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Is Abdominal Pain Usually Accompanied By Other Symptoms If A Woman Has Hiv

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Gynecological Problems and HIV/AIDS

HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop into more serious conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or cervical cancer. Which GYN Conditions Are Most Problematic? Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV, Genital Herpes) There are many forms...
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HIV risk nipple sucking on lactating woman (BREAST MILK and HIV TRANSMISSION)

I am 30 years male and had a protected sex with female sex worker 5 months ago . I kissed her nipples also .I felt she was lactating. is breast sucking or nipple sucking on a lactating woman carries risk to HIV infection or any STD s. I got...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,HIV can be transmitted from an HIV-infected mom to her infant via breastfeeding. This is due to many factors, including the quantity of breast milk and the underdeveloped immune system of babies. For adults breast-milk HIV transmission remains... Read more »

woman to woman oral transmission (WOMAN to WOMAN)

In all the posts that I've read there's nothing about woman to woman HIV oral transmission. I'm going out of my mind with worry and was wondering if you could PLEASE give me your honest opinion.About 6 months ago I had oral sex with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Cunnilingus carries a negligible risk for HIV transmission, whether it's woman-on-woman or man-on-woman. If you're worried, a single rapid HIV test will give you a definitive answer in as few as 20 minutes. The odds you are negative... Read more »

Abdominal Pain and Tenderness

Dear Dr. Feinberg,I am and HIV + femal, 31 y/o with recent labs of CD-4 90 and VL 653. For the past several days I have been experiencing moderate to high abdominal pain in the LUQ of my abdomen unrelieved by any therapy I've tried, including...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
The possible range of problems with the complaints you describe is huge, and many are not related to HIV disease. You really need to be examined by a physician who can ask you the right questions and order the right tests to make a definitive... Read more »

Repeated testicle/abdominal/pelvic pain

Doc, I was diagnosed HIV+ in May 2011 with initial numbers of vl=186,000 and cd4=300. I have taken Truvada and isentress since Aug 2011 with current numbers of vl=31 and cd4=700. For 3 years prior to being diagnosed, I experienced a constant...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The symptoms you describe would not be likely due to your HIV medications and would also be unusual to be due to HIV directly but possible. A neurologic evaluation by an HIV experienced neurologist and consideration of a biopsy of one of the... Read more »
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HELP - Abdominal pain question

Posted by solost, 1 Reply
Hey everyone, the past 3 weeks has been hell on earth for me and I understand the next couple of months will be the same. I've done quite enough research on hiv but I just wanted to hear from the perspective of others. I am 23 years old and a... Read more »

oral sex with HIV+ woman and bad signs

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i have symptoms. it sure that the first sign of HIV+. i found information here http://aids.about.com/cs/prevention/a/knowhiv.htm. yesterday, i have a blemish or purplish blotch in my mouth. it like confusion or bruise. now, blemish gradually... Read more »

Sex with HIV positive woman

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had sex with a woman who did not tell me that she was HIV positive until later. Two months after the encounter I developed a tingling sensation in my hands and feet. The headaches,neckaches,joint aches and a sore throat all started after that. I... Read more »

i am an hiv+ woman...

Posted by Anonymous
My name is Cecilia, I'm an HIV+ women. When I was nineteen, in
1990, living my rebeld and challengeous adolescence, looking for
any kind of limits in life (or who knows what) I used intravenous
druggs. In 1993 while I was recovering my understanding... Read more »