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Can Ongoing Pelvic Pain Be A Sign Of Hiv

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...States develop PID. The symptoms may be quite mild or can be very severe and can include abdominal pain and fever. PID can lead to internal abscesses (pus-filled "pockets" that are hard to cure) and long-lasting, chronic pelvic pain. PID can damage the fallopian tubes enough to cause infertility or increase the risk of ectopic pregnancy. Ectopic pregnancy is a life-threatening condition in which a fertilized egg grows outside the...
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HCV and HIV Coinfection

I am concerned because of a blood test at an HIV clinic where they conducted a blood draw from HCV. I began getting ill and was hospitalized for abdonimal and pelvic pain within two and one half weeks of the incident. Since that time, I have had...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I doubt your abdominal or pelvic pain is related to HIV or HCV. I would see your gyn doctor for a pelvic examination and further evaluation. Read more »

Please interprete my HIV test results

Hello Doctor, I had a sex (with withdrawal technique) with my fiance who is diagnosed with AIDS later on (recently).It was just a beginning of our relationship. I developed yeast like symptoms within 24 hours- thick white vaginal discharge,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello L25,Your symptoms 24 hours after unprotected sex with your HIV-positive fianc would not be related to HIV acquisition. The symptoms of HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) take two to three Read more »

HIV Testing with Military Inoculations

Good Evening Doctor Frascino,My question regards HIV testing and current day US Military inoculations. During my 12 year military stint I was literally a lab rat/pin cushion and received a ton of immunization shots. Most recently were the HEP A and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...advise you what is not causing them: It's not HIV. I'd suggest you see your general medical doctor for a checkup. Your chronic pelvic pain and chills may be due to prostatitis or any of a number of other conditions.Good luck!Dr. Bob Read more »

pelvic pain after a c-section

I have a c-section 7 months ago and I experience pain in my lower stomach (pelvic area)on both sides especially doing my period but It is not cramps. what could it be? Also my period is very very heavy every month i also had a tuble ligation.
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
You should seek help from your Obstetrician in answering these questions.JLS. Read more »
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