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Hiv Symptoms In Females

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symptoms, hiv not from females

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have symptoms for some time, swollen gland, cough, sweats, itchy skin, headaches, tired. Went 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. ... Read more »

Seeking a (female) partner

Posted by James1941, 1 Reply
Ok sweets, so I got HIV, so I am old fart (65), so - - - I still like women. I live in Melbourne (Montmorency) Victoria, I don't have a car because I drink too much, I also smoke and I don't fornicate at all !!!! Shit a brick - I have always... Read more »

Scared Female....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies

I feel like I may have contracted AIDS from my boyfriend. I have never thought about AIDS until now. I am 39 and a single mother. I have been feeling funny for about 6 days now. Weird headache. yesterday, I just started to sweat while... Read more »

Female to male transmission

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is there any truth that female to male transmission of HIV is rare? Where can I get some truth on this matter? I had a 1 night stand with somone that I met online. It was unprotected vaginal sex. Please someone tell me that my chances are very... Read more »

female to male

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I have had only one high risk exposure (unprotected vaginal, I'm the male) this was over 2 1/2 yrs ago and I don't think I ever expierienced ARS. I have started to expirience symptoms in the last month that include swollen lymphnodes, joint pain,... Read more »
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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...
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... Read more »

Female Symptoms

Hello Dr Luzuriaga.I am a 19 year old heterosexual male who is seeking more information on HIV symptoms in women.I was sexually active with my ex girlfriend from the beginning of november 2002 to the beginning of january 2003 (unprotected most of...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
Your friend's symptoms are quite non-specific. As you may have read on this web site and elsewhere, HIV symptoms can overlap with many other illnesses, so it is very difficult to make a diagnosis based on symptoms alone. If your friend's... Read more »

female to female transmission

i am a bi curious married hiv+ woman. I have been married to my wonderful hiv+ husband for 4 yrs but lately cant get the idea of being with a woman out of my head. If I do pluck up the courage to do it, not sure what we would do sexually but have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Generally speaking, frottage (body rubbing) is not considered to be an HIV-transmission/acquisition risk. The theoretical risk of tribbing would involve getting a sufficient quantity of infected vaginal/cervical secretions from the poz partner... Read more »


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 »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

HIV Risk Among Female Sex Workers in Miami: The Impact of Violent Victimization and Untreated Mental Illness

Street-based female sex workers "are often enmeshed in chronic patterns of substance use, sexual risk, homelessness, and violent victimization," the authors wrote, causing them to be vulnerable to HIV infection. The team set out to assess the... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Study: Adherence to Scheduled Appointments Among HIV-Infected Female Youth in Five U.S. Cities

The study's goal was to identify factors associated with appointment-keeping among HIV-positive adolescents and young adults. To determine their adherence to scheduled clinic visits with their HIV care provider, HIV-positive adolescent and young... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Associations Between Alcohol Misuse and Risks for HIV Infection Among Men Who Have Multiple Female Sexual Partners in Cape Town, South Africa

High alcohol consumption rates occurring within the context of high HIV prevalence pose a significant public health challenge in South Africa. In their design of the current study, the authors set out to answer three questions regarding these... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Infection in Women

Overview Current Research Transmission Signs and Symptoms of HIV Infection Gynecologic Screening Survival Among HIV-Infected Women Early Diagnosis More Information References for Statistics Overview The number of women with HIV (human... Read more »