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Does Rectal Bleeding Mean I Have AIDS

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Rectal Bleeding

Greetings, I'm 30yrs old, been HIV+ for 5yrs. For the past 2 months I have been experiencing rectal bleeding on a daily basis. It only happens when I have a bowel movement. No discharge, no pain, no discomfort, no hemorrhoids, no anal...
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 post.Of course things like hemmorhoids would be very likely, but if that has not been found I would think of an infection that is becomming more common these days: LGV (Lymphogranuloma venereum).It is an STD caused by chlamydia, can... Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
How common is breaktrhough bleeding and newly obtained HIV?

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Can you catch chlamydia orally by someone who has rectal chlamydia?

Posted by chrono5, 2 Replies
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Vaginal Bleeding

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
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Nose Bleeds?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Could frequent nose bleeds be a sign of HIV infection, or are they common amongst people with HIV/AIDS?

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