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When Does HIV Cause Vaginal Infections

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Fungal Infections

Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis (Includes Yeast Infections and Thrush) Cryptococcal Meningitis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? A fungus is a kind of germ. Many fungi (plural form of fungus) exist normally inand on our bodies, and in the surrounding environment, for example in soil,dust, food, water, and plants. Most fungi are...
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hiv in vaginal fluid enters condom fused with sperm cause hiv?

Sir, Recently I had a sex with a prostitute, only one time. Firstly I undressed her. I just touched my finger on her vagina (not inserted fully) and felt wet fluid from her vagina on my finger. The touching on her vagina not more than 5 seconds....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe risk of HIV transmission though what you have described is very small. Fingering someone carries one of the lowest risk of HIV transmission. HIV does begin to die once it is outside of the body. Touching her vaginal fluid and then putting on... Read more »

is fingering and sucking vaginal fluid can cause HIV?

Last week I had oral sex with my girlfriend(she gave me a blowjob). Then she fingered her vagina and put that finger into her mouth and breast. Then I sucked her breast and had deep kiss. I had slight damage in the inner part of my upper lip(was...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe risk is incredibly low to no risk.The risk of HIV transmission with oral sex is extremely low. It is even reasonable to state that for the person receiving oral sex (that is on whom oral sex is being performed) the risk of acquisition of the... Read more »

persistent vaginal yeast infection

I have a problem! I don't know what it is. I have taken antibiotics for bacterial infection and I have this white discharge that is grainy The doctor told me I did not have any yeast but to me it looks like it never goes away. Normally my body...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Persistent/recurrent vaginal yeast infections can be a sign of HIV, but they can also occur in HIV-s and in other diseases such as diabetes. Sometimes, if a vaginal yeast infection doesn't respond to topical medications such as creams or... Read more »

Likelihood of infection with high viral load, protected versus unprotected vaginal intercourse

I am a female who engaged in one episode of protected heterosexual sex with a male of an unknown status. He did not finish inside of me because I asked him not to do so. A couple days after the incident, he told me he had a fever and felt ill....
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThanks for the question and I hope to put your mind at ease! 1. Protected sex is obviously the best way to prevent transmission of any type of sexually transmitted infection. The chances of HIV transmission increase with a higher viral load and... Read more »
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vaginal yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
could a woman have yeast infections and never know she has one say if she was hiv pos would she continue to have yeast infections that would never require treatment

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vaginal infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi..
these past two days I found large orange stain on my panties. I also have been experiencing pain during intercourse. I checked on info. about vaginal infection symptoms, none of it says something about orange color discharge. does anybody... Read more »

Vaginal infections and HIV ?

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Before starting my relation with my boyfriend, both were tested for HIV and other STD, but when we gave up the condom I started suffering from candidal infections. Can I relate it to HIV ? Weve been monogamous for two years before the test ? Can I... 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 nutts??? Read more »