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Vaginitis Causing Bladder Problems

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...gonorrhea get painful or swollen testicles. In women, the symptoms of gonorrhea are often mild, but most women who are infected have no symptoms. Even when a woman has symptoms, they can be so non-specific as to be mistaken for a bladder or vaginal infection. The initial symptoms and signs in women include a painful or burning sensation when urinating, increased vaginal discharge, or vaginal bleeding between periods. Women with gonorrhea...
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HIV worry has caused my body to fall apart (JUST MADE A DONATION OF 70$)

Thank you for all that you do, Doc.I had protected oral and vaginal sex with a sex worker in Spain on the 7-8th of June. Since then, I have had some STD tests done. My initial symptoms included frequent urination but that went away after a week and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Worried in Moscow,Protected sex is indeed protected, assuming the latex or polyurethane condom was used properly and did not fail (break). Consequently, your HIV-exposure risk is essentially nonexistent (assuming you meet the above conditions). A... Read more »

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
...(2) other bacterial infections that may not show up on culture, e.g., Chlamydia or gonococcal infection, (3) a non-bacterial bladder/urinary tract infection, e.g. Trichomonas or herpes, (4) a vaginitis, or (5) a kidney stone that is "stuck" in... Read more »

Negative HIV Test Trumps Symptoms Everytime, But Why Do I Still Have The Symptoms?

Hi Dr.How are you? I want to tell you that you are the best!My question is, when you say that a negative hiv test trumps symptoms everytime, why do I still have symptoms?I took a 6 month test after a possible exposure (received unprotected oral sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...tell you what's not causing them: It's not HIV. No way. No how.If your symptoms are painful urination, dribbling, pain in the bladder and low back, and you know your prostate feels "boggy," why are you waiting until October to go see a urologist?... 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 »
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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 »
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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

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... 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 Bleeding

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

Recurring Vaginal Thrush

Posted by Roper2008, 2 Replies
Hello Everyone, I know I have had a negative test so I should be happy. But my Girlfriends recurring vaginal Thrush over the last 9 months has me in a state of panic. Add to that bouts of Diarrhoea, her Tongue looking the same as mine; White and... 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 »