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What Std Causes Chapped Lips

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...link between STDs and HIV infection? How can STD treatment slow the spread of HIV infection? What are the implications for HIV prevention? Where can I get more information? References Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be an effective tool in preventing the spread of HIV , the virus that causes AIDS. An understanding of the relationship between STDs and HIV infection can help in the development...
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i have chapped lips

ive been positive for a year and a half, recently my lips were white and chapped up, someone said this might be due to thrush. what causes thrush
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...impaired or if a person is taking antibiotics. Vitamine deficiencies and other conditions (sun/wind can cause too)can cause the lips to be chapped as well. KH Read more »

chapped lip and blood

hello i had kissing but not really deep deep kissing and realised that i had a chapped lip, slight bleed, . I do not know the sttaus of my partnerPlease let me know the risk involvedcant sleep!
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...There is no evidence that HIV is transmitted through kissing, so you are not at risk for infection. The fact that your lips were chapped and bleeding does not have much relevance, since you were only exposed to saliva. The saliva of HIV infected... Read more »

Angular Chelitis or Chapped lips?

Hi Dr. Feinberg,I have recently been having problems with minor cracking at the corners of my mouth. I have read this can be caused by a fungal infection and is called Angular Chelitis and occurs much more frequently in HIV+ people. However, in my...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...the corners of the mpouth. Most often this is due to candidiasis, a fungal infection, but it can also be due to herpes or to chapping. If it goes away with chapstick, i wouldn't be concerned about it. Read more »

PEP for yesterday's oral experience- please respond b4 too late

Hi Dr.,I had an experience yesterday with a married man- we engaged in oral (I was the receptive partner) for a very short amount of time. He had slight pre-cum but continued to wipe it off during the experience (and he did not climax). I have a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...oral sex episode with a married guy of unknown HIV status would not qualify, even with your "slight sore throat and chapped lips." You can read much more about PEP and its indications in the archives. Have a look!If you remain worried about HIV,... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cook County, Ill., Ranks High in Sexually Transmitted Disease: STD Treatment Costs U.S. Health Care System $16.4 Billion a Year

... New CDC figures show the United States logs 19 million new STD cases each year. Less than half the people who should be screened receive the recommended STD tests, CDC said. If left undiagnosed 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? The Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Diagnoses and Mental Health Disparities Among Women Who Have Sex With Women Screened at an Urban Community Health Center, Boston, Mass., 2007

...have sex with men only (WSM)," the authors wrote. However, there is limited research on these indicators in conjunction with STDs and WSW sexual health. From July to December 2007, a retrospective chart review was performed on all female... 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 »
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Please help. I'm scared. I have a kissing/oral question

Posted by Worriedguy23, 2 Replies
...little bit of blood I seen. I do bleed sometimes when I brush, but its never anything serious. Her and I also both had chapped lips. That may have been where part of it came from. It was just a bit of blood and neither one of us could find... Read more »

is chapped lips a sign of hiv infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I recently had a high risk encounter and a few weeks after got really cracked chapped lips.I happened to have other symptoms as well just curious cause I haven't heard much about it being a symptom. Read more »

My Hour of Truth has Come Part III: The Final Chap

Posted by MiamiLat, 5 Replies
...advised that a 6 mos test is not necessary. Still, I feel I need to go through with this test to bring closure to this eye-opening chapter in my life. This experience has truly been a big wake up call on different levels. I am scheduled to test... Read more »

worried sick

Posted by finallyfindigout, 4 Replies
...entered me through VERY chapped (open) lips... I've had recurring yeast, BV and a UTI since then- have tested neg for most STDs and normal CBC. During this time, I developed a rash which derm diagnosed as scabies but still getting these tiny... Read more »