Management of Sexually Transmitted Diseases in HIV-Infected Men and Women

  • Author: Jeanne Marrazzo, MD, MPH, FACP, FIDSA (More Info)
  • Editors in Chief: Daniel R. Kuritzkes, MD; Joseph J. Eron, Jr., MD
  • Last Reviewed: 2/8/18 (What's New)


  • Some women with bacterial vaginosis benefit from a suppressive regimen of twice-weekly metronidazole topical vaginal gel
  • Women with recurrent vulvovaginal candidiasis can be offered suppressive clotrimazole topical vaginal cream or oral fluconazole (each given once weekly)
  • Condoms prevent transmission of trichomoniasis and may also reduce acquisition of bacterial vaginosis

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