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Can You Have Vaginal Delivery With Std

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HIV i-Base

Decline in Late Preterm Delivery With Vaginal Birth in Europe

Late preterm deliveries have decreased in Europe since guidelines recommending vaginal delivery were published. Claire Thorne showed findings from the European Collaborative Study (ECS) in EuroCoord and the Swiss Mother & Child HIV Cohort... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Why Rectal Douches May Be Acceptable Rectal-Microbicide Delivery Vehicles for Men Who Have Sex With Men

The authors undertook the current study to explore the age of onset of rectal douching among men who have sex with men (MSM) and the reasons for continuing to douche, as well as to consider whether rectal douches containing microbial agents would be... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Rapid Point-of-Care Testing for HIV-1 During Labor and Delivery -- Chicago, Illinois, 2002

On November 7, 2002, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the OraQuick Rapid HIV-1 Antibody Test (OraSure Technologies, Inc., Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) 1 . Rapid human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) testing during labor and delivery... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Can I get an STD by masturbating anally, using my vaginal discharge?

hi, I'm a 14 year old lesbian... I have been masturbating since I was very young... I recently started masturbating anally... tonight, I decided to do it because I was... well, horny... I didn't have any lube, so I used vaginal discharge...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiYou cannot get any STI from yourself! It's best practice for future times you masturbate to always wash your hands before. Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

vaginal transmission of orally aquired std?

If I have aquired Chlamydia, syphilis, herpes, or gonorrhea by giving someone (another male) oral sex - as I think I may have, due to a small leision on my tongue - can I tranmit it through having conventional sex with an uninfected woman, without...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.Different Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's) are transmitted differentways. If you acquire a systemic STD that is found throughout the body (HIV,Hepatitis B etc.), you can get infected through giving oral... Read more »

Help! What is My HIV/STD risk from unprotected anal/vaginal sex?

A week and a half ago I went out with someone I did not know and I had too much to drink. We were fooling around and I did not notice the exact moment he penetrated me vaginally from behind until it happened. I enjoyed this and right as I was...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You've outlined your risk exposure quite accurately - receptive, unprotected anal and vaginal intercourse with a partner of unknown status but without ejaculation. Yes, you made a mistake when you assumed Mr. Smooth and Seductive was... Read more »

Labour and Delivery

Can you tell me where I can find the recent research evidence that suggests that a c/section would be more beneficial than a vaginal delivery?...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
I suggest you review the perinatal guidelines which includes references to the various studies. <a href="http://www.hivatis.org/trtgdlns.html#Perinatal" target=_new>perinatal</a>... Read more »
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Hiv+ & Preg 2nd time, doubts on method delivery

Posted by MoonDreamer, 2 Replies
I'm pregnant with my second child, which was planned, and while my first was a c-section now I have the option of a vaginal birth. I really would love to try it this time and was going to fight my doc about it but he surprised me by saying he is... Read more »

Vaginal infections and HIV ?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Before starting my relation with my boyfriend, both were tested for HIV and other STD, but when we gave up the condom I started suffering from candidal infections. Can I relate it to HIV ? Weve been monogamous for two years before the test ? Can I... Read more »

vaginal discharge

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was diagnosed with gonorrhea about a month ago. I was treated and retested. The retest came back as undetected. I have also gone in for a full STD testing. I won't know the results until next week. I don't really have any syptoms of anything,... Read more »

STD CONFLICT!!!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Recently found out having antibodies for hsv2. Unprotected vag. intercourse unk if any open sores then. Tested negative past six month period but could having hsv2 delay production of antibodies for hiv? I would assume if I can produce antibodies... Read more »