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Which Std Is Closely Associated With 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...
Ask the Experts

Drug abuse and the effects to the fetus during pregnancy

I have been seeing this guy for about 8 months. He promised me that he quit drugs, and I believed him. I am now pregnant and I found out he was doing marijauna and cocaine. I don't do any drugs, but is there anyway that it could harm the baby...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...your doctor monitor your baby closely during your routine prenatal visits. In addition, because the rates of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are higher among people with a history of substance abuse, it is also recommended... Read more »

Can using poppers be harmful if you have HIV?

is it dangerous to use poppers if you are hiv +?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...reports regarding poppers (Amyl Nitrates and Amyl Nitrites) have linked their use to an increased risk for acquiring HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). This includes an increased risk for sexually transmitted infections like... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...weoften recommend that if a person has been diagnosed with one STD, that theyget tested for other STD's as well. In regard to HIV specifically, if aperson has an STD that has an open lesion (such as herpes or syphilis), theirrisks for HIV may be... Read more »

Rick's Qualifications

Hi Rick, Like many other people I've received a great deal of helpfulinformation from this Web site. I'm sure you won't mind if I ask what your qualifications are with respect toHIV/AIDS. Are you a medical doctor? What does "CDS MSPH" stand for?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...theCoordinator of the Nevada AIDS Hotline, a service that provides both generaland technical information about AIDS and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases(STD's). We also provide referrals to local services related to HIV/AIDS.As to my... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

American Social Health Association Loses CDC Contract for HIV/AIDS, STD Hotlines

...federal contract with CDC for its largest program, which includes two national telephone hotlines that provide information about sexually transmitted diseases and HIV/AIDS, the Durham Herald-Sun reports. ASHA's CDC National AIDS and STD... 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 »
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

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

...significantly less likely than WSM to engage in high-risk HIV/STD behavior. In a final multivariate model, same-sex behavior was not associated with a different likelihood of being diagnosed with an STD versus opposite-sex behavior. Compared to... Read more »
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Poz magazine sanctions that HIV is a gay disease

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...disclosed their behavior to their wives and girlfriends. "This [campaign] is sort of harkening back to the gay community, which is associated with being white and middle-class and it excludes, frankly, men who may be at very high risk but don't... Read more »

MY TONGUE

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I WAS WONDERING IF ANYONE KNOWS ABOUT ERYTHEMATOUS CANDIDIASIS???? I HAVE SPLOTCHES ON MY TONGUE THAT COME AND GO. I HAVE SEEN TWO DOCTORS WHO SENT ME HOME WITH NOTHING. I HAVE A HARD TIME CLEARING MY THROAT. CAN THE DIFFICULTY IN SWALLOWING HAPPEN... Read more »

Rolling Stone, NY Post, Poz Mag [Rethinking AIDS]

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...malaria; 5. immune suppressing medications; 6. the flu shot and possibly other immunizations; 7. pregnancy; 8. one or more sexually transmitted diseases (STDs); 9. having received multiple transfusions; 10. neoplasms or tumors 11.... Read more »

any babies infected by breast milk?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Would someone know how many if any babies hiv infected by breast milk? Read more »