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Can Women With Hiv Get A Hysterectomy

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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 hysterectomy. My right ovary was left in, but everything else was taken out. I did not go in for 2 to 3 days. I started with chronic pain for 3...
Brian Conway, M.D.

Response from Brian Conway, M.D.

University of British Columbia
Major surgery of the type you describe certainly takes a toll on the body, especially if it is done on a semi-urgent basis, as yours was done. There may also be post-operative complications that can worsen the situation, and lead to more weight... Read more »

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... Read more »
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Frequent Cervical Cancer Screenings Are Still Important for Women With HIV

You may have seen that newly revised recommendations were announced by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists regarding cervical cancer screening . These revised recommendations call for less-frequent cervical cancer screening: a... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

In Their Own Words: The Current State of Women and HIV

This edition of "Women and HIV" presents something different. Instead of exploring a topic through our customary method of secondary research, BETA asked women with HIV, women's HIV treatment advocates, clinicians, and researchers for their views... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV-Positive Pregnant Women Who Take One Dose of Nevirapine at Delivery Could Develop Drug-Resistant HIV, Study Says

HIV-positive pregnant women who take a single dose of the antiretroviral drug nevirapine at delivery to prevent vertical HIV transmission later could develop drug-resistant HIV, according to a study presented on Monday at the 11th Conference on... Read more »
AIDS Project Los Angeles

Women and HIV: A View from the Prevention Beat

At the National Conference on Women and HIV/AIDS in Los Angeles last November, Dr. Patricia L. Gay spoke about her work and findings on why women choose to engage in unsafe sex. I found her presentation and discussion both fascinating and... Read more »
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HISPANIC HIV LOOKING FOR A HIV WOMEN

Posted by Anonymous
HI, MY NAME IS HUMBERTO FROM MASTIC BEACH IN LONG ISLAND . I AM LOOKING FOR A WOMEN WHO UNDERSTANDS THE EMOTIONAL AND FELLING OF SOMEONE WHO IS LIVING WITH HIV AND IS NOT AFFRAID TO HAVE SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH SOMEONE. WHO ALSO LIKES MOVIES,... Read more »

Are HIV- women or men more likely to be accepting of you being HIV+

Posted by PozInOrlando, 1 Reply
I am recently HIV+ and it seems based on what I read about and have heard that men who are HIV- tend to be more accepting of a woman who's HIV+ than the other way around when it comes to serodiscordant relationships

Do yo think when it comes to... Read more »

Survey: HIV- women desiring children with HIV+ man

Posted by Poppy
BAPAC, Bay Area Perinatel AIDS Center is conducting an online survey for HIV- women, desiring to have children with an HIV+ male partner. The goal of this survey is to collect data which will be useful in educating couples, physicians,... Read more »

Looking for women;s stories

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi, I'm a college student working on a project for an upcoming AIDS awareness week at my school. I thought it would be very beneficial for our community if we were to tell the stories of real women effected by AIDS/HIV. If you would be willing to... Read more »