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Which Ways Can Chlamydia Spread

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...gonorrhea rates, however, the national gonorrhea rate increased for the second consecutive year. In 2006, the rate of reported gonorrheal infections was 120.9 per 100,000 persons. How do people get gonorrhea? Gonorrhea is spread through contact with the penis, vagina, mouth, or anus. Ejaculation does not have to occur for gonorrhea to be transmitted or acquired. Gonorrhea can also be spread from mother to baby during delivery. People...
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My conclusions based on extensive research of the archives...

...is that my risks for infection are minimal, theoretical at best, for STI's like HIV, Chlamydia and Gonorrhea.SCENARIO: Exposed penis briefly in contact with exposed vagina through grinding - no penetration, mutual masturbation with no visible...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Congratulations! You get an A+ on your archival research project! I totally agree! Thanks for the Cliff Notes version of over a gazillion posts! Stay well!Dr. Bob Read more »

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? STDs can...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...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, Chlamydia, HIV, Urinary Tract Infections/ Nongonnococcal Urethritis, Hepatitis B (HBV),... Read more »

Does Kissing and touching spread STD?

Hi Doctor, I went to several sex workers during the past two months and I just touch them, kissed them on the mouth and head area and neck, and just suck their breasts.( but do not notice any blood or sores) My quetion is, may I...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...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, Chlamydia, HIV, Urinary Tract Infections/ Nongonnococcal Urethritis, Hepatitis B (HBV),... Read more »

Hand Job & Std's

Hi Ryan, got 3 questions for you:Can you get HIV if you receive an unprotected hand job?I had a 12 weeks (neg.)elisa done and I wonder if that is conclusive for such an activity?Is it possible to get other std's like herpes if you get an unprocted...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...transmission in two different ways: either through contact with FLUID or direct skin-to-skin CONTACT. Here's the breakdown:STDs spread by FLUIDS: Gonorrhea, Chlamydia, HIV, Urinary Tract Infections/ Nongonnococcal Urethritis, Hepatitis B (HBV),... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Chlamydia

...canal). Women who have symptoms might have an abnormal vaginal discharge or a burning sensation when urinating. If the infection spreads from the cervix to the fallopian tubes (tubes that carry fertilized eggs from the ovaries to the uterus),... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Chlamydia's Quick Cure

...and because the disease can ravage a woman's reproductive system without so much as a symptom, experts recommend regular, widespread screening to detect the disease. (See "Should You Get Tested?" ) Traditional methods of screening require a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

DNA Testing Method Can Identify Twice as Many Throat and Rectal Gonorrhea and Chlamydia Infections as Traditional Bacterial Culture

...Diagnosing and treating infections at all exposed anatomic sites (i.e., genitals, throat, rectum) is essential for preventing the spread of STDs. To date, three NAATs are cleared by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to screen for both... Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

...that are passed from person toperson through sexual contact. HIV is an STD. There are more than 25 other STDsthat are mainly spread by sexual contact such as vaginal, anal, and oralsex. The US has the highest rate of STDs in the developed world.... 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 for 10y. I am in a bit of shock here, and need some advice. the sister has... Read more »

Scared i will never have babies.

Posted by Benders, 3 Replies
...hopefully miss informed about the whole thing. Has anyone been where i am and come out the otherside with the family they always thought they'd have? Read more »

using finger

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
if I use my finger to touch the girl's private area and masturbate for her, will I get any sexual diseases, especially aids. Also, if the girl uses her hand to touch my penis and masturbate for me, will I catch sexual diseases. Please help! Read more »

my dr said everything is normal..NORMAL?!!

Posted by still_here, 8 Replies
...cancellations. It turned out that I had chlamydia & I was pregnant. The infection abcessed my fetus & the infection spread from my uterus, fallopian tubes, bladder, kidney & urinary tract & stomach lining. I was not in good shape.... Read more »