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Is Trichomoniasis A Sign Of Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

... What is the link between STDs and HIV infection? How can STD treatment slow the spread of HIV infection? What are the implications for HIV prevention? Where can I get more information? References Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases
Ask the Experts

Please..I'm begging you. I need your help! Will Donate!

Hi Doctor.I will donate! Please help me! I had sex with two different guys and I don't remember if I was wearing protection because I was drunk. One of the men was diagnosed with aids and now I'm so freaked out. I remember licking his scrotums and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...so drunk you don't recall whether you used protection with your duet of dudes is not wise. Luckily your STD screen, including HIV, was negative at three months. Uni-Gold rapid tests and ELISA tests both assay for anti-HIV antibodies. Yes, you can... Read more »

STD

hello , i would like to know is STD considered an early stage of AIDS?will STD lead to AIDS?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...(lymphogranuloma venereum), genital Herpes, trichomoniasis, HPV (human papillomavirus infection), PID (pelvic inflammatory disease) and HIV. These infections are not the same as HIV, which is the virus that causes AIDS. STD is not "an early... Read more »

Safe sex question from a student

I am a teacher. One of my students recently asked me a safe sex question: Should someone who french kisses more than 5 people a year be tested for STD's in the absence of any other sexual contact (i.e. no oral, anal, vaginal, genital-genital,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...than an abstinence-only curriculum, you are not only doing the right thing, but you just may be saving a life by preventing an HIV infection.I salute your efforts! I'm here any time you need backup or a quick fact check!Dr. Bob 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, Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trichomoniasis

...Complications of Trichomoniasis? The genital inflammation caused by trichomoniasis can increase a woman's susceptibility to HIV infection if she is exposed to the virus. Having trichomoniasis may increase the chance that an HIV-infected woman... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya: Infection With Trichomonas Vaginalis Increases the Risk of HIV-1 Acquisition

...prospective study, investigators hoped to determine whether Trichomonas vaginalis infection is associated with an increased risk of HIV-1 infection. From February 1993 through March 2004, HIV-1-seronegative female sex workers at a city clinic in... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

GMHC Leads Call to Action on National Women and Girls HIV/AIDS Awareness Day During Women's History Month

...events during the month of March (Women's History Month), in response to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) report that the HIV/AIDS epidemic is increasingly affecting women. Included in the events is the third installation of the... Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

...sexually transmittedinfections (STIs), are diseases and infections that are passed from person toperson through sexual contact. HIV is an STD. There are more than 25 other STDsthat are mainly spread by sexual contact such as vaginal, anal, and... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Can neuropathy be a sign of HIV.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I recently tested negative for HIV at 15 weeks, but I am having neuropathy in feet and legs. If it's not being caused by HIV, then what could it be? Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »

Real Help Please..Questions/Opinions?

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...and my eyes were playing tricks on me, I felt terrible. I went to my doctor the next day and he ran a full CBC, Hepatitis, HIV, you name it. He diagnosed me with prostitis, and gave me doxycycline, which he said would also knock out syphylis if... Read more »