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Condoms

What Are Condoms? What Are They Made Of? How Are Condoms Used? Using a Male Condom Using a Female Condom Nonoxynol-9 Condom Myths The Bottom Line What Are Condoms? A condom is a tube made of thin, flexible material. It is closed at one end. Condoms have been used for hundreds of years to prevent pregnancy by keeping a man's semen out of a woman's vagina. Condoms also help prevent diseases that are spread by semen or by...
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re: twig and berries not ripe for the picking!

Dr. Bob,Thanks so much for responding to my question regarding hypogonadism and HIV. i have had a potential exposure since my "negative" home access test; however, my female partner tested negative at the beginning of our relationship. it actually...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Little Guy,Stop trying to self-diagnose! Your Internet research is not a substitute for a medical degree! Your statement that "hypogonadism in a 31-year-old can only mean HIV" is a prime example of just how woefully inadequate and misleading... Read more »

Side Effect: Fatigue, Fatigue, and more Fatigue

Ive read through the archives and Ive had some workups for potential causes of fatigue (no anemia, no hypogonadism) and remain wiped out. Im 51 years old, female and have been positive since 1988 (yup, eighty-eight). I waited through the horror of...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
I would have a few remarks to make. First, it is clear to me that you are telling the truth about the symptoms that you have. The possible causes of fatigue are too numerous to list here, except to say that, in this day and age, it is unlikely... Read more »

andro gel

hey Doc...32 here...just started meds 8 weeks ago...viral has already went from 160,000 to 17,000 and tcells are at 350...question is .I have NO sex drive for months now and low energy...low energy has been around for a lot longer. I am not even...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Great news about your rapid response to your HIV meds! However, now it's time to put the smile back on Mr. Happy! Decreased libido (decreased sex drive) is often a sign of hypogonadism (low testosterone). This common power-drain can bring on the... Read more »

HCG

Is using 1000 ml of HCG twice per week to raise testosterone levels safe? Will it permanently suppress LH, cause testicular cancer, or desensitize the Leydig cells in the testes to LH? Will I need to use an anti-estrogen such as arimidex to prevent...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Chorionic gonadotropin (HCG) is a drug whose actions are almost the same as those of luteinizing hormone (LH), which is produced by the pituitary gland. It is a hormone also normally produced by the placenta in pregnancy. Chorionic gonadotropin has... Read more »
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Microbicides

What Are Microbicides? Microbicides and Vaccines How Do Microbicides Work? How Many Microbicides Are Near Approval? What Are the Side Effects? --> The Bottom Line For More Information What Are Microbicides? Microbicides are... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

The Feminization of an Epidemic

Women and HIV in the United States Women represent the fastest growing demographic of HIV infections worldwide. In order to work on reversing this trend, we must have a thorough understanding of the unique issues that affect women living with... Read more »
The Well Project

Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

Table of Contents What Are Microbicides? How Would Microbicides Work? Are Microbicides Currently Available? What Is Happening in Microbicide Research? Would Microbicides Eliminate the Need for Condoms? Would Microbicides... Read more »
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Women and HIV

How Serious Is HIV for Women? What Do Women Need to Know? Research on Women Treatment for Women The Bottom Line How Serious Is HIV for Women? Only 7% of AIDS cases reported in 1985 in the U.S. were women and girls. That percentage... Read more »
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Female in Arizona

Posted by asuguy, 1 Reply
Hello, I'm looking for a female friend in Az who want to talk or emeil or have coffee sometime. I'm a gay guy but relate more to female, I have a wonderful partner of 5 years and looking to make some new friends. If interested please send me a... Read more »

Female to Female Transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I had oral sex with another woman, and I'm wondering how risky this is? I've read, it is risky, and then I've read it isn't. So which is it? Regardless if I ever do that again it will be with protection I don't care. I just want to know if anyone on... Read more »

Anyone using the female condom?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
is any female who's positive been using the female condom since being diagnosed? Any comments about it? thanks Read more »

female-male transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
What does everyone think of this article? Very interesting http://www.poz.com/archive/october2001/inside/vaginamonologues.html Read more »