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Vaginal Sore And HIV

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AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...control methods do not protect against HIV. Women who use intravenous drugs should not share equipment. Women should discuss vaginal problems with their health care provider, especially yeast infections that don't go away or vaginal ulcers (sores). These could be signs of HIV infection. Women planning pregnancy should seek care prior to becoming pregnant to ensure good health and assess their HIV status.
Ask the Experts

HIV - AIDS Transmission

Hi, my mom is infected by HIV, i help her appllying pain releif ointment on her back bone, i see the blood scratches on her body.. is there any chance that it is transmitted to me. Please help i am in big delima.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...following some very basic precautions. (See below.) Give your mom a big hug from me, OK?Dr. BobWhat You Need to Know About HIV and AIDSIf you are going to be caring for someone with HIV infection, you need to understand the basic facts about HIV... Read more »

Could it be trush and should I start Hiv Treatment

Should I start treatment?Dear Docor I have read every article here about thrush and even looked at the website Hivdent.org and still i cannot tell if i havve thrush. Everytime I go to the doctor what ever it is, it goes away.I see to have a white...
Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

Response from Andrew T. Pavia, M.D.

University of Utah, School of Medicine
...in the setting of a lot of other symptoms. If you are having fevers, swollen lymph nodes, fatigue and perhaps mouth sores or vaginal sores, you may want to get an HIV PCR done now, since the antibody test may not be positive yet. If you are not... Read more »

The Dire Straits of Razor Burn and HIV

Dr. Bob-You have been a great friend through many hard times. Unfortunately, it seems that I have a major concern which has not yet been answered on this forum. Three days following the bare-backed shaving of my genital area, I participated in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello NVF,HIV from razor burn? No, even with the happy hooker perched firmly on your bucking-bronco-one-eyed monster and riding like a rhinestone Read more »

Intersting info

Dr. Bob,I am an HIV- man who just ended a relationship with an HIV+ woman. I got tested and was told some interesting things at the government test site. I was told that unless there are herpes or a significant cut or sore it is impossible to get...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...science-phobic and doesn't really "believe" in facts or common sense. I suggest you stay tuned to The Body and other reputable HIV/AIDS information sites for your HIV information. Tune into the Bush and Cronies' show only for the latest in... Read more »
Articles
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Cultural Practices in Namibia Hinder HIV Prevention, Group Says

...said. In addition, in some communities, girls elongate their labias by pulling on them and using small sticks, which can lead to vaginal sores that increase the risk of HIV infection. "Girls and young women are taught to mutilate their genitals... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

... How Do You Get Infected With HIV? How Can You Protect Yourself and Others? What If I've Been Exposed? The Bottom Line How Do You Get Infected Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...be infected, it can assist in getting early treatment and avoiding infecting others. For more information, refer to " HIV/AIDS among Women Who Have Sex with Women ." Can I get HIV from getting a tattoo or through body piercing? A risk of... Read more »
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Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
...mean by infected by an std (like syphilis or herpes) which can easily be transmitted with a simple contact can i be infected by HIV just by getting one of these STD? Is there any chance to be infected by herpes by a simple contact and in this... 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 »

Apthous Mouth sores (Canker Soars)

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been getting several Apthous mouth sores the last month. I got 2 in the last 4 weeks and I am going crazy!! I have a negative elisa at 5 months. I had protected sex with a prostitute in Cancun... Am I seroconverting? I am also getting... Read more »

The end?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is there any support or evidence that a person who has anal/vaginal sex with a hiv+ person with sore or abrasions on them WONT get hiv? All I have read from rKull & others is that this is almost a definite. Read more »