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Q:
What type of condom should I buy?
A:
You want to use a condom that doesn t fit too loose or too tight. You
don t want a condom to fall off or break. HIV can travel through the pores
of a... For detail, click here

Q:
Why did my doctor order a colposcopy? Does this mean I have more dangerous type of HPV? Will I pass HPV to a partner?
A:
A doctor or GYNO may request a colposcopy for many reasons. The most
common reason is an abnormal pap smear. Being asked to go for a colposcopy doesn... For detail, click here

Q:
If I have HIV what will happen during my first doctor s visit?
A:
Your doctor will ask your questions about your health, take a blood
sample and run other test.

The doctor wants to know how progressed the HIV
or AIDS... For detail, click here

Q:
If I have HIV how long should I expect to live?
A:
According to the following web site, We still can't tell exactly how long because the medications and tests have been around only for 15 years or les... For detail, click here

Q:
Can I buy acyclovir online without a prescription?
A:
You can buy certain prescription drugs online. In many cases it is legal
to purchase certain drugs. However, there is a risk to buying medication
onli... For detail, click here

Q:
If I have herpes and am in a long term monogamous relationship should I always use a condom?
A:
It is important to talk to a partner and see how your partner feels about
not using a condom. Just because you have herpes doesn't mean that you
will... For detail, click here

Q:
Can I catch HIV from being around a person with HIV?
A:
It is clinically proven that HIV isn't spread by hugging, hand shaking,
saliva, sweat or sharing personal items that don't contain blood. It is
safe t... For detail, click here

Q:
Are HPV vaccines safe?
A:
The FDA approved of HPV vaccines. The HPV vaccine could cause pain, redness, swelling and possible fainting. Only a very small percent of people who g... For detail, click here

Q:
Can I catch HIV from mosquito bites?
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Studies show that there is no evidence that HIV is spread from a mosquito bite. Bugs and insects don't inject blood of the last person who was bitten... For detail, click here

Q:
If my partner has HIV do we need to use condoms?
A:
It is possible to catch a different and stronger strain of HIV. Certain
strains of HIV could be drug resistant. Using a condom reduces the chance
of c... For detail, click here

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