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How Does Hydrogen Peroxide Cure Vaginal Infections

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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...most severe cases, amphotericin B is used, but it can have serious side effects Alternative treatment: Mouthwash derived from tea-tree oil (not the oil itself -- this can be very irritating!) Candidiasis of the Vagina (Vaginal Candidiasis, Vaginitis or Yeast Infection) May occur with high CD4 cell counts (around 500), but more likely to develop at lower CD4 counts So common in HIV-positive women that any woman who is undiagnosed...
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vaginal infections

I was diagnos HIV in 1991. Early September I have gotten a Vaginal infections with Bacterial problems. It is now ending of January and I still have a discharge. Before visiting the doctors, I have tried over the counter monistat 2 times. and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...you have trich or bacterial vaginosis??). Often helpful to start eating active culture yogurt to try and normalize your gut/vaginal bacterial flore. Avoiding chemicals and other irritants in vaginal area also important in some cases-seeing a gyn... Read more »

Can a Vaginal bacterial infection lower my T-Cell count?

I currently have HIV and my previous viral load was 1300 with a t-cell count over 651 which was an improvement from my previous blood tests. In a 6 month period my viral load increased to 1600 but my t-cell count dropped to 495. When I took my last...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...also that your CD4 percent is about the same with both of those CD4 counts, indicating a nonsignificant drop. Although some infections, primarily in the absence of HIV treatment, can result in increased viral load and decreased CD4 counts, I... Read more »

condom broke in vaginal intercourse, possibility of infection?

Hello Dr Frascino, First of all I would to thank you for providing scientific and accurate information on the Internet. Im a man of 30 years in good health. I had last Friday a sexual intercourse with a girl I had met that night...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HiThe CDC's estimated per-act risk statistic for acquisition of HIV via unprotected insertive penile-vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV infected is 5 per 10,000 exposures. Your estimated-risk would be lower, as we don't know Read more »

Vaginal Piercings

I have Three vaginal piercings. One on my clitoris and the other on my labia. I am noticing that the clitoral piercing is starting to bubble with a slimy clear puss-like substance. I cant take it out because of sexual preferences, but I wanted to...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Direct contact with the area may exacerbate any infection. Avoid using any over the counter creams and ointments, alcohol, or hydrogen peroxide.RMK Read more »
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Presence of Lactobacillus May Reduce HIV Concentration in Vaginal Fluid

...questions. In terms of why lactobacillus might affect HIV and be protective: Some kinds of lactobacillus can make factures, like hydrogen peroxide, but other antibacterial and antiviral factures, that help to control and minimize other kinds of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...a lot fewer people got OIs. It's not clear how many people with HIV will get a specific OI. In women, health problems in the vaginal area may be early signs of HIV. These can include pelvic inflammatory disease and bacterial vaginosis, among... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Acute HIV Infection

What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection?... Read more »
The Well Project

Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

...Older women can actually beat greater risk for HIV infection then younger women with the same behaviorsbecause they have thinner vaginal walls and other changes in their bodies. The number of 55-to-64-year-old single people in the US... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Unprotected Vaginal, no ejaculation

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...How high a risk is unprotected receptive vaginal sex with ejaculation outside of the body? What is the chance of being infected by precum only? My rapid test was negative at Read more »

Vaginal Bleeding

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is Bleeding a symptom of HIV or Aids ? in the Vagina or Penis 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 never require treatment Read more »