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Vaginal Strep Symptoms

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vaginal strep b infection/weight loss with shiingles.

hiI have two questions. In the last year i have had two illnesses. I believe i had shingles but my docs had a hard time recognizing it. I had a shocking feeling on my had and swollen lymph nodes. i had this for about 2 months. During the two...
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
...low grade fever and weight loss. (Yes, shingles which is caused by the Herpes Zoster or "chicken pox" virus is one of them.)Vaginal Strep B is one of several bacterial vaginal infections which are common. Most of the time it does not cause much... Read more »

HIV +/ recurrent vaginal strep and staph

I am hiv+ and have been for 11 years. For the past year, I keep getting strep b and staph... Read more »

ARS Symptoms During PEP?

Hi, Dr. Bob. I'm very nervous as I write this but I'll do my best. On Nov 1st. around 6 am I had... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...happen if a scab or a sore spot on your skin brushes against a surface that looks as if it has dried blood on it): unprotected vaginal or anal sex (especially if you're the one providing the vagina or anus) sharing injection drug equipment,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...closed at one end. Condoms have been used for hundreds of years to prevent pregnancy by keeping a man's semen out of a woman's vagina. Condoms also help prevent diseases that are spread by semen or by contact with infected sores in the genital... Read more »
The Well Project

Questions and Answers: Microbicides Against HIV

...diseases (STDs). Microbicides could come in many forms, including gels, creams, suppositories, films, lubricants, sponges, or vaginal rings. They could be used in the vagina or rectum. How Would Microbicides Work? Microbicides could work in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Clarithromycin (Biaxin)

...for mild or moderate bacterial infections. It works against several different bacteria, especially chlamydia, hemophilus and streptococcus. These bacteria can infect the skin, nose, throat, lungs and ears. Many germs live in our bodies or are... Read more »
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ARS with unilateral symptoms? or stress and worry?

Posted by nickywick, 1 Reply
...27yr old straight white male, with no past experience of drug use or receptive sex. On FEB 20, 2009 I had brief unprotected vaginal intercourse. (2-3 mins) with a female of unknown status. She was not a sex worker, but a 22yr old white/female... Read more »

Strep Throat & HIV????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Went to the doctor 5 1/2 weeks after a possible HIV exposure (unprotected vaginal intercourse). Tested negative on HIV antibody test, but positive for strep throat. Two questions. Can strep throat be a early Read more »

symptoms/vaginal discomfort?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...comes back normal, I will get another hiv test in Feb. I also have a question for women with hiv. I dont have yeast but I have strep A, I have taken the meds and it didnt go away, this is normal for a woman with hiv, right? Thank you Read more »

anxiety= symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...I'm freaking out a little right now and just need some reassurance. I was the receptive partner during unprotected (I know) vaginal intercourse. There was no ejaculation. 8 days after the event I developed a bumpy itchy rash on my torso that is... Read more »