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Different Types Of Venereal Sores In Women

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AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...needles. Many women with HIV do not know how they got infected. This suggests that one or more of their male partners are infected. During sex, HIV is transmitted from men to women about twice as easily as from women to men. A woman's risk of infection is highest with anal intercourse, or if she has a vaginal infection. The risk of infection is higher if her male sex partner is or was an injection drug user, has other sex partners, has had...
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Urgent: PEP after rubbing with wound and sore

Dear Dr,Thanks a lot for your efforts in helping us with our doubts and anxieties.My case is the following: I went clubbing last Friday night and I have an intense blackout (I am not used to drink and I got really intoxicated, and I don't remember...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Wilson,1. Nope.2. Nope.3. Nope.4. Nope.5. Nope.My advice is that you attend to both your anxiety and drinking problems. For peace of mind you can get a single HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark. From what you've explained the result... Read more »

Dear Doc, save me - 5 types of exposure that are killing me...also let me know how i can donate online and anonymously.

Dear Doc,The other day, I was with a sex worker. Initially, she slipped on 2 condoms on my penis and started giving me a blowjob . Once i got the erection, she guided my penis into her vagina - and after a few strokes, I lost hardness, removed the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Andy,Based on concerns one through four, are you at significant risk for acquiring HIV? No. I would consider your risk negligible. Regarding concern five, using double latex condoms might increase the risk of condom failure (breakage), due to... Read more »

2 times unprotected sex, severe sore throat

Hi DoctorYour site is very informative and your humour is absolutely brilliant!I wanted to ask a question that has probably been asked in many variations but I have read some conflicting info on different sites so your opinion would be so welcome.I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...fine aswell. Thank you for the good vibes and I hope you have an aweosme weekend Response from Dr. Frascino Hi, Thanks for your kind comments. Regarding your current concerns I've covered these issues many times in this forum. Have a look in the... Read more »

Oral sex between two woman (WOMAN TO WOMAN) ( CUNNILINGUS)

Dear DrSorry, but this is a follow up to my last question. If HIV was contracted between two woman through oral sex, please explain to me how this would happen. I'm getting so many conflicting reports saying it is or isn't risky and that I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...serostatus carries only a negligible risk for HIV transmission. (See below.) To answer your specific question, nope! Thanks for your kind comments and donation. Stop worrying! If you can't stop worrying, get tested at the three-month mark, but do... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...problems. To detect HPV, health care providers look for dysplasia or genital warts. A Pap test (or smear) is used to check a woman's cervix. It can also be used to check the anus of men and women. They are smeared on a glass slide or mixed into... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...become infected with HPV at some time in their lives. One study found HPVs in 77 percent of HIV-positive women. Different types of HPV cause warts or abnormal cell growth (dysplasia) near the anus or cervix. More than 95% of cervical cancers... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

...about one out of four women and about one out of five men. Genital HSV can cause potentially fatal infections in babies. If a woman has active genital herpes at delivery, a cesarean delivery is usually performed. Repeat outbreaks of HSV may... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes usually caused by HSV-1 but sometimes by HSV-2. It can occasionally result in serious eye disease, including blindness. A woman with herpes who is pregnant can pass the infection to her baby. A baby born with herpes might die or have serious... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hey, im jw what other types of mouth sores you get other then canker sores ? I get mouth sores but they only last for about a day, can anyone help me ? Read more »

Please help!!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello everyone, I made a mistake. I found this girl I did not know anything at all about and still don't know. I met her some fun place and we got in to sex thing. I did not have intercourse with her. She looked like who... Read more »

sex HIV-woman HIV+ man

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...any longer!! I know that we need to use protection every time. But how do you show your love without making seem like some kind of highly dangerous science experiment. What exactly are couples able to do and still feel safe after? I don't... Read more »

How best to ask women to get tested?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...effective, and that you can NEVER get it from kissing, and that it's primarily a gay men's disease, and that guys don't ask those kind of questions (guys just want to have sex with anybody). They also seem to think you can't get it from oral... Read more »