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Vaginal Sore Do I Need To Get Tested For 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.
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Wanglepecking Teeth !

Hi Bob,Just a wobble moment in my continuing recovery !I have just been diagnosed with periodontal disease, which is reasonable severe, and not responding to first line treatments.This is giving me the jitters despite many, many, many HIV negative...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...indeed all in your head! To specifically address your current concerns:1. No chance.2. I can't diagnose the cause of your wife's vaginal ulcers over the Internet. However, I can advise with great certainty that HIV is not the cause.Finally, I... Read more »

Love is like a wanglepecking butterfly

Dear Bob,Please can you help me ?I am exhibiting signs/symptoms of Chronic Sinusitis (PND/facial tenderness/ear pain etc) that has gone on for ten weeks now. Can I be 100% confident that, even if I did have this condition, that, thanks to my 30+, 24...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...all in your head! To specifically address your current concerns: 1. No chance. 2. I can't diagnose the cause of your wife's vaginal ulcers over the Internet. However, I can advise with great certainty that HIV is not the cause. Finally, I don't... Read more »

Can you contact HIV going down on a girl?

Ok, I went down on a girl I have liked for awhile... not relizing that she was a slammer.Later on hearing she was slamming dope with a girl who was HIV positive. I am getting tested to be sure but I am stressted. I am married and I am afriad I have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...guy-on-gal or gal-on-gal, carries an extremely minimal risk, barring extenuating circumstances, such as menstrual blood, oral or vaginal sores or cuts, etc. (See below.) My advice would be to level with your husband and get an HIV rapid test at... Read more »

Wanglepecker is back, unfortuntally

Bob, After 28 tests out to 19 months I thought I was done with all this. But now my wife has an ulcer/sore on her vagina, discharge, flu symptoms and a rash. She is on antibiiotics. These don't seem to be helping. So that I can fully help her can...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...indeed all in your head! To specifically address your current concerns:1.No chance.2.I can't diagnose the cause of your wife's vaginal ulcers over the Internet. However, I can advise with great certainty that HIV is not the cause.Finally, I don't... Read more »
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do you really need a 6 month test?

Posted by stupidgirl, 3 Replies
...i was tested in august and was negative. i test two more times before that with the same results. it is now nine months from possible exposure Read more »

Do i need test??

Posted by Lito, 1 Reply
...I had protected vaginal sex with a girl which i just knew is HIV possitive. After i was informed about that, im feeling all symptoms (white tongue, swollen limph, sore throat, bad taste en my 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 »

HIV infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...from a girl I dated 3 years ago so I try to be extremely careful whenever I am with someone and use latex. Does this look like HIV and do I need to retest for it? Read more »