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Anemia and heavy menses part 2

Thanx 4 answering my first question, it was really eye opening. My gynechologist's knowledge about HIV and treatment is as good as mine. Should i rather find another gyne who can liase with my HIV specialist?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Your gynecologist should at least consult regularly with your HIV specialist regarding your anemia problem. Your HIV specialist should perform a complete medical evaluation for your anemia. Certainly heavy menstrual bleeding may be a contributing... Read more »

Transmission during menses

I was wondering how likely the risk is for a woman to contract the virus from a man during... Read more »

menses after miscarrage

How long does it generally take for a woman to begin menstration after a D&C performed due to... 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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Singapore Reports 221 Confirmed HIV Cases in First Half of 2011

Singapore logged 221 new HIV diagnoses in the first half of 2011, compared to 214 in the same period last year, the daily Lianhe Zaobao reported Sunday. "The possible reasons for this could be lack of knowledge and inaccurate perception of... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

People With HIV Have High Stroke Risk: Study

U.S. stroke rates declined by 7 percent from 1997 to 2006, yet during the same period stroke rates in HIV patients increased 60 percent, a new study finds. "Generally speaking, strokes in patients with HIV are not common, so the rise is notable,"... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kazakhstan Registers Some 16,000 HIV Carriers

For the five-month period ending Feb. 1, Kazakhstan registered 590 HIV infections, for a cumulative total of 15,908 cases to date, officials said Thursday. Of cases, 44.7 percent are ages 20-29; 33 percent are ages 30-39; and 12 percent are ages... Read more »
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This hiv testing nightmare

Posted by JOHN_IN_LONDON, 2 Replies
hello everyone one,all my love and respect to all fellow sufferers whom are going through the window period.i have some things to say.
1.please remember i only post while logged on!,their is a wierdo whom is posting in my name,but remember i only... Read more »

hiv-2

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
please can anyone help me,what is the window period for hiv-2,i had sex with indian guy now i'm terrified has anyone here tested for hiv2 and come out pos.your insight will be very helpful.i was tested neg at 4 months in india,

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What is longest period of time HIV+ without...

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
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Question: Does HIV hide?

Posted by rustychaucer5968, 1 Reply
Hi everyone,

I have a question I hope you guys will answer for me. Does HIV hide in the lymphnodes or somewhere in the body after the window period and does HIV anti-bodies stop developing once HIV hides?

Is HIV anti-bodies ALWAYS present after the... Read more »