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What Std Would Cause Lower Back Pain?

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Lower spinal and back pain

Hi my name is Brian and I live in Chicago. I was once on Coombivir and sustiva. Now Truvada and sustiva. I n=have been expedreinceing sever pain in my back and/or spine all the time every day for months now. I have a cyst on my spine that was...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It is a national travesty that there is not some form of national health insurance in the US. Neck/cervical pain is common in the general population and even with insured patients treatment can be difficult (often involves X-ray studies,... Read more »

Pain in joints and lower back.

Dr Currier,My brother has been HIV + for about 2 years, CD4 300+ not on any antiretroviral... Read more »

Strange Pain lower back/groin area

Hi, I have developed this strange pain in my lower back and groin area on the left side. I have no... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Washington: Public Health Shifts STD Focus From Testing to Tracking

Due to budget cuts caused by the recession, the Snohomish Health District's clinic in Everett advises that "STD clinic services are no longer available." The STD clinic used to offer testing and treatment, but now SHD has placed its hopes on private... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Changes in Sexual Behavior and STD Prevalence Among Heterosexual STD Clinic Attendees: 1993-1995 Versus 1999-2000

The researchers examined trends in sex behaviors and STD prevalence over time among heterosexual STD clinic populations from three urban US clinics. Using a cross-sectional analysis comparing baseline data on risk (self-reported) and STDs... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

New STD Guidelines Issued by CDC

New sexually transmitted disease treatment guidelines, including Nonoxynol-9 recommendations, were issued in May by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually active adolescent females, 19 years old and under, and young adult women,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Increases in STD Cases Among NYC Residents Raise Public Health Concerns, Including Possible Rise in New HIV Cases

Although New York City residents are healthier overall than they were a decade ago, increases in the number of cases of the sexually transmitted diseases syphilis and chlamydia show that the diseases "may again be cause for concern," particularly... Read more »
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Symptoms of ARS compared to Herpes or other STD

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello everyone,
Well I'm another that did the irresponsible thing and had unprotected sex, and I have symptoms that are consistent with ARS as well as other STDs. Does anyone know or has anyone had the symptoms of ARS and if so what were they for... Read more »

slight aches and pains back again

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I had a possible exposure about 7 months ago. After that, I developed aches and pains all over my body as well as tiny red spots on both of my thighs. My stomach had a really "sour" feeling for about a week and I went to the doctor. I didn't... Read more »

Could my back pain be because of ARS?

Posted by Taunton74, 2 Replies
A couple of weeks ago I met a guy at a bar and we came home together. We played together that night. The next morning I noticed my penis was very red on top and a bit sore. Anyway he wanted me to top him, and he was sitting on my penis, trying to... Read more »

STD or no?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I recently found red spots on the top side of the head of my penis. I had sex without a condom for about 20 seconds with a girl and then pulled out. They do not bother me and are not oozing or big. Could they be from irritation caused by the... Read more »