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Inflammatory Diseases In Woman With Vaginal Discomfort

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symptoms/vaginal discomfort?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been having major symptoms. I worried in the past but have had no symptoms, now its real. The symptoms began about a month after the exposure and I have them still 3 months later. I guess my question is to those of you who have the virus, did... Read more »

woman 2 woman

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
me and my girl have been going together for almost 5 years. I am + she is - I just found out about my status 1 year ago and was told I may have had the virus for about 10-15 years. At this time I am still detectable but my cd4 is steady climbing. ... 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 »

UNPROTECTED VAGINAL INTERCOURSE WITH HIV POZ WOMEN

Posted by jaelitt, 7 Replies
On 7/1/2012 i had unprotected vaginal sex with hiv positive women 2 weeks after i started to fill really ill. It started with a sore throat then dehydration,nausea,headache,dry skin,sore neck,loss of appetite and energy,eye irritaion and a few days... Read more »

HIV Window after having unprotected vaginal sex.

Posted by Nelson44, 1 Reply
Hi Folks,

I hope I can explain my situation to be best of my abilities.
I dated a woman for 5 months. After 8 weeks of dating we got tested for HIV and STD's and everything came out negative. She told me that her last sexual encounter prior to our... Read more »
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woman to woman oral transmission (WOMAN to WOMAN)

In all the posts that I've read there's nothing about woman to woman HIV oral transmission. I'm going out of my mind with worry and was wondering if you could PLEASE give me your honest opinion.About 6 months ago I had oral sex with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Cunnilingus carries a negligible risk for HIV transmission, whether it's woman-on-woman or man-on-woman. If you're worried, a single rapid HIV test will give you a definitive answer in as few as 20 minutes. The odds you are negative... Read more »

Oral sex between two woman (WOMAN TO WOMAN) ( CUNNILINGUS)

Dear DrSorry, but this is a follow up to my last question. If HIV was contracted between two woman through oral sex, please explain to me how this would happen. I'm getting so many conflicting reports saying it is or isn't risky and that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Tracy,Cunnilingus, whether between two gals or a guy and a gal, carries a minimal risk for HIV transmission, if there are no extenuating circumstances. See below.Dr. Bobwoman to woman oral transmission (WOMAN to WOMAN)Jun 21, 2007 In all the... Read more »

woman to woman transmission

What are my risks of contracting HIV or other STD if I am having unprotected sex (oral, penitrative vaginal or anal) with another woman who is positive?a concerned woman...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
I cannot tell you your exact risk but a woman can transmit HIV to another woman. You should be practicing safe sex using vaginal or oral dams. Transmission is higher during menses and if you have any open sores such as herpes or yeast infections.... Read more »

safe sex between hepc woman and noninfected woman?

1) Can a hep c infected woman transmit the disease to another woman while having making love in any way normal way?...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
You need to be aware that the way we think hepatitis C is transmitted requires blood to blood exposure. Sexual transmission of HCV in general is very uncommon. I worry more about men who have sex with men since there have been multiple reports of... Read more »
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