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Have genital herpes for 2 yrs now I was diagnosed with chlamydia on antibiotics by having these STDs do I have a higher risk on getting a more serious STD like HIV?

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In brief: Yes

It sounds like you do risky behaviors so you are at a higher risk of getting HIV

In brief: Yes

It sounds like you do risky behaviors so you are at a higher risk of getting HIV
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology

In brief: In a manner

Having one STD, like herpes, that causes skin lesions does put a person at greater risk of HIV, if exposed to the virus.
You can protect yourself by practicing safe sex. See this site for guideline for safe sex. http://www.aids.org/topics/aids-factsheets/aids-background-information/what-is-aids/safer-sex-guidelines/

In brief: In a manner

Having one STD, like herpes, that causes skin lesions does put a person at greater risk of HIV, if exposed to the virus.
You can protect yourself by practicing safe sex. See this site for guideline for safe sex. http://www.aids.org/topics/aids-factsheets/aids-background-information/what-is-aids/safer-sex-guidelines/
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
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