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Vaginal Problems

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ONGOING VAGINAL PROBLEMS!

Several months ago, I was a victim of sexual assault. Approximately 10 days after the assault, I experienced vaginal pain (with no discharge)that lasted for quite some time. My gyno did several cultures and tested for gonorhea/syphilis/chlamydia...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
With negative antibodies at 6, 10, and 16 weeks (and a negative RNA at 18 weeks), it is very unlikely that you are HIV infected. Many expert recommend testing through 6 months due to very rare reports of delayed seroconversion (antibody formation)... Read more »

vaginal sex, then anal sex, back to vaginal sex

my partner and myself have started to experiment with anal sex withoutcondoms. I read some articles... Read more »

vaginal discharge touches wound on finger

Dear Dr. Frascino,My name is David and I am from italy. I am in a terrible mental problem after... Read more »
Articles
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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Problems With Condoms May Be Reduced for Men Taking Ample Time to Apply Them

"One potentially important antecedent of experiencing problems with condom use during penile-vaginal sex is the amount of time that men (and perhaps women) allow for condom application," noted the study authors. Thus, they sought to examine whether... Read more »
Project Inform

Vaginal Candidiasis

Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Treating Vaginal Candidiasis Prevention Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Practical Prevention Tips Food as Prevention! Anti-Fungal Drugs and Pregnancy Conclusion ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Researchers to Test Monthly Vaginal Ring for HIV Prevention

Two large clinical HIV-prevention trials in Africa will test the safety and effectiveness of a vaginal ring containing the antiretroviral drug dapivirine. Both studies are being conducted in partnership with the US National Institutes of... Read more »
Connect With Others

sexo oral vaginal

Posted by ganya, 2 Replies
hola a todos, soy nuevo aca, hace ya 1 ao y 2 meses le practique sexo oral a una mujer, no me importo mucho pero hace un mes un amigo me dijo que su amigo tiene vih y comence a hacer un flash back de todas mis relaciones pasadas, la verdad ando un... Read more »

Vaginal Bleeding

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

Recurring Vaginal Thrush

Posted by Roper2008, 2 Replies
Hello Everyone, I know I have had a negative test so I should be happy. But my Girlfriends recurring vaginal Thrush over the last 9 months has me in a state of panic. Add to that bouts of Diarrhoea, her Tongue looking the same as mine; White and... Read more »

itchy vagina? vaginal candidiasis

Posted by wishingforacure, 3 Replies
I am HIV+ and recently my vagina has been itchy. Usually before I get my period. I don't have any STI's. The doctor said this may happen more often since I am HIV+. Is anyone experiencing this? Is there any way to get rid of it or make it better?... Read more »