When herpes simplex virus (HSV) grows resistant to acyclovir, a common HSV medication, skin lesions can develop, which may be more likely in people living with HIV, according to recent research.
STD screening not only identifies curable infections but STDs are also biologic markers of risk particularly for HIV transmission among some men who have sex with men (MSM).
From 2000 through mid-2010, 15% of New York City men already diagnosed with syphilis were infected with HIV, according to results of a population-level analysis.
A new study looks at the impact of rectal gonorrhea and chlamydia on HIV viral load in plasma and rectal tissue.
This month, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released updated guidelines for the treatment of persons who have or are at risk for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).
Taking 100 mg of the antibiotic doxycycline daily significantly reduced the risk of acquiring another sexually transmitted infection, according to a pilot study among 30 HIV-positive gay men in Los Angeles.
Shingles occurs when the virus that causes chicken pox becomes active again. If you've had the chicken pox, you can get shingles. Should people living with HIV be worried, and what should they know?
HIV-Positive Men Taking Erectile Dysfunction Drugs More Likely to Take Sexual Risks and Have Syphilis
HIV-positive men who had been prescribed medication for erectile dysfunction had a higher rate of syphilis and were more likely to have engaged in sexual risk behaviors than those who had not been prescribed such drugs, according to a study presented...
Patients living with HIV who had had their sexual history taken were four times more likely to be tested for syphilis than those who had no such history documented, according to a study presented at IDWeek 2014, highlighting the importance of obtaini...
A high prevalence of oncogenic human papillomavirus (HPV) was found in both the anus and the cervix of women living with HIV -- though the prevalence was highest in the anal canal, according to a multicenter French study.