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How Long Do I Wait To Get Tested After Touching Vaginal Secretions

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Strange Vaginal Secretion after sex.

I had unprotected sex with a guy 3 weeks ago....I feel healthy....no symptoms. Well, I decided to get a pap because i noticed a strange secretion afterwards. My doctor found a mucous clear secretion which she observed was a large amount of white...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Given that you had unprotected sex, it would pay for you to be tested for HIV, particularly since this is on your mind. However, given that you have a vaginal discharge,it is more likely that you had an STD (sexually transmitted disease) other than... Read more »

Vaginal secretion got into my vagina

Hi, I am a 26 year old straight female who attended a female strip club. While at this club a... Read more »

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Vaginal Secretions

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can you get AIDS/HIV from exchanging bikini bottoms with another female. I am also female. the girl I exchanged bikini bottoms with had a HIV test 2 years ago and it was negative, she has been married for 4 years and has a child from a previous... Read more »

How long should I wait for testing to work?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
My girlfriend watched a video in school saying that it could take ten years, while testing every five months, to determine if you have AID's. Is there any truth to that? Read more »

Did I wait too long to test?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was hoping someone could answer my question. I recently found out that my first girlfreind who told me she was a virgin actually cheated on me early in our relationship by having unprotected sex with another guy. We began dating 5 1/2 years ago... Read more »

Breast secretion - dangerous ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,

I had a possible exposure to HIV 2 days back. I engaged in protected vaginal sex (latex condom) with a sex worker. I suckled her breasts - and noticed that upon squeezing them a thick white sticky fluid was secreted (possibly some sort of... Read more »