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Vaginal Acne

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HIV infection due to acne

I am a man who has acne on his face, back and chest. My acne is not "severe" but if I dry myself after a shower with a white towel I will sometimes see traces of blood or pus on the towel. My question is as follows. Can i become infected...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I'm not aware of any information that points to acne as a route for transmission. Remember that HIV is only known to be sexually transmitted during vaginal and anal sex, and less frequently through oral sex.RMK... Read more »

Question #1: acne and aidsQuestion #2: Question about the spreading of A.I.D.S and Diabetes?

Hi. Since it seems that acne can be broken by hard rubbing or other picking, would it be possible... Read more »

does jacking off cause acne or make it worse (MASTURBATION)

i hear people say that jacking off cause pimples and or makes it worse is this true... 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

Vaginal Ring Protects Monkeys Against AIDS Virus, Study Shows

Macaques receiving a vaginal ring containing the experimental HIV drug MIV-150 were 83 percent less likely to become infected with simian HIV compared with those getting placebo rings, a study by researchers at the New York-based Population Council... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vaginal Ring Could Protect Against HIV, Researcher Says

A researcher with Weill Cornell Medical College has developed a vaginal ring that releases microbicides and could prevent HIV and unplanned pregnancies, ANI/ Times of India reports. Brij Saxena -- a professor of reproductive biology and... 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 »
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Acne

Posted by Sparkles4life
I been on truvada norvir i have been breaking out in acne what can i do? do you know anything Read more »

ACNE

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Ive read on thebody acne is found in HIV+ people. But is is associated with ARS?

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Acne on butt the same?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I tested negative but im confused i had all symptoms and acnes that doctors call folliculitis on my ass.

it started 8 weeks after exposure and remains 1 year later it looks like large pimples that fade and leave bruise marks.

i tested neg out to 6... Read more »

Acne and HIV connection

Posted by alondonlad, 1 Reply
I had suffered from fairly bad acne for over 2 years now. In September I started having a laser treatment to try and solve the problem. I finished my cycle of treatment in December. I have also been on medication for over a year however all these... Read more »