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Topical Remedies For Vaginitis

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Systemic Candidiasis

...Candida may only briefly be present in the blood when an internal organ is infected, therefore a blood test result is not always reliable. Treatment Many drugs are used to treat candidiasis, and they come in two types: topical (active only where it's applied) and systemic (active throughout the body). Choice of therapy depends on where the infection is and how severe the symptoms are. Topical treatment is the first choice for oral,...
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VAGINAL DISCHARGE etc....

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
...(5,676,977)(6,645,531)(5,571,520) (5,336,499) & (6,258,385)...all relevant on Imusil (infusion) and Tetrasil(Tetrasil marketed as a topical ointment)..both Ag404...you're previous reference to the EPA compound was one of Dr. Antelman's earlier... Read more »

Can me and my neg girlfriend have unprotected vaginal sex . . .

Can me and my neg girlfriend and I have unprotected vaginal sex? I am pos healthy undetectable Viral load and cd4 708. Over the past 2.5 years we have had well . . . a lot of unprotected sex. She was still neg as of last test. I'm trying to...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your girlfriend may be willing to take the risk; however, it takes two to do the unsafe horizontal mattress-mambo. Despite her voraciousness, are you still willing to put her at risk by playing sexual Russian roulette now that you definitively... Read more »

Penis head inflammation after vaginal sex

From time to time I get an inflammation of my penis head, actually under the foreskin where it attaches to the penis shaft (I am not circumsized). Usually I wash and this goes away. I write now because the other day I had unprotected sex with my...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Inflammation of the glans (head of the penis) is more common among uncircumcised males. It can be caused by poor hygiene, infections, or allergic reactions. Consider seeing a doctor for evaluation, especially if the inflammation is accompanied by... Read more »

treatment for persistent candida vaginitis?

Hi doctor,is there anything else besides clotrimazole that I can use vaginally for persistent thrush. I have heard that yoghurt can be used but I'm concerned that it might have something in it that could cause another infection. I always have to...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Optimizing medications for HIV can go a long way to clearing up persistent vaginal candidiasis (thrush). When topical medications such as clotrimazole and nystatin don't work, a brief course of fluconazole by mouth is usually effective. Read more »
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AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Vaginal Yeast Infections

...the discharge under the microscope, or sending it to the lab to be grown in culture. Yeast infections can usually be treated topically, with a cream or suppository that is inserted in the vagina before bed nightly for 3 to 7 nights. Several are... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

NIAID Director Fauci Discusses Effect of HIV/AIDS on Women, Microbicide Research

...chemical agent nonoxynol-9 found that inflammation of the vagina might have overridden the protective effects of the agent because vaginal inflammation increases the risk of HIV transmission. NIH plans to test microbicides that include... Read more »
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New HIV Risk Estimates Are In: Anal Versus Vaginal Sex

When it comes to calculating risk of HIV transmission, some people can really get fixated on specific percentages. That's not something to condone. But it's still interesting -- and useful -- when studies use those percentages to shed new light... Read more »
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Vaginal Candidiasis

...examination under a microscope. Other lab tests are usually done if the infection does not clear up after treatment. Treatment Topical treatments (active only on the area where applied) are the first choices for yeast infections and these... Read more »
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Can i get HIV if i lick a vaginal fluid on-----

Posted by von, 1 Reply
Hi can i get hiv if i lick a fresh vaginal fluid on her underwear Read more »

Vaginal secression pimple. Help

Posted by Scaredozzie, 1 Reply
Please help 3 weeks ago I visited a massage parlor. I received a body to body massage. The lady rubberd her vagina against my pennis briefly. I also had a broken pimple in my pubic area which I am almost sure came into contact with her vaginal... Read more »

Vaginal Bleeding

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is Bleeding a symptom of HIV or Aids ? in the Vagina or Penis Read more »

vaginal secretions

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can HIV be transmitted from pre-cum to vaginal secretions, or does it have to directly enter the bloodstream through a cut or sore? Read more »