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What Is The Incubation Period Of Vaginitis

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Incubation period/female to male transmission

Hi. I'm new to your forum and have found it to be quite informative. I am 41, married with two great kids (19 months and 2 months). I have been married for three years. I had some experiences prior to marriage (3x) with escorts that included...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,If your pre-wedded-bliss sexcapades were all "protected" and latex condoms were used properly and did not fail, your HIV risk would be essentially nonexistent. HIV cannot pass through intact latex. Based on what you've written, I... Read more »

Incubation Periods

Is there and incubation period between when you get Chlamydia and when you can pass it on to others?... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya, UN Warn Crisis Risks Incubating New AIDS Infections

On Thursday, officials with the UN and Kenya's National AIDS Control Program warned that ongoing unrest in the nation could prompt a new wave of HIV infections, threatening to erase the progress achieved so far. Of the 300,000 displaced Kenyans,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Vaginal Ring Could Protect Against HIV, Researcher Says

A researcher with Weill Cornell Medical College has developed a vaginal ring that releases microbicides and could prevent HIV and unplanned pregnancies, ANI/ Times of India reports. Brij Saxena -- a professor of reproductive biology and... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

First Clinical Trial of ARV Vaginal Ring Underway

In the first clinical trial of a vaginal ring combining two antiretroviral (ARV) drugs, researchers from the Microbicide Trials Network (MTN) are collaborating with the International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) to evaluate whether the ring... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

FDA to Require Vaginal Contraceptives Containing Nonoxynol-9 to Include Warning Label That Products Do Not Protect Against STIs, Including HIV

FDA on Tuesday issued a new rule that will require vaginal contraceptives containing the spermicide nonoxynol-9 to include a warning label that the products do not prevent the spread of sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, the AP/... Read more »
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Incubation period

Posted by Anonymous
How come almost every people and doctors say that if you tested negative at 3 or 4 months your almost negative for sure at 6 months. This true or just percentages? Thank you very much.

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HIV can incubate ?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have a friend who insists that he was told by an AIDS center that HIV can incubate for up to a year before you test HIV+....is this true? I told him no, but he insists that it is a true fact... Read more »

itchy vagina? vaginal candidiasis

Posted by wishingforacure, 3 Replies
I am HIV+ and recently my vagina has been itchy. Usually before I get my period. I don't have any STI's. The doctor said this may happen more often since I am HIV+. Is anyone experiencing this? Is there any way to get rid of it or make it better?... Read more »

Vaginal Fluids + Viral Load

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
How does this actually work?
If a man has unprotected vaginal sex with an HIV+ women, what are his chances of getting the virus? Do a women's vaginal fluids have to contain a certain amount of the virus, even if some does get into the tip of the... Read more »