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What Does Smelly Watery Vaginal Discharge Mean?

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Gonorrhea

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Stop taking medicine (WHAT DOES UNDETECTABLE MEAN,2011)

Hi Dr,I live with my cousin who is HIV positive. We are just roommates, nothing freaky like that. I'm really concerned about him. He was taking the medicine (multiple pill form) for almost a year and he became undetectable. He has since lost his job...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your cousin is either misinformed or in denial; most likely the latter, as he was clearly advised not to stop antiretroviral therapy (ART) once he started it. Regarding what undetectable means, perhaps I should back up a bit and explain what a... Read more »

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
Hi,The really amazing thing about your question is that you know 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... Read more »

Does PEP cause penis discharge?

Hi DoctorI have been on pep (Stocrin and Combivir) for 27 days now. Only recently i have noticed a discharge on my penis. Could this discharge be as a result of this medication or is it an STD?Thanks and regardsMuntu
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Muntu,PEP would not cause a penile discharge. I'd suggest you see your doctor and have this evaluated.Good luck.Dr. Bob Read more »

anal problems possibly fistula?

I have suffered from a painful abcess that I think has become a fistula. After a warm sitz bath I notice a stringy discharge from the sentinal tag that has formed after the abcess has healed. There is definately something wrong and it is very,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your post.I've got a number of questions that are raised by your post-- first off, why exactly are you unable to take HIV medications? This seems to be related to why your doctors refuse to treat you, but I'm confused by this. Is it... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Antifungal Drugs and Pregnancy Side Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Chart for Treating Candidiasis Candidiasis... Read more »
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Gynecological Problems

HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop... Read more »
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Candidiasis (Thrush)

What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast (or... Read more »
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Fungal Infections

Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis Cryptococcosis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? Fungi (singular is fungus) are a kind of germ. Most fungi are harmless to humans,... 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 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 »

What can this be?

Posted by bake23, 2 Replies
I had protected vaginal sex with a prostitute. At one point I became limp and took the condom off. The condom was still intact and still at the base of the penis. I proceeded to masturbate without a condom to get aroused again. Once aroused I put... Read more »

WONDERING.. Doctors not answering

Posted by Allen, 3 Replies
...was wondering if male can also have UTI.. and so I was tested form chlamydia and gonorrhea.. took the pills and still having discharge from penis. What could it be? Read more »

Desperately seeking answers

Posted by scared_stiff_to, 5 Replies
...months since exposure I developed a pimple like bump on the inside of one eyelid, was sore and swollen for about a week causing stringy discharge and a little bit of puss - read it could be associated with Chlamydia. Has since subsided but not... Read more »