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Staph Infection In The Vaginal Area

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Staph Infection? HIV? Help?

I tend to send you these things every few months or so with hopes that one day you'll go ahead and reassure me that I can Woo-Hoo and move on with my life without dissecting each and every bump and cough I have, even though I've probably...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,First of all, yes, I really do read all the posts!Next, HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. "Fear of being HIV infected" is your problem. You need to stop perseverating on a viral infection that you do not have and begin... Read more »

HIV +/ recurrent vaginal strep and staph

I am hiv+ and have been for 11 years. For the past year, I keep getting strep b and staph... Read more »

Recurring Staph Infections

I am a healthy HIV-er with an undetectable viral load and 1025 CD4 count. I'm currently taking... Read more »
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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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Infection Among Asians in the United States and Dependent Areas

Fast Facts Despite growth of the Asian population in the United States, the number of HIV diagnoses among Asians has remained stable and the rate of new infections has decreased. Among Asians, men who have sex with men are most affected by... Read more »
Project Inform

Vaginal Candidiasis

Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Treating Vaginal Candidiasis Prevention Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Practical Prevention Tips Food as Prevention! Anti-Fungal Drugs and Pregnancy Conclusion ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

MRSA Infection Spreads by Sex

In a new report, researchers say they have found that community-associated Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) can be spread by sexual activity. CDC's Rachel Gorwitz said the report is the first to document MRSA's spread through... Read more »
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Staph Infection

Posted by moonstarchild, 1 Reply
I went to the doctor on Thursday because my throat was hurting and my kids were all sick with strep. I went to the doctor today to get cleared to go back to work and he told me that it wasn't strep it was a staph infection in my throat!!! I was... Read more »

itchy vagina? vaginal candidiasis

Posted by wishingforacure, 3 Replies
I am HIV+ and recently my vagina has been itchy. Usually before I get my period. I don't have any STI's. The doctor said this may happen more often since I am HIV+. Is anyone experiencing this? Is there any way to get rid of it or make it better?... Read more »

vaginal yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
could a woman have yeast infections and never know she has one say if she was hiv pos would she continue to have yeast infections that would never require treatment

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Any reported cases of protected vaginal infection

Posted by Anonymous
Hi there ,

Are there any documented reports of hetero cases , where protection(condom) was used but, infection was still possible to the insertive partner(male) ?

Please help !!
Love all

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