Treatment Of Male Partner Bacterial Vaginosis

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bacterial Vaginosis

... What Is Bacterial Vaginosis? How Common Is Bacterial Vaginosis? How Do People Get Bacterial Vaginosis? What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Bacterial Vaginosis? What Are the Complications of Bacterial Vaginosis? How Does Bacterial Vaginosis
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Microbicide delay for greater vaccine test pool? (MICROBICIDES, 2009)

I recently heard a Policy Director of an ASO say that introduction of microbocides to the public will be delayed because the use of microbicides would mean fewer trial patients for a vaccine. Is this really true?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...range of viral and bacterial pathogens, not just HIV. Some may even promote vaginal health by warding off yeast infections or bacterial vaginosis. Other candidates are made from antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) such as tenofovir, which is marketed... Read more »

Hope in microbicides (MICROBICIDES, 2009)

What are your thoughts about microbicides? There are some promising products in clinical trials now. How long it will take to have something to use?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...range of viral and bacterial pathogens, not just HIV. Some may even promote vaginal health by warding off yeast infections or bacterial vaginosis. Other candidates are made from antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) such as tenofovir, which is marketed... Read more »

Microbicide trials

There are several microbicide trials ongoing. How long it will take in your opinion to have a valid alternative to condoms? There were results published in this days about the PRO 2000 candidate which shows a 30% efficacy in prevention.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...range of viral and bacterial pathogens, not just HIV. Some may even promote vaginal health by warding off yeast infections or bacterial vaginosis. Other candidates are made from antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) such as tenofovir, which is marketed... Read more »

Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)

Hi! I'm a college student sharing a bathroom with eight other girls in our dorm suite. It has just came to my attention that our suitemate's sister has BV. Is it possible to contract this disease through anything besides sexual contact? She is...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is caused by a change in the bacterial flora of the vagina. In women who have BV, bacteria such as G. vaginalis, Mycoplasma Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Researchers Examine Effect of Male Circumcision on Female Partners

...circumcised. The study also found a 50% reduction in the sexually transmitted infection trichomoniasis and a 20% reduction in bacterial vaginosis among women whose partners were HIV-negative when undergoing the procedure (Russell, San Francisco... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Uganda: Circumcision Helps Stop Wart Virus, Study Finds

...HIV, herpes simplex virus-type 2 and HPV infections, and genital ulcer disease in men, and also HPV infection, trichomoniasis, bacterial vaginosis, and genital ulcer disease in their femalepartners," wrote Wawer and colleagues. "Thus male... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...moredifficult to treat in HIV+ women than HIV-negative women: Some vaginal infections (including yeast infections) Bacterial vaginosis Common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), such as gonorrhea, Chlamydia, andtrichomoniasis ... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Transmitted Infections Other sexually transmitted infections commonly seen in HIV-positive women include chlamydia, gonorrhea, bacterial vaginosis, and trichomonas. Antibiotics are available to treat these conditions. Your doctor can diagnose... Read more »
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