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Types Of Vaginitis

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HCV-type of condom

Are polyurethane condoms as effective as latex condoms in protecting against HCV transmission during vaginal sex?Thank you....
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
I don't know of any data suggesting one is better than another.... Read more »

Why they don't mention any other possible types of infection?

Really Dr. Wohl, have you heard or saw any incident of having contact with body fluids outside the... Read more »

Are there different types of HIV?

A guy that I have dated on and off contracted HIV many years ago through a blood transfusion. He... Read more »
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U.S. National Institutes of Health

NIH to Test Dapivirine Vaginal Ring for HIV Prevention in Women

Researchers will launch a large, multinational clinical trial this month to test the effectiveness and extended safety of a vaginal ring containing an experimental antiretroviral drug to prevent HIV infection in women. With a projected 3,476 ... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

First Clinical Trial of ARV Vaginal Ring Underway

In the first clinical trial of a vaginal ring combining two antiretroviral (ARV) drugs, researchers from the Microbicide Trials Network (MTN) are collaborating with the International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) to evaluate whether the ring... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Africa: New Vaginal Ring Borrows From Birth Control to Fight AIDS

The International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) is launching the first clinical trial in Africa of a vaginal ring to help combat HIV infection. The double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trials of the ring will occur at research... Read more »
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 »
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Types of test?

Posted by T_BOOGIE, 3 Replies
Does the type of test you take really make a difference, like besides the rapid test. I dont know what kind of test i took but the last one i took was negative. Does the type of test make that big of a difference? Read more »

Now what is HIV-Type 2?

Posted by ExWorryWart, 1 Reply
As if the one that I got tested on wasn't enough, I got this info today that there is also a Type-2. My exposure was not in U.S. it was in Nepal (Country between india and china).. How do I find out about HIV-Type 2 is relevent for this country? Any... Read more »

What types of contacts & levels of contacts since?

Posted by Anonymous
What types of contacts and levels of contacts have you had since getting tested?...
Did you hold hands?
Did you hug?
Did you kiss?
Did you...? Oh my gosh!
Was there penetration?
Was there exchange of body fluids?




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HIV-TYPE 2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV-TYPE 2: I would like to hear from anyone who has tested
positive for HIV-2. Currently the U.S. only tests for HIV-1. But
now I have a friend with the type 2 strain (a weaker strain most
common in W. Africa), and we are having a difficult time... Read more »