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Vaginitis And AIDS

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Aids transmitted through semen or vaginal fluids

how is hiv specifically transmitted from a lets say male host to a female host? does contact with infected vaginal fluids transmit aids?senario(when the vaginal fluid touches the penis but the male did not ejaculate in these conditions) please send...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...HIV is transmitted when the virus gains access to another person's body through direct blood contact or through visible or even very Read more »

HIV risk? unprotected vaginal sex twice...

I had unprotected vaginal sex with an entertainer that works at a bar on 22 Nov. 2010 and 18 Dec.... Read more »

can you get hiv from vaginal discharge left on toilet seat

I have ocd about hiv,etc. my mom is staying at my house and wipes from back to front. if she left... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Africa: New Vaginal Ring Borrows From Birth Control to Fight AIDS

...vaginal rings, in contrast, contain contraceptive or therapeutic hormones. Recent World Health Organization data show that HIV/AIDS is the leading cause of death globally in women 15 to 44 years old. In Africa, it is the single most important... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Latest Attempt to Block HIV: Stronger Vaginal Gels

...2010 International Microbicides Conference in Pittsburgh, May 22-25, are cautiously optimistic about new approaches to prevent HIV infection in spite of two decades of failed attempts. "Frankly, blocking transmission of the virus appears to be a... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Examines Trial in Africa of Long-Acting Vaginal Ring for HIV Prevention

...against the virus. The article examines the impact of HIV on women worldwide, noting "[o]f the 33 million people living with AIDS worldwide, 16 million are women age 15 and older. Two-thirds of HIV-infected people live in sub-Saharan Africa,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

In Clinical Trial, Vaginal Gel PRO 2000 Found "Safe but Ineffective" at Preventing HIV Infection

... A vaginal gel designed to protect women against HIV "was found to be safe but ineffective" in a clinical trial, Agence France-Presse reports, citing a study published online Read more »
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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 »

HIV Window after having unprotected vaginal sex.

Posted by Nelson44, 1 Reply
...can explain my situation to be best of my abilities. I dated a woman for 5 months. After 8 weeks of dating we got tested for HIV and STD's and everything came out negative. She told me that her last sexual encounter prior to our was with her... Read more »

how much hiv in vaginal fluids

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...female blood infect them via intercourse. I read that it is like males pre- cum fluids, where they have found small amounts of hiv virus in only about one-third of pre-cum samples. Are these small amounts of virus in fluids able to infect... Read more »

Vaginal infections and HIV ?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...Before starting my relation with my boyfriend, both were tested for HIV and other STD, but when we gave up the condom I started suffering from candidal infections. Can I relate it to HIV ? Weve been Read more »