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What Ways Can You Get Trichomoniasis

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AIDS InfoNet

Safer Sex Guidelines

..."undetectable viral load" (see Fact Sheet 125 ) does NOT mean "no HIV infection." If there is no contact with blood or sexual fluids , there is no risk. HIV needs to get into the body for infection to occur. Safer sex guidelines are ways to reduce the risk of spreading HIV during sexual activity. Unsafe Activities Unsafe sex has a high risk of spreading HIV. The greatest risk is when blood or sexual fluid touches the soft, moist areas...
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Ways to get STDS

Is it possible to receive any kind of STD or infection by "dry humping" ? A friend told me there was. Is it true that an STD or infection can be passed through clothes? If neither partners have STDs, there should be no risk at all, right? STDs can...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Nongonnococcal Urethritis, Hepatitis B (HBV), (Hepatitis is also found in saliva, so kissing is a risk), Syphilis Cytomegalovirus (CMV), Trichomoniasis (Trich) STIs spread by CONTACT (skin-to-skin, or skin-to-mucous membrane): HPV/Genital Warts,... Read more »

way cd8 salls not incraesed in som of infected way ?

way cd4 not incraesed in som infected ?plaes anser me.
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Whether CD4 or CD8 cels are increased in HIV infection depends on the underlying immune system of the person, the type of virus they were infected with and whether HIV treatment was started. Read more »

DR BOB, Answer PLZ!!!

Dr Bob, I need your help. Almost two years ago, I had a couple of sexual encounters with a young lady who I knew from work. Most of the encounters was her performing oral sex on me, but with some vaginal intercourse along with it though it only...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,My advice is simple:1.If you think you placed yourself at risk for HIV, get a rapid HIV test three months or more after your last potential exposure.2.Stop self-diagnosing.3.Stop abusing Vicodin and binge drinking.4.Get professional help... Read more »

Trich

I have been with the same man for 2 yrs, no other partners and have had 2 clean pap tests, now my boyfriend tells me that he has trich and I have to be tested. I know that some BV is not spread sexually but this one is right? Could he have been...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Trichomoniasis, or trich, is caused by a parasite that most commonly infects the vagina in women in the urethra in men. Most men do not show Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Trichomoniasis

... What Is Trichomoniasis? How Common Is Trichomoniasis? How Do People Get Trichomoniasis? What Are the Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Microbicides

...had to be discarded from the list of potential microbicides. How Do Microbicides Work? Microbicides could work in various ways: They could immobilize the virus. They could create a barrier between the virus and the cells of the vagina... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Exercise and HIV

...coffee, colas, chocolate, or alcohol can actually make you lose body liquid. Don't eat when you exercise. In fact, it's best to wait up to 2 hours after a full meal before an exercise session. Also, wait about an hour after a workout before you... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Drug Resistance

...People who have stopped HIV drugs for four weeks or more People with a viral load below 500 copies There are several ways to test for resistance: Genotype test This test uses HIV from your blood to check for... Read more »
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Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Pleasing myself has become an every day thing... Read more »

Is there any way to sell unused meds?

Posted by readyandwilling, 5 Replies
After having received three months of Fuzeon from the pharmacy, my doctor switched my medication. I know that I can donate the meds to organization. But, I'm financially strapped and could use a few extra bucks. Is there a legal way of doing this? Read more »

Related to HIV in any way?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
It's now 9 weeks after my possible encounter. I plan to get tested in another 4. My question is as follows: For 2 weeks now I have been experiencing random pains that last seconds and strike any part of my body (generally my limbs). As this is... Read more »