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Who Gets Vaginitis

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mouth ulcer while licking breast & vaginal fluids during masturbation?

Dr. Bob your awesome and I thank you for such a help to people....can u answer my query please?1. While getting a handjob a girl was nude and what if she has some vaginal fluids on her hands and her hands touched head of my penis? But yes some body...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1. HIV risk essentially nonexistent2. HIV risk nonexistentThe only reason to even consider HIV testing would be for psychological peace of mind. Testing is not medically warranted.Thanks for the "awesome" compliment and for your tax-deductible... Read more »

repeated unprotected vaginal intercourse with sex workers.

i expect myself to test positive. I always been very careful and always used condom in the past... 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... Read more »
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National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

Vaginitis

... What is vaginitis? Vaginitis is a term for any infection or inflammation of the vagina. What are the symptoms of vaginitis? In general, vaginitis Read more »
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Presence of Lactobacillus May Reduce HIV Concentration in Vaginal Fluid

In this summary of her study, Jane Hitti, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of Washington at Seattle, examines study findings suggesting that a bacteria known as lactobacillus, which occurs naturally in the vaginal flora of many women (and is... Read more »
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Human Trial of Vaginal Microbicide Gel PRO 2000 Finds Some Level of HIV Protection

My name is Salim Abdool Karim. I am Pro Vice Chancellor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa, and Professor of Epidemiology at Columbia University in New York. I am speaking today about the results of the HPTN 035 microbicide... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Africa: New Vaginal Ring Borrows From Birth Control to Fight AIDS

The International Partnership for Microbicides (IPM) is launching the first clinical trial in Africa of a vaginal ring to help combat HIV infection. The double-blind, randomized, placebo-controlled trials of the ring will occur at research... Read more »
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unprotected oral, protected vaginal sex -- HELP

Posted by bluestar, 4 Replies
I just want to explain what my encounter was and my symptoms one more time to see if there was something about it that could have been risky or if I'm just extremely unlucky. I visited a casual sex worker and initially had a shower. She then took... Read more »

Recurring Vaginal Thrush

Posted by Roper2008, 2 Replies
Hello Everyone, I know I have had a negative test so I should be happy. But my Girlfriends recurring vaginal Thrush over the last 9 months has me in a state of panic. Add to that bouts of Diarrhoea, her Tongue looking the same as mine; White and... 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 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 »