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Vaginal Microbicides Definition

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Community HIV/AIDS Mobilization Project

Achieving Consensus Around the Definition of a Microbicide

The field is finally moving toward consensus around the definition of a topical microbicide. In every presentation I attended during AIDS 2008 that provided a definition of a topical microbicide, they all stated the exact same definition and it... Read more »
U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Draft Guidance on Vaginal Microbicides for the Prevention of HIV Infection

The FDA is announcing the release of a recently published Draft Guidance for Industry: Vaginal Microbicides: Development for the Prevention of HIV Infection This draft guidance is intended to provide FDA's current thinking regarding development of... Read more »
International Partnership for Microbicides

IPM Reaches Landmark Agreement With Pfizer to Develop FDA-Approved Antiretroviral Drug as Vaginal Microbicide

Silver Spring, Md. -- Expanding the pipeline of HIV prevention tools in development, the International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) today announced that Pfizer Inc. (Pfizer) has agreed to give IPM a royalty-free license to maraviroc, its... Read more »
Ask the Experts

Hope in microbicides (MICROBICIDES, 2009)

What are your thoughts about microbicides? There are some promising products in clinical trials now. How long it will take to have something to use? ...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I'll repost below the latest information on microbicides.Dr. BobMicrobicide Development: Positive Women's Concerns By Anna ForbesFormulated as anti-HIV gels, creams, or films, or loaded into vaginal rings or onto barrier devices such as... Read more »

Microbicide delay for greater vaccine test pool? (MICROBICIDES, 2009)

I recently heard a Policy Director of an ASO say that introduction of microbocides to the public will be delayed because the use of microbicides would mean fewer trial patients for a vaccine. Is this really true?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope! Not true!Dr. BobHope in microbicides (MICROBICIDES, 2009)Jun 9, 2009 What are your thoughts about microbicides? There are some promising products in clinical trials now. How long it will take to have something to use? Response from Dr.... Read more »

Definitive WHOOO-HOOO. For the worried-wells. Please Post!

Hey doc,I've written to you a few times with no response. I understand how busy you are. My "exposures" were vaginal sex with 10-11 escorts about 2 years ago. All with a condom, no breakages.I just got my test results back and there...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thanks for taking the time to write in and share your story. I hope others will follow your wise advice and get tested.Congratulations on your negative results! WOO-HOO! And thank you for your donation. Your one gift will touch many... Read more »

non-insertive definition

dear doc,i know my question seem like have been answered before. but there's a slight twist.i brushed my penis to the vagina (of a prostitute), is that considered insertive sex? my penis had the vaginal secretions while "brushing" the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Insertive loosely means "putting it (the penis)in" the vagina, rectum, or mouth. Brushing your penis against the vagina does not qualify as insertive, and therefore the risk for transmission is negligible.RMK... Read more »
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Oraquick - oral fluid definitive at 100 days

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Well, I was the guy who had unprotected vaginal insertive in Vegas with all the symptoms, nightsweats, lowgrade fever, chills, weightloss (7lbs), after the night sweats at week 4 I discovered ARS and lost my mind, I wasn't ever worried about HIV... Read more »

definitive and conclusive?

Posted by dude_007
i had an unprotected oral insertive and cunninglingus about 3 years ago with an ex. i had protected vaginal intercouse with her. Then a year and half later, me and my friend went and got an unprotected oral insertive blowjob from a hooker.

since then... Read more »

unprotected vaginal sex

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi folks,
recently i travelled to indonesia and had a brief, unprotected, sexual encounter - vaginal - with one of the local girls - who was not a prostitute, or like profession. i, like most people who visit this website for advice have been... Read more »

Unprotected Vaginal, no ejaculation

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
How high a risk is unprotected receptive vaginal sex with ejaculation outside of the body? What is the chance of being infected by precum only? My rapid test was negative at 34 days. I am unsure of my partners status. Penetration lasted some time,... Read more »