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Who Is At Risk For Vaginitis

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Anal vs Vaginal Risk

Dear Rick: In the female, does the vaginal fluid or the anus have a larger amount of HIV present? For a male, is the risk of contracting AIDS from an infected femal greater with a single act of vaginal intercours or anal intercourse?...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi.Thank you for your question.Anal intercourse poses a higher level of risk than vaginal intercourse. During unprotected vaginal intercourse, the man is being exposed to vaginalsecretions, and possibly menstrual blood as well. During anal... Read more »

risks of having annal sex and than having vaginal sex

What type of risks are involved in having annal sex and then having vaginal sex right after.... Read more »

used fingers with vaginal fluid , am i at risk now?

hi ,Iam a 30 yrs old male indulged in an act with an escort.She took my finger & started... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vaginal Ring Protects Monkeys Against AIDS Virus, Study Shows

Macaques receiving a vaginal ring containing the experimental HIV drug MIV-150 were 83 percent less likely to become infected with simian HIV compared with those getting placebo rings, a study by researchers at the New York-based Population Council... Read more »
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Decline in Late Preterm Delivery With Vaginal Birth in Europe

Late preterm deliveries have decreased in Europe since guidelines recommending vaginal delivery were published. Claire Thorne showed findings from the European Collaborative Study (ECS) in EuroCoord and the Swiss Mother & Child HIV Cohort... Read more »
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Vaginal Candidiasis

Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Treating Vaginal Candidiasis Prevention Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Practical Prevention Tips Food as Prevention! Anti-Fungal Drugs and Pregnancy Conclusion ... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Effectiveness of COL-1492, a Nonoxynol-9 Vaginal Gel, on HIV-1 Transmission in Female Sex Workers: A Randomised Controlled Trial

Although the male condom, when used consistently and correctly, provides high levels of protection against HIV-1 and other STDs, negotiating its use is not always feasible for many women. Therefore, there is a need for a female-controlled method for... Read more »
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Vaginal fluid exposure - I am at risk ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can someone advise me. I made 2 stupid mistakes after fingering(non insertive, just the top of the vulva but got my fingertips damp) what I would now call a high risk African girl

First mistake, I rubbed the side of my eye with the knuckle of my... Read more »

High Risk receptive vaginal sex - symptoms Please help

Posted by AloneInMyMadness, 1 Reply
I am so ashamed of myself and scared to death. My husband and I split up and were getting a divorce, I was extremely distraught and broken up about it. I went on a kick of "screw it, life is short" I got a job as a bartender, stopped going to... Read more »

Somebody Asked About The Risk for Male in Vaginal

Posted by Anonymous
"Insertive vaginal sex (male risk in heterosexual coitus) is estimated to cause HIV infection 0.03% to 0.09% of the time."

This is according to Dr. Frascino who leads the Forum on Fatigue and Anemia. (He is HIV+ for many years and during these years... Read more »

Hand job and vaginal fluid am i at risk of HIV?

Posted by Sayed, 1 Reply
Dear Experts,

Please reply my query.I had an exposure last month with sex worker.We did not do any anal/vaginal sex.She only gave me hand job 3 times.In the 2nd episode of hand job she checked her vagina that either her menstrual blood coming or... Read more »