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What Stds Increase Chances For Hiv

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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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Please please please help! oral exposure - PEP warranted?

Hi Dr. Bob,I've wrote to you before regarding an risky (unprotected anal recipient, ejaculation inside) exposure I had back in October 2008. 7 months and 2 rapids, 1 NAAT, and 1 western blot tests (all negative) later, I know my status is negative...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...risk. Marijuana does not impair the immune system increasing the chance of HIV infection! Herpes, anal warts and certain other STDs can, if active, increase HIV-transmission risk. Did you have an active herpetic lesion or HPV wart in your mouth... Read more »

HIV Chances

Hi. I had unprotected sex 3 times with the same girl a few weeks back. I caught an std and it is now cured but I am worried about HIV. Assuming she does have HIV, is it still possible that I did not get it?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...Yes, it is possible. There is a risk of HIV infection from unprotected sex, and the risk goes up in the presence of other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). An STD can inflammation or open sores in the lining of the genitals, which increases... Read more »

STD and hiv= increased risk hiv transmission?

Hi doc. Mark.There is a lot to read about the theorie (fact?) that when somebody has a std with inflammation AND the same person has a hiv-infection, there is much more hiv present in the genital-fluids.1. Correct?2. How much hiv-virus (RNA) will...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...and in general have somewhat lower levels in them then blood. However, if there is significant inflammation associated with an STD, the amount of HIV can increase dramatically, both as free virus and cell associated virus. Depending on whether... Read more »

Folliculitis vs. STD Transmission

Dr.,I understand that the presence of STDs increase the chance of transmission of HIV. Would the presence of folliculitus in the genital area act similar to an STD as far as increasing the chances transmission, from a male's perspective.
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...There are no data about the risk of folliculitis that I'm aware of, but I think it's unlikely. The increased risk for HIV with STDs is primarily linked to STDs that cause ulcerations, such as herpes. Read more »
Articles
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 »
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STDs Increase HIV Risk if Exposed

...VU University Medical Center used an ex vivo human skin explant, isolation of cells from a piece of tissue, to describe how STDs can increase acquisition of HIV-1. In the model, while immature immune cells called Langerhans cells captured HIV,... Read more »
U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) -- Overview

... What Is a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)? How Many People Have STDs? How Do You Get an STD? What Are the Symptoms of STDs? How Do You Get Tested for STDs? Read more »
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sister of my fiance has aids, need advice

Posted by knut_hamsun, 4 Replies
...My fiance just told me her sister has aids. my fiance tested lately, and she is negative. some of the other family members have not been tested. The sister has been sick Read more »

stds from having your balls sucked/licked?

Posted by team1, 4 Replies
...obviously in everything there is a chance? but is there a great chance of getting any STDs from getting your balls and shaft (not the head of the penis though) sucked?? thanks Read more »

Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I am about to post a question regarding KS and acute HIV rash. Does KS generally manifest itself early, perhaps within the acute infection period. Does it resemble red dots with white Read more »

hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hi guys, what are the stats on people catching hiv without catching other stds first? is this common? or do people genrally catch an std before they get hiv? thank you very much Read more »