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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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can you get hiv from vaginal discharge left on toilet seat

I have ocd about hiv,etc. my mom is staying at my house and wipes from back to front. if she left some discharge hanging from my toilet seat and i got it on my toilet paper, can i get hiv. i was told hiv dies as soon as it gets oxygen, but what...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...that your mom "wipes from back to front."So even though you never saw any "discharge," you've worried whether your mother's vaginal discharge hanging from your toilet seat could infect you with HIV? Is your mom HIV infected?Sweetie, not only do... 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
...Hello Dee,If your wife has a persistent vaginal discharge, she should see her gynecologist and/or HIV doctor. Being HIV positive can increase the likelihood that she could have a vaginal Read more »

Testing window.

Dr., I am a straight male that began a sexual relationship with a woman in March (unprotected). Last unprotected encounter with her was on June 20th which involved heavy vaginal bleeding. I freaked out when I saw it. Well I discussed my fears...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV-acquisition risk (unprotected insertive oral and protected vaginal with a Vegas sex worker and unprotected vaginal with "heavy vaginal bleeding with a partner who subsequently tested HIV negative) is extremely low. Your repeatedly negative... Read more »

Bloody sex!

Why did I bleed while having sex, if I have already have had sex plenty of times??
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Blood may signify a prostate ailment. Hemorrhoids, fissures, inflammation, and tumors can all cause anal/rectal bleeding. Vaginal bleeding can also be caused by inflammation, broken blood vessels, tumors and so on. Obviously a woman's... 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 »
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... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

How is HIV passed from one person to another? Which body fluids transmit HIV? How well does HIV survive outside the body? Can I get HIV from anal sex? Can I get HIV from vaginal sex? Can I get HIV from oral sex? How can I... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

How Does HIV Spread During Sex? Unsafe Activities Safer Activities Safe Activities What if Both People Are Already Infected? Know What You're Doing Set Your Limits The Bottom Line How Does HIV Spread During Sex? To spread... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous
...person, and whether either person has any broken skin or an STD. The factors which facilitate transmission of HIV for women are vaginal bleeding, pre-existing STDs, and possibly adolescence (thinner vaginal lining) and using hormonal... Read more »

Vaginal Bleeding

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

What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
About 2 months ago, I did something that was completely out of my character and now I am scared as hell. I was new in the neighborhood and had a one night stand with a girl whom I later found out was/is a prostitute. Had I known she was a sex... Read more »

vaginal discharge

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was diagnosed with gonorrhea about a month ago. I was treated and retested. The retest came back as undetected. I have also gone in for a full STD testing. I won't know the results until next week. I don't really have any syptoms of anything,... Read more »