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Vaginitis In Men

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Women and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues in HIV+ Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS (Acquired ImmuneDeficiency Syndrome) in America. While there were a handful of women amongthe first cases, AIDS was thought...
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semen or vaginal secretion

since hiv is primarly transmitted through sex i was wondering does men carry more hiv then women... is there more hiv in semen or is there more hiv in vaginal secretion or is it about the same for both male and females?????...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Probably more in men, although the level is affected by many things including presence of sexually transmitted diseases, menstrual cycle, hormones, blood viral load levels, HIV treatment and underlying genetics and immune system.... Read more »

unprotected vaginal sex

Is sexual encounter transient can transmit AIDS?...
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
Vaginal sex is actually the leading mode of HIV transmission worldwide. In Africa, the proportion of men infected with the virus is approximately the same as that among women and heterosexual sex is predominant risk activity.Certainly, the longer... Read more »

Risk of exposure from brief unprotected vaginal sex

Hello,I recently had a sexual encounter with a man that I have learned from other may have a history of sex with men. What is especially concerning is that for a brief moment (>30 seconds) we engaged in unprotected vaginal sex, before utilizing a...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hithough it is easy to judge someone by their past actions, it doesn't always mean that HIV is present. But of course yes receiving HIV testing is the only way to truly put your mind at ease. The guidelines for HIV testing are to be initially... Read more »

anal vs vaginal

Unprotected anal sex and unprotected vaginal sex are both considered high risk, but is one higher then the other? Ive read that only 7 of cases for men come from heterosexual contact. How can this be when over 95 of people are heterosexual?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is best to use condoms for anal and vaginal sex if your partner is HIV positive or of unknown status. The receptive partner in anal and vaginal sex (the person being penetrated, fucked) is generally considered at greater risk for infection than... Read more »
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how much hiv in vaginal fluids

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Answer: A small amount or none. The small amount can/could be risky. There is really no documentation on transmission from female to male. There IS documentation on a few men who have had post-coital female blood infect them via intercourse. I... Read more »

female secretions not infecting men !

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Read TRUTH, what they don't want the public to know! In developed world, vaginal secretions are not infecting men as statistics have shown. Vaginal secretions carry virus in 50% to 60% of women studied, YET the AMOUNT of virus is QUITE SMALL!
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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 monogamous for two years before the test ? Can I... Read more »

unprotected insertive vaginal sex-Jazz and others

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Would like to ask a few experts on this board......Jazz and others. Here is my story.

I was on a business trip a couple of weeks ago and met a girl (unknown status) in the bar of the hotel I was staying at. She was very hesitant on going back to... Read more »