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Hiv And Hysterectomy

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effect of hysterectomy on hiv

Hello Dr.s, Is there any information regarding possible effects of a partial or total hysterectomy on hiv progression? I've been positive 15 years, t cells are 507, vl unknown (results didn't come in yet). I've never been on meds and not been ill....
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...I am not aware of any studies looking at the effects of hysterectomies on HIV progression; I do not think that there would be any ill effects;JLS. Read more »

hysterectomy & HIV

I am a 35 year old woman who has been living with the virus since 1/23/97. Last year I had a total... Read more »

Can a woman who underwent hysterectomy get AIDS from unprotected sex?

Can a woman who have had a hysterectomy get AIDS as a result of having unprotected sex with an HIV... Read more »
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Frequent Cervical Cancer Screenings Are Still Important for Women With HIV

...and up who have had three consecutive negative test results. It's important to note that the recommendations do not apply to HIV-positive women . Women with HIV are a noted exception, and that's because many studies have indicated that... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...Mastectomy or breast reduction surgery: removal of breast tissue and folds below each breast. Oophorectomy: removal of the ovaries. Hysterectomy: removal of the uterus and possibly the cervix. Vaginectomy or colpectomy: removal of vaginal... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents A Look at the Numbers Is HIV Different for Men and Women? Treatment in HIV+ Women: Efficacy, Side Effects, and Drug Interactions Gynecological Issues Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
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hiv AND having a hysterestomy

Posted by debfree, 2 Replies
...I would like to know is there anyone out there that has had a hysterectomy with hiv. Is it safe and how are you doing now Read more »

A bit nervous

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Had a Pap test done. Doctor's office called. Seems that I have HPV. Not a real surprise. I've heard that 90% of women with HIV also have HPV. What I didn't know was just how serious that is. While nothing abnormal is showing up on my Pap,... Read more »

The Greying of HIV

Posted by Bear60
...HIV Goes Grey by Laura Whitehorn July 26, 2006Mind your elders: HIVs fastest-growing segment is about to get some long overdue Read more »

very nervous

Posted by catou, 5 Replies
...since then. I have had genital herpes for the past 25 years without symptoms but we still used a condom for a while. I had a hysterectomy in February and he was the most supportive and patient man. After my recovery, we decided that it was... Read more »