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AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...pregnancy. Women who aren't tested for HIV may get sick and die faster than men. But if they get tested and treated, they live as long as men. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. Gynecological problems can be early signs of HIV infection. Ulcers in the vagina, persistent yeast infections, and severe pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) can be signs of HIV. Hormone changes, birth control pills, or antibiotics can also cause...
Ask the Experts

why do hiv doctors keep doing this

A man wrote you asking about his wasting. He didn't even mention the words "fat" or "lipoatrophy". All he said was that he's skin and bones. And you immediately started talking about lipoatrophy. Why??Are you doctors really just puppets for the...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...best to respond to your screed? It is preposterous to state that lipoatrophy is a little cosmetic phenomenon. If so, why would many people with this condition become isolated, depressed, and sometimes consider ending their lives as a result of... Read more »

asymptomatic

I don't understand this asymptomatic phase. In all the years I have been HIV+, being hot and sweaty and fatigued have been symptoms. Do some HIV+ just have symptoms from the beginning??
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...assume its HIV. Fatigue is the most common complaint of those of us infected with this pesky virus. The potential causes are many and I would suggest you evaluate them thoroughly. As it turns out, the cause of our fatigue frequently winds up... Read more »

Will symptoms of HIV show in just days

Hello, your Q and A's are very comforting to me you seem to be a very positive doctor the world needs more of them. My question is would a person see symptoms of HIV within 2 to 2.5 days of contact not just with HIV but with any Sti. And would...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...within the past three months. 2) Your partner was known to be HIV infected, or is a person who is in a "high-risk" category (a man who has sex with men, an injection drug user, or a person who has sexual contact with others in an area of high HIV... Read more »

The difference in symptoms between men and women

I am doing a group research project for one of my college courses and one of my areas of research is to find out what the difference in symptoms are from men to women, if there are any at all. Could you please tell me if there are any differences...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...I am unaware of major differences in terms of signs and symptoms of HIV disease between men and women except that HIV infected women are at very high risk of developing cervical cancer.BJ Brooks Jackson, Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Stressful or Traumatic Life Events, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Symptoms and HIV Sexual Risk Taking Among Men Who Have Sex With Men

...response to stressful or traumatic life events and their impact on HIV risk behaviors and associated psychosocial variables among men who have sex with men (MSM)." Notices posted in a community health clinic and a modified respondent-driven... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Older People and HIV

...diseases among older people, as they do for younger people. Physicians may not diagnose HIV infection in older people. Some early symptoms of HIV disease may appear to be signs of normal aging. The stigma of having HIV/AIDS may be worse for older... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...their medical providers about their sexual orientation, HIV status and sexual practices. The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene found that nearly 40% of MSM do not come out to their provider. 8 Those who are open about their... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Depression and HIV

...make HIV disease progress faster. It also interferes with your ability to enjoy life. Depression often gets overlooked. Also, many HIV specialists have not been trained to recognize depression. Depression can also be mistaken for signs of... Read more »
Connect With Others

Why is there no section for Straight Men w/ HIV

Posted by LatinoHeat, 4 Replies
...I am a Straight Male living with HIV. I was curious why there is no Section for Straight Men w/ HIV. I see one for Women, Teens and Gay Men. I am very curious. Read more »

ARS

Posted by bamboo, 4 Replies
...with a guy who did a handjob to me, there were some semen on his hand when he performed it. if so , i will be the most poor man on earth, i am so afraid of death. his stauts is unknown, but, i think he might be HIV+ due to he is gay. my... Read more »

4 yrs ago

Posted by lovemestill07, 4 Replies
...main concern now is how to move on after it is official. I'm only in my late mid 20's and have always dreamed of marrying the man of my dreams and growing a family together. I'm not even afraid of what health issues might arise becasue of all the... Read more »

diarrhea - sign of recent infection?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I have had a few encounters with other men over the past few months. Giving and getting fellatio without taking cum(although maybe precum) and kissing and having analingus Read more »