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Hiv Symptoms Women

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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Women and HIV: Symptoms and Quality of Life in Women

Symptoms and Quality of Life What Symptoms Do Women Experience? A Systems Approach Self-Assessment and Self-Care Symptom Screening and Management Summary Selected Sources Symptoms occur across the trajectory of HIV disease and can... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Women With HIV Have More Severe Menopause Symptoms

A study by researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital indicated that women with HIV have more severe hot flashes than women without HIV, and the hot flashes have a larger disruption on their quality of life (QOL) and daily functioning. The... Read more »
TheBody.com

HIV & Me: A Woman's Guide to Living With HIV: HIV in Women and Men: What's the Difference?

It's true that HIV doesn't discriminate. It's also true that HIV treatment works just as well in women as in men. However, there are differences between men and women when it comes to living with HIV -- in fact, living with HIV as a woman can often... Read more »
Ask the Experts

The difference in symptoms between men and women

I am doing a group research project for one of my college courses and one of my areas of research is to find out what the difference in symptoms are from men to women, if there are any at all. Could you please tell me if there are any differences...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
I am unaware of major differences in terms of signs and symptoms of HIV disease between men and women except that HIV infected women are at very high risk of developing cervical cancer.BJ Brooks Jackson, M.D.... Read more »

Following up 2 : Unprotected Intercourse with a POZ women..Strong Symptomes but neg at 12 weeks

Hi Dr bob, I have read some days ago, what I see as the most amazing response from you, ironically it was not about HIV, yes, when you have answered a girl about fasting in Ramadan.http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Fatigue/Q216620.htmlI was really,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.Welcome back to the forum. Thanks for your very kind comments regarding the Ramadan fast question.Sorry to hear you and your wife are still having difficulties and that your physicians have been unable to diagnose the cause of your ailments! I... Read more »

Following up : Unprotected Intercourse with a POZ women..Strong Symptomes but neg at 12 weeks (it is gating more complicated)

Hi Dr BOBWe can never thank you enough for your generous human engagement to help people; I dont find words as words are not enough to express all my gratefulness. here is previous post:http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/Fatigue/Q214983.htmlBy...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello.My assessment has not changed. You are not a late seroconverter, because you have a negative NAAT Aptima test at six months and an undetectable qualitative PCR DNA at 6.5 months. These tests assay for a piece of the virus's genetic... Read more »

Following up : Unprotected Intercourse with a POZ women..Strong Symptomes but neg at 12 weeks !

Dir Dr BOB,I check daily your forum, to read the answer you give people, not only because I still concerned, but also to know you are doing well, by responding to people like me, you gave insurance to a hundreds of thousands of people around the...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Bonjour encore une fois mec Qubcois!J'crirai en Anglais parce qu'il est plus facile pour moi et tu as beaucoup de questions aujourd'hui! Alors, commenons! First off, thank you for your very kind comments. They are warmly appreciated.... Read more »
Connect With Others

Spirited spiritual women living with HIV

Posted by Valerie257, 4 Replies
I know you're out there.
Lets find each other for a weekly support group in Manhattan/downtown Brooklyn.
Rather than a group leader, a weekly designated driver chosen/volunteering from among group members.
Time and place TBD, suggestions welcome.


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symptoms of hiv+ve and precautions to be taken

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I want to know the sypmotms of a hiv + woman,My girl freind was tested hiv + but i doubt bcause she looks healtly and had a fever 12 months back there is no change in weight infact it has increased a little .wat are the tests to be done .I love hera... Read more »

Worried about the future of women

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
I am really concerned about the future of women w/ this illness. It used to be that only homosexual males or drug users got this virus. Now women are the highest growing number of infected cases. I think that more efforts need to be made on... 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 »