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Causes Of Vaginal Discharge

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...have no symptoms. Even when a woman has symptoms, they can be so non-specific as to be mistaken for a bladder or vaginal infection. The initial symptoms and signs in women include a painful or burning sensation when urinating, increased vaginal discharge, or vaginal bleeding between periods. Women with gonorrhea are at risk of developing serious complications from the infection, regardless of the presence or severity of symptoms. Symptoms of...
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VAGINAL DISCHARGE etc....

Hi Doc, Thanks a lot for answering all of my questions, it realy helps me lot....Doc, my wife got lots of white vaginal discharge till today, before she was pregnant she never had this kind of discharges, i know that discharging do occurs during...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Dee,If your wife has a persistent vaginal discharge, she should see her gynecologist and/or HIV doctor. Being HIV positive can increase the likelihood that she could have a vaginal Read more »

can you get hiv from vaginal discharge left on toilet seat

I have ocd about hiv,etc. my mom is staying at my house and wipes from back to front. if she left some discharge hanging from my toilet seat and i got it on my toilet paper, can i get hiv. i was told hiv dies as soon as it gets oxygen, but what...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that your mom "wipes from back to front."So even though you never saw any "discharge," you've worried whether your mother's vaginal discharge hanging from your toilet seat could infect you with HIV? Is your mom HIV infected?Sweetie, not only do... Read more »

Yellow Vaginal Discharge

Hi, i have been having yellow discharge and it has an unusual odor. I am sexually active but with only 1 person(boyfrien).He is the only one i have ever slept with. Do u think this could just be an infection or can it also be an std?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Discharge from the vagina can have different causes, like sexually transmitted diseases such as chlamydia and gonorrhea, or infections/irritation of the vagina or cervix. What you are describing is most commonly attributed to "vaginitis," an... Read more »

VAGINAL THRUSH

What is vaginal thrush? the causes, and is it related to HIV and AIDS?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...that commonly occurs in women. Symptoms may include burning or itching and a thick, white discharge. Any woman who experiences vaginal discharge should seek medical evaluation and treatment. While certain factors (diabetes; antibiotic use;... Read more »
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National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Vaginitis

...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 vaginitis, each with their own causes and symptoms: ... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Symptoms include itching, burning, and pain around your vagina, labia, or anal area. You may also have a thick, cottage cheese-like vaginal discharge. HIV-positive women often have recurring yeast infections that are difficult to treat. You are... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...being screened for HIV Symptoms include itching, burning, and pain around the vagina, labia, or anal area and thick, curd-like vaginal discharge HIV-positive women often have recurring yeast infections that are difficult to treat ... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast (or... Read more »
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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 »

What can this be?

Posted by bake23, 2 Replies
I had protected vaginal sex with a prostitute. At one point I became limp and took the condom off. The condom was still intact and still at the base of the penis. I proceeded to masturbate without a condom to get aroused again. Once aroused I put... Read more »

Vaginal Bleeding

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

Desperately seeking answers

Posted by scared_stiff_to, 5 Replies
Sorry for the long post, here is my situation; please help, I would appreciate any and all responses: 20-something, white male, Sub-Saharan Africa, never tested. 5 1/2 months ago I visited a brothel and paid for sex with a woman of unknown HIV... Read more »