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Is Long Lasting Pelvic Pain A Sign Of Hiv

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Women Exposed to Domestic Violence Experience Long-Lasting Health Problems, At Increased Risk of HIV Infection, Report Says

Women who suffer physical abuse from intimate partners -- the most common form of violence perpetrated against women worldwide -- experience serious health consequences, according to a report released on Thursday by the World Health Organization ,... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Long-Lasting Contraceptive Also Defends Women From HIV

This article was reported by NewScientist . NewScientist reported on the creation of a new contraceptive device for women that also prevents HIV and herpes. Patrick Kiser of Northwestern University in Evanston, Ill., and colleagues developed a... Read more »
Black AIDS Institute

The State of Prevention

Not long ago, getting an HIV test could be a real pain. Even after setting aside all the accompanying anxieties and fears and stigmas, it was just a hassle. First, you'd come in for the test -- and unless you went to a private doctor's office,... Read more »
Ask the Experts

how long can symptoms last?

Hi Bob, I really appreciate all the great work you do for everyone here at the site, especially all of us worried wells,so here goes. I have been experiencing pain in the groin area, from pain in the testicles up into my lower abdomen, and pain...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The condom "covered only 2/3 of penis???" Hmmm . . . if a properly applied condom easily stretches to say 10 or 12 inches and yours only covered two-thirds, that would make your schlong over 15 inches! Wow! As Inga says in... Read more »

Recent PCP/ How long can I last?

Dear Dr. Feinberg, I have been HIV positive for the last 13 yrs., I recently lost my job and insurance, and even though I felt like something was happening, I didn't go to the doctor. I was recently admitted to the hospital twice for PCP, the...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I agree with you that your situation has some urgency to it. I recommend that you contact the clinic and lean on them a bit (remember that the squeaky wheel gets the grease), or see if there is another alternative for HIV care in your area. The... Read more »

How long does ARS symptoms can last?

You said to this girl in the past (that tested negaative after 12 monthes) that ARS can be present six monthes at the most. I am 2.5 monthes with the symptms and I already feel that my hands and legs are falling asleep especially if not active for...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
You did not indicate whether you had been tested for HIV or not. Remember, the studies or ARS symtoms are in people who have evidence of HIV infection by antibody testing. Most people have an acute flu like syndrome which lasts for a few days to a... Read more »

Persistent generalized lymphadenopathy- How long can it last??

By defining persistent generalized lymphadenopathy as having 2 or more extra inguinal swollen lymph nodes for more than 3 months, do these swollen nodes normally go away after 3 months or do they normally persist throughout the course of the...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Persistent generalized lymphadenopathy is very common in HIV'ers. PGL is nothing more than the body trying to fight off the HIV infection. PGL is a diagnosis best made by a lymph node biopsy. Have you had a biopsy?How long will the swollen... Read more »
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for hiv- people with long lasting symptoms

Posted by Jambasher, 4 Replies
And for anyone interested. Its my first post. Great site, helping probably millions of people. Wonderful work!

This is maybe not the right place to do this but still:

There seem to be the rather frequent occasion of people suffering from long lasting... Read more »

Pelvic and groin pain after sex

Posted by Philsaint55, 1 Reply
Hi is groin pain and loin pain a sign of HIV? I had a brief exposure to anal sex without a condom (about a minute with no ejaculation). 2 days later I had some groin pain followed by loin and pelvic tenderness. After 7 days I had a slight... Read more »

How long symptoms of primary infection last?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i am TERRIFIED that i may have gotten infected and now i feel like everything in my body is acting weird. maybe it is the anxiety or stress. can anybody please tell me what are the symptoms for primary hiv infection and how long they last? are they... Read more »

How Long Do Acute Symptoms Last?

Posted by une_fille, 2 Replies
hello, i had unprotected sex with someone i didn't really know six weeks ago. a week later i developed bacterial vaginosis. i was treated with an anitbiotic and then my tongue developed a white fuzzy appearance and was tingling. i thought maybe... Read more »