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Pubic Lice Risk Factors

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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 »

abrasion from shaving pubic area

i had protected(condom did not break) sex 3 occasions 3 different partners with females in 2 days... Read more »

Of Lice and Men

Hi Dr Rob,Please reply. I wouldnt want to have used the great Steinbeck reference in vain (although... Read more »
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Sexuality Information and Education Council of the United States

Teen Risk Behavior and the Factors Associated With Increased and Decreased Risk

Protecting Teens: Beyond Race, Income, and Family Structure and a companion article in the American Journal of Public Health examines the unique and combined contributions of race/ethnicity, income, and family structure to adolescent cigarette... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Risk Factors Driving the Emergence of a Generalized Heterosexual HIV Epidemic in Washington, District of Columbia, Networks at Risk

Noting that Washington, D.C., has the "highest HIV/AIDS rate in the United States, with heterosexual transmission a leading mode of acquisition and African-American women disproportionately affected," the study authors sought to examine risk factors... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Socioeconomic, Biological Factors Placing Women in Pakistan at Increased Risk of HIV, Health Minister Says

Women in Pakistan are at increased risk of contracting HIV because of socioeconomic and biological factors, Minister of Health Muhammad Nasir Khan said recently at a workshop at Quaid-i-Azam University in Islamabad, Pakistan, The International... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Children, Adolescents Living With HIV Have Higher Rates of Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Issues, Study Finds

Children and adolescents living with HIV have higher rates of risk factors for cardiovascular issues than HIV-negative children and adolescents, according to a study published in the June issue of the Journal of Pediatrics , the Miami Herald ... Read more »
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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 »

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 »