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Early Signs Of Hiv In Women

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Among Women

Early in the epidemic, HIV infection and AIDS were diagnosed for relatively few women and female adolescents (although we know now that many women were infected with HIV through injection drug use but that their infections were not diagnosed). 1 Today, women account for more than one quarter of all new HIV/AIDS diagnoses. Women of color are especially affected by HIV infection and AIDS. In 2004 (the most recent year for which data are...
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the 4 test that pregnant women sould get early in there pregnancies

what 4 test sould pregnant women get early in to pregnancies ...
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
I am not sure what tests you are referring to, but all pregnant women should get voluntary confidential testing for HIV.... Read more »

EARLY SIGNS!!!!!!!

Read that vaginal problems can be early sign of HIV? What sort of problems would these be? Thanks for your help Dr. Feinberg....
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
The best gynecologic clue is recurrent episodes of vaginal candidiasis (yeast infections). Otherwise, women tend to react to HIV very much the same as men do.... Read more »

HIV infection and Peripheral Neuropathy in Women

Hi, I have had two sexual partners this year (2011). One of my partners, we have practiced safe vaginal sex (using a condom) everytime and unprotected oral sex twice (I was the receptor or "giver". The second time ejaculate in my mouth, of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi.The symptoms you describe are not consistent with HIV-related peripheral neuropathy. Rather they are quite consistent with anxiety.Your HIV-acquisition risk is relatively low. I would advise getting a single HIV-antibody test three months after... Read more »

Do standard blood tests detect early signs of cancers?

Does the standard blood tests performed at HIV clinics detect early signs of cancer? If not, are there any other ways to detect cancers (all kinds) before you become seriously ill?...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
You ask a simple and important question for which there is no easy answer. There is NO "standard blood test" to detect cancer. Oh how I wish that such a test would exist!The American Cancer Society and other organizations have... Read more »
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question guys. Is Chronic Thrush a sign of early H

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi Guys

I have chronic oral thrush as well as thrush down below. Had it for 5 weeks. Doctor says i must have got it from the girl i have been seeing for the last ten months. Took 6 months of seeing her (unprotected sex) for this to happen though and... Read more »

casting women HIV+ San Francisco

Posted by Anonymous
CASTING CALL: WOMEN HIV+ ages 2150
FOR HIV/AIDS PRINT ADVERTISING CAMPAIGN ($1,500.00)


The Blackwell Files, a REAL PEOPLE casting agency in San Francisco, is holding a casting call for women HIV+ (FDA required) ages 21 to 50 years old, who would... Read more »

Poz.com on Women with HIV

Posted by Anonymous
There is more to read at Poz.com but here is a sample:::::::

Girls' Night Out

As a woman with HIV in the 90s, I was a fringe statistic. Now, finally, the scientists and docs are catching up

by Regan Hofmann

In the mid-90s, when I first had HIV, I was... Read more »

HISPANIC HIV LOOKING FOR A HIV WOMEN

Posted by Anonymous
HI, MY NAME IS HUMBERTO FROM MASTIC BEACH IN LONG ISLAND . I AM LOOKING FOR A WOMEN WHO UNDERSTANDS THE EMOTIONAL AND FELLING OF SOMEONE WHO IS LIVING WITH HIV AND IS NOT AFFRAID TO HAVE SEXUAL RELATIONSHIP WITH SOMEONE. WHO ALSO LIKES MOVIES,... Read more »