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Vaginitis Origin

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AIDS InfoNet

HIV Health Checklist

...vaccine usually gives life-long protection. If you did not get these vaccines as a child, you should get an MMR vaccination. However, this live vaccine is not recommended for people with a CD4 cell count below 200. NOTE: The original version of this fact sheet was adapted with permission from the article " Wellness Checklist " by Joel Gallant, M.D. that appeared in Positively Aware , September/October 2008. Later revisions have not been...
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Birth: Caesarean or vaginal

Hi, I'm due to give birth in June. This is a planned pregnancy, current cd4 around 450, vl belowlevel of detection for three years now. Am in very good health. I had originally opted for vaginal delivery of baby. However after considering the fact...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
The risk of transmitting HIV from mom to baby is under 1% when moms have undetectable viral load on therapy. At that point, the potential risk of complications of C-section exceed the potential risk of transmitting the virus; for this reason, the... Read more »

VAGINAL DISCHARGE etc....

Hi Doc, Thanks a lot for answering all of my questions, it realy helps me lot....Doc, my wife got lots of white vaginal discharge till today, before she was pregnant she never had this kind of discharges, i know that discharging do occurs during...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...was cured of AIDS and was feeding herself and doing house work. She was no longer depressed, and her skin had returned to its original pigmentation. At day 60 she had no signs of remission. As for the patients having a 30-day examination but no... 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 »

Tetrasil for Vaginitis?

I have read your conversations about Tetrasil and HIV, however I was looking into this product to help cure and prevent my reoccurent bacterial infections.Tetrasil's active bio-electro chemistry (TSTTM) surrounds the vaginosis areas and quickly...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...Based on the Tetrasil literature (cures AIDS, cancer, and even vaginitis!) I would steer clear of this agent. Many women with vulvo-vaginitis are not properly evaluated and instead are given empiric Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Latest Attempt to Block HIV: Stronger Vaginal Gels

...attempts. "Frankly, blocking transmission of the virus appears to be a lot harder than anyone understood it would be at the beginning,' said Dr. Sharon Hillier of the University of Pittsburgh, who is the meeting's co-chair and a principal... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Washington Post Examines Trial in Africa of Long-Acting Vaginal Ring for HIV Prevention

"The first test of a long-acting vaginal ring loaded with an HIV-preventing drug has begun enrolling women in southern Africa," the Washington Post reports. The study, according to the newspaper, marks the 15th trial led by the nonprofit group,... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...and Interferon-alpha. A new drug, imiquimod (Aldara), has been approved for treatment of genital warts. Cidofovir (Vistide), originally developed to fight cytomegalovirus (CMV), might also help fight HPV. HPV infection can last for a long time,... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...Afterwards, fluconazole is used for maintenance In milder cases of meningitis, oral fluconazole is sometimes used from the beginning Histoplasmosis Histoplasmosis is caused by infection with the Histoplasma capsulatum fungus, which is... 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 »

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 »

vaginal infections

Posted by curiousme, 1 Reply
I aready know the answer, but I need some HELP, to do what I need to do, (TEST). I am 2 + years from possible exposure. I have not tested because i fear I CAN"T HANDLE THE TRUTH!. I have not had sex AT ALL since my possible exposure, so the... Read more »