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Can using Vaseline prevent getting HIV and other STDs?

Another guy I met on AOL (America Online) wanted bareback me using his discovered lubrication method. He uses a dildo and very large amounts of vaseline to coat the rectal lining to 'seal' the pores. Following that he uses a vaginal...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question. Barebacking is having unprotected anal intercourse, and is most often used in reference to Gay men having unprotected anal intercourse. Using Vaseline this way will NOT provide adequate protection against HIV and... Read more »

Which STDs are you most likely to get?

QUESTION #1: I find your response regarding more than one STD rather interesting. Along that... Read more »

Other STDs through oral sex

I have just read the letter below in which you write that the probability of a man getting HIV in... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rhode Island: Increasing Number of Brown University Students Getting Tested for STDs

During his 22 years at Brown University Health Services, Director Edward Wheeler has seen an increase in the number of students seeking testing for STDs. "Students are advocating more for their health," and they are "more aware than they were five... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

California: Curtains Up on STDs -- Medical Group Gets Info About Sensitive Issues Out Through Theater

For 25 years, Kaiser Permanente's theater troupe has raised the curtain on health concerns such as STDs and sexual health for high school audiences. "We're one of the largest theatrical organizations that do this public-based, public health... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Young Homeless People With Friends at Lower Risk for STDs: Study

A new study found that homeless youth who had friends were at lower risk of getting STDs and less likely to participate in high-risk sexual behavior. Researchers studied 258 homeless youth between ages 15 and 24 in San Francisco and found that those... Read more »
U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) -- Overview

What Is a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)? How Many People Have STDs? How Do You Get an STD? What Are the Symptoms of STDs? How Do You Get Tested for STDs? Can STDs Cause Health Problems? How Are STDs Treated? How Do STDs Affect... Read more »
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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 »

Were your tests for STDs, AIDS, TB and hepatitis?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Were your tests for STDs, AIDS, TB and hepatitis?...


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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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Testing for AIDS HIV and other STDs

Posted by Anonymous
Getting tested for the standard STD clinic tests works better than just getting one test because the tests are cross indicators. Often people with an STD have more than one infection.


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