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Vaginitis Trichomoniasis

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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no condoms) anal sex, unprotected vaginal sex, and sharinginjection drug equipment. Oral sex has been shown to be less risky than these activities, but it isnot...
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Does HIV make your vagina smell?

About 2 months ago I had unprotected sex with a man I found out had HIV. Im going to go get tested next week. Right after we had sex, my vagina smelled very fishy like and that lasted for 4 days and just stopped. I was wondering could that be...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...called bacterial vaginosis, an imbalance of bacteria in the vagina, is a common vaginal infection among sexually active women. Trichomoniasis is also a common sexually transmitted infection that causes vaginitis. Trich and BV are treatable with... Read more »

Yellow Vaginal Discharge

Hi, i have been having yellow discharge and it has an unusual odor. I am sexually active but with only 1 person(boyfrien).He is the only one i have ever slept with. Do u think this could just be an infection or can it also be an std?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...yeast infection, and it is probably not sexually transmitted. Bacterial vaginosis (BV), is caused by a bacterial infection, and trichomoniasis (trich)is a common sexually transmitted infection. Vaginitis is often not a serious health problem,... 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
...(microscopic exam), vaginal culture in some cases (like yours), is usually able to pinpoint the cause. If you have (or have had) Trichomoniasis, then your partner should be treated as well since men can serve as a reservoir for re-infection. You... Read more »

Safe sex question from a student

I am a teacher. One of my students recently asked me a safe sex question: Should someone who french kisses more than 5 people a year be tested for STD's in the absence of any other sexual contact (i.e. no oral, anal, vaginal, genital-genital,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Teacher,Your information is right on target!BRAVO and thank you for teaching the kids sex education and answering their concerns about safer sex. By teaching scientifically sound, age-appropriate sex education, rather than an abstinence-only... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trichomoniasis

... What Is Trichomoniasis? How Common Is Trichomoniasis? How Do People Get Trichomoniasis? What Are the Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya: Infection With Trichomonas Vaginalis Increases the Risk of HIV-1 Acquisition

...associating this infection with increased risk of HIV-1 acquisition suggests interventions targeted toward preventing vaginal trichomoniasis could reduce the spread of HIV," concluded authors. "There is mounting evidence that other conditions... Read more »
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Vaginitis

...odor. Many women with bacterial vaginosis have no symptoms and only discover they have it during a routine gynecologic exam. Trichomoniasis -- Trichomoniasis is a sexually transmitted disease that is caused by a single-cell parasite. It... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Many STD Patients Re-Infected Within Months

...clinics. The men were diagnosed with either chlamydia or gonorrhea. The women were diagnosed with chlamydia, gonorrhea or vaginal trichomoniasis. The team followed the patients for one year and retested them every three months for the STDs. ... Read more »
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...developed a slight fewer two weeks later which was with me for months. One month after that accident I had to treat chlamydia and trichomoniasis with antibiotics. One month later I went to doc with strong pain in the right side of abdomen. But... Read more »