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Can a Vaginal bacterial infection lower my T-Cell count?

I currently have HIV and my previous viral load was 1300 with a t-cell count over 651 which was an improvement from my previous blood tests. In a 6 month period my viral load increased to 1600 but my t-cell count dropped to 495. When I took my last...
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
Those two viral load results are essentially the same number and are within the range of assay variation. although that could be a significant drop in CD4 count, I suspect not, and also that your CD4 percent is about the same with both of those CD4... Read more »

vaginal infections

I was diagnos HIV in 1991. Early September I have gotten a Vaginal infections with Bacterial... Read more »

Diagnosing symptoms over the computer

Thanks for the great site! I've got a serious concern, but want some advice on what kind of... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Women Find It Easy and Prefer to Collect Their Own Vaginal Swabs to Diagnose Chlamydia Trachomatis or Neisseria Gonorrhoeae Infections

"Self-collected specimens can be used to screen asymptomatic women for Chlamydia trachomatis (CT) and Neisseria gonorrhoeae (GC)," wrote the authors of the current report, which analyzed women's opinions on ease and preferences as to sampling... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Vaginal Yeast Infections

...in appearance) associated with mild to severe itching, burning discomfort, and pain with urination. Though many women "self-diagnose" yeast infections, and many providers diagnose the infection by its appearance, diagnosis can be confirmed by... Read more »
Project Inform

Vaginal Candidiasis

... Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Treating Vaginal Candidiasis Prevention Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally Practical Read more »
Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

... Table of Contents Cause Diagnosis Treatment Antifungal Drugs and Pregnancy Side Effects The Problem of Antifungal Resistance Drug Interactions Read more »
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hiv AND having a hysterestomy

Posted by debfree, 2 Replies
I would like to know is there anyone out there that has had a hysterectomy with hiv. Is it safe and how are you doing now Read more »

unprotected oral, protected vaginal sex -- HELP

Posted by bluestar, 4 Replies
...describing you could understand why. I find out my results in a week but I'm now trying to work out how I can cope with a positive diagnosis. How do you quite work, inform friends and family and not lose it Read more »

Vaginal Wart

Posted by Anonymous
...vagina (She claims she cut herself shaving, which left me in question). I brought her to the Doc. the next day and she was diagnosed with a vaginal wart. Are these sexually transmitted (She never had one during our time together)? She is... Read more »

vaginal discharge

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I was diagnosed with gonorrhea about a month ago. I was treated and retested. The retest came back as undetected. I have also gone in Read more »