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Would Trichomoniasis Or Chlamydia Show Up After A Few Years

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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...cause cancer in the vagina, vulva, and anus. In June, 2006, the Food and Drug Association (FDA) approved a vaccine called Gardasilâ„¢ for prevention of cervical cancer. The vaccine is approved for girls and women who are 9-26 years of age. Gardasilâ„¢ is effective in preventing cervical cancer caused by HPV types 16 and 18, which cause approximately 70% of all cervical cancers and in preventing infection with HPV types 6 and 11, which cause...
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Got Chlamydia, could I have gotten HIV too?

Dear Dr. Robert,I am a Greek 30 year old not-virgin-anymore, and I am scared. Two weeks ago I had sex (for the first time) with a high-class escort (those ladies who do a lot of stuff for a lot of money). We had protected sex, I didn't performed...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Your HIV-acquisition risk, even with the possible (but not confirmed) chlamydia infection, remains exceedingly low. Some STDs, like chlamydia, for instance, are much, much easier to acquire than HIV. It is Read more »

Transmission of chlamydia and HIV

Hi Dr. Bob,I haven't been to The Body in awhile, but I have a couple of questions - and I would bet my grandmother there's nothing like this in the archives. I'll try to stick to the bare bones of the story.I'm a HIV+ gay man, who last year was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...crack habit and who abuses both you and a girlfriend and who also knocks the girlfriend up while giving her (and perhaps others) Chlamydia. OK, fine. Granny is safe for now but only because your violent bisexual Chlamydia-infected "Jake" is both... Read more »

Safe sex question from a student

I am a teacher. One of my students recently asked me a safe sex question: Should someone who french kisses more than 5 people a year be tested for STD's in the absence of any other sexual contact (i.e. no oral, anal, vaginal, genital-genital,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Teacher,Your information is right on target!BRAVO and thank you for teaching the kids sex education and answering their concerns about safer sex. By teaching scientifically sound, age-appropriate sex education, rather than an abstinence-only... Read more »

Need help

Ive had sex with 2 guys and neither of them have been tested and neither have I. I have gotten 5 or 6 yeast infections this year but Im not sure if thats what they were. Im a lifeguard during the summer and someone told me that sitting in a wet swim...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Discharge from the vagina can have different causes, like sexually transmitted diseases such as chlamydia and gonorrhea, or infections/irritation of the vagina or cervix. What you are describing is most commonly attributed to "vaginitis," Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Half of Teen Girls Have STIs by 2 Years of First Sex

...A new study of young urban women found many acquired an STD shortly after sexual debut, while STD screening typically begins years later. And a companion study found the "Horizons HIV Intervention" curbed risky behavior among young urban... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

... CDC, U.S. gonorrhea rates increased by 9% in 1998 to 132.9 cases per 100,000 people, after declining for 12 years. Gonorrhea may be transmitted by vaginal, anal, or oral sex, and may affect the urethra, vagina, cervix, ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Oregon: Testing Urged in Fight Against STDs

...Statewide, Oregon reported 1,517 cases of chlamydia in 2008 for every 100,000 people ages 20-24. "The numbers tend to go up year after year," said Tom Harger, Oregon STD program manager in the Department of Human Services. Assessing the true... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

One in Four Female Adolescents Is Infected With at Least One Sexually Transmitted Infection, New CDC Study Finds

...of cervical cancer, and types 6 and 11, responsible for nearly all genital warts, is now recommended routinely for 11 and 12 year-old girls. These data also underscore the importance of chlamydia screening to ensure prompt diagnosis and... Read more »
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chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...can any1 out there help me with this question, i have been with my boyfriend for 3 years and as far as I am aware neither of us has had any other partner in that time. about 3 months ago he got tested and he showed Read more »

Symptoms & testing. Need experts' advice.

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...The worst nightmares of my life started half year ago while my work in the south of Namibia. After a few months of preassure being drunk following a terrible stress I had sex Read more »

Chlamydia/HIV Question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...refused to give me PEP (it was unprotected vaginal). A culture was done to check for STDS (Urethral Swab) and it came back +ve for Chlamydia. I know I have to go through 3 months of hell waiting on HIV results but I'm confused about Chlamydia... Read more »

A few questions about chlamydia

Posted by Anonymous
...it, it would have been cured. What I am concerned with then is a 1 month period in which I may have had it. During my school year at college, I shared a bathroom with 5 other guys. What I am wondering then is whether or not you could transmit... Read more »