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How Do I Know If I Have Vaginitis

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vaginal sex, then anal sex, back to vaginal sex

my partner and myself have started to experiment with anal sex withoutcondoms. I read some articles that say even if both partners are monogomous,condoms should be used. Reading your insights gave me much relief. Question Ihave is that we like to...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

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Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.First of all, regarding condom use, if there's any chance that you or yourpartner has any Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD), then it's important touse condoms for protection. If neither of you are... Read more »

I don't even know if it was penetration or vaginal frottage

...But I'm symptom city. Doctor Bob, you do wonderful work and I'm so impressed with your... Read more »

itchy vaginal

me and my boyfriend had sex few weeks ago but we used a condom and im taking birth control...but i... Read more »
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National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Vaginitis

What is vaginitis? Vaginitis is a term for any infection or inflammation of the vagina. What are the symptoms of vaginitis? In general, vaginitis may cause itching, irritation, or abnormal vaginal discharge. There are a several different kinds of... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

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 »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Vaginal Health

It's hard to get information about HIV and women's health issues. Yes, I'm talking about birth control, yeast infections and menopause. As a woman living with HIV, what do I need to know about my health down there? -- E.R., Kamloops, BC ... Read more »
Women Alive

Vaginal Secretions and Transmission-- Still Looking for An Answer

A new study of great importance for HIV infected women is being designed bythe CDC (Centers for Diseases Control) as a sub-study of the HIV EpidemiologyResearch Study (HERS). One of its objectives should be to detect andquantify the presence of HIV... Read more »
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Can vaginal warts go away on their own???

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was just wondering if vaginal warts can just go away or if you have to get them removed???????????????? Read more »

vaginal warts.....help

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
ok i think i have vaginal warts, i am married, but have been with 3 wemon in the past 4 years. the most recent one was about 7 months ago. i noticed about 4 months ago that i had a bumb on my clit, and now one on my lip of my vagina. My husband... Read more »

vaginal intercourse also anal sex

Posted by bovvylee, 1 Reply
I been with this guy for one month and he ask me could we do orgry with his brother and I was in hurray saying yes cause he Italian and my boyfriend is very hung so we did alot of four play and it happen last night we all had wild night and his... Read more »

Unprotected Insertive Vaginal Sex????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I'm wondering what the statistics are on heterosexual males becoming infected by unprotected vaginal sex. Is this common? I know it is considered high risk. How many people have been infected this way? Do people commonly become infected... Read more »