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Cervical Inflammation

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Inflammation And The Organs

I've noticed you've gotten several questions lately about when to start meds. I know this isn't unusual as you get that question probably the most. Starting meds is a huge decision for most people--especially if you have a high CD4...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Thanks for your very thoughtful question. You have really hit on the current state of affairs. Most people now would be comfortable with the US DHHS Guidelines to start antiretrovirals if the CD4 count gets below 500, but ...what to do above that?... Read more »


My gyn said I had cervicitis after a slightly abnormal Pap and a follow-up colposcopy. No... Read more »

Inflammation and HIV

I have been reading recently that Inflammation leads to worse outcomes in those with HIV. Are there... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV and Inflammation

What Is Inflammation? Acute and Chronic Inflammation HIV Causes Inflammation Leaky Gut Syndrome Measuring Inflammation Treating HIV Inflammation The Bottom Line What Is Inflammation? Inflammation is an early response to infection... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Inflammation, Immune Activation and HIV

Table of Contents Introduction What Is Inflammation? Chronic Inflammation and Immune Activation HIV and Inflammation A New Paradigm Looking at Biomarkers Effects of Inflammation on the Body Managing Inflammation Conclusion Selected... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New Hampshire STD Infection Rates on Rise

From 2000 to 2004, reports of chlamydia and mucopurulent cervicitis, inflammation of the cervix, rose statewide, according to the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services. However, rates of gonorrhea and pelvic inflammatory disease... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Aspirin May Limit Cancer for Women Who Have HIV, Scientists Say

Aspirin should be studied for its potential effect against cervical cancer in women with HIV, scientists wrote in a recent report. Their study found that HIV increases the production of prostaglandin PGE2 in cervical tissue. PGE2 is associated with... Read more »
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HIV, Cervical Dystonia or Essential Tremor

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have both HIV infection and Cervical Dystonia (also known as Spasmotic Torticollis). I would like to correspond with other gay men who have both these conditions or who have both HIV and Essential Tremor. Thank you.

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Cervical Cancer??

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I found out in April that I have "pre-cancerous" cells on my cervix (after my doctor found HPV on my cervix in Feb). I've been waiting to have the procedure done & now its scheduled for July. As luck would have it, my ins is changing, so I may... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I got a call from my OBGYN and told me my pap mear showed some inflammation and to do it again at 3 months . Now I'm getting scared I was doing fine. Now I really feel my 3 month test on June 4th is going to come out positive. I slept with the HIV+... Read more »

ars symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
is it possible to get genital herpes and pharyngitis caused by the same virus and also feel a flu like illness low grade fever, left side cervic anterior amd pelvic adenophaty and feeling tired all day as well as headache and white thonge and not... Read more »