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HERPES and VAGINAL SEX

Hi there. I am HIV negative women with herpes on my butt (unusual, I know). My boyfriend is HIV positive and not sure if he has herpes or not. I am wondering if we need to take special precaution due to my herpes status. Of course we'll use...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there!Thanks for writing in. Before I get to your question, you should know that having herpes on your butt isn't so unusual. The fact is, genital herpes can occur anywhere in the boxer short region. What that means is that, if you were to... 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... Read more »

i have a prob-- vaginal lump

i have this kinda..lump on my vagina, it doesn't hurt, itch, or anything. i looked up pictures... 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 »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Can Contract HIV Through Healthy Vaginal Tissue, Study Says

A new study has found that HIV appears to attack normal, healthy genital tissue in women and does not require breaks in the skin to infiltrate cells, offering new perspectives on how the virus is spread, researchers said on Tuesday, Reuters ... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Vaginal Health

It's hard to get information about HIV and women's health issues. Yes, I'm talking about birth control, yeast infections and menopause. As a woman living with HIV, what do I need to know about my health down there? -- E.R., Kamloops, BC ... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

Q&A: Drs. Salim and Quarraisha Abdool Karim, Breakthrough Microbicide Researchers

An experimental vaginal gel is showing great promise in the fight against HIV. The groundbreaking new microbicide -- which contains the antiretroviral drug tenofovir (prescribed orally under the name Viread) -- has been shown to significantly cut... Read more »
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What are odds unprotected vaginal with herpies sor

Posted by oi812Help, 1 Reply
What are odds of transmission being insertive partner doing unprotected vaginal sex with herpies sore if lady friend is poz?

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Vaginal sex experience with PRE-Herpesinfection?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If I had vaginal protected condom sex with a paid sex worker and have had herpes for 20 years prior to this encounter am I at risk for hiv and should I test or just forget the entire experience and not test?

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hiv transmission w/o vaginal intercourse

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Does anyone know what the possibility is that one could get HIV if the penis never actually entered the Vagina, but had precum and was placed near the labia and clitoris?

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cankers/ herpes/hiv

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi there,
I am new to this forum but have been on a few other similar forums recently.
I had vaginal sex with a sex worker on jan 16 2004, for the firts time and the condom broke.
Since then i tested out to 21 weeks which came back negative, using the... Read more »