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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these activities, but it isnot...
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Zithromax-Urispas & HIV

Hi Dr. Bob,I recently received unprotected oral sex (insertive), ass rimming (receptive) and a protected vaginal intercourse (insertive) with a female sex worker.Unfortunately for me, this first foray into an unprotected oral sex scene caused me...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...medication designed to decrease urinary tract spasms. It can provide symptomatic relief of painful urination, urgency, frequency, incontinence and suprapubic pain that can occur with infection in the urinary tract. It is not an antibiotic.3.Your... Read more »

Penis head inflammation after vaginal sex

From time to time I get an inflammation of my penis head, actually under the foreskin where it attaches to the penis shaft (I am not circumsized). Usually I wash and this goes away. I write now because the other day I had unprotected sex with my...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Inflammation of the glans (head of the penis) is more common among uncircumcised males. It can be caused by poor hygiene, infections, or allergic reactions. Consider seeing a doctor for evaluation, especially if the inflammation is accompanied by... Read more »

incontinence and treatment

I began first line of treatment 7 weeks ago. Kaletra, Viread and Emtriva. My lowest vl was 250 and tcells 205,000. I was neg March 2002 back to 1986, pos March 2003. Five weeks after beginning treatment I was fine--no diarrhea to speak of. I...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
A small subset of patients have a real difficult time with Kaletra (often due to the ritonavir). Other GI infections can trigger diarrhea so an evaluation of your stool and exposure history is something to consider. Most patients with simply... Read more »

Incontinence after anal carcinoma treatment; What to do??

I completed radiation and chemo treatment for squamous cell carcinoma about a year ago. I spoke with my doctors about my inability to effectively control bowel movements, especially if it is quite loose. As a result, I have had a few embarrassing...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...long term effects you describe certainly have a negative impact on your quality of life. As you allude to in your query, the incontinence (i.e. "accidents") tends to occur more often with loose (liquid) stools than with solid stools. This is... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...depression -- can also cause or worsen candidiasis. Infection in the Vagina Vaginal candidiasis, called yeast infection or vaginitis, is an infection of the vulva and/or vagina. It causes a smelly, thick, white-yellow discharge that might... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

How Serious Is HIV for Women? What Do Women Need to Know? Research on Women Treatment for Women The Bottom Line How Serious Is HIV for Women? Only 7% of AIDS cases reported in 1985 in the U.S. were women and girls. That percentage... Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...doctor who is experienced in treating HPV in HIV-positive patients. Fungal Infections (Yeast Infections, Vaginal Candidiasis, Vaginitis) Candidiasis is a very common vaginal infection caused by yeast (fungus). Symptoms include itching,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I... 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 »

Vaginal secression pimple. Help

Posted by Scaredozzie, 1 Reply
Please help 3 weeks ago I visited a massage parlor. I received a body to body massage. The lady rubberd her vagina against my pennis briefly. I also had a broken pimple in my pubic area which I am almost sure came into contact with her vaginal... Read more »

Vaginal Bleeding

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is Bleeding a symptom of HIV or Aids ? in the Vagina or Penis 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 »