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Is Vaginitis Dangerous

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Dangerous eczema

Could some (partialy bleeding) abrasions from eczema be dangerous for geting vaginal fluid and contract hiv? Thanks for your answer!!...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Theoretically, yes. DW... Read more »

Is it dangerous?

I am a circumcised male. I accidently had unprotected vaginal sex for 10 seconds with a woman whose... Read more »

hep c dangers

can this be transmited to me through normal activity. My boyfriend was just diagnosed.... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Prostitutes Unaware of STD Dangers -- Study

According to an Australian study of foreign sex workers, most prostitutes are not aware they can contract STDs through oral sex. The study, which will be presented to the International Association for Dental Research meeting June 28-July 1 in... Read more »
Positive Women's Network BC

When Disclosure Is Dangerous: Remembering Cicely Bolden

Cicely Bolden is a name I won't soon forget. She allegedly disclosed her HIV status after having sex with a man. He responded by getting a knife and stabbing her to death. When I heard the news of Cicely's death, I was going to write a simple... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Virginal Women May Pick Up "Bad" Vaginal Bacteria

Dr. Sepehr N. Tabrizi and colleagues at the Royal Women's Hospital in Victoria found that women can acquire bacteria linked to a dangerous vaginal infection through oral sex or petting even if they have not had sexual intercourse. The investigators... Read more »
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Vaginitis

What is vaginitis? Vaginitis is a term for any infection or inflammation of the vagina. What are the symptoms of vaginitis? In general, vaginitis may cause itching, irritation, or abnormal vaginal discharge. There are a several different kinds of... Read more »
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Is HIV dangerous?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Guys,
I know this board is basically focus on HIV related issue. There are a lot of guys come into contact with sexual intercourse and worry about whether he(she) gets infected. To be honest, there are thousand of more dangerous diseases out there... Read more »

Im just being paranoic? or Im in great danger

Posted by tombi123, 1 Reply
Hi, I live in mexico and just a few days ago i decided to have have sex with a transexual prostitute from the street, the intercourse was like this: he give me a blowjob with condom of course, after that I penetrate him with condom of course, i did... Read more »

HeteroSex is DANGEROUS!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
For all those who continually say heterosex is not as dangerous for a man.. Here is a posting from JAMA HIV/AIDS

The rate of male-to-female transmission was not significantly different from the rate of female-to-male transmission (12.0 per 100... Read more »

Breast secretion - dangerous ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,

I had a possible exposure to HIV 2 days back. I engaged in protected vaginal sex (latex condom) with a sex worker. I suckled her breasts - and noticed that upon squeezing them a thick white sticky fluid was secreted (possibly some sort of... Read more »