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Candidiasis (Thrush)

...cause a sore throat, pain when swallowing, nausea, and loss of appetite. Thrush can also cause cracking at the corners of the mouth. This is called angular chelitis. In the vagina, the infection is called yeast infection or vaginitis . This is a common vaginal infection. Symptoms include itching, burning, and a thick whitish discharge. Candida can also spread and cause infection in the brain, heart, joints and eyes. Can It Be...
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unprotected vaginal sex

Hello Dr. Bob,I had unprotected vaginal sex recently with a girl I did not know very well. Am I the only dumbass that has done that? I see many questions about protected vaginal and unprotected penis sucking....come on people. If all of the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Cowboy,Condescending comments and questions are really not the way to win friends, influence people or request advice from an HIV specialist volunteering his time to help those in need. "Answer a possible real exposure for a change. Do you... Read more »

can vaginal thrush lead to oral thrush?

Doctor, I'm scared. I have had a yeast infection (vaginal) for over 6 years. It didn't itch, so I didn't bother much about it. I tried to get rid of it twice - very far apart - but both times it came back. I now have flat red wart-looking things...
David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Response from David A. Reznik, D.D.S.

Grady Health System
...are very effective therapies available for management of this condition. For people who have recurrent infections, there are ways of preventing recurrence. My first suggestion would be for you to visit for primary care provider or your OB-GYN to... 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 »

abnormal pap/vaginitis

i have been reading some of the opportunistic women related infection forums and I am getting scared. I have had an abnormal pap and have been referred to have a colopospy done. When I went it was normal from what the doctor could see, yet she still...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...Abnormal Pap smears and vaginitis are common gynecologic problems for all women, HIV+ and HIV-, so you can't assume that these problems are due to HIV. Nonetheless, Read more »
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Couples With Mixed HIV Status

... Serodiscordant Couples What Are the Special Issues for Mixed Couples? Reducing the Risks Using a Condom Other Ways to Reduce Risk If You Are Exposed to HIV ... Having Children if the Man Has HIV Having Children if the Woman... Read more »
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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... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...depression -- can also cause or worsen candidiasis. Infection in the Vagina Vaginal candidiasis, called yeast infection or vaginitis, is an infection of the vulva and/or vagina. It causes a smelly, thick, white-yellow discharge that might... Read more »
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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? Only 7% of AIDS cases reported in 1985 in the U.S. were women and girls. That percentage... Read more »
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Unprotected Vaginal, no ejaculation

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
How high a risk is unprotected receptive vaginal sex with ejaculation outside of the body? What is the chance of being infected by precum only? My rapid test was negative at 34 days. I am unsure of my partners status. Penetration lasted some time,... Read more »

Vaginal Oral Sex - Gman?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a question of eating a women out till she came in my mouth, what are the statics for vaginal oral sex? I would love an expert to answer, been feeling rather ill and at the 90 day window now. thanks Read more »

Unprotected Insertive Vaginal Sex????

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I'm wondering what the statistics are on heterosexual males becoming infected by unprotected vaginal sex. Is this common? I know it is considered high risk. How many people have been infected this way? Do people commonly become infected... Read more »

Vaginal Sex??? Risky???

Posted by Anonymous
Hi, I'm wondering what the statistics are on heterosexual males becoming infected by unprotected vaginal sex. Is this common? I know it is considered high risk. How many people have been infected this way? Do people commonly become infected after a... Read more »