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Contraceptive Foam

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Women Alive

Contraceptives & HIV-Infected Women

HIV-infected women, like all women, are more likely to succeed with a contraceptive they have chosen for themselves and feel comfortable using. Prevention of HIV, the transmission of STDs and prevention of pregnancy are important issues to... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA to Require Vaginal Contraceptives Containing Nonoxynol-9 to Include Warning Label That Products Do Not Protect Against STIs, Including HIV

FDA on Tuesday issued a new rule that will require vaginal contraceptives containing the spermicide nonoxynol-9 to include a warning label that the products do not prevent the spread of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, the AP/... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

FDA Mandates New Warning for Nonoxynol 9 OTC Contraceptive Products

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule today that requires that manufacturers of over-the-counter (OTC) stand-alone vaginal contraceptive and spermicidal products containing the chemical ingredient nonoxynol 9 (N9) include a... Read more »
Ask the Experts

HIV Foam Party

I went to a foam party at a club in Destin a while back. I wore a dress but no panties. Dumb I know. I'm worried that I could have contracted HIV from the foam or water. I've worried myself sick about it. Please answer. Thank you...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:No, HIV transmission would not occur in a situation like this.In health,Richard... Read more »

Unsafe in foam

Hello RobertTwo days ago while on my vacation in Ibiza I was at a foam party in a dance club. Unfortunately I got so excited about the slippery body contacts that I let a man enter his penis in my rectum without a condoim for a short time in the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Pit,Ibiza soapy-suds foam parties for "dirty" boys . . . hmmm . . . what fun! However, suds or no suds, unsafe sex is unsafe sex. The bubbles would neither increase nor decrease your HIV-transmission risk from unprotected receptive anal... Read more »

Do the emergency contraception pills affect HIV test result?

Do emergency contraception pills affect HIV test result? I ate emergency contraception pills on Aug,13,and I did a hiv test on Nov,1. It was about 82days after I took the pills. The result is non-reactive. So, do the pills affect HIV test? Looking...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope!Dr. Bob... Read more »

Warnings about Reyataz and Contraceptives - what about HRT?

Hi Doc,upon reading the recent warnings about Reyataz and contraceptives I wondered if the same applies for Reyataz and Hormone Replacement Therapy? My current regime is Reyataz (300mg), Viramune (200mg - yes it is enough), Viread (1 tablet) and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The concern with estrogens class hormones and protease inhibitors is a potential for altered (decreased) levels of the hormones with less effiacacy. They often be used together in some situations but additional monitoring and sometimes dose... Read more »
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Nigeria Contraceptive Social Marketin

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Job Listing: Nigeria Contraceptive Social Marketing

The Nigeria Contraceptive Social Marketing Programme is widely considered
to be one of the most successful of its kind in the world. The programme
has achieved national coverage and currently... Read more »


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Posted by keuhfrdshifr, 1 Reply
2 days ago, i put my bottle cap on the edge of a drinking fountain. wat would b the risk if sum hiv + blood got under the cap, the cap got on my bottle, n the blood got under my lip where it's a mucous membrane? is there any risk?
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para janis de rockstar

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hola janis le eh mandado preguntas a el dr steve desde hace dos meses y no me contesta, la pregunta es esta janis nunca me he realizado una serologia de hepatitis B o C, he leido que hay seroconversiones despues de los seis meses en caso de estar... Read more »