginal sex with a female. this...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...in resolution of symptoms may occur among persons with HIV.How Can LGV Be Prevented?The surest way to avoid transmission of sexually transmitted diseases is to abstain from sexual contact, or to be in a long-term mutually monogamous relationship... Read more »

does sodomy create HIV/AIDS?

I guess Im just pretty ignorant because of my super religious parents but, I always thought that unprotected anal sex would somehow 'create' HIV/AIDS. Is this just a wierd misconception? and if I had unprotected anal sex w my bf (and neither of us...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...cold can be transmitted through the air if the infected person coughs or sneezes on an uninfected person. Right? OK, check. Sexually transmitted diseases, like the clap or syphilis, can be transmitted when the infected person has unprotected sex... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Utah: Anonymous Prescriptions Proposed to Fight Sexually Transmitted Diseases

The Utah Legislature is considering an expedited partner therapy (EPT) measure under which patients diagnosed with an STD could receive extra antibiotics to treat their partners. HB 17, sponsored by Rep. Jennifer Seelig (D-Salt Lake City) would... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trends in Reportable Sexually Transmitted Diseases in the United States, 2006

...Syphilis: Cases Increase for Sixth Consecutive Year Racial Disparities Persist Across All Reportable STDs References Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) remain a major public health challenge in the United States. While substantial... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

AND1 Baller Joins Fight Against Sexually Transmitted Diseases

Former Harlem Globetrotter Troy "Escalade" Jackson, now part of the AND1 Mixtape traveling basketball competition, is taking the HIV/STD-prevention message on the road with him. Jackson lost a brother to AIDS in the 1980s. "When I did research... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

How Do You Talk To Your Partners About HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

...There is no easy answer concerning how to talk to a partner about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many people find it easy tohave sex, they find it extremely difficult to talk about it. So how does onebegin? Read more »
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Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
...When getting tested it's a good idea to get tested for   a. sexually transmitted diseases,       ... Read more »

By Deb Levine. other sexually transmitted diseases

Posted by don
...By Deb Levine. ...other sexually transmitted diseases http://thriveonline.oxygen.com/sex/experts/delilah/delilah.08-10-01.html?source=sexnewsdaily _____________________________ Read more »

Male Circumcision Lowers Risk For HIV

Posted by spiderman
...cause HIV to spread rapidly in a country - the number of concurrent sexual partners, the use of condoms, the presence of other sexually transmitted diseases and male circumcision. Other things being equal, in a circumcised population you have a... Read more »

HIV & Public Health - lets rethink.....

Posted by GamboJim, 2 Replies
...All, I posted this reply to one of the messages earlier. I feel we need to examine current testing conditions to really fight HIV. Also google "Sharon Mitchell" & "Pcr" - she's the Director of AIM (clinic that caters to Adult Industry) -... Read more »