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Can Mucous In Stool Be An Std

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention

...link between STDs and HIV infection? How can STD treatment slow the spread of HIV infection? What are the implications for HIV prevention? Where can I get more information? References Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be an effective tool in preventing the spread of HIV , the virus that causes AIDS. An understanding of the relationship between STDs and HIV infection can help in the development...
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Fat and Mucus in stool

I know...It's gross, but when it comes to medical care I loose all humility. I've been HIV positive since 1999 My current cd4 is 1349 (no, really), any my VL is undetectable and has been ever since I started taking Trizivir BID and Viread Qhs. I've...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...either fast gut transit and/or fat malabsorption. Have you had a fecal fat analysis to actually quantitate amount of fat in stool. Lactose or gluten intolerance can further complicate the picture in some patients. I have had some patients with... Read more »

PEP Considerations

Thank you for your truly amazing service. I am a 24yr old, 6'1'', 210lb male that is currently on Celexa for anxiety (Go figure!) I also have thalassemia minor. Last night (around 15-20 hours ago) I had unprotected sex vaginal sex with a woman whom...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...ex was a junkie? What if she didn't mention this little tidbit? Would you be at any less risk for acquiring HIV or any other STD for that matter? No, of course not. Unprotected sex places you at risk for STDs, including HIV. Period.I was... Read more »

Follow up to the masseur barebacked me

Hi Dr. Bob,I hope you remember me. A week after my last sexual encounter with the masseur, I went to see a doctor because my anus was still hurting, swollen, itching, and sometimes I see some blood in my stool and on the tissue. Oh and I also had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."dressed" for the occasion before allowing anyone to take the plunge! Unprotected anal receptive sex does place you at risk for STDs, including HIV. I agree you need an HIV-antibody test at the three-month mark. The estimated per-act risk for... Read more »

Mucous Discharges

I was diagnosed as pos. this march--neg last year. My tcell count goes is about 500 and vl is about 350,000. I am not on meds yet. I have always been pretty health, though had iritable bowel syndrome which comes and goes. I have this mucous...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...with cultures/flex sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy. Inflammatory bowel disease or other forms of colitis/proctitis (including sexually transmitted diseases) would be a concern. Irritable bowel disease would be a diagnosis of exclusion after other... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Cook County, Ill., Ranks High in Sexually Transmitted Disease: STD Treatment Costs U.S. Health Care System $16.4 Billion a Year

... New CDC figures show the United States logs 19 million new STD cases each year. Less than half the people who should be screened receive the recommended STD tests, CDC said. If left undiagnosed Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

How Do You Talk To Your Partners About HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

...There is no easy answer concerning how to talk to a partner about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many people find it easy tohave sex, they find it extremely difficult to talk about it. So how does onebegin? The Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Diagnoses and Mental Health Disparities Among Women Who Have Sex With Women Screened at an Urban Community Health Center, Boston, Mass., 2007

...have sex with men only (WSM)," the authors wrote. However, there is limited research on these indicators in conjunction with STDs and WSW sexual health. From July to December 2007, a retrospective chart review was performed on all female... Read more »
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Dark Stool

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Over the past week, I've noticed that my stool has become extremely dark (almost black). Is that a symptom of this virus? Read more »

Blood in stool ?

Posted by NeverAgain, 3 Replies
...Well, I need some help on this one, Can blood in stool be a sign of HIV infection (early infection) ? Read more »

Blood in stool????

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Is blood in a stool a symptom? I read yesterday that green stool is not a symptom but what about little blood particles on toilet paper after defecating? Read more »

Green Stools??? TWICE!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I tested negative at 9 months and after traveling to latin america, I now have green stools after having diarreah a couple of days ago and took immodium!!! i am not sure if this could be related to hiv as I took my 9 Read more »