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Does Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding Mean I Have An Std

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An abnormal PAP smear; What does this all mean?

MY PAP CAME BACK ABNORMAL AND THEY RULED OUT ANY STD SO WHAT DOES IT MEAN?...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Your query does not have enough information for me to answer fully. Are you a woman talking about a cervical PAP smear, a guy talking about an anal PAP smear? There are many abnormalities-- which do you have? These are the questions you need to... Read more »

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... Read more »

If a woman bleeds during vaginal sex does that increase the risk of hiv

A woman I met almost a week ago we had unprotected sex twice and she started bleeding. She claimed... Read more »
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Canada: Lack of Vigilance Means Rise in Diseases

In 1997, fear of HIV/AIDS and a strong public health emphasis on safe sex and using condoms helped push syphilis and gonorrhea in Canada to their lowest levels since reporting began in the 1920s. But today, both STDs have rebounded. The gonorrhea... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Abnormal Cells in Cervix Raise Cancer Risk: Study

Whether abnormal changes in cervical cells -- known as cervical intraepithelial neoplasia (CIN) -- return or develop into cervical cancer depends in part on a woman?s age and the type of treatment she receives, a new study finds. CIN is mainly... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Attitudes of Men in an Australian Male Tolerance Study Towards Microbicide Use

Currently in development to provide additional options to prevent STD infections, vaginal microbicides are generally promoted as a female-initiated product. However, because men may influence product uptake and how it is used, the views of men are... Read more »
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Presence of Lactobacillus May Reduce HIV Concentration in Vaginal Fluid

In this summary of her study, Jane Hitti, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of Washington at Seattle, examines study findings suggesting that a bacteria known as lactobacillus, which occurs naturally in the vaginal flora of many women (and is similar... Read more »
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If a woman bleeds during vaginal sex does that increase the risk of hiv?

Posted by Reez79, 2 Replies
A woman I met almost a week ago we had unprotected sex twice and she started bleeding. She claimed it was cause of a tumor on her lower stomach or uterus. Can't remember where she said its at. I'm 29 and she 40. We had sex yesterday.

I'm now worried... Read more »

A pos test for HIV, STD could mean another STD too

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
If you've tested positive for AIDS HIV or an STD it could mean there's another STD too. Get the standard STD clinic tests from a medical center clinic or your doctor.

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Vaginal Bleeding

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

Open cut Vs. Vaginal Fluids

Posted by luisferreira, 1 Reply
Hi,

Some weeks ago and few hours before having protected sex
with a sex worker, I did shave my scrotum and had a one small bleeding cut
Is it possible to get infected from her vagina fluids if they did reach my cut, which I am sure it did happen? What... Read more »