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Vaginitis Over The Counter Treatment

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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...are difficult to treat. You are more likely to experience yeast-related problems if you: Have low CD4 cell counts Take antibiotics, steroids, or birth control pills Douche, wear tight underwear, or use scented soaps Use over-the-counter drugs frequently to treat yeast infections or don't finish the full course of treatment Treatments include: Over-the-counter creams like Monistat or Gyne-Lotrimin or prescription anti-fungal creams...
Ask the Experts

vaginal infections

I was diagnos HIV in 1991. Early September I have gotten a Vaginal infections with Bacterial problems. It is now ending of January and I still have a discharge. Before visiting the doctors, I have tried over the counter monistat 2 times. and...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It would be nice to have a specific diagnosis (ie is a fungus present or do you have trich or bacterial vaginosis??). Often helpful to start eating active culture yogurt to try and normalize your gut/vaginal bacterial flore. Avoiding chemicals and... Read more »

Why is hetero vaginal intercourse still said to be risky?

Please note I am not trying to stir anything up or disrespect gay people. I am really interested in finding out why hetero vaginal sex is said to be risky.The stats according to wikipedia are about 1/2000 for insertive and 1/1000 for receptive. If...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello J,Worldwide there are over 34,000,000 people living with HIV/AIDS. The vast majority acquired the virus via "hetero vaginal sex" and were not drug users. The estimates of per-act statistical risk that you quote can be very misleading. Please... Read more »

Re: Why is hetero vaginal intercourse still said to be risky?

Just wanted to say that your response below is very clear, impressive and touching. I won't get tired of saying that your writing style is fabulous, incomparable and inimitable.Best RegardsRicky====================================================Why...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Ricky,Many thanks!Be well. Stay well.Dr. Bob Read more »

syphilis cure

I WOULD LIKE TO KNOW AFTER TAKE A ANTIBIOTIC INJECTION TO CURE SYPHILIS I WAS GIVEN 2 ON EACH SIDE OF THE BUTTOCKS WHEN WILL I SEE NOTICEABLE RESULTS. I HAVE A SWOLLEN LYMPH GLAND ON DA LEFT SIDE HEALED BUT VISIBLE SORES ON THE TIP OF THE PENIS OR...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...For people who are allergic to penicillin, other antibiotics are available to treat syphilis. There are no home remedies or over-the-counter drugs that will cure syphilis. Treatment will kill the syphilis bacterium and prevent further damage, but... Read more »
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National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Vaginitis

...provider can write a prescription for most yeast infection treatments. Although you can also buy medicine to treat yeast infections over-the-counter, it is a good idea to see a health care provider the first time you have symptoms of a yeast... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Treatment Issues for Women

...example). Some yeast infections just don't respond to topical creams. This is more likely if your CD4s are low, if you use over-the-counter drugs frequently to treat yeast infections, or you don't finish the full course of treatment. For... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Vaginal Yeast Infections

...HIV infection. This yeast infection can occur in HIV positive women with relatively high T-cell counts, but the prevalence of vaginitis increases as T-cell counts decline, especially below 200. All women with frequent, recurrent, or persistent... Read more »
Project Inform

Vaginal Candidiasis

...these generally work for mild-to-moderate cases. These include vaginal creams, suppositories or tablets. Many are available over-the-counter in a drugstore. Most topical treatments are put into the vagina once or twice a day for three days or... 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 »

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 yeast

Posted by sadface, 4 Replies
Ok, I have had enough!!! its ME again! I have had sex twice with the hubby, now I think I am getting a yeast infection. When will this ever end. my 8.5 week was neg...I have to wait 2 more weeks for another test and then its conclusive. Am I... Read more »

6 weeks test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...approved test kit, such as "Home Access." Other tests are available, and some have been shown to be inaccurate. These are available over-the-counter at most drug stores. more from Federal Trade Commission I've Taken the Test. What Happens Now?... Read more »