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What Causes Vaginal Dryness In Young Women

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Older Women: At Risk for HIV Infection

Table of Contents Introduction Older Women: An Overlooked Group What to Do? Older Women Living With HIV Introduction In the US, HIV began mostly as a disease of young men. Today, however, theepidemic affects both women and men of all ages, including older women (age 50and over). While 50 may not seem "old," it is often the age currently used byorganizations that keep track of health-related statistics (e.g., the US Centersfor...
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Women to Women Fingering with Vaginal Fluids

I have read the forums to an answer for my specific question but have not found an exposure quite like mine. I am female who had a drunken threesome with a guy and another girl. Many times during the threesome the girl was masturbated by herself or...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there,Transmission would be possible, but not likely. Test at 90 days to be certain. I am confident the result will be HIV negative.In health,Richard... Read more »

mad young man' repost,for some misunderstandings.plese have a look.

Hi again,Dr Bob thank you soooooo much for your answering( i think you may misunderstand my statement ,Dr, and it's my mistake to express not precisely....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,No, this does not change my assessment. Cunnilingus carries an extremely low risk for HIV transmission. See below.Dr. BobRisk of infection (CUNNILINGUS, 2010) Jun 25, 2010Hi dock, I am a 20 year old male from Brazil. I am very worried for years... Read more »

skin dryness.

I was diagnosed with hiv in oct. 06. I am taking truvada, reyataz, and norvir. I now have very dry skin- scaling in scalp and upper forehead - eyes are itchy and dry - noticeable increase in lines and bags under eyes. I drink alot of water - do not...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Dry skin and other skin problems are common in the general population and often worse in the winter. Those problems and other skin disorders are even more common in HIV+ persons. Having your HIV specialist examine your skin is the first step. Your... Read more »

Is Throat dryness a symptom of HIV?

Dear Doctor, I'm 26yr old male,15 days ago I had protected sex with a prostitute, on the next day I felt throat dryness and abdominal pain after jogging for 30 minutes. Till now my throat dryness exist and turned irritation even after taking...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,But your throat dryness doesn't have anything to do with the <b>protected</b> sex that you had. For two reasons: 1) protected sex poses <b>no risk</b> for HIV and 2) protected sex poses... Read more »
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Posted by jaelitt, 7 Replies
On 7/1/2012 i had unprotected vaginal sex with hiv positive women 2 weeks after i started to fill really ill. It started with a sore throat then dehydration,nausea,headache,dry skin,sore neck,loss of appetite and energy,eye irritaion and a few days... Read more »

Looking for interviews with young black women

Posted by Anonymous
Hi Out There:

My name is Nandi Pointer and I'm a freelance writer. I'm writing an article about HIV and African-American women and I hoping to find a couple of women to speak with who are living with the disease.

As a Black woman, myself, I am... Read more »

HIV Vhat for young women

Posted by Anonymous
LivingPos18to24 is an aol online chatroom for any 18-24 yrs. old HIV+ to join in on discussions about HIV, sex, STDs,social, political or any other issues. The room facilitated from 3-5 Mon.-Fri. and IMs are welcome. Questions can be addressed to... Read more »

vaginal yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
could a woman have yeast infections and never know she has one say if she was hiv pos would she continue to have yeast infections that would never require treatment

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