Is Lower Left Abdominal Pain An Hiv Symptom

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Gynecological Problems

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...
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HIV infection by licking pussy , sucking nipples ?

Hi , I need a urgent help.History/Background : I had sex with a sex-worker 8 days back.I used condom for the intercourse.But in foreplay i licked the pussy and sucked her nipples.Issue/Reason for Worry: From next day morning I had watery...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Cunnilingus ("licking the pussy") carries only a very low risk for HIV acquisition. See below. "Sucking nipples" is not considered an HIV risk.Regarding your "sexologist," I have several concerns:1. HIV-antibody tests taken prior to the... Read more »

I beg for your help!

Dear Dr Bob, Its me again, I know I HIV 2010. Please I know ur a busy man with all the good work you do but I am hoping to get a reply from you when ever you have some spare time. The last time I wrote to you, you seemed a bit upset at the fact...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,My assessment and advice have not changed. (See below.)I will reiterate the key points:1. "Your beliefs do not change reality."2. "HIV, whether you believe it or not, is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV tests are... Read more »

Confused about the swiss study

I discussed with my doctor about the swiss study which claims that in a monogamous serodiscordant and straight relationship with the infected partner on treatment and with an undetectable viral load the use of a condom is no more imperative. He...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
Thanks for your question.The recommendations were based on the finding that loweing the viral load will indeed lessen the risk of transmission of HIv but may not eliminate it.Studies that examined men on HAART with undetectable viral loads in their... Read more »

what to do?

Iwant to start by saying, hello and thank you for helping out in this world. If everyone was like you, there would be less worries in this world.My risks were very high. unprotected receptive anal 4 months ago. Yesterday, some guy took off the...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Thank you for your very nice comments. It is very gratifying to know that the website is helpful.Many points I would like to make:1. Testing for your first exposure seems to look good so far. Four months out and you are still negative - this is very... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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What Is HIV?

...Illustrations of How HIV Works How Your Immune System Works History of the HIV/AIDS Epidemic Origins of HIV What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS? Read more »
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Older People and HIV

...diseases among older people, as they do for younger people. Physicians may not diagnose HIV infection in older people. Some early symptoms of HIV disease may appear to be signs of normal aging. The stigma of having HIV/AIDS may be worse for older... Read more »
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What Is HIV?

...is about 600 to 1,500) How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands,... Read more »