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Can Woman With Hiv Get A Hysterectomy

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Ask the Experts

Can a woman who underwent hysterectomy get AIDS from unprotected sex?

Can a woman who have had a hysterectomy get AIDS as a result of having unprotected sex with an HIV positive partner?
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Having a hysterectomy (the removal of the uterus) does not decrease your risk for HIV infection, since the mucous membranes of the vagina would still be exposed to potentially infected fluids.RMK Read more »

life span

I am a24yr old woman with HIV and I have had a hysterectomy and 5 children. My VL: undetectable and... Read more »

hysterectomy & HIV

I am a 35 year old woman who has been living with the virus since 1/23/97. Last year I had a total... Read more »
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The Body

Frequent Cervical Cancer Screenings Are Still Important for Women With HIV

...HIV-positive women is more likely to progress to cervical cancer. Cervical cancer is one of the diseases on the official list of AIDS-defining conditions. In fact, the risk of cervical cancer has not decreased since the introduction of HAART... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Can Contract HIV Through Healthy Vaginal Tissue, Study Says

...Control and Prevention . --> Reprinted with permission from kaisernetwork.org . You can view the entire Kaiser Daily HIV/AIDS Report , search the archives, or sign up for email delivery at www.kaisernetwork.org/dailyreports/hiv . The ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...better with providers to optimize their own health and well-being. Kimberly Keller, MSc, recently served as the San Francisco AIDS Foundation's Research Analyst and helped to develop a peer-education program on acute HIV infection for the San... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Bacterial Vaginosis

...no complications. But there are some serious risks from BV including: Having BV can increase a woman's susceptibility to HIV infection if she is exposed to the HIV virus. Having BV increases the chances that an HIV-infected woman can pass... Read more »
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A bit nervous

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Had a Pap test done. Doctor's office called. Seems that I have HPV. Not a real surprise. I've heard that 90% of women with HIV also have HPV. What I didn't know was just how serious that is. While nothing abnormal is showing up on my Pap,... Read more »

hiv AND having a hysterestomy

Posted by debfree, 2 Replies
...I would like to know is there anyone out there that has had a hysterectomy with hiv. Is it safe and how are you doing now Read more »

The Greying of HIV

Posted by Bear60
...over 50 with HIV will shout it from the rooftops: Do not ignore these people, says lead researcher Stephen Karpiak, PhD, of the AIDS Community Research Initiative of America (ACRIA). The studys specific findings have been embargoed until July... Read more »

very nervous

Posted by catou, 5 Replies
...might have been infected with Herpes from me so he got tested just to confirm. The herpes was negative, but the he came out HIV +. What a shock! We can now retrace that he had acute HIV seroconversion symptoms in September and went to the... Read more »