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Hiv Symptoms In Females

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AIDS InfoNet

Depression and HIV

...B6 or vitamin B12. People who are infected with both HIV and hepatitis B or C (see Fact Sheet 506 ) are more likely to be depressed, especially if they are being treated with interferon. Other risk factors include: Being female Having a personal or family history of mental illness, alcohol and substance abuse Not having enough social support Not telling others you are HIV-positive Treatment failure (HIV or other) Treatment for...
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Female HIV+ ****Healthy *** Tired*** No other symptoms

I m a female heterosexual - HIV+ for over 10 years - CD4 - 500 - VL <2700. On combo therapy. Work long days, director of a marketing dept., travel around the world a few times ayear.. and I am so tired - Feeling like "Stop the world I want to...
J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

Response from J. B. Molaghan, N.P., A.C.R.N.

San Francisco General Hospital
HelloI don't know how you do it. Yikes, what a busy schedule. First of all, no, it is not unusual to be healthy for so long. Many people with HIV live healthy lives with no symptoms for many years. It sounds like you're doing almost everything... Read more »

female

How will you know that you have hiv what are some of the symptoms
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
There are no symptoms which are diagnostic of HIV infection. You need a laboratory test such as an HIV antibody test to determine whether you are HIV infected.BJ Read more »

Worried Female

I had unprotected sex 13 weeks ago. I found out my partner was not faithful. Recently checked my blood pressure at a drug store and was higher then usual (i'm assuming due to stress). Witin the last week, I have had a sore and conjested throat...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
HIV infection symptoms usually arrive in several weeks time. There is no way to make a diagnosis by symptoms. Go get tested! DTD Read more »

how quick symptoms of hiv?

I recently had what I thought was protected sex but did perform slight oral sex on a female "date". The very next day for one and a half weeks I've experienced hiv symptoms -- is possible for symptoms that fast?
Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Response from Michael Shernoff, M.S.W.

Psychotherapist and Author
I am not a doctor and therefore am not qualified to dispense medical opinions. Sorry I'm not to be able to help you.Michael Shernoff, MSW Read more »
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The Body

HIV Testing 101

...testing? Read through these excellent overviews: HIV Testing: The Facts Are You Positive You're Negative? What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS? Ways to Test for HIV Types of HIV Tests Deciding if and When to Be Tested From... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...treated, they live as long as men. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. Gynecological problems can be early signs of HIV infection. Ulcers in the vagina, persistent yeast infections, and severe pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)... Read more »
The Well Project

Lactic Acidosis and HIV/AIDS

...Treatment with ribavirin (for hepatitis C) Treatment with Glucophage (metformin) (used to control diabetes) Obesity Female gender Poor liver function Taking Care of Yourself Because there is a connection between liver... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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symptoms, hiv not from females

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...to my doctor who asked me if I was homosexual, I am not, and he said I don't need any hiv test, that I will not get it from females, I live in Seattle. Am I being worried for nothing? Read more »

Symptoms Appear After 5 Days??

Posted by SelfRevelations
...has never been sick, shown or developed any symptoms Hiv related. Just yesterday, he tells me that he had unprotected sex w/ a female who claims that she started having symptoms 5 days after they had sex. She went to get tested & her results... Read more »

How long before you can see any symptoms?

Posted by dopey33, 2 Replies
Lets say you are infected with HIV, can you see symptoms within days? Maybe 2 days? or does it take weeks to months? Read more »

Yeast infections and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have read that recurrent yeast infections are a sign of HIV. I was tested 2 1/2 months after myexposure and it was negative, yet I have had two yeast infections since. During this time I also started taking birth control pills. Did anyone that is... Read more »