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Vaginitis In Men

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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, Read more »

woman with herpes/moment of non-protected vaginal sex with hiv+ man

Hi, I scoured your the previously posed questions but didn't find a situation like mine. I had sex... Read more »

what are the chances of infecting the anus with vaginal warts?

Can Vaginal warts infect the anus or can anal warts infect the vagina? In other words, is there a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Problems With Condoms May Be Reduced for Men Taking Ample Time to Apply Them

...potentially important antecedent of experiencing problems with condom use during penile-vaginal sex is the amount of time that men (and perhaps women) allow for condom application," noted the study authors. Thus, they sought to examine whether... 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? Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Attitudes of Men in an Australian Male Tolerance Study Towards Microbicide Use

... Currently in development to provide additional options to prevent STD infections, vaginal microbicides are generally promoted as a female-initiated product. Read more »
The Body

New HIV Risk Estimates Are In: Anal Versus Vaginal Sex

...a meta-analysis of 16 studies related to HIV risk during unprotected anal sex. Most of the studies involved gay or bisexual men. (Our friends at NAM recently summarized the findings in detail .) They estimated that HIV transmission risk during a... Read more »
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straight men

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...do straight men get hiv from women because they should have a site for hiv straight men they have women and gay but no straight guys forum Read more »

please think of me . . .

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...this afternoon with a rapid test so I will know my results tonight. My risk is two incidents of receptive vaginal sex with two men of unknown status. I do not have any reason to believe that either of them is positive but you never know and I... Read more »

Where is the evidence?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Where is the evidence that it is diificult though not impossible for a female to infect a male? Thank you 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! Read more »