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Hiv Symptoms In Women Early

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Women and HIV

...pregnancy. Women who aren't tested for HIV may get sick and die faster than men. But if they get tested and 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) can be signs of HIV. Hormone changes, birth control pills, or antibiotics can also cause...
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Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone told me that I could still be a carrier. The test was done six (6) months after my last possible exposure.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...7, 2007 Dear Dr. I am from China. I had unsafe sex with a Chinese guy (a bisextual who is working in NY) in Oct 2005. Acute HIV symptoms (fever,diarrhea,sore throat)appeared 3 days later. I have a test after the window period. It is negative.... Read more »

HIV Positive or NOT

I have had unprotected sex with many women and wonder if there are any early signs of hiv that I should look out for. I know that I should get tested, but would like to know if there is anything right now that I should be aware of? Please reply as...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
First, you need to stop having unprotected sex.Second, you should get an HIV test.After the initial HIV infection, the average time to develop any symptoms or illness is 10 years. Read more »

HIV and menstruation

Hi Dr. Bob,Hope you are well! Obviously this isn't something that you can share direct knowledge about but figured I'd give it a go anyway. I've read in quite a few places that for women with HIV some of the first problems show as gynecologial...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...common in both HIV positive and HIV negative women. Amenorrhea is the absence of menstruation. Primary amenorrhea refers to a woman older than 16 years who has never menstruated, while secondary amenorrhea is the absence of menses for three to... Read more »

early menopause

I am 36.5 yrs old, have been hiv pos for 2 yrs. Am on truvada,ritonavir,atazanavir. Lately i feel like I may be going throu early menopause. I have night sweats,hot flashes, all the symptoms that are usually described. What are the stats regarding...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...the setting of HIV infection. Female hormone levels may be changed due to HIV medications such as protease inhibitors in some women they may magnifiy or alter menstrual cycle related symptoms. There are blood tests that can be done (such as FSH... Read more »
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Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...populations more often or severely. What Does the Research Show? The research on predicting and diagnosing IRIS is still in its early stage, though more discovery releases new information every few months. Below is some recent study... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

... has more information on CD4 cells. Without treatment, your CD4 cell count will most likely go down. You might start having signs of HIV disease like fevers, night sweats, diarrhea, or swollen lymph nodes. If you have HIV disease, these problems... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Many U.K. Physicians Missing Early Signs of HIV, Group Says

...executive, said, "It is very worrying that" physicians "and other health care professionals are often missing the signs and symptoms of HIV infection." Jack added, "This can mean they become seriously ill in the longer term and respond less well... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Depression Is More Common in Women How Do I Know if I'm Depressed? Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Treatment Options Get Evaluated and Treated Read more »
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HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...sound ridiculous but honestly it was one of the first signs that I started to worry. Is it possible that OHL can show up in early stages especially if the viral load is high? Last summer, around June/July (almost a year after possible exposure)... Read more »

question guys. Is Chronic Thrush a sign of early H

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...though they would not know if it was HIV. I don't know whats true, but can you guys let me know if chronic thrush is possible at early stage HIV with no other symptoms except possiblt a runny nose sometimes. Do the doctors really know? Thanks... Read more »

Looking for some answers please!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...colds and other viruses. i mean if there immune system is somewhat suppressed, wouldent they get sick more often even in the early stages of HIV? ALso, can HIV cause someone to get reccurent yeast infections in the early stages of HIV?Thanks! Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...or bacterial vaginosis appears, you may be more susceptible to getting HIV infection during sex with infected partners. EARLY SYMPTOMS OF HIV INFECTION If you are like many people, you will not have any symptoms when you first become infected... Read more »