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Who Is At Risk For Vd

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Known Positive, Though Undetectable Partner, Oral Sex Slip-up: Risky Encounter? (ORAL SEX AND HIV/STD RISK, 2010)

A few weeks ago I hooked up with a guy I met online; he did not reveal his status on his profile. He told me later that, because of this, he assumed that I assumed he was positive - which in fact he was. I foolishly did not notice or ask. However, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that of anal or vaginal sex, numerous studies have demonstrated that oral sex can result in the transmission of HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Abstaining from oral, anal, and vaginal sex altogether or having sex only with a... Read more »

am i at risk of hiv by masturbating in shower (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF HIV OR STD, 2010)

i usually masturbate in the shower and one day i noticed my own semen had entered a cut on my... Read more »

What about STD's? (MUTUAL MASTURBATION, STD RISK)

Dear Dr. Bob:I love you and your forum and am grateful for your truthful and candid answers; your... Read more »
Articles
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

High-Risk Sex Partner Increases STD Risk

...low-risk behaviors were having sex with high-risk partners, Staras said. The full report, " Sexual Partner Characteristics and Sexually Transmitted Diseases Among Adolescents and Young Adults ," was published in Sexually Transmitted Diseases ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Diseases: Sexually Active Young Women Often Underestimate STD Risk

...understand predictors of unprotected sex so clinicians can identify and counsel women who may not see themselves at risk for sexually transmitted diseases. "Once we identify at-risk women, we should refer them for appropriate testing, follow-up... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Risk Behavior Patterns, Predictors, and Sexually Transmitted Disease Prevalence in the Social Networks of Young Roma (Gypsy) Men in Sofia, Bulgaria

... The authors studied predictors of high-risk sexual practices and sexually transmitted disease prevalence among Roma men's social networks in Sofia, Bulgaria. Fifty-four socially active individuals, approached in Roma neighborhood Read more »
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Low risk? what STD am I facing?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...thick discharge that had taken place. No other symptoms so far. I will visit a doctor when I possibly can, but there are no STD experts that I know of in this country where I live (a small, poor Asian country), so I will be going to a general... Read more »

Protected sex!!!! It's making me crazy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ok, someone explain WHY people are worried about protected sex? If you had protected sex and are worried about getting HIV, then you have major guilt issues with your behavior. So, keep in mind always, protected sex is just that PROTECTED, so stop... Read more »

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 »

help

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i have had the following symptoms that really scare me: fatigue sollen galnds in groin nausea sore throat for 2 days all after 4 weeks i am really scared its hiv I cant even type Read more »