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pubic lice

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I know the topic here mainly is hiv.. but I would like to know if anyone knows about pubic lice (crabs), how long does it take for you to notice? I had an encounter two months ago, but until today this feeling started.. like a sensation in the... Read more »

white pubic hairs

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello, recently some of my pubic hairs seem to have a white coating on them. Like, the hair is dead or something. It seems to grow with the follice as well.

I've searched and searched but I don't see anything about this, not even on this site. I... Read more »

Loss of Pubic Hair

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is loss of pubic hair a symptom of ARS/HIV? Does anybody know?

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shaved pubic area

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i read that porn star marc wallice who got aids said he must have got it from one of the porn stars via his shaved pubic area

is it possible ? Read more »

Shaving pubic region?

Posted by grcboy28, 1 Reply
Just a quick question. A girl I've been casually dating for the past 4 months recently tested HIV- at the clinic with me on January 5th. She had unprotected sex with only her ex bf she said who also tested HIV- negative the day before.
Anyway, we... Read more »
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Pubic lice and HIV transmission

DoctorIf I get pubic lice from HIV positive partner...would that put me into a risk of getting HIV since scrabs feed themselves with blood? Would my blood stream get infected HIV blood through the scrab bite?Sorry. Its odd.All the best...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope! Pubic lice, bedbugs, mosquitoes and all other biting or blood-sucking creepy crawlers do not transmit HIV/AIDS. Period. End of story.Dr. Bob... Read more »

My Doctor says HIV can travel down pubic hair - worried

Hi Doctor Bob,I had sex with a girl of positive status but I used a condom. I am 22 and really worried cause my GP says that abstinence is the only way to truly prevent HIV transmission because he says HIV can attach to and travel along pubic hair...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi James and Jeneane,Your GP told you "HIV can attach to and travel along pubic hair and therefore into the interior of the condom where it could then enter any breaks in the skin or possible the urethra and that this is especially true for the... Read more »

Lice, Crabs, and Scabies

I recently met a guy online and he seemed really nice and seemed very clean. We ended up having sex with each other. A few weeks later, I had a lot of itching in my groin. When I went to the doctor to find out what was wrong, I found out I had...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.Lice.....crabs....scabies.....just mentioning these words gives people the creeps, and makes people shudder. Scabies are different from lice but they share many similarities. Both lice and scabies can be sexually... Read more »

Of Lice and Men

Hi Dr Rob,Please reply. I wouldnt want to have used the great Steinbeck reference in vain (although i actually prefer his classic Tortilla Flat...made me a dedicated wine drinker from a very young age;)Anyway, I've stopped - thanks to you -...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yes, STD's can be a problem and should be taken into consideration whenever we place ourselves at risk. But remember to keep those risks in perspective. It's not helpful to trade irrational worry about HIV for irrational worry about... Read more »
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Preliminary Analysis Suggests $258 Million HIV/AIDS Prevention Program in India May Have Prevented Some 100,000 Infections

A $258 million HIV/AIDS prevention program in six Indian states may have prevented an estimated 100,000 infections from 2003 to 2008, researchers from the Public Health Foundation of India and the University of Washington suggest in a study ... Read more »
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Experts Say Anti-AIDS Drugs Alone Won't Prevent Increase in Infection Rates

Without HIV prevention education, universal access to antiretroviral therapy for patients in resource-poor countries may be limited in efficacy or have unintended consequences, a new study finds. The World Health Organization (WHO), among other... Read more »
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Efficacy of HIV Prevention Programs in Uganda Decreasing, Washington Post Reports

The efficacy of Uganda's HIV prevention programs is decreasing because a new generation of young people are no longer receiving the messages of fidelity that helped curb the country's HIV epidemic in the late 1980s and early 1990s, the Washington... Read more »