Can you get hiv from untreated stds?
No they can not.
There is a very strong link between STDs and HIV. The first link, of course, is the way both are acquired. Both STDS and HIV are acquired through sexual contact (heterosexual, homosexual sex). The same behaviors that put one at risk for stds put people at risk for HIV. Studies have shown that an individual who has an std is more susceptible to infection with HIV because some stds cause ulcers or break in the…
Artificial insemination is the best to protect a man from a woman who might carry disease. Also sperm bank donations are screened, so that would protect a woman. You can also screen each partner for STDs and HIV, and there are drugs to cure certain STDs, to control incurable STDs, and to help prevent the transmission of HIV from a mother to her unborn infant
STDs do not reduce the risk of getting HIV. In fact, STDs increase the risk of getting HIV. Any STD elicits an immune response. Its almost like ringing the dinner bell for HIV. Most infections pull CD4 immune cells (cells that HIV infects) to the site of infection (usually). This increases the risk of infection.
The complications of bacterial STDs depend on the infection. Untreated chlamydia can cause pelvic inflammatory disease, epididymitis, Reiter's syndrome, or infertility. Untreated gonorrhea can cause pelvic inflammatory diseasae, disseminated gonorrhea, arthritis, or infertility. Untreated syphilis can cause a myriad of conditions including heart conditions, insanity, and peripheral nerve disease.
Five of the most common STDs in the US are chlamydia, gonorrhea, herpes, genital warts/HPV, and trichomoniasis. But in some circles, HIV and syphilis are more common. gonorrhea herpes and syphilis Five STDs are: Gonorrhea Hepatitis B and C Herpes HIV Disease Syphilis For a more comprehensive list of STDs, visit the Related Question.
Some diseases that can be transmitted by sexual contact, such as HIV and hepatitis, can be detected by blood tests. Other STDs must be detected by an internal swab, and usually a full examination of the genitals. During routine blood tests, it is unlikely that most labs will run a test for hepatitis or HIV unless it is specifically requested. If you think that there's a possibility that you may have an STD, see your…