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Why Am I Having Painful Intercourse

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Somehow I need to clear my mind as I'm scared.

Dear DoctorsI've been an avid reader of your site for quite a time now. I love in Mexico City and am an active bisexual guy bottom in men2men and have ALWAYS used condoms since I was 18. Now I'm 35 and so far haven't been infected, even though I've...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I would agree your HIV-acquisition risk would be very low. Whether or not to offer a course of PEP would depend on the likelihood of your partner being HIV infected. HIV specialists are usually good judges of HIV-transmission risk and the need... Read more »

Oral Chlamydia

i my girl friend give me unprotected oral sex and i feel that i have got chlamydia because of a... Read more »

what is chlamydia?

what is chlamydia and what are the symtoms? Read more »
Project Inform

Common GYN Conditions in Women Living With HIV/AIDS

...Women may experience no symptoms. If symptoms are present they can include unusual vaginal discharge, abnormal vaginal bleeding, painful intercourse and pain when urinating. Diagnosis A pelvic exam or test for sexually transmitted disease,... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


What Is Chlamydia? How Common Is Chlamydia? How Do People Get Chlamydia? What Are the Symptoms of Chlamydia? What Complications Can Result From Untreated Chlamydia? How Does Chlamydia Affect a Pregnant Woman and Her Baby? How Is... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Menstrual Disorders in HIV-Infected Women

Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Causes of Abnormal Menses in HIV-Infected Women III. Assessing Menstrual Irregularity in HIV-Infected Women IV. Managing Menstrual Irregularities in HIV-Infected Women References I.... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


What is gonorrhea? How common is gonorrhea? How do people get gonorrhea? Who is at risk for gonorrhea? What are the signs and symptoms of gonorrhea? What are the complications of gonorrhea? How does gonorrhea affect a pregnant woman... Read more »
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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 »

To Ny_Gal or others about std

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Dear NY_GAL I took a gonnorea clymidia test at a Planned Parenthood in another state other than NY where you work. It was a urine test. The results negative I called to repeat the test and they said they wernt doing it antmore as it wasn't reliable.... Read more »

Testes Pain

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is testicular pain a symtom of a recent hiv infection? it feels like one is twisted or something and it's been going on for a few days. my inner and outer thigh have also been hurting on the same side, I read that the thigh problem may be caused... Read more »

I have been so worried

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
Hi there everyone, I'm new and would really appreciate some support at the moment.. I'm a 22 year old female from the UK and just before Christmas I had a lot of stuff going on in my life. The upshot of it was that on one particular night, I ended... Read more »