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Vaginal Insides

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Bump inside vaginal lip

Yesterday I noticed that there is a small lump inside of my left vaginal lip. The other side does not have any sign of a simular lump. Although I can feel the lump, I cannot see it. BUT, that lip is a larger than the other now. Also, it is a tad bit...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is really difficult to tell you what this bump inside of your vaginal lip is. There is nothing specific about its description that seems similar to symptoms of a sexually transmitted infection.When someone has questions about their physical... Read more »

Vaginal Secretions on Condom's inside...How risky???

Hey Dr. Frascino, First of all, I want to thank you for the great work you are doing with... Read more »

finger insert inside vagina

If i inserted my finger inside a vagina what are the risks of tranmision?... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Experimental Microbicide Shows Small Level of Protection Against HIV for Women, Study Presented at CROI Indicates

Research has shown "a small amount of protection from a vaginal gel that acts by binding up the AIDS virus and preventing it from invading cells," according to a study presented Monday at the 16th Conference on Retroviruses and Opportunistic... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Anti-HIV Gel Shows Promise in Large-Scale Study in Women

An investigational vaginal gel intended to prevent HIV infection in women has demonstrated encouraging signs of success in a clinical trial conducted in Africa and the United States. Findings of the recently concluded study, funded by the National... Read more »
2010 Poetry Month at TheBody.com

A Poem by Brett

I wrote this when I was newly diagnosed and feeling pretty bad. I live in the Atlanta area, am not gay, but I am very alone. H ere I n V ain I am a walking cauldron of poison. My bottle, my body. I am my label, the skull and crossed... Read more »
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Macular Rash inside mouth? Please respond.

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I recently had one red spot on the hard palate of my mouth and one on my shoulder that only last a day or two. Could this be a sign of macular rash associated with HIV acute reaction? I am concerned since I came across pictures of rash's on the web... Read more »

Can you get hiv if some vaginal fluid got mixed in a water bottle and you drank it.

Posted by AZT, 4 Replies
I mean would you be able to taste it, and if you couldn't is there any chance of getting hiv from it? Read more »

Vaginal Fluid

Posted by hoplitemcgovern, 1 Reply
Hello, I'd like to know whether my risk is high/nonexistent/low on a situation I had. I've had a girlfriend for a while and we recently engaged in sexual activity. I've used condoms at all times, but a few weeks ago I did something I regret. After I... Read more »

Hand job and vaginal fluid am i at risk of HIV?

Posted by Sayed, 1 Reply
Dear Experts,

Please reply my query.I had an exposure last month with sex worker.We did not do any anal/vaginal sex.She only gave me hand job 3 times.In the 2nd episode of hand job she checked her vagina that either her menstrual blood coming or... Read more »