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Ways To Stop Vaginal Bleeding

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...have no symptoms. Even when a woman has symptoms, they can be so non-specific as to be mistaken for a bladder or vaginal infection. The initial symptoms and signs in women include a painful or burning sensation when urinating, increased vaginal discharge, or vaginal bleeding between periods. Women with gonorrhea are at risk of developing serious complications from the infection, regardless of the presence or severity of symptoms. Symptoms of...
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"This is the business we've chosen...."

Doc,I thought I would get your attention with a good Godfather quote. I am stressed due to a mistake I made. I was getting a hummer from a girl for hire when I fingered her for about a minute. I bite my nails and had a cut cuticle. Not bleeding at...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Godfather-Guy,Relax! You (unlike Luca Brasi) will not "sleep with the fishes" as a consequence of your actions.Actually, I would not have recommended PEP for this level of potential risk. Rather, I would have suggested you get a single rapid... Read more »

anal sex?

is anal sex safe for male's and female's?what problem's may it produce?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It really depends on what you mean by "safe." If you are talking about HIV, anal sex without condoms can be an efficient way to transmit the virus (regardless of your sex, male or female). Anal sex can also be a risk for certain sexually... Read more »

Dr. Bob please help, donation on the way

I really appreciate everything you do here on the site, it helps a lot of us going through the window period to be able to eat and sleep sometimes. I know you are busy but I need to ask again.On june 7 2004 I was on a business trip in Atlanta, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Gary,The probability statistics for HIV transmission from an HIV exposure have not changed. The risk per episode of receptive vaginal exposure with a partner confirmed to be HIV positive is estimated to be 0.1% to 0.2%, just as I have written so... Read more »

Fingering and a 14 hour abrasion

Here is the situation. I tore a piece of skin off my thumb early in the morning (near the bottom of my nail). I'm not sure, but maybe the whole epidermis. There was some bleeding which stopped after I applied some pressure with a tissue paper...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You are at risk for infection when HIV infected fluids come into contact with your mucous membranes or bloodstream. Whether or not those requirements were met in your case is not clear (was the sex worker HIV positive? Did the abrasion give HIV... Read more »
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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Symptoms include itching, burning, and pain around your vagina, labia, or anal area. You may also have a thick, cottage cheese-like vaginal discharge. HIV-positive women often have recurring yeast infections that are difficult to treat. You are... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...transmitted through the air? No, this story is not true. Many scientific studies have been conducted to examine all the possible ways that HIV is transmitted. These studies have not shown HIV to be transmitted through air, water, insects, or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

What Does "AIDS" Mean? How Do You Get AIDS? What Happens if I'm HIV Positive? How Do I Know if I Have AIDS? Is There a Cure for AIDS? For More Information What Does "AIDS" Mean? AIDS stands for Acquired Immune Deficiency... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...HIV+ women experiencedifferent types of body shape changes than men. Women may experience more fat gain in theirbreasts and waists. Weak bones: It is known that women in general are at increased risk ofdeveloping osteoporosis (weak bones)... Read more »
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scared what if driving me nuts...

Posted by sadman, 3 Replies
I was on a trip and did the dumbest worst thing in my life. I had protected vaginal sex with a prostitute. Now I can't sleep and can't stop thinking what if...Please help. Here are my three what ifs: During sex I didn't cum so I removed the... Read more »

Vaginal Bleeding

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is Bleeding a symptom of HIV or Aids ? in the Vagina or Penis Read more »

Kissing a HIV- person

Posted by gordon, 9 Replies
Unless I am mistaken if you kiss a person mouth to mouth and one of you is have HIV+ and the HIV+ person has a small cut in the gums or in the mouth area. The suliva with a small potion of blood will be trasmitted, hence making the other person... Read more »

PARTNER IS NOW ILL - SO FRIGHTENED

Posted by Sprite1, 3 Replies
...have not had any kind of sex since my infidelity. She does not know I cheated on her. We have only kissed - but my gums have always been in a poor state, I often see a speck of blood on an apple after taking a bite, for example... I may have... Read more »