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Going To The Gynecologist And Hiv

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at the gynecologist

hi doctor i am writing from italy. i went to the gynecologist to have an ecocography. the doctor did a transvaginal ecography and she asked me if i had hiv cause 7 days before a woman with hiv and epatitis didn't tell her but she found it out...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...necessary for medical and dental instruments that are sterilized. If you didn't have a good feeling about your recent visit to the gynecologist, don't go back. Find a new gynecologist whom you trust. If you're having ongoing vaginal symptoms now,... Read more »


I was wondering.When a woman goes to the Gynecologist are there tests involved that would let her... Read more »

where to next

hi, i am not sexually active at this time but i have been to the gyno 4 differtimes for a yeast... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists Recommends Routine, Opt-Out HIV Screening for All Women

... The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recently recommended routinely screening all women ages 19-64 for HIV, regardless of risk factors, unless the patient declines. Read more »
Project Inform

Making Decisions About Therapies

...newsletters and sources of HIV information, each with its own special benefits. For a list of references, consult Resource Guide to HIV/AIDS Related Resources . The Project Inform Hotline operates Monday through Saturday and volunteers are... Read more »
Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...(2008.) Cichock, Mark, RN, "The Dangers of Anal Cancer -- The Silent Killer in Men with HIV" University of Michigan HIV/AIDS Treatment Program, Dec, 2008. Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. "Cancer-causing virus may increase HIV... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of advanced Read more »
Connect With Others

Here I am

Posted by okieva, 2 Replies baby? "... did you know that you are HIV-positive?" I didn't even think before the words came out of my mouth: "I have AIDS?!?" If I had kept speaking the next words out of my mouth would have been: "I'm sick. My baby's going to be sick.... Read more »

can someone else tell what you think?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...the back of my throat that looks like cauliflower (however it doesn't resemble any pics I have looked at for Thrush) Well, my gynecologist told me 2 weeks ago I have trichomonasis. EVERYTIME I go online to read something on trich it mentions HIV.... Read more »

Yeast infections and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...I have read that recurrent yeast infections are a sign of HIV. I was tested 2 1/2 months after myexposure and it was negative, yet I have had two yeast infections since. During this time Read more »

The Greying of HIV

Posted by Bear60
...younger gay men and IV-drug users." She adds, We share issues, but there are differences. Such as the advice Lassiter got from her gynecologist to have a hysterectomy because "You dont need those ovaries anymore. Karpiak calls for a scientific... Read more »