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Does Stress Effect Vaginal Discharge

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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Candidiasis, Vaginitis) Candidiasis is a very common vaginal infection caused by yeast (fungus). 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 more likely to experience yeast-related problems if you: Have low CD4 cell counts Take antibiotics,...
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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 »

Quercetin-Black Tea/Green Tea and Atripla

Is there any interaction between Black or Green Tea and Atripla. Both teas have the antioxidant quercetin which is supposed to help the immune system, according to The University of Michigan. Please advise!
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
to my knowledge no data on drug interaction (or effectiveness) between black or green tea and efavirenz or Atripla. If any reader knows of a reference please post. I would not expect a clinically significant interaction but recommend informing your... Read more »

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 »

Stress and its effect on treatment

I was diagnosed as positive in May of 2006 and have been on meds since June. I help run a family company and at times this can be very stressful. There are days and nights when I am just a zombie mentally (partially due to meds Atripla). My...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
Stress can affect both your physical and mental health. You need to get proper rest at night and you should give yourself breaks during the day to eat and rest. Whatever the stresses of your work, remember that work also benefits you in many ways.... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Antifungal Drugs and Pregnancy Side Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Chart for Treating Candidiasis Candidiasis... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...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... 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

Side Effects

What Are Side Effects? Who Gets Side Effects? How to Deal With Side Effects Which Side Effects Are the Most Common? The Bottom Line What Are Side Effects? Side effects are what a drug does to you that you don't want itto... Read more »
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Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
Well folks...it's the end of two weeks on Atripla and so far things are going well. Side effects have been limited and are now subsiding. My biggest problem so far is swallowing the pill. I have always had trouble swallowing pills...go figure...a... Read more »

What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
About 2 months ago, I did something that was completely out of my character and now I am scared as hell. I was new in the neighborhood and had a one night stand with a girl whom I later found out was/is a prostitute. Had I known she was a sex... Read more »