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What Is The Incubation Period Of Vaginitis

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Can HIV Be Transmitted Through Vaginal Sex During Menstruation?

Several months ago I had vaginal intercourse with a prostitute in the Philippines using a condom. After I ejaculated and withdrew, we discovered that she was having her period. I did not have any genital ulcers and I have never had a STD. 10 days...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.In reality, as long as you used a latex condom, and it was used properly anddid not break, your risks of infection would actually be quite low. Latexcondoms used consistantly and correctly significantly reduce the... Read more »

condom broke in vaginal intercourse, possibility of infection?

Hello Dr Frascino, First of all I would to thank you for providing scientific and... Read more »

Can a Vaginal bacterial infection lower my T-Cell count?

I currently have HIV and my previous viral load was 1300 with a t-cell count over 651 which was an... Read more »
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Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...vigorous, prolonged oral sex ("deep-throating"). Avoid mouth or throat trauma caused by a large number of partners in ashort period of time. Taking Care of Yourself Any type of sexual activity with an infected person carries a risk of... Read more »
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Gynecological Problems

...nutrition. Finally, body weight changes, stress and too much exercise can interrupt the menstrual hormone necessary for normal periods to occur. Anemia is very common among HIV-positive women and may be related to abnormal menstrual cycles.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Latest Attempt to Block HIV: Stronger Vaginal Gels

...contraceptive-style rings, since the medicine blocks HIV's replication in those already infected and could be a good candidate for that window period, said Hillier. Tenofovir tends to cause fewer side effects than most AIDS treatments. It also... Read more »
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Women and HIV/AIDS

...(PID) Although little conclusive research is available on HIV and menstruation, many HIV+ women report abnormal menstrual periods. Somehave excessive bleeding while others stop menstruating altogether. Human papillomavirus (HPV) is an STD... Read more »
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vaginal intercourse also anal sex

Posted by bovvylee, 1 Reply
...boyfriend was going vaginal intercourse . then his brother also did used condom and I'm afaird I mite be having baby cause I miss my period . Read more »

vaginal oral sex

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Im a 19 year old male who plans to have vaginal oral sex on a 39 year old woman in a few hours. What's the risk of contracting HIV. I have nu cuts whatsoever. Oh and I plan to wear condoms when we have sex 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 »

Vaginal Fluid in my Cock Head

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...infection? I am getting marrige in two months and If so I test my blood there will not the correct result as it is in between window period. Kindly help... Read more »