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Can Someone Get AIDS From Vaginal Fisting

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Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...Microbicides are new products being developed to reduce the spread of HIV and other sexually-transmitted diseases (STDs). Microbicides could come in many forms, including gels, creams, suppositories, films, lubricants, sponges, or vaginal rings. They could be used in the vagina or rectum. How Would Microbicides Work? Microbicides could work in different ways: Killing or neutralizing germs such as bacteria and viruses. Changing the...
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HIV FROM HANJOB WITH POSSIBLE VAGINAL FLUID

Dr. Frascino First of all thank you for your dedication to helping and educating people. I am going to donate $50 to your cause. Is it possible to get hiv from a high risk individual if the latter touched herself but did not insert her finger in her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reelected a blundering incompetent rodeo clown for president in 2004, I suppose just about anything is "possible." However, the HIV-transmission risk posed by the activity you describe is so remote that it is essentially nonexistent. If you... Read more »

HIV +/ recurrent vaginal strep and staph

I am hiv+ and have been for 11 years. For the past year, I keep getting strep b and staph infections in my vagina. My doctor says that these are bacteria that can be found on a persons hand or in their mouth and on their skin. I have been treated...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...I am sorry that I am not able to answer your question; your vaginal discharge may not be caused by bacterial infections; I would suggest that you see another gynecologist to seek a second opinion;JLS. Read more »

Does HIV make your vagina smell?

About 2 months ago I had unprotected sex with a man I found out had HIV. Im going to go get tested next week. Right after we had sex, my vagina smelled very fishy like and that lasted for 4 days and just stopped. I was wondering could that be...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...describes an irritation of the vagina. A condition called bacterial vaginosis, an imbalance of bacteria in the vagina, is a common vaginal infection among sexually active women. Trichomoniasis is also a common sexually transmitted infection... Read more »

Vaginal secretions and HIV

Recently I visited an Asian Massage Parlor and inserted my fingers in a masseues vagina. I went back to my hotel where I showered and went to work. Approximately 8 hours later, a door closed on the same finger and caused a very large cut on my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...finger, and have a very large cut that is bleeding profusely. Of course you should be concerned!Should you be concerned about HIV? Hell no! Your fingers were aimlessly searching for the G-spot eight hours and one shower before you slammed them in... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Africa: New Vaginal Ring Borrows From Birth Control to Fight AIDS

... The International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) is launching the first clinical trial in Africa of a vaginal ring to help combat HIV infection. The double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trials of the ring will occur at research Read more »
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Presence of Lactobacillus May Reduce HIV Concentration in Vaginal Fluid

...Washington at Seattle, examines study findings suggesting that a bacteria known as lactobacillus, which occurs naturally in the vaginal flora of many women (and is similar to a bacteria found in yogurt), appears to reduce vaginal HIV viral load. ... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Examines Trial in Africa of Long-Acting Vaginal Ring for HIV Prevention

... "The first test of a long-acting vaginal ring loaded with an HIV-preventing drug has begun enrolling women in southern Africa," the Washington Post reports. The study, Read more »
The Body

New HIV Risk Estimates Are In: Anal Versus Vaginal Sex

...group of British researchers did recently for the age-old question: When it comes to HIV/AIDS, how much riskier is anal sex than vaginal sex? Researchers from Imperial College and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine did a... Read more »
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Can i get HIV if i lick a vaginal fluid on-----

Posted by von, 1 Reply
...Hi can i get hiv if i lick a fresh vaginal fluid on her underwear Read more »

HIV Window after having unprotected vaginal sex.

Posted by Nelson44, 1 Reply
...STD's and everything came out negative. She told me that her last sexual encounter prior to our was with her ex-bf(unprotected vaginal)which was 10 weeks before we had sex for the first time which was back on Oct 30th, 2008. On Dec 15th, 2008 we... Read more »

Vaginal Bleeding

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is Bleeding a symptom of HIV or Aids ? in the Vagina or Penis Read more »

how much hiv in vaginal fluids

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...female blood infect them via intercourse. I read that it is like males pre- cum fluids, where they have found small amounts of hiv virus in only about one-third of pre-cum samples. Are these small amounts of virus in fluids able to infect... Read more »