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What Stds Increase The Risk Of Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STDs Increase HIV Risk if Exposed

People with chlamydia, genital herpes, gonorrhea, and syphilis are at an increased risk for HIV infection if they are exposed to the virus, findings from Dutch researchers show. Teunis B.H. Geijtenbeek and colleagues at Amsterdam's VU University... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

South African Anti-Rape Condom Could Reduce Risk of Pregnancy, HIV, STDs

South African inventor Sonette Ehlers on Wednesday unveiled a new device that, when worn inside a woman's body like a tampon, hooks onto a man's penis during intercourse, and is intended to deter sexual assault and rape, Reuters reports. The device... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Missouri: Increase in STDs Reported in 10- to 14-Year-Olds

In 2008-09, north-central Missouri recorded 57 STD cases among adolescents ages 10-14, up from 30 cases in 2004-05, according to data from the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. "That is just staggeringly frightening to us, that we... Read more »
Ask the Experts

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
Genital fluids have infectious HIV in them, 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... Read more »

Risk of HIV/STDs from a "hand job"

I am confused. Is it possible to acquire an STD (not just HIV) from a hand job given by a female with no open sores on her hand. Have read some things regarding human papillomovirus(sp?) and herpes that has me confused. Is there any STD that can be...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. Realistically speaking, getting a "hand job" (having someone masturbate you) is very low risk for HIV and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs). There would only be a significant risk of infection if... Read more »

HIV/STDs risk during "Transsexual Encounter"

I read up on this but am making sure - I recently had an encounter with a transsexual prostitute. Mutual covered oral and mutual masturbation. I have eczema on my hands. Was I ever at risk? Do I need to get tested, or should I forget about it and...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,First off, it doesn't matter whether your sex partner was transsexual or not. It's not helpful to know someone's gender-sex combo when assessing your risk.If everything you did was covered then you had no real... Read more »

Massage parlour Visit & HIV, Stds Risk (Need Help!)

Hi Dr CordovaI just visited massage parlour yesterday. I am naked with condom on and she only wearing underwear. We hug and I kissed and I sucked her breast on her bed. She does perform oral for me with my condom on.I do French kiss too. I did touch...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Syphilis is transmitted via skin-to-skin contact. Using a condom reduces the likelihood of transmission, but does not eliminate it. HIV and other STD's such as Chlamydia and Gonorrhea are transmitted via bodily fluids. Using a condom... Read more »
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stds from having your balls sucked/licked?

Posted by team1, 5 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??

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Possible exposure to HIV/STDS?

Posted by James3, 1 Reply
Possible HIV/STD exposure
Hello everyone, I was in a situation recently that has given me some concern about possible HIV/STD exposure.

I am a male, always been with women but decided I wanted to try something with another guy. I met him online, and... Read more »

stds are more likely than hiv? correct me plz

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
my dr told me this, yet i didn't believe him you have a 80-100% chance of getting an std. from a female as opposed to hiv. wow that kinda makes a person feel better. as i haven't had an std. in the archives i found that, men that have sex only... Read more »