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If You Keep Getting Vaginal Infections In Your Vagina, Do That Mean You Have HIV

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Risk of getting infected by licking a vagina

About a week ago, I had licked vagina of prostitute for about a minute and it was unprotected (I am not sure whether vaginal fluid was present or not while licking her vagina, it might not had been present but not sure), and after that she had...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,HIV is not readily transmitted via oral sex. The risk of HIV transmission in this case was extremely unlikely. Other STD's can be transmitted via oral sex. If your sore throat gets worse then I would suggest a visit to your doctor.... Read more »

Risk of hiv through vaginal fluids

I had sex with a prostitute in china wearing 2 condoms.all the vaginal intercourse is done in 4-6mins and it was perfect i mean the condom didnt break.She had some vaginal flud on her genitila before the intercourse itself(i mean the area was...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:HIV does not live well outside the body. Even if there was HIV infected vaginal secretions on her hands or on the wet wipes, it is not realistic that those fluids would be able to cause an infection from the situation you describe. If those... 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 friend paid for a lap dance everything was fine until the stripper lifted my legs and grinded her vagina against mine. I was wearing thin pants and...
Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Lisa Hightow-Weidman, M.D., M.P.H.

University of North Carolina
Hello there-The episode you describe does not pose any risk for infection. For HIV transmission to occur there HAS to be an exchange of bodily fluids. Even if you think you felt a little bit of wetness on your pants, underwear or skin, that... Read more »

persistent vaginal yeast infection

I have a problem! I don't know what it is. I have taken antibiotics for bacterial infection and I have this white discharge that is grainy The doctor told me I did not have any yeast but to me it looks like it never goes away. Normally my body...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Persistent/recurrent vaginal yeast infections can be a sign of HIV, but they can also occur in HIV-s and in other diseases such as diabetes. Sometimes, if a vaginal yeast infection doesn't respond to topical medications such as creams or... Read more »
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itchy vagina? vaginal candidiasis

Posted by wishingforacure, 3 Replies
I am HIV+ and recently my vagina has been itchy. Usually before I get my period. I don't have any STI's. The doctor said this may happen more often since I am HIV+. Is anyone experiencing this? Is there any way to get rid of it or make it better?... Read more »

Vaginal infections and HIV ?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Before starting my relation with my boyfriend, both were tested for HIV and other STD, but when we gave up the condom I started suffering from candidal infections. Can I relate it to HIV ? Weve been monogamous for two years before the test ? Can I... Read more »

Can you get hiv if some vaginal fluid got mixed in a water bottle and you drank it.

Posted by AZT, 4 Replies
I mean would you be able to taste it, and if you couldn't is there any chance of getting hiv from it? Read more »

am i infected? possible non consensual vaginal penetration and other worries

Posted by peewee, 1 Reply
I am female. I only have vaginal sex. I do not give oral without condoms. I only have unprotected sex in committed relationships where testing is done at every 3 month mark.

There are 3 encounters, two of which I am extremely shaky about as I have... Read more »