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What Gets Rid Of Bacteria Vaginitis

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...for gonorrhea? How can gonorrhea be prevented? Where can I get more information? Sources What is gonorrhea? Gonorrhea is a sexually transmitted disease (STD). Gonorrhea is caused by Neisseria gonorrhoeae , a bacterium that can grow and multiply easily in the warm, moist areas of the reproductive tract, including the cervix (opening to the womb), uterus (womb), and fallopian tubes (egg canals) in women, and in the urethra...
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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
...people with HIV.I have been reading for quite some time that colloidal silver reportedly disables the enzyme that one-celled bacteria, viruses and fungi need for their oxygen metabolism. They suffocate without corresponding harm occurring to... Read more »

HIV +/ recurrent vaginal strep and staph

I am hiv+ and have been for 11 years. For the past year, I keep getting strep b and staph infections in my vagina. My doctor says that these are bacteria that can be found on a persons hand or in their mouth and on their skin. I have been treated...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...I am sorry that I am not able to answer your question; your vaginal discharge may not be caused by bacterial infections; I would suggest that you see another gynecologist to seek a second opinion;JLS. Read more »

vaginal sex, then anal sex, back to vaginal sex

my partner and myself have started to experiment with anal sex withoutcondoms. I read some articles that say even if both partners are monogomous,condoms should be used. Reading your insights gave me much relief. Question Ihave is that we like to...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...would betransferred between your rectum and your vagina (and visa versa). As anexample, if you were having protected anal sex, bacteria found in the rectumwould go on the outside of the condom. When your partner would switch tovaginal sex,... Read more »

Penis head inflammation after vaginal sex

From time to time I get an inflammation of my penis head, actually under the foreskin where it attaches to the penis shaft (I am not circumsized). Usually I wash and this goes away. I write now because the other day I had unprotected sex with my...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
Inflammation of the glans (head of the penis) is more common among uncircumcised males. It can be caused by poor hygiene, infections, or allergic reactions. Consider seeing a doctor for evaluation, especially if the inflammation is accompanied by... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Australia: Virginal Women May Pick Up "Bad" Vaginal Bacteria

...times more likely to carry G. vaginalis, while hand-genital contact also increased the likelihood of testing positive for the bacterium, the study said. BV has been linked to miscarriage and a greater susceptibility to STDs such as HIV. Fifty... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Genetically Modified Vaginal Bacteria Could Serve as HIV Prevention Method, Study Says

...Researchers have genetically modified bacteria normally present in the vagina in hopes that it could be used to protect against HIV infection, according to a study published Read more »
National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Vaginitis

... What is vaginitis? Vaginitis is a term for any infection or inflammation of the vagina. What are the symptoms of vaginitis? In general, vaginitis Read more »
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Presence of Lactobacillus May Reduce HIV Concentration in Vaginal Fluid

...of her study, Jane Hitti, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of Washington at Seattle, examines study findings suggesting that a bacteria known as lactobacillus, which occurs naturally in the vaginal flora of many women (and is similar to a bacteria... Read more »
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Can i get HIV if i lick a vaginal fluid on-----

Posted by von, 1 Reply
Hi can i get hiv if i lick a fresh vaginal fluid on her underwear Read more »

Vaginal Bleeding

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

vaginal secretions

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Can HIV be transmitted from pre-cum to vaginal secretions, or does it have to directly enter the bloodstream through a cut or sore? Read more »

Recurring Vaginal Thrush

Posted by Roper2008, 2 Replies
Hello Everyone, I know I have had a negative test so I should be happy. But my Girlfriends recurring vaginal Thrush over the last 9 months has me in a state of panic. Add to that bouts of Diarrhoea, her Tongue looking the same as mine; White and... Read more »