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The Well Project

Myths About HIV

...HIV. Over 20 years of solid scientific proof have verified this. AIDS is not caused by party drugs, AZT, government conspiracies, or anything else but the HIV virus. The myth: "It's not AIDS that kills people; it's the medicines they take!" The reality: HIV medications, known as antiretrovirals, don't cure HIV, but they can help keep people healthy for many years. People died from AIDS before antiretrovirals became available....
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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
...rumba. Proponents of this snake oil obviously do not understand the most basic principles of chemistry, physics, pharmacology or medicine. There is not even a theoretical basis for these outlandish claims of a cure!I'll reprint below some posts... Read more »

Is it wise to take PEP for my exposure?

Dr BobI recently had an incident where a condom broke with a sex worker and also had some vaginal secretions come in contact with freshly broken skin. I was given a 30 day dose of Truvada as a PEP. Was this a good move? I have read some scary things...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Red Stater,Infectious fluids (including cervical/vaginal secretions) that come into contact with non-intact skin are considered a risk for HIV transmission. Consequently PEP could have been warranted; however, I would need additional... 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 »

Medicinal Prevention

In August I am travelling to Europe to meet a friend and spend quite a bit of time with him. I am newly diagnosed with HIV and he is HIV negative. However, we plan on being intimate and my question is this: Are there other means besides condoms and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Foundation ( www.concertedeffort.org ). 6. Are you a paranoid conspiracy-theory nut? No, Brian, you are not. But as in all aspects of medicine, we'll need to balance risks versus benefits for any of our interventions. 7. Somewhat worrisome: There... Read more »
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National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Vaginitis

...inside the vagina. A health care provider can write a prescription for most yeast infection treatments. Although you can also buy medicine to treat yeast infections over-the-counter, it is a good idea to see a health care provider the first time... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Latest Attempt to Block HIV: Stronger Vaginal Gels

...Among the promising approaches is fusing the AIDS drug tenofovir into vaginal gels and 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... Read more »
The Body PRO

Presence of Lactobacillus May Reduce HIV Concentration in Vaginal Fluid

...there any clinical benefit for a person who maintains a normal vaginal flora, for example? And one other thing is: In clinical medicine, we often associate the perturbance of normal flora with treatment of infections, rather than the infections... Read more »
The Body

New HIV Risk Estimates Are In: Anal Versus Vaginal Sex

...much riskier is anal sex than vaginal sex? Researchers from Imperial College and the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine did a meta-analysis of 16 studies related to HIV risk during unprotected anal sex. Most of the studies involved... 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 yeast

Posted by sadface, 4 Replies
Ok, I have had enough!!! its ME again! I have had sex twice with the hubby, now I think I am getting a yeast infection. When will this ever end. my 8.5 week was neg...I have to wait 2 more weeks for another test and then its conclusive. Am I... 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 »