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Montage of couples. Having an STD can make you more likely to get HIV.

Having an STD can make you more likely to get HIV.

  • If you have an STD, make sure you get tested for HIV.
  • If you have an STD and are also HIV-infected, you will be more likely to spread HIV to your sex partner(s).
  • There are many steps you can take to reduce your risk of STD and HIV. Find one (or more) that will work for you.

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The Road From Observation to Intervention to Implementation: Perspectives of a Pragmatic HIV Prevention Researcher - STD Prevention Science Series 2012 presentation by Connie Celum, MD, MPH - View Recording (December 17, 2012)

STI Screening as HIV Prevention - This video features commentary for the 19th International AIDS Conference from Dr. Gail Bolan, M.D., Division Director for CDC’s Division of STD Prevention (DSTDP). (July 20, 2012)

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