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What Ways Can You Get Trichomoniasis

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trichomoniasis

What Is Trichomoniasis? How Common Is Trichomoniasis? How Do People Get Trichomoniasis? What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Trichomoniasis? What Are the Complications of Trichomoniasis? ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

One STD Counseling Session May Not Be Enough

A study of female military recruits found that screening young women for STDs identifies those who need treatment but does not change their sexual behavior or reduce their odds of re-infection. Females ages 15-24 have the highest rate of STDs,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

One in Four Female Adolescents Is Infected With at Least One Sexually Transmitted Infection, New CDC Study Finds

A new CDC study indicates that one in four (26%) female adolescents in the United States has at least one of the most common sexually transmitted infections (STIs). Led by CDC's Sara Forhan, the study is the first to examine the combined national... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Ways to get STDS

Is it possible to receive any kind of STD or infection by "dry humping" ? A friend told me there was. Is it true that an STD or infection can be passed through clothes? If neither partners have STDs, there should be no risk at all, right?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
A basic model for STI transmission describes transmission in two different ways: either through contact with FLUID (like semen or vaginal secretions) or direct skin-to-skin CONTACT. Here's the breakdown: STIs spread by FLUIDS: Gonorrhea,... Read more »

TRICH

If a urine culture is taken, do they screen for trichomoniasis as well as bacteria growth?...
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
A urine culture is only used for screening for routine bacteria. It would not pick up trichomonas. A urinalysis (with microscopic exam) would pick up trich.MH... Read more »

A question nobody else has asked

Hi how are you?My story is really weird, I have a girl friend that's an escort, and recently we had sex, most of the time protected but unprotected (she has unprotected sex only with me and her boyfriend according to her) like for 20 seconds or...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:The description of the odor coming from your partners vagina as being "very strong" would indicate some sort of infection. Yeast infections, Trichomoniasis, and Bacterial Vaginosis can all produce a strong smell, and discharge.... Read more »

explain transmission of std's

describe and explain how std's are tranmitted.describe and compare HIV and AIDS, the similarities and differences and how they are connected.describe and explain ways in wich people get HIV-AIDS and indentifiy activities that do not transmit...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Don't forget that HIV is a sexually transmitted infection. Because HIV is such a terrible epidemic it is often separated from the "STI" category. It is important to remember that the HIV and some other STIs are transmitted in very... Read more »
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Scared - please advise

Posted by Amigohere, 1 Reply
So about 7 weeks ago I had an encounter with a woman. I did not penetrate her vagina, but I believe she rubbed my penis on her opening and I told her I could not have sex without a condom. About 1 week later I feel tingling in my penis. I tested... Read more »

Should I be Worried!!!

Posted by sexytani12, 2 Replies
Please give me some Advice,
About 2 years ago I had unprotected sex with guy I was dating,
We always used condoms but one time we didn't, and after that one day I noticed I was having funny smelling discharge and itching I was so scared because i... Read more »

Symptoms & testing. Need experts' advice.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
The worst nightmares of my life started half year ago while my work in the south of Namibia. After a few months of preassure being drunk following a terrible stress I had sex with one of the local girls. My nightmare started as soon as I realized... Read more »

Real Help Please..Questions/Opinions?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Here Goes:

I live in the U.S., in Texas to be exact. I got extremely drunk one night in October, where two friends and I decided we were going to boys town in Mexico (Whore houses for everyone out of country) to drink, and have a good time. I got... Read more »