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Hiv And Fistulas

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anal fistula with hiv

Hi i am an hiv positive female who just had surgery for a severe anal abscess. now i am told i also have a fissure and a fistula. at this time am waiting to have the fistula surgery within a few weekss. in the mean time i am bleeding from my rectum...
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
Very unlikely to be colon cancer, given your age, and more likely to be associated with your current problem.... Read more »

surgery for anal fistula

16 years ago i had anal fistula operation.. now it came but on the opposite side of my anus and i... Read more »

anal fistula

hi, have a nice day. I was diagnosed last May, and now i have anal fistula i ask about the doctor... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Child Marriage Puts Girls Worldwide at Risk of HIV/AIDS, Early Pregnancy; Ill. Sen. Durbin Drafts Legislation

Child marriage -- which affects about 51 million girls in developing countries worldwide -- puts women at risk of contracting HIV/AIDS or developing health complications from becoming pregnant at an early age, the Chicago Tribune reports. Girls... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Advocates, Health Officials Discuss Programs to Fight Child Marriage, Risk for HIV Infection

Advocates and health officials on Friday at a special session of the Global Health Council 's annual meeting outlined strategies for fighting child marriage, which can increase girls' risk of HIV infection, death during childbirth and other health... Read more »
Stephen Lewis Foundation

Women and HIV

Text of a speech by Stephen Lewis, UN Special Envoy for HIV/AIDS in Africa, delivered at the University of Pennsylvania's Summit on Global Issues in Women's Health, Philadelphia, April 26, 2005, 9:30 AM. I well realize that this is a conference on... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Opinion Pieces Address Health And Well-Being of Women, Girls

As the global health community prepares for the Women Deliver 2013 conference, taking place next week in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and recognized the first International Day to End Obstetric Fistula on May 23, several news outlets published opinion... Read more »
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anal fistula

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Has any one had problem with re-ocurring anal fistula. Poz 7yrs had surgery for this 5 times same one never heals. Would appreciate any help or places to find help.

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
a few years ago i had some unsafe sex acts and now i have a few questions i hope can be answered from you all,the only weird symptom im having and it just recently started is:: it feels like the area right around my anal area on the outside not... Read more »

Rash Photos

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
I was searching for HIV rash photos and came across these pictures so here are a few sites with photos of the HIV rash. I hope this helps some folks but remember only a test will confirm HIV exposure.

Also, if anyone can confirm these pictures from... Read more »

Symptoms and late serconversion?

Posted by Anonymous

I had an exposure a month after I took an immunosuppressant called Remicade for my crohn's disease (Fistula). Lots of kissing occured (deep-wet), this woman offered me a BJ, which I politely refused. Anyway that was a year ago.

About 2 weeks after... Read more »