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Which Herpes Virus Is The Std

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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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herpes 6

Went to the doc today to get blood work results... the reason i went to the doc was i was having all kinds of issues with my ears,(ringing, pressure, ect..) so took blood work... i know i have been having a problem with my lymph-nodes for quite...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Human herpes virus 6 (HHV-6) infection is extremely common and is often asymptomatic. Symptomatic HHV-6 manifestations occur predominantly in infants Read more »

unusual transmission of aids

Hello, About two years ago I was bit by a monkey on a beach in Viet Nam. I was treated at a hospital. The bite was minor with very little blood. This particular group of monkeys unfortunately bite often. I was wondering about aids. I have two...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Scott F.,1. Sure, someone could contract a STD, including HIV, from unprotected "monkeying around," but that would be an entirely different type of monkeying around. As for Read more »

blood test

may i know what is blood culture for? and what STD can we know from the test? please answer these...
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
...Blood cultures are usually drawn to rule out a bacterial infection, although some viruses (usually herpes viruses) can be cultured for as well. A few STD bacteria can be cultured from blood. Some require blood tests that are not cultures. Read more »

ORAL SEX STDS

HelloI am curious as to which sexual diseases can be transmitted through insertive oral sex. I understand that HIV is low risk but what diseases could be spread by someones saliva and what would be their symptoms?.Thank-you PAT
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Pat, Thank you for your post.In terms of receiving oral sex, the risk is very low for HIV and most otherSexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's). Probably the biggest risk would befor herpes. When a person has a "cold sore" on their lip, this is... 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

...than half the people who should be screened receive the recommended STD tests, CDC said. If left undiagnosed and untreated, STDs raise the risk of HIV infection. The report found large racial disparities in STD rates, reflecting a range of... 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 »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Is HIV the Only Incurable Sexually Transmitted Disease?

...people forget that HIV tests do not immediately detect an infection. In addition, many people think that HIV/AIDS is the only sexually transmitted disease (STD) that is incurable and potentially fatal. I have heard people say many times, "I do... Read more »
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Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
...infected by HIV just by getting one of these STD? Is there any chance to be infected by herpes by a simple contact and in this herpes virus to get HIV as well? Do you think it was a hilgy risk behaviour having 2 protected vaginal contacts and 1... Read more »

STD? cold sores, herpes???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...thought cold sores were common in people with a herpes strain? and the cold sores would be were you came into contact with the herpes virus. ie you won't get herpes on your lip if you have genital herpes would ya? please shed some light on... Read more »

Can Herpes Virus affect testing?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...co-infection with HIV and Hep c causing late seroconversions. Can the same thing happen with Herpes? I tested neg for all other STD'd as well. Read more »

Unbelievably paranoid

Posted by bigdogdog, 2 Replies
...3 weeks ago I had unprotected vaginal intercourse. 3 days after the incident I had a full battery of tests for std's, Herpes, and HIV (blood work & CBC). All came back negative. Now at 3 weeks later I have had many sleepless nights. Several Read more »