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Cervical Cerclage Complications

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

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Long-term HIV complications

I am responding to Kyle's question to Dr. Daar about his many complications from long-term HIV drugs and infection. I am a long-term survivor, over twenty-five years. We survivors are rare. All of my HIV-positive friends are dead. I have been...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
Thank you for sharing your thoughts and experiences. I am glad to hear that you are feeling well.Best,Eric Read more »

Statistics for complications of C-section/ruptured membranes

Are there any statistics on the rate of complications of a c-sect. in HIV positive women? How about statistics in positive women who may experience ruptured membranes during L & D?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...issues have been addressed through several cohort studies, as well as several retrospective case-control studies. Potential complications of C-section include hemorrhage, post-partum fever, and wound infection. Generally, these and other... Read more »

Diabetic complications as cause of death?

I recently heard of a female AIDS patient, age 19 years, who died with the cause of death officially listed as "diabetic complications." Her family reported symptoms of wasting, sores and falling hair. Is the cause of death given reasonable in this...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
WIth those details not possible to accurately comment. I have had patients with AIDS who were doing well from the HIV standpoint but who have died from cancer, cardiac disease, accidents, etc. Patients with diabetes can have life threatening... Read more »

complications faced by embalmers on aids bodies

I'm a funeral student intern who is doing research on embalming aids bodies. Can you give me some complications that an embalmer may encounter while embalming? I know this is an off subject question but I can not find any info anywhere
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
I don't have specific information, but blood and body fluids prior to the procedure would be considered infectious. Read more »
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Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Complications Reported in Some Recipients of Bio Alcamid

...(polyalkylimide), is considered a permanent implant. Reports over the past several years suggest a greater-than-expected risk of complications in people who have received this product. About Bio Alcamid Bio Alcamid is 96% water and 4% gel... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

The Double-Edged Sword: Long-Term Complications of ART and HIV

... The success of highly active antiretroviral therapy, HAART, has been evident for 15 years. Such long-term therapy can have complications though, especially when compounded by co-morbid conditions such as ageing and smoking. In recent years... Read more »
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The Impact of Sex/Gender on Antiretroviral Therapy and Its Complications

... The Impact of Sex/Gender on Antiretroviral Therapy and Its Complications (Symposium 117) Presented by K. Squires View the original abstract --> Dr. Kate Squires from University of Southern Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

1,250 Zambian Teachers Die of AIDS-Related Complications This Year: Official

...In Zambia so far this year, 1,250 teachers have died of HIV/AIDS-related complications, according to Roy Mwaba, general secretary of the Zambia National Union of Teachers. The local Post newspaper quoted Mwaba as Read more »
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More complications??

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
If you guys can please help asses my situation, it would be much appreciated. I only took 2 tests both were done the same day. 13 days post exposer I took a Rapid Antibody test, as well as a NAAT or DNA test. The Rapid came back negative, which I... Read more »

My exposure was a bit complicated, HELP!!

Posted by questions, 3 Replies
I am a gay guy and yesterday I had sex with a guy I met, I didn't suck him or anything, he sucked me though the only thing I did was fingering him in the anus, however after I pulled my finger out, and right after I did I saw blood coming out of... Read more »

Lymph Node Removal Complications

Posted by amandajeanbrown, 4 Replies
...I had a lymph node removed from my groin on May 6th, initially, I had no complications. The incision site looks great, no redness, no signs of infection. There is mild swelling directly under the incision, to be Read more »

If you have lost a loved one to HIV/AIDS ....

Posted by Marjorie
...or complications directly or in-directly to AIDS .... as we have .... and would like to add them to our *Virtual AIDS Memorial Collage Website* Read more »