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Vaginal Fistula Surgery

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surgery for anal fistula

16 years ago i had anal fistula operation.. now it came but on the opposite side of my anus and i was just diagnosed with HIV last Oct 2010 w/ a viral load of 585... Is it okay for me undergo an operation for my fistula? bec im planning to have...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
HIV + patients generally do well with standard surgery compared to HIV- population (like anal fistula repair) so operation if recommended by colon-rectal surgery is reasonable. KH... Read more »

anal fistula with hiv

Hi i am an hiv positive female who just had surgery for a severe anal abscess. now i am told i also... Read more »

anal fistula

hi, have a nice day. I was diagnosed last May, and now i have anal fistula i ask about the doctor... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Can Contract HIV Through Healthy Vaginal Tissue, Study Says

A new study has found that HIV appears to attack normal, healthy genital tissue in women and does not require breaks in the skin to infiltrate cells, offering new perspectives on how the virus is spread, researchers said on Tuesday, Reuters ... 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 »
Test Positive Aware Network

Safer Sex Post-SRS: A Brave New World, Indeed

This article is written to address questions about sexual safety after sex reassignment/realignment surgery (SRS). This is not because we assume everyone has or wants SRS, or that surgery is required in order to be fully female or male. When doing... 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 »
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anal fistula

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Has any one had problem with re-ocurring anal fistula. Poz 7yrs had surgery for this 5 times same one never heals. Would appreciate any help or places to find help.
Thanks

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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 »

Is it possible to get hiv from vaginal discarge

Posted by AZT, 1 Reply
basically I'm just curious if there is casues of it going through a girl's panties, through her pants. Enough to leave a chance of getting hiv from it.

Would vaginal fluids/vaginal discarge be noticable if they were left on a black leather seat? 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 »