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How Is Vaginitis Transmitted

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Can HIV Be Transmitted Through Vaginal Sex During Menstruation?

Several months ago I had vaginal intercourse with a prostitute in the Philippines using a condom. After I ejaculated and withdrew, we discovered that she was having her period. I did not have any genital ulcers and I have never had a STD. 10 days...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

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Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.In reality, as long as you used a latex condom, and it was used properly anddid not break, your risks of infection would actually be quite low. Latexcondoms used consistantly and correctly significantly reduce the... Read more »

Can Hepitis C be sexually transmitted,oral or vaginal sex?

Can Hepitis C be transmitted through sexual contact? Whether it be oral or vaginal? Can a person... Read more »

Aids transmitted through semen or vaginal fluids

how is hiv specifically transmitted from a lets say male host to a female host? does contact with... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Anal Intercourse Among Young Heterosexuals in Three Sexually Transmitted Disease Clinics in the United States

The researchers designed the current study to examine factors associated with heterosexual anal intercourse (AI). Data were collected between 2001 and 2004. At public STD clinics in Seattle, New Orleans, and St. Louis, 1,084 heterosexuals ages 18... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Attitudes of Men in an Australian Male Tolerance Study Towards Microbicide Use

Currently in development to provide additional options to prevent STD infections, vaginal microbicides are generally promoted as a female-initiated product. However, because men may influence product uptake and how it is used, the views of men are... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Separating Myths From Facts

There's still a lot of misinformation about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Myth: The Top Partner During Vaginal and Anal Sex Is at Low Risk for HIV. Fact: In reality, the top partner (the inserting partner) is at high... Read more »
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hiv transmits through kissing

Posted by maruti, 2 Replies
this is vipin my age is 26,last week i kissed one girl its a open mouth kiss for 20secs,there was no blood in my mouth,no cuts,there is any chance to get hiv infection for me,plz help me i was scared Read more »

Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

Tuesday August 14 5:37 PM ET

Oral Sex Unlikely to Transmit HIV, Researchers Say

By Emma Hitt, PhD
ATLANTA (Reuters Health) - Unprotected oral sex is highly unlikely to transmit HIV (news - web sites) infection, according to findings from a small study... Read more »

COMO SE TRANSMITE EL HIV?

Posted by Janis, 1 Reply
COMO SE TRANSMITE EL HIV?

La infeccin por HIV se produce a travs de tres nicas vas de transmisin:

* TRANSMISION SEXUAL
* TRANSMISION SANGUINEA
* TRANSMISION VERTICAL (madre a hijo)

TRANSMISION SEXUAL:

El HIV puede transmitirse a travs de las relaciones... Read more »

Cmo Se Transmite el VIH?

Posted by Janis, 2 Replies
Cmo Se Transmite el VIH?


Condiciones Para Que Pueda Transmitirse El VIH
Para que pueda haber transmisin del VIH tienen que darse tres condiciones. Este concepto es muy importante para comprender el riesgo.

El VIH Debe Estar Presente;
Parece evidente,... Read more »