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How To Treat Vaginitis When You Have HIV

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AIDS InfoNet

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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Risk from Vaginal

Dr Bob,4 weeks ago I picked up a female at a restaurant and we had unprotected vaginal sex. Of course after doing this I started loosing my mind! I called her the next day and she told me that she didn't have any STDs but that she hadn't been tested...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...testing is warranted at the three-month mark, no matter what estimated statistical estimate you choose to believe. Have I ever treated someone who contracted HIV from a single unprotected vaginal exposure? Yes, I have. Testing is warranted. Using... Read more »

infections

I keep getting yeat infections, bv, and now i have something else. What can i do or why is this happeening could it be the meds taking kaletra and truvada.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...contribute to recurrent infections (sometimes helped by macrobiotics and/or active culture yogurt). Sexual partners need to be treated concurrently to prevent ping pong infections. KH Read more »

HIV +/ recurrent vaginal strep and staph

I am hiv+ and have been for 11 years. For the past year, I keep getting strep b and staph infections in my vagina. My doctor says that these are bacteria that can be found on a persons hand or in their mouth and on their skin. I have been treated...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
I am sorry that I am not able to answer your question; your vaginal discharge may not be caused by bacterial infections; I would suggest that you see another gynecologist to seek a second opinion;JLS. Read more »

yeastie girl

In order to start seeing symptoms of HIV,such as a vaginal yeast infection wouldn't that mean that my immune system is starting to weaken? How common is that within a time frame of 6 months after exposure? Also I thought the only time you see...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Vaginal yeast infections are common in the general population. In HIV infected women they are more common and often harder to treat. Vaginal yeast infections can be seen early after HIV infection well before the immune system is weakened to the... Read more »
Articles
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 »
The Body PRO

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 »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

... Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Antifungal Drugs and Pregnancy Side Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal 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 »

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 »

yeast infection or something

Posted by hopefulindy, 1 Reply
...hello everyone, I was recently treated for an std with tetracycline and acquired a yeast infection. I just tested hiv- about 12 weeks post possible exposure. Trouble Read more »