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Medicinal Drugs For Vaginal Relaxation

Here's a taste of what has to offer on this topic:
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Antiretroviral Drugs Could Be Used to Prevent Vaginal Transmission of HIV, Study Says

Antiretroviral drugs might be effective at preventing the vaginal transmission of HIV, according to a study published in the Jan. 14 issue of PLoS Medicine , the Austin American-Statesman reports. For the study, Victor Garcia-Martinez, professor... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Relax, It's Just SEX!

Speaker: David Evans, Assistant Director of Treatment Education, GMHC. Moderated by Tracy Swan, ACRIA. What Is Recombination? What About Re-Infection? Some New Information First the Basics Conclusion This first quarterly community forum of... Read more »
International Partnership for Microbicides

IPM Reaches Landmark Agreement With Pfizer to Develop FDA-Approved Antiretroviral Drug as Vaginal Microbicide

Silver Spring, Md. -- Expanding the pipeline of HIV prevention tools in development, the International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) today announced that Pfizer Inc. (Pfizer) has agreed to give IPM a royalty-free license to maraviroc, its... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Can I relax now?

In July, I had a brief affair, and had unprotected insertive vaginal sex about five times. Soon after, I had urethritis (which was treated empirically). I began to worry about HIV after I got a bad cold during the first week of October (easily...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
The symptoms sound very much like upper respiratory infections or allergies. Given the timing of the HIV antibody test at 18 weeks, that will rule out &gt 95% of infections. A followup at 6 months will essentially rule out infection. Depending... Read more »

Sustiva: no relaxing/peaceful R.E.M. Sleep

Hello. I am newly diagnosed 2.8.00 cd4 104 vl 62,000. Started meds 2.22.00 sustiva, zerit, videx. vl almost undetectable now. Never missed a dose, I like my cocktail HOWEVER I believe Sustiva is the cause of my terrible nightmares. Since starting...
Rick Stryker, M.D., M.P.H.

Response from Rick Stryker, M.D., M.P.H.

University of California Los Angeles School of Medicine
Well, you certainly need to solve this problem, and quick! Constant nightmares and non-restful sleep are probably not symptoms you could cope with permanently. I'm worried that the severity of the symptoms will cause you to start missing some... Read more »

unprotected vaginal sex

Dear Dr. Robert J. Frascino,In a moment of passion I had unprotected vaginal sex with a woman Ive been going out with for the last two weeks. After the act I got extremely nervous about the possible transmission of STDs especially HIV. I asked her...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You report your gal-pal "doesn't seem like a girl who would do something crazy to jeopardize her life." Yet she had unprotected sex with you during your moment of passion. She's also had sex with at least 11 guys and yet... Read more »


Hi Doc, Thanks a lot for answering all of my questions, it realy helps me lot....Doc, my wife got lots of white vaginal discharge till today, before she was pregnant she never had this kind of discharges, i know that discharging do occurs during...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Dee,If your wife has a persistent vaginal discharge, she should see her gynecologist and/or HIV doctor. Being HIV positive can increase the likelihood that she could have a vaginal infection.There is no cure for HIV/AIDS. Silver therapy is not... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I get a negative result after 104 days, almost 15 weeks, of the risk situation ( unprotected vaginal sex with a prostitute , whose VIH status it's unknown).

It's definitive this result and should I relax? or I need to retest?

Hope the best for all of... Read more »

Your thoughts on my me to relax

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Over the past 6 months I have had 3 encounters. One unprotected oral (I was insertive) along with protected anal. Then two more insertive unprotected orals. Six weeks after the last encounter I had an ELISA test done which came back negative.

Now... Read more »

vaginal infections

Posted by curiousme, 1 Reply
I aready know the answer, but I need some HELP, to do what I need to do, (TEST).

I am 2 + years from possible exposure. I have not tested because i fear I CAN"T HANDLE THE TRUTH!. I have not had sex AT ALL since my possible exposure, so the buck... Read more »

oral vaginal

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi, i wonder if anyone know the update on oral-vaginal sex. i performed oral sex in a girl for about 2 min and then had sex with a condom.after that she told me that her last boyfriend had recived oral sex from prostitutes although i suspect that it... Read more »