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Bladder Infection And Hiv

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bladder infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have another question...I'm waiting to get my results back in a week, so I'm trying not to freak out, but today I feel like I could be starting to get a bladder infection. Is this a symptom? I haven't had sex recently so I know it's not from... Read more »

HIV Symptoms does not indicate HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I wanted to share briefly with everyone that just because you may have symptoms of HIV does not necessarily mean that you are HIV positive.

I would come onto this website everyday for hours and surf the web for the risks, symptoms, exposure rates,... Read more »

boyfriend infecting me?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i am suspicious of my boyfriend being unfaithful to me. recently i have the urge to urinate much more often when i in fact don't have to, and it's slightly painful to urinate.

can someone tell me what can cause this? could i have been infected? ... Read more »

Infection vs anxiety and test

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i had a low/medium risk encounter (had proctected sex, but during foreplay my penis touched her pubic hair, and had oral sex unprotected for small time). since then i exprienced tyrhoid inflamattion (difficulty to breath), light abdominal pain, and... Read more »

If you think you are infected read this (follow up

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am the person who posted this and feel I should list all the symptoms I have endured, caused through my own severe stress and anxiety.The experts call us worried well, I do not agree with this as there are many levels of worried.If there was a... Read more »
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Bladder infection/constipation

10 year HIV+ male, 39, CD4 constant at 210-250 range, undetectable viral load, history of anal warts with three operations. The after the last operation in Sept 2002, male started to experience UTI, tested positive to 10 different kinds of bateria...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Remeron can cause constipation and a sense of having urinary frequency which can mimic a UTI. Trying to avoid antibiotics to allow normal bacteria to return (? yogurt diet for a while) helps some patients in your situation. Flomax can help the... Read more »

Safety of BCG for treatment of superficial bladder cancer

Hi. My name is Edgardo Bottaro. I work with HIV-infected patients in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Recently I received an HIV-infected patient with superficial bladder cancer. He is under HAART, with a suppressed VL and a CD4 count >700 cells/mm3. The...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello Dr. Bottaro and thanks for your post and interesting question.Since your patient is on ART and has an undetectable and normal CD4 count, I'd imagine that his risks of disseminated BCG infection would be relatively low. INH treatment... Read more »

My bladder and kidneys and prostrate wrecking havic

I was recently diagnosed full blown aids and only 3% if life. I have been getting worse issues related to bladder. I took an MRI and Cat Scan this week and they found enlarged prostrate, enlarged bladder and enlarged kidneys. Is this all HIV...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Prostate problems with bladder spasticity and enlarged kidneys can be seen in the general population and are not a common finding due directly to AIDS. Some AIDS-related infections can involve the prostate or bladder (such as some fungal or viral... Read more »

Bladder Control

HIV Patient has lost bladder control and is continously driping....
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Loss of bladder control may be due to many things, only few of which have anything to do with HIV or its treatment. It is important that you see a doctor as soon as you can to be examined, to make sure there is no neurologic problem that may be... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

STD Doubles Bladder Cancer Risk in Men

Men who have had gonorrhea have double the risk of developing bladder cancer, according to a study that may be the strongest link yet between the cancer and the STD. Researchers at the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) examined detailed... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Young Drug Users Forgotten Amid India AIDS Success

HIV infection rates in India fell by 50 percent -- twice the global decline -- from 2001 to 2009, according to UNAIDS. Yet health workers there worry that the growing population of young injecting drug users (IDUs) is being marginalized from... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

CDC Releases Subpopulation Estimates From Data on Annual New HIV Infections; New Infections High Among Blacks, MSM

The majority of new HIV infections in the U.S. in 2006 occurred among men who have sex with men, according to a study released Thursday in CDC 's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report , the New York Times reports. In addition, blacks have the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Number of Named Partners and Number of Partners Newly Diagnosed With HIV Infection Identified by Persons With Acute Versus Established HIV Infection

Acute HIV infections are linked to a disproportionate share of forward transmission in certain populations, note the current study's authors. They hypothesized that patients acutely infected might be able to identify more named partners than those... Read more »