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How To Treat Vaginitis When You Are Hiv Positive

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Women and HIV

... How Serious Is HIV for Women? What Do Women Need to Know? Research on Women Treatment for Women The Bottom Line How Serious Is HIV for Women? Only 7% of AIDS cases reported in 1985 in the U.S. were women and girls. That percentage grew to 27% in 2007. About 80% of women are infected through sex with
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Can me and my neg girlfriend have unprotected vaginal sex . . .

Can me and my neg girlfriend and I have unprotected vaginal sex? I am pos healthy undetectable Viral load and cd4 708. Over the past 2.5 years we have had well . . . a lot of unprotected sex. She was still neg as of last test. I'm trying to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...meds and undetectable and I am not on meds? What about if I am on meds? Resistance tests reveal that I have no resistances to treatment.Thanks so much for your time. This forum is a wonderful resource for the community.Response from Dr.... Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...AIDS Research, is one of the world's leading nonprofit organizations dedicated to the support of AIDS research, HIV prevention, treatment education, and the advocacy of sound AIDS-related public policy. Since 1985, amfAR has invested nearly $250... Read more »

Chlamydia and HIV

Hi DocI had one-off sex with a girl while on holiday in SE Asia, Manila to be exact. although I used a condom, it burst and I managed to contract chlamydia.I was treated for chlamydia but am very anxious about the possibility of an HIV infection.Can...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi,Chlamydia is much more easily acquired than HIV (thankfully!). The estimated per-act risk for acquiring HIV from unprotected (or broken-condom) insertive penile-vaginal sex Read more »

rape victim help

Hi I am an 18 year old girl who was raped(3 times without a condom) on June 11, 2007 on June 14 and Aug 4, 2007 I tested negative for hiv, This was my first sexual experience and I had a lot of bleeding. I contracted herpes from this event and now I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Hopefully you have been evaluated and treated at a rape crisis center and are receiving ongoing attention. Also, hopefully the rapist has been caught and is now behind bars!Your Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trichomonas Vaginalis Treatment Reduces Vaginal HIV-1 Shedding

...Trichomonas vaginalis (TV) infection and may play a role in HIV transmission. The study's purpose was to determine if effective TV treatment reduces the presence of vaginal HIV-1 RNA. Fifty-eight women attending an HIV outpatient clinic with... Read more »
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Presence of Lactobacillus May Reduce HIV Concentration in Vaginal Fluid

...these studies have been done, to some degree, among HIV-negative women, to look at colonization, and also to look at short-term treatment for conditions like bacterial vaginosis and urinary tract infections. But to my knowledge I don't think any... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop into more... Read more »
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unprotected oral, protected vaginal sex -- HELP

Posted by bluestar, 4 Replies
...extremely dry mouth (xerostomia) which I still have now at the 8 week mark and one of the few unmedicated related causes is hiv. At about 5 weeks I had lost a fair amount of weight, lost my appetite and felt nausea. I have a very dry scalp. ... Read more »

Can i get HIV if i lick a vaginal fluid on-----

Posted by von, 1 Reply
...Hi can i get hiv if i lick a fresh vaginal fluid on her underwear Read more »

Think I might have hiv or other illness

Posted by VAmberwaves7, 2 Replies
...and he is the only one I have been with without a condom he said he has been with girls without really been tested for stds or hiv. I have always been tested for hiv and stds of last year and I was clean But Recently I have been having constant... Read more »

Recurring Vaginal Thrush

Posted by Roper2008, 2 Replies
...looking. I cannot believe that all this is just coincidence!! Should I retest? Is vaginal Thrush a problem that people without HIV infection have? Any thoughts on this would be greatly welcomed!! Roper Read more »