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Gynecological Problems

...also tend to be expensive, so it is important that people who have HPV discuss the pros and cons of treatment with a doctor who is experienced in treating HPV in HIV-positive patients. Fungal Infections (Yeast Infections, Vaginal Candidiasis, Vaginitis) Candidiasis is a very common vaginal infection caused by yeast (fungus). Symptoms include itching, burning, and pain around your vagina, labia, or anal area. You may also have a thick,...
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Scared Aussie OCD Dude Part II: Revenge of the Cyst!

Hi again Doctor Bob!It's Scared Aussie OCD Dude again. I hope you're well! Thank you very much for answering my previous question, your reassurance was a huge help and very much appreciated.I've just got some follow up question (more of A question,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Aussie OCD Dude,I have no way of accurately determining how healed your small wound was over the Internet. If indeed it resembled a keloid scar, most likely it was not an open wound.Although I always enjoy the mental image of horned-up Aussie... Read more »

Dr. Bob is Amazing!

Dr. Bob I was tested at 5.5 months using Rapid test and 9.5 months using test which took a week to get results back. That is also negative! You sure do know your stuff!Thank you so much for what you're doing here on this site. I appreciate the fact...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for your thanks and kind comments. WOO-HOO!Regarding your "PS," mercury from fish and/or being exposed to random people on the subway would not delay seroconversion; however, being exposed to random fish on a subway to the planet Mercury... Read more »

i have a prob-- vaginal lump

i have this kinda..lump on my vagina, it doesn't hurt, itch, or anything. i looked up pictures of herpes and it doesn't look like the pictures. it's just kinda irritating to have. what it is? should i get it checked out
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It may be a cyst. See your gynecologist for a specific diagnosis and treatment. Read more »

parotid cysts

My question is regarding HIV/AIDS related parotid cysts.Are these cysts usually inside the gland? I had a parotid cyst, which eventually got infected and ruptured. Is this typical of AIDS related parotid cysts? I do have minor cervical...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Parotid gland enlargement, often with cystic changes, is sometimes seen in patients with HIV infection.Most of the time, the cysts are within the body of the parotid gland. It is not typical for the cysts to become infected and rupture, although... Read more »
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Condoms

...activity. Condoms can protect the mouth, vagina or rectum from HIV-infected semen. They can protect the penis from HIV-infected vaginal fluids and blood in the mouth, vagina, or rectum. They also reduce the risk of spreading other sexually... Read more »
The Well Project

Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...diseases (STDs). Microbicides could come in many forms, including gels, creams, suppositories, films, lubricants, sponges, or vaginal rings. They could be used in the vagina or rectum. How Would Microbicides Work? Microbicides could work in... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Microbicides

...Information What Are Microbicides? Microbicides are anti-HIV substances. They could reduce the risk of HIV infection during vaginal or rectal intercourse. No microbicides are available yet. However, with sufficient funding and demand,... 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
...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 fluids briefly. Please tell me if I am at risk of contracting anything as I am frightened and can't tell my... Read more »

4 yrs ago

Posted by lovemestill07, 4 Replies
...Hi, About 4 yrs ago I had unprotected vaginal sex, which only lasted a few minutes with someone I had just started dating (stupidest mistake I've ever made). About a week Read more »

Vaginal Bleeding

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