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How Does Hydrogen Peroxide Cure Vaginal Infections

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Will hydrogen peroxide protect you from HIV and STDs?

i HAVE HEARD THAT GARGLING HYDROGEN PEROXIDE IN YOUR MOUTH AFTRE PERFROMING ORAL SEX CAN ELIMINATE ANY VIRAL INFECTION THAT MAY HAVE BEEN TRANSFERRED. IS THIS EVAN CONCIEVABLE?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Gargling or rinsing your mouth with hydrogen peroxide (or washing the genital area with hydrogen peroxide) before or after having sex, will not offer adequate protection against HIV, nor other sexually transmitted... Read more »

Food Grade Hydrogen Peroxide

Will taking Food grade Hydrogen Peroxide inhibit the effectiveness of HIV therapy? (I'm on... Read more »

Using hydrogen peroxide 35% food grade to oxigenate one's body?

Hi Nelson, what do you think about therapies using hydrogen peroxide 35% foog grade taken... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

U.S. Issues High-Strength Hydrogen Peroxide Warning

On Thursday, the US Food and Drug Administration warned that drinking or injecting high-strength hydrogen peroxide products, which are sold online to treat serious illness including AIDS, can be very harmful. The products are promoted as "35... 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 »
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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

In Clinical Trial, Vaginal Gel PRO 2000 Found "Safe but Ineffective" at Preventing HIV Infection

A vaginal gel designed to protect women against HIV "was found to be safe but ineffective" in a clinical trial, Agence France-Presse reports, citing a study published online in the journal Lancet . The gel, PRO 2000, was tested in two different... Read more »
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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

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Any reported cases of protected vaginal infection

Posted by Anonymous
Hi there ,

Are there any documented reports of hetero cases , where protection(condom) was used but, infection was still possible to the insertive partner(male) ?

Please help !!
Love all

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am i infected? possible non consensual vaginal penetration and other worries

Posted by peewee, 1 Reply
I am female. I only have vaginal sex. I do not give oral without condoms. I only have unprotected sex in committed relationships where testing is done at every 3 month mark.

There are 3 encounters, two of which I am extremely shaky about as I have... Read more »