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Vaginal Ultrasounds

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vaginal ultrasound

I had a vaginal ultrasound done and the tech opened a new prob cover but dropped it on the floor, but she still used this prob cover on the vaginal wand that was inserted on me. My concern is what if HIV was on the floor and the probe was...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
This was very poor form on the part of the tech. I am sure you were shocked and that it was difficult to demand another probe be used. However, in the future you should feel free to voice your concern if health care providers are not using proper... Read more »

mono and hiv?

I had a vaginal ultrasound three months ago. I suspect the device was not properly sterilized and... 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 »
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National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Vaginitis

What is vaginitis? Vaginitis is a term for any infection or inflammation of the vagina. What are the symptoms of vaginitis? In general, vaginitis may cause itching, irritation, or abnormal vaginal discharge. There are a several different kinds of... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

European Commission to Deliver Humanitarian Aid, Including HIV/AIDS Funding, to Myanmar

ECHO , the European Commission 's humanitarian aid department, last month pledged about $18 million in funding aimed at vulnerable populations in Myanmar -- also known as Burma -- and refugees living along the country's border with Thailand,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Ohio: More Money Key to Preventing AIDS, Advocates Say

Cleveland HIV/AIDS advocates echo the remarks of national health leaders who told a House subcommittee on Sept. 16 that the fight against the disease needs more funding. "The programs that desperately need funding aren't getting the necessary... Read more »
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 »
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HIV from dirty ultrasound wand?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
okay for some who dont know there are two types of ultrasounds...one that goes on the stomach, and the other one where they put a wand up your vagina to check out your ovaries. Well recently i just got both of those ultrasound tests done...and I am... Read more »

Question about ultrasound and blood test

Posted by Veronicaa, 1 Reply
I'm infected with Hepatitis B, and I need to have an ultrasound and a blood test.

My question is, can I eat and drink normally before taking the blood test?

As for the ultrasound, I understand that I can't eat and drink but do I need to poop to get... Read more »

Can i get HIV if i lick a vaginal fluid on-----

Posted by von, 1 Reply
Hi can i get hiv if i lick a fresh vaginal fluid on her underwear Read more »

Is it possible to get hiv from vaginal discarge

Posted by AZT, 1 Reply
basically I'm just curious if there is casues of it going through a girl's panties, through her pants. Enough to leave a chance of getting hiv from it.

Would vaginal fluids/vaginal discarge be noticable if they were left on a black leather seat? Read more »