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Can You Die From Vaginal Bacteriosis

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do or die

In short, and aside from all past opinions, vaginal fluid on the fingers of someone you aren't sure as being infected, and then placed in my mouth for two seconds-is this low risk? I'm sorry but I have to ask. There's something about...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Getting vaginal fluids in your mouth poses a low risk for infection, period. Performing oral sex on an HIV infected woman is not likely to transmit HIV; there are only a few documented cases of infection happening this way. Getting vaginal fluids... Read more »

Positive I'm dying

Never been this messed up before in my life, starting to have not good thoughts about my life. I... Read more »

I'm dying and not producing antibodies

Was healthy and happy before unprotected vaginal sex on June 2nd 2012, after which my symptoms have... Read more »
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What is vaginitis? Vaginitis is a term for any infection or inflammation of the vagina. What are the symptoms of vaginitis? In general, vaginitis may cause itching, irritation, or abnormal vaginal discharge. There are a several different kinds of... Read more »
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Help! Protected vaginal sex

Posted by HannahZ, 1 Reply
Hi! First time posting and scared to death.

I am a young woman who was recently engaged in a serious relationship with a man in a developing nation. We were not sexual (aside from fingering and one occasion of him giving me oral sex) until the day... Read more »

High Risk receptive vaginal sex - symptoms Please help

Posted by AloneInMyMadness, 1 Reply
I am so ashamed of myself and scared to death. My husband and I split up and were getting a divorce, I was extremely distraught and broken up about it. I went on a kick of "screw it, life is short" I got a job as a bartender, stopped going to... Read more »

Vaginal Oral Sex - Gman?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a question of eating a women out till she came in my mouth, what are the statics for vaginal oral sex? I would love an expert to answer, been feeling rather ill and at the 90 day window now. thanks

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Hand job and vaginal fluid am i at risk of HIV?

Posted by Sayed, 1 Reply
Dear Experts,

Please reply my query.I had an exposure last month with sex worker.We did not do any anal/vaginal sex.She only gave me hand job 3 times.In the 2nd episode of hand job she checked her vagina that either her menstrual blood coming or... Read more »