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Strange smell from the vagina

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
A year ago I had some unprotected intercourses, and after that I feel an strange discharge( sometimes it burns, sometimes it has an strange odor in it coming from the cervix, sometimes I have no fluid ). I had done two pap-smears, and a cultive and... Read more »

Hurted finger into vagina

Posted by iseq, 1 Reply
Hi everyone

I put hurted finger into vagina, for approximately 1-2 seconds. Finger was hurted quite badly, 6 hours before I puted it into vagina. When I hurted my finger was bleeding a lot.

Now, after 15 days after I did OraQuick test at home. Result... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have noticed that recently that when I masterbate I am shooting less sperm than before and the sensation is not the same . can it be an STD? thanks Read more »

Strange Question

Posted by Anonymous
I can't get the experts to answer this question so I will try the forum. Consider the following scenario: Male (HIV-) having unprotected vaginal sex with Female (HIV+). Male has no history of STDs, is circumsized and no cuts on penis. Female has... Read more »


Posted by michel2222, 2 Replies
After having unprotected vaginal sex with a woman of unknown HIV-status (though I doubt she had a history of high risk behaviour), the following happened:
-After 1 month, I had a cold, which included severe sneezing and some coughing. It lasted... Read more »
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Exposure of std overtouching my penis on her wet vagina

Hi, me and my girlfriend have protected sex with condom. But i suspect she had std because her vagina discharge fluid which has unplesant smell and she is hurt and somtimes bleed when i stay longer before ejaculating. The thing is after we had safe...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
This was a no-risk situation.In health,Richard... Read more »

Strange smelling Ejaculate

My husband has been positive for a few years now and we've noticed that his cum smells almost medicinal since he's started taking HIV meds - we asked the doctor and they hadn't heard of this being a side effect for Atripla. Can HIV...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Many factors can influence odor of semen including diet (for example fish products, broccoli, onions) vitamins and supplements, bowel flora, hydration status, use of some illicit drugs and tobacco. Anecdotally I have heard some other patients on... Read more »

strange smells and tastes

HI --have a possible weird question--I have been on Atripla since it came out a few years ago--I am doing well--but recently notice I keep smelling a strange odor and sometimes have a equally odd taste in my mouth-I have asked friends if they smell...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I have only occasionally hear from patients that they developed taste or smell abnormalities long after starting Atripla. The efavirenz or other non-HIV meds may contribute somewhat but I recommend a good oral/ear/nasal/sinus examination to check... 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, a general term that describes an irritation of the vagina. A condition called... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

If It Smells Like Fish, That Cat's Not Right

As a youth peer advocate for Circle of Care in Alameda County -- home of Oakland, California and across the bay from San Francisco -- Lizette Green goes into high school classes to educate teens about the prevention of HIV and other sexually... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

200 Public Health Advocates Rally Against Bush's Abstinence-Only Sex Education Policy at Close of STD Conference

About 200 public health advocates on Wednesday at the close of the 2004 National STD Prevention Conference in Philadelphia rallied against the Bush administration's plans to expand abstinence-only sex education, the AP/Long Island Newsday ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Female-Controlled Methods for HIV/STD Prevention

Executive Summary: On April 15, 1996, representatives of CDC's Office of Women's Health;the National Center for HIV, STD, and TB Prevention (NCHSTP); the NationalCenter for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion; and the NationalCenter for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Community-Based Program to Prevent HIV/STD Infection Among Heterosexual Black Women

Corresponding author: Thomas M. Painter, PhD, Prevention Research Branch, Division of HIV/AIDS Prevention, National Center for HIV/AIDS, Viral Hepatitis, STD, and TB Prevention, CDC. Telephone: 404-639-6113; E-mail: . Table of... Read more »