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What Causes Vaginal Bleeding During Intercourse

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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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repeated unprotected vaginal intercourse with sex workers.

i expect myself to test positive. I always been very careful and always used condom in the past when i went with prostitutes until 6 months ago, i come across a study saying that the chance of getting hiv from unprotective vaginal intercourse are 5...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...concurrent STDs, trauma, etc.). These must all be taken into consideration when considering the actual risk of an individual sexual coupling. I agree with your decision to get tested and to stop putting yourself at risk. It's important to note... Read more »

Protected Sex with an incidence of vaginal bleeding

I am male 30 and healthy. I was involved in casual protected (condom) heterosexual sex with a partner of unknown HIV status. During intercourse she started bleeding from her vagina. This was supposedly a week after her last period. We immediately...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Unless the blood came into contact with any mucous membranes (the lining of your urethra, anus, or mouth), then I would say that you were not at risk for infection. A condom without any breaks or tears is an effective barrier to HIV. RMK Read more »

condom broke in vaginal intercourse, possibility of infection?

Hello Dr Frascino, First of all I would to thank you for providing scientific and accurate information on the Internet. Im a man of 30 years in good health. I had last Friday a sexual intercourse with a girl I had met that night...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HiThe CDC's estimated per-act risk statistic for acquisition of HIV via unprotected insertive penile-vaginal sex with a partner confirmed to be HIV infected is 5 per 10,000 exposures. Your estimated-risk would be lower, as we don't know the 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 »
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Safer Sex Guidelines

...needs to get into the body for infection to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The greatest risk is when blood or... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...five times more likely than other HIV-infected persons to transmit HIV through sexual contact. Not having (abstaining from) sexual intercourse is the most effective way to avoid all STDs, including HIV. For those who choose to be sexually... Read more »
The Well Project

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

...risk of oral sex, but it can be difficult to getaccurate information from study participants. Since oral sex is not the onlysexual activity for most people, it is also difficult to single out oral sex asthe definite way HIV was transmitted.... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV and Safer Sex

...called "harm reduction." If you do not want to abstain from sex (not have sex at all), harm reduction offers options to make sexual activity safer. Safer sex isn't only for the prevention of new HIV infections. It's important for people who are... Read more »
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Intercourse with a transvestite: Anal sex with condom and oral sex without it

Posted by CALEXIS, 1 Reply
...since 2 or 3 years. In this case I met a transvestite boy through the Internet. I went to his house and e had the following sexual activities. Oral sex (He performed to me) at least 2 minutes and I ejaculated in his mouth. Oral sex (Me to him)... Read more »

vaginal intercourse also anal sex

Posted by bovvylee, 1 Reply
...alot of four play and it happen last night we all had wild night and his brother wasin my anus while my boyfriend was going vaginal intercourse . then his brother also did used condom and I'm afaird I mite be having baby cause I miss my period . Read more »

Get The Facts

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
http://www.pplm.org/Facts/hsc_fac/hiv.html WHAT IT IS: Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) is caused by the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV). HOW IT IS SPREAD: HIV is transmitted through contact with the blood, semen, vaginal secretions... Read more »

vaginal infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...hi.. these past two days I found large orange stain on my panties. I also have been experiencing pain during intercourse. I checked on info. about vaginal infection symptoms, none of it says something about orange color discharge. does anybody... Read more »