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Colposcopy Painful

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The Well Project


...severity or stage of the condition. Your HIV doctor and other specialists (e.g. radiation oncologist, dermatologist) may be involved as well. Symptoms (by Location) Skin (most common site of KS): Lesions are usually flat, painless, and do not itch or drain Lesions are often pink, red, or purple and do not turn white when pressure is applied to them (unlike bruises) May resemble "blood blisters" (lesion involves growth of blood...
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Pain Medications suggestions? I have massive amount of Pain

I have been HIV + for 10 years now, and I have had AIDS since November 2006. I am currently on a salvage regime, due to I am resistant to most of the HART drugs. My pheno type and geno type test shows the only medication that im sensitive to is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
You have explained your difficult situation very well. Morphine infusion, spinal morphine or stimulation, methadone, use of adjunctive agents like marijuana or lorazpam, gabapentin types of medications, tricyclic antidepressants, acupuncture--there... Read more »

back pain kidney pain oversvimmed eyes...

I change my medication after 6 months I started it-before I taked Kaletra and Truvada and after Truvada and Viramun...after couple months-I start feel pain in my back-kidney arria,and everyday my face and my eyes quietly swelling -heavy.. I check...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Daniel,Unfortunately I cannot diagnose the cause of your back pain over the Internet. There are a great many potential causes. If your urine and kidney function tests are normal, chances are the Read more »

high risk hpv

Recently had anal pap smear. They found whole list of high risk types (almost all. Thay also noted abnormal cells. my score was 9.7 which they said was high. I am having an autologous stem cell transplant for HIV related Plasmablastic Non-Hodgkins....
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...consider anoscopy with planned ablation of intra-anal dysplasia (if identified). This would be analogous to a female having colposcopy for management of an abnormal cervical PAP smear. A complete colonoscopy may not be necessary unless you are... Read more »

Pap smear & colposcopy- are they different?

Hello,I am very confused on my test results and would appreciate if you could shed some light. At 4 months following unprotected sex I was tested for std's- HIV, Hepatitis, syphilis etc and was given a Pap smear. All my blood work was fine, but my...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...cells) then decides whether they are cancerous or pre-cancerous looking. Pap smears are pretty good, but they are not as good as colposcopy and biopsy. For this reason, a Pap smear tells the health care provider whom s/he should refer for... Read more »
Project Inform

Gynecological Complications in Women with HIV

...transmitted disease, herpes simplex virus (HSV) type II, may take an altered course in HIV-infected people. For instance, the painful sores in and around the genitals and/or anus caused by herpes tend to be more frequent, persistent and requiring... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Treatment Issues for Women

...infections can also progress further up your genital tract, infecting your uterus, ovaries, or fallopian tubes. Here, they can cause pain, inflammation, and reproductive complications. PID (pelvic inflammatory disease) is a general term that... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...send sensations to the brain. Sometimes, PN is damage to the coating of nerve fibers (myelin). This affects the transmission of pain signals to the brain. PN can be a minor nuisance or a disabling weakness. It is usually a feeling of pins and... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS the feet and/orhands to the brain and spinal cord become damaged. Like frayed wires that canspark or misfire, PN becomes a painful, numb, burning, shooting sensation thatmany sufferers describe as "holding a lit match to my feet," or "walking... Read more »
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A bit nervous

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...didn't know was just how serious that is. While nothing abnormal is showing up on my Pap, the doctor has scheduled me for a colposcopy. I kinda thought it was overkill, but I have done a crash course on Women, HIV and HPV, since they called me... Read more »


Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi...Hey has anyone gotten an abnormal pap and had a colposcopy?? I had one yesterday...UGH! They biopsied my cervix...OUCH! today I am just uncomfortable...waiting for results. I know HPV Read more »

When does the pain not feel like pain anymore?

Posted by Survivor, 4 Replies not allowed to ever read it. When I look around the world thru the eye glasses of the net, I see a whole hell of alot of pain and suffering. Friends who helped me initially now are now doing serious battle against a simple infection that a 2... Read more »

What is neuropathy pain?

Posted by bura, 3 Replies
...Can someone describe what is neuropathy pain? Read more »