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Hysterectomy And Hiv

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effect of hysterectomy on hiv

Hello Dr.s, Is there any information regarding possible effects of a partial or total hysterectomy on hiv progression? I've been positive 15 years, t cells are 507, vl unknown (results didn't come in yet). I've never been on meds and not been ill....
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...I am not aware of any studies looking at the effects of hysterectomies on HIV progression; I do not think that there would be any ill effects;JLS. Read more »

hysterectomy & HIV

I am a 35 year old woman who has been living with the virus since 1/23/97. Last year I had a total... Read more »

Can a woman who underwent hysterectomy get AIDS from unprotected sex?

Can a woman who have had a hysterectomy get AIDS as a result of having unprotected sex with an HIV... Read more »
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Frequent Cervical Cancer Screenings Are Still Important for Women With HIV

...HIV-positive woman has had a previous abnormal Pap test, has symptomatic HIV or is infected with HPV. HIV-positive women who have had a hysterectomy -- particularly if they have had a history of abnormal cervical tests before or at the time of... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Transgender Health and HIV

...better with providers to optimize their own health and well-being. Kimberly Keller, MSc, recently served as the San Francisco AIDS Foundation's Research Analyst and helped to develop a peer-education program on acute HIV infection for the San... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... Read more »
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How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Time; Read more »
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hiv AND having a hysterestomy

Posted by debfree, 2 Replies
...I would like to know is there anyone out there that has had a hysterectomy with hiv. Is it safe and how are you doing now Read more »

A bit nervous

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Had a Pap test done. Doctor's office called. Seems that I have HPV. Not a real surprise. I've heard that 90% of women with HIV also have HPV. What I didn't know was just how serious that is. While nothing abnormal is showing up on my Pap,... Read more »

The Greying of HIV

Posted by Bear60
...users." She adds, We share issues, but there are differences. Such as the advice Lassiter got from her gynecologist to have a hysterectomy because "You dont need those ovaries anymore. Karpiak calls for a scientific assault on the persistent... Read more »

very nervous

Posted by catou, 5 Replies
...since then. I have had genital herpes for the past 25 years without symptoms but we still used a condom for a while. I had a hysterectomy in February and he was the most supportive and patient man. After my recovery, we decided that it was... Read more »