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Hiv And Abnormal Vaginal Bleeding

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abnormal pap/vaginitis

i have been reading some of the opportunistic women related infection forums and I am getting scared. I have had an abnormal pap and have been referred to have a colopospy done. When I went it was normal from what the doctor could see, yet she still...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Abnormal Pap smears and vaginitis are common gynecologic problems for all women, HIV+ and HIV-, so you can't assume that these problems are due to HIV. Nonetheless, if you're concerned about HIV, you should get tested; it's the only... Read more »

plz help urgent hiv transmission from vaginal fluid on handkerchief to bleeding cut

Hi today morning I fingures the vagina of a csw. From forum I came to know that it is no risk. But... Read more »

Protected Sex with an incidence of vaginal bleeding

I am male 30 and healthy. I was involved in casual protected (condom) heterosexual sex with a... Read more »
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New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Menstrual Disorders in HIV-Infected Women

Table of Contents I. Introduction II. Causes of Abnormal Menses in HIV-Infected Women III. Assessing Menstrual Irregularity in HIV-Infected Women IV. Managing Menstrual Irregularities in HIV-Infected Women References I.... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Treatment Issues for Women

Period Problems Many positive women experience an abnormal or changing menstrual cycle. Although it's easy to want to forget about them, we need to pay attention to our periods -- especially any changes in the amount of bleeding or pain. The... Read more »
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Presence of Lactobacillus May Reduce HIV Concentration in Vaginal Fluid

In this summary of her study, Jane Hitti, M.D., M.P.H., of the University of Washington at Seattle, examines study findings suggesting that a bacteria known as lactobacillus, which occurs naturally in the vaginal flora of many women (and is similar... Read more »
TheBodyPRO.com

Human Trial of Vaginal Microbicide Gel PRO 2000 Finds Some Level of HIV Protection

My name is Salim Abdool Karim. I am Pro Vice Chancellor at the University of KwaZulu-Natal in Durban, South Africa, and Professor of Epidemiology at Columbia University in New York. I am speaking today about the results of the HPTN 035 microbicide... Read more »
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Vaginal Bleeding

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is Bleeding a symptom of HIV or Aids ? in the Vagina or Penis Read more »

Abnormal pap smear

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
My doctor just informed me that my pap smear was abnormal. Could this be an indication of HIV infection?
I possibly had an exposure Feb, tested Neg End of April. Read more »

Open cut Vs. Vaginal Fluids

Posted by luisferreira, 1 Reply
Hi,

Some weeks ago and few hours before having protected sex
with a sex worker, I did shave my scrotum and had a one small bleeding cut
Is it possible to get infected from her vagina fluids if they did reach my cut, which I am sure it did happen? What... Read more »

vaginal infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
hi..
these past two days I found large orange stain on my panties. I also have been experiencing pain during intercourse. I checked on info. about vaginal infection symptoms, none of it says something about orange color discharge. does anybody... Read more »