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Is Bacterial Vaginosis An Std

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bacterial Vaginosis

...info@cdcnpin.org www.cdcnpin.org American Social Health Association (ASHA) P. O. Box 13827 Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3827 1-800-783-9877 www.ashastd.org Sources Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2006 . MMWR 2006: 55 (No. RR-11) Hillier S and Holmes K. Bacterial vaginosis. In: K. Holmes, P. Sparling, P. Mardh et al (eds). Sexually Transmitted Diseases ,...
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atripla and Bacterial vaginosis

Dear Dr. I sent a question a couple of days ago with no response. I would really appreciate receiving your kind response on why I keep getting recurring bacterial vaginosis almost monthly now. I have been on atripla for two years and each time my Dr...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
To my knowledge Atripla use doesn't lead to increased risk for bacerial vaginosis which can be a challenge to treat in some patients. Restoring normal vaginal flora with active culture yogurt or other interventions might be discussed with primary... Read more »

Huge Wang, Pre-Cum, and Hyperventilation

Hi Dr. Bob,I'm so glad that I found this site. I have so much respect for you and your cause, as well as the wealth of information on this site, it's wonderful. Anyway, I've looked in all of the forums for the answer to my question, and have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello "Ouch,"A "GIGANTIC wang???" Hmmm . . . so just how well-endowed is Mr. Big? Are we talking "Hey you must be Italian" or "Damn, that thing should have its own zip code???" So let's say, like Madeline Kahn in "Young Frankenstein," that he must... Read more »

Please help:

Dear Dr. Aberg, After a high risk exposure with a person of unknown hiv status, I have had many test done in a three month period as my doctor thought I was having syptoms (night sweats, diarrhea, loss of weight and appetite) as of this point I am...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...Stop panicking. Bacterial vaginosis is not a sexually transmitted disease. It is caused by a bacteria that can be found in healthy women who do not have symptoms. For some reasons understood and others Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Hi. Thank you for your question. If a person has one Sexually TransmittedDisease (STD), they may have been exposed to others as well. That's why weoften recommend that if a person has been diagnosed with one STD, Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) -- Overview

... What Is a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)? How Many People Have STDs? How Do You Get an STD? What Are the Symptoms of STDs? How Do You Get Tested for STDs? Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Mass Treatment for Curable STDs Has Mixed Results, Study Finds: Some STD Rates Fall, But HIV Incidence Remains Unchanged

...Community-wide treatment of curable sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) reduced STD rates, and improved pregnancy outcomes, but did not reduce new HIV infections, in a recent study supported by the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cook County, Ill., Ranks High in Sexually Transmitted Disease: STD Treatment Costs U.S. Health Care System $16.4 Billion a Year

... New CDC figures show the United States logs 19 million new STD cases each year. Less than half the people who should be screened receive the recommended STD tests, CDC said. If left undiagnosed Read more »
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worried, please respond

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I also get a slight discomfort in my groin area on occasion. My question is that if this is not HIV, does this sound like an STD. If so, which one. She is concerned that a lot of STD's can prevent women from having children. Does anyone know what... Read more »

repeated boats with bacterial vaginosis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...holding on to the past 10 months. Two questions PLEASE someone answer: 1. Is there a connection between recurring Bacterial Vaginosis and HIV? I know it is not considered an STD (only because women get it without sexual contact)... Read more »

scared and alone. Waiting for results

Posted by terriblyscared, 2 Replies
...behind the knees also hurt, i am forgetful, but no fever. vaginal discharge which she did a pap test and thinks it could be bacterial vaginosis. She seemed not too concerned once again but asked me if i wanted the std tests done and went ahead... Read more »

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