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What Causes Vaginal Bleeding For A Month

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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Candidiasis, Vaginitis) Candidiasis is a very common vaginal infection caused by yeast (fungus). 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 more likely to experience yeast-related problems if you: Have low CD4 cell counts Take antibiotics,...
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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 »

Automatic Donations every month(please answer)

Is their anyway to have money donated automatically from my checking account every month? I have a question as well. After my divorce I was devestated and vow not to have sex until I meet someone special. It lasted 3 years and finally at a party I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you believe him. If you continue to perseverate on the possibility of HIV infection, get a single rapid HIV test at the three-month mark. The results will unquestionably be negative. This may be the most efficient and effective way for you to put... Read more »

HIV risk from vaginal blood outside the body?

Doctor Bob, First let me say that the service you are providing here is wonderful! Just reading many of the other questions and answers has been helpful to me. Several of your answers have also made me literally laugh out loud! WOW! BTW, I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Overall I would place your risk in a minimal-to-nonexistent range. If you are concerned, a single rapid HIV test at the three-month mark is all you need to put any residual worries permanently to rest. I'm confident the result would be negative.... Read more »

HIV and menstruation

Hi Dr. Bob,Hope you are well! Obviously this isn't something that you can share direct knowledge about but figured I'd give it a go anyway. I've read in quite a few places that for women with HIV some of the first problems show as gynecologial...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...periods. Genital tract infections may cause abnormal bleeding, usually accompanied by other signs of infection, such as pain, vaginal discharge, or fever. Cancer in the genital tract (cervical cancer, endometrial cancer) may also cause bleeding.... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Stopping the Spread of HIV

...not have HIV infection, you should take steps to prevent getting infected. People recently infected (within the past 2 or 3 months) are most likely to transmit HIV to others. This is when their viral load is the highest. In general, the risk of... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...including a Papsmear, when they are first diagnosed and when they first seek prenatalcare HIV+ women have another Pap six months later If both tests are negative, yearly screening is recommended Women who have symptomatic HIV... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

...103 has more information on the early stage of HIV infection. The virus will multiply in your body for a few weeks or even months before your immune system responds. During this time, you won't test positive for HIV, but you can infect other... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...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... Read more »
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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 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 Read more »

Vaginal Bleeding

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

Answers from Hotlines

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...negative result they received at the 3 month test was conclusive. Persons who might be in this category are individuals who had vaginal bleeding after intercorse with a person they know has HIV/AIDS. The CDC recommendation goes on further to say... Read more »