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Hiv Gynecological Symptoms

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Gynecological Problems and HIV/AIDS

HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop into more serious conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or cervical cancer. Which GYN Conditions Are Most Problematic? Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV, Genital Herpes) There are many forms...
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gynecological problems

Dear DR,I am HIV+ woman and have been on meds for more than 2 yrs. I am 24 yrs old now. My VL is below 50 copies, CD4 about 500. I do not take any additional drugs like contraceptives, etc.I regularly go to visit my gynecologist(every 3 to 6...
Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Response from Judith A. Aberg, M.D.

Washington University, St. Louis School of Medicine
HIV has been associated with menstrual disorders particularly amennorhea or absence of menses however this is usually seen in more advanced disease. There are many factors that can affect the menstrual cycle. What you are describing is called... Read more »

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Where o where to begin? I came across your site about 2 months ago and can not tell you how many hours (probably days) worth of time I have spent reading all the questions and comments. Let me first state that your site was and will continue to be...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,I would suggest you read our responses as carefully as you are reading all the symptoms in the questions! Youd then realize that the "double-edged sword" is nothing more than an optical illusion. I agree your test is conclusive.... Read more »

Symptoms of Stress and Symptoms of HIV/AIDS

Can stress cause thrush and/or other symptoms of HIV infection?Thanks....
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.Emotional stress (due to anxiety, depression, and many other causes), can itself cause many symptoms that are very similar to those of HIV/AIDS, and many other diseases. Some people who are suffering from severe... Read more »

Negative HIV Test Trumps Symptoms Everytime, But Why Do I Still Have The Symptoms?

Hi Dr.How are you? I want to tell you that you are the best!My question is, when you say that a negative hiv test trumps symptoms everytime, why do I still have symptoms?I took a 6 month test after a possible exposure (received unprotected oral sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi John,Unfortunately I cannot diagnose the exact cause of your symptoms over the Internet; however, with a negative six-month HIV test, I can with great certainty tell you what's not causing them: It's not HIV. No way. No how.If your... Read more »
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Does HIV show up in a gynecological test??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am not sure if I have contracted the HIV virus. I had unprotected sex with a man a little more than 6 months ago. I recently had my regular gynecological check-up and a test done on my vaginal fluids. I didn't tell my doctor about my worry and... Read more »

HIV Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have had a series of gynecological problems such as an urinary tract infection and an inflammation of the cervix ever since I was 16. I am now 21. I have also had several yeast infections, but they have always cleared up with over the counter... Read more »

initial symptoms of hiv - most common symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello, I need some help from others with hiv. What was and when did it hit you the inital onset of strange symptoms. I know one said they felt whipped out with tired feeling. Was that immed. after sexual episode or acouple weeks later. Also, were... Read more »

HIV Symptoms does not indicate HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I wanted to share briefly with everyone that just because you may have symptoms of HIV does not necessarily mean that you are HIV positive.

I would come onto this website everyday for hours and surf the web for the risks, symptoms, exposure rates,... Read more »