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What Stds Cause Bacterial Vaginosis

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bacterial Vaginosis

...info@cdcnpin.org www.cdcnpin.org American Social Health Association (ASHA) P. O. Box 13827 Research Triangle Park, NC 27709-3827 1-800-783-9877 www.ashastd.org Sources Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Sexually Transmitted Diseases Treatment Guidelines, 2006 . MMWR 2006: 55 (No. RR-11) Hillier S and Holmes K. Bacterial vaginosis. In: K. Holmes, P. Sparling, P. Mardh et al (eds). Sexually Transmitted Diseases ,...
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atripla and Bacterial vaginosis

Dear Dr. I sent a question a couple of days ago with no response. I would really appreciate receiving your kind response on why I keep getting recurring bacterial vaginosis almost monthly now. I have been on atripla for two years and each time my Dr...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
To my knowledge Atripla use doesn't lead to increased risk for bacerial vaginosis which can be a challenge to treat in some patients. Restoring normal vaginal flora with active culture yogurt or other interventions might be discussed with primary... Read more »

Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)

Hi! I'm a college student sharing a bathroom with eight other girls in our dorm suite. It has just came to my attention that our suitemate's sister has BV. Is it possible to contract this disease through anything besides sexual contact? She is...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...Thank you for your question. Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is caused by a change in the bacterial flora of the vagina. In women who have BV, bacteria such as G. vaginalis, Mycoplasma Read more »

Please help:

Dear Dr. Aberg, After a high risk exposure with a person of unknown hiv status, I have had many test done in a three month period as my doctor thought I was having syptoms (night sweats, diarrhea, loss of weight and appetite) as of this point I am...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
...Stop panicking. Bacterial vaginosis is not a sexually transmitted disease. It is caused by a bacteria that can be found in healthy women who do not have symptoms. For some reasons understood and others Read more »

Withdrawal method, STDs, and Pregnancy

Can a guy "pullout" before he ejaculates so it prevents you from getting STD's aids are getting pregnant?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...you are talking about is known as the "withdrawal method". The withdrawal method will not provide adequate protection against Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) including HIV, and you would still be at significant risk of infection! In... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) -- Overview

... What Is a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)? How Many People Have STDs? How Do You Get an STD? What Are the Symptoms of STDs? How Do You Get Tested for STDs? Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

How Do You Talk To Your Partners About HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

...There is no easy answer concerning how to talk to a partner about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many people find it easy tohave sex, they find it extremely difficult to talk about it. So how does onebegin? The Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

... Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases to Know About Protecting Yourself and Others The Bottom Line The Basics Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also called sexually transmittedinfections (STIs), are diseases and infections that... Read more »
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repeated boats with bacterial vaginosis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...holding on to the past 10 months. Two questions PLEASE someone answer: 1. Is there a connection between recurring Bacterial Vaginosis and HIV? I know it is not considered an STD (only because women get it without sexual contact)... Read more »

Sexually transmitted diseases. TB. Hepatitis.

Posted by dsaklad, 1 Reply
...When getting tested it's a good idea to get tested for   a. sexually transmitted diseases,       ... Read more »

Check for other sexually transmitted diseases too

Posted by Anonymous
...when you go and get tested for AIDS HIV : Ask the doctor or clinician to check for throat, for urethral, for anal and for blood STDs. Read more »

worried, please respond

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I also get a slight discomfort in my groin area on occasion. My question is that if this is not HIV, does this sound like an STD. If so, which one. She is concerned that a lot of STD's can prevent women from having children. Does anyone know what... Read more »