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If You Have Trichomoniasis Is That Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trichomoniasis

What Is Trichomoniasis? How Common Is Trichomoniasis? How Do People Get Trichomoniasis? What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Trichomoniasis? What Are the Complications of Trichomoniasis? ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Indicators for Sexual HIV Transmission Risk Among People in Thailand Attending HIV Care: the Importance of Positive Prevention

The importance of including HIV-positive people in prevention programs is underscored by the fact that "almost half of all new HIV infections in Thailand occur among low-risk partners of people infected with HIV," the authors noted in introducing... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Prevalence of Sexually Transmitted Co-Infections in People Living With HIV/AIDS: Systematic Review With Implications for Using HIV Treatments for Prevention

Through local inflammatory processes, sexually transmitted co-infections increase the infectiousness of HIV. "The prevalence of STI among people living with HIV/AIDS has implications for containing the spread of HIV in general and the effectiveness... Read more »
Ask the Experts

TRICH

If a urine culture is taken, do they screen for trichomoniasis as well as bacteria growth?...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
A urine culture is only used for screening for routine bacteria. It would not pick up trichomonas. A urinalysis (with microscopic exam) would pick up trich.MH... Read more »

Does HIV make your vagina smell?

About 2 months ago I had unprotected sex with a man I found out had HIV. Im going to go get tested next week. Right after we had sex, my vagina smelled very fishy like and that lasted for 4 days and just stopped. I was wondering could that be...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Immediate exposure to HIV will not cause the "fishy" smell in your vagina that you described. The cause of the odor might be attributable to vaginits, a general term that describes an irritation of the vagina. A condition called... Read more »

Worried man 2

Hi My first reaction was to tell you to bring along our own condoms so this doesn't happen again and you know what protection is being used. Secondly, the chance of HIV transmission occurring in this manner is very small. You have to have cuts...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiSexually transmitted infections include syphilis, gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes, Trichomoniasis, Scabies, Pelvic Inflammatory Disease, Hepatitis B, Human Papillomavirus (HPV), just to name a few.Be well and stay safe, Shannon... Read more »

about circumcision

hello dr shannon , please tell me about circumcision doing bcoz im a playboy and more alcohol user is circumcision reduce the hiv transmission what is your opinion about circumcision i plan to do circumcision thank you...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello,Male circumcision has been shown to be an effective way to decrease HIV transmission. From the US<a href="http://www.cdc.gov/hiv/malecircumcision/" target=_new>Centers for Disease Control and Prevention:</a> "Male... Read more »
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Scared - please advise

Posted by Amigohere, 1 Reply
So about 7 weeks ago I had an encounter with a woman. I did not penetrate her vagina, but I believe she rubbed my penis on her opening and I told her I could not have sex without a condom. About 1 week later I feel tingling in my penis. I tested... Read more »

Could I be infected? Please help!

Posted by Butterfly2014, 2 Replies
Back in 2007, I was depressed. I was 18 years old at the time and didn't care about myself. I started talking to this 34 yr old guy that kept approaching me and weeks after began a sexual relationship with him. One night I found his phone and began... Read more »

Should I be Worried!!!

Posted by sexytani12, 2 Replies
Please give me some Advice,
About 2 years ago I had unprotected sex with guy I was dating,
We always used condoms but one time we didn't, and after that one day I noticed I was having funny smelling discharge and itching I was so scared because i... Read more »

Real Help Please..Questions/Opinions?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Here Goes:

I live in the U.S., in Texas to be exact. I got extremely drunk one night in October, where two friends and I decided we were going to boys town in Mexico (Whore houses for everyone out of country) to drink, and have a good time. I got... Read more »