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Why Can't U Use Douche If You Have A Std

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Why Rectal Douches May Be Acceptable Rectal-Microbicide Delivery Vehicles for Men Who Have Sex With Men

The authors undertook the current study to explore the age of onset of rectal douching among men who have sex with men (MSM) and the reasons for continuing to douche, as well as to consider whether rectal douches containing microbial agents would be... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Routine Brief Risk-Reduction Counseling With Biannual STD Testing Reduces STD Incidence Among HIV-Infected Men Who Have Sex With Men in Care

The researchers evaluated whether routine, twice-yearly STD testing, together with brief risk-reduction counseling, reduces STD incidence and high-risk behaviors. The SUN study is a prospective, observational HIV cohort study carried out in four US... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

San Francisco: STD Testing Campaign for Gay Men Under Way

Following last year's successful campaign to promote STD testing among gay men, a team of San Francisco health advocates is once again calling for a "spring cleaning" during the month of April. The drive is the brainchild of Castroguys, a group of... Read more »
Ask the Experts

male urethral douche

Hello: Male urethral douche within 3 hours after sex (3 to 6 hours max) reduced VD from 18,000 cases per day to 600 cases per day, U.S. WWII military statistics quote. Male urethral douche worked well and was U.S. (and other) MANDATORY Military...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Male urethral douche??? Ouchamagoucha! You want us to go back to practicing medicine and STD prevention the way we did during WWII??? No, my friend, this is definitely not a good idea for so many reasons. I'll just ask you to trust me on... Read more »

can i get hiv from unsterilized douche?

i am scared that i might have hiv!but i dont have any symptoms so far!im 19 and i am healthy!i accidentally developed a habit of douching with unsterilized water!can i get hiv from it?...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:HIV is not transmitted this way. HIV is transmitted between humans. You can not catch HIV from an enema bottle. Even if you used the enema bottle right after someone who was HIV positive, transmission would be unlikely. HIV does not live... Read more »

STD Prevention

The real question is why wouldnt you want to use it? Argyrol has a 4 log kill rate against HIV, Herpes< HPV, etc.../Users/dusty/Desktop/VDKits.jpg/Users/dusty/Desktop/sexandhygieneWD.jpg/Users/dusty/Desktop/VD_Axis_2[1].psdmale urethral doucheNov...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,OK, last time dude! Male urethral douching may have been popular during WWII but then again so were the Andrew Sisters. Neither is popular (or recommended) today. In fact male urethral douching could be harmful and the Andrew Sisters are,... Read more »

CAN I GIVE MYSELF AN STD (QTND: CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF AN STD BY MASTURBATION, 2008)

I am 22 years old. I have been masturbating since the age of 13. I never had sex with anyone. Could I have contracted HIV? Is is possible to get HIV through masturbating when i have small cut or wound on my penis...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,And yet another QTND (question that never dies) arises tonight! Hmm . . . must be a full moon out there or something.See below Mr. Sticky Fingers.Dr. Bobunwashed clothes (CAN YOU GIVE YOURSELF AN STD BY MASTURBATION)Apr 20, 2008 what will... Read more »
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Douching

Posted by Anonymous
Hi I am 22 yrs old. I've been douching ever since I became adolescent. I heard that douching can prevent you of becoming pregnant because of Pelvic inflammatory. I have now stop douching for a long time already. Someday I want to have babies. I... Read more »

!!! Douche Opinion Poll !!! *DELETED*

Posted by LQZ, 6 Replies
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DOUCHE, does the shoe fit?

Posted by firefly, 1 Reply
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