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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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hpv infection (HPV, HUMAN PAPILLOMA VIRUS AND HIV/AIDS, 2010)

hello Dr. Frascino, I know that HIV is more your area of expertise but I was wondering if you knew anything about hpv. I was diagnosed with hpv about 10 years ago and was reading recently that some percentage of people actually clear the infection,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tests than HIV-negative women.SymptomsMany women do not experience symptomsIn very advanced stages, a woman may experience pain, vaginal discharge, and bleeding between periodsDiagnosisHIV+ women should have a complete gynecological examination,... 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 »

HPV and Anal Warts (HPV, 2010)

Hello dr. Frascino !I m the most sad boy of the world....Can you tell me if there is a cure for anal warts (caused by HPV)?? Please tell me that there is one.I read about terrasil, about Watrol, about H-Balm,My doc treated me by laser - warts are...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...than HIV-negative women.SymptomsMany women do not experience symptoms In very advanced stages, a woman may experience pain, vaginal discharge, and bleeding between periods DiagnosisHIV+ women should have a complete gynecological examination,... Read more »

could i have hpv

My recent girl friend and i finally had sex a week ago after dating for over a month. Feeling safe knowing her background did have unprotected oral sex both giving to and receiving from her and before intercourse did have some outer rubbing my penis...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...than HIV-negative women.SymptomsMany women do not experience symptoms In very advanced stages, a woman may experience pain, vaginal discharge, and bleeding between periods DiagnosisHIV+ women should have a complete gynecological examination,... Read more »
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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 »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...men. However, as the years passed, women have emerged asanother group hard hit by the AIDS epidemic. Even though more men than womenstill have HIV in the US, women are catching up. In some countries, HIV+ womenoutnumber HIV+ men. The proportion... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...first (and less often future) outbreak of genital herpes are fever, headache, muscle aches, painful or difficult urination, vaginal discharge, and swollen glands in the groin area. Often, though, people dont recognize their first or subsequent... Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

...Vaginosis (BV) This condition is caused by an imbalance of the bacteria that normally livein the vagina. Symptoms may include vaginal discharge, odor, pain, itching, orburning, but many women have no symptoms. BV can be treated with... 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 »

hiv from fingering a woman?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...earlier before i fingered a woman (around 8hrs earlier i would say) i had scratch (that was bleeding)above my knuckle. it was not bleeding nor did it look like Read more »

HLTV testing, and others? -- Also Chlamydia/HIV?

Posted by SoStupid, 2 Replies
...HLTV are all incurable... so how can you test for the 3 other than HIV? Also -- if I have chlamydia (99.9% sure I do, have a clear discharge only when urinating) -- how much greater is my risk for contracting HIV? Let me clarify... I'm a male,... Read more »

vaginal yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...could a woman have yeast infections and never know she has one say if she was hiv pos would she continue to have yeast infections that would Read more »