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Vaginitis Can You Get Bladder Infection

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bladder irritation and pain

Client is on a Sustiva, Zerit and Epivir combination and is also taking Neurontin and Remeron. She is experiencing some nausea and shows symptoms of bladder infection (urgency, irritation) but tests negative for it. Can you suggest what is causing...
Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Response from Brian Boyle, M.D., J.D.

Cornell University, Weill Medical College
The problems are unlikely to be related to the current medications. There are many possible causes fo the symptoms you describe including (1) a UTI with a false negative urine culture, (2) other bacterial infections that may not show up on culture,... Read more »

Will i be infected if infected vaginal cum touches my penis tip.

I had sex with a prostitute using condom.after having sex with her few vaginal cum got stuck on my... Read more »

Bladder infection/constipation

10 year HIV+ male, 39, CD4 constant at 210-250 range, undetectable viral load, history of anal... 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 »
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bladder infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have another question...I'm waiting to get my results back in a week, so I'm trying not to freak out, but today I feel like I could be starting to get a bladder infection. Is this a symptom? I haven't had sex recently so I know it's not from... Read more »

vaginal yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
could a woman have yeast infections and never know she has one say if she was hiv pos would she continue to have yeast infections that would never require treatment

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Any reported cases of protected vaginal infection

Posted by Anonymous
Hi there ,

Are there any documented reports of hetero cases , where protection(condom) was used but, infection was still possible to the insertive partner(male) ?

Please help !!
Love all

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am i infected? possible non consensual vaginal penetration and other worries

Posted by peewee, 1 Reply
I am female. I only have vaginal sex. I do not give oral without condoms. I only have unprotected sex in committed relationships where testing is done at every 3 month mark.

There are 3 encounters, two of which I am extremely shaky about as I have... Read more »