Is Pelvic Pain An Hiv Symptom

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

...States develop PID. The symptoms may be quite mild or can be very severe and can include abdominal pain and fever. PID can lead to internal abscesses (pus-filled "pockets" that are hard to cure) and long-lasting, chronic pelvic pain. PID can damage the fallopian tubes enough to cause infertility or increase the risk of ectopic pregnancy. Ectopic pregnancy is a life-threatening condition in which a fertilized egg grows outside the...
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Please interprete my HIV test results

Hello Doctor, I had a sex (with withdrawal technique) with my fiance who is diagnosed with AIDS later on (recently).It was just a beginning of our relationship. I developed yeast like symptoms within 24 hours- thick white vaginal discharge,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello L25,Your symptoms 24 hours after unprotected sex with your HIV-positive fianc would not be related to HIV acquisition. The symptoms of HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) take two to three weeks to appear after primary HIV infection. Your... Read more »

HCV and HIV Coinfection

I am concerned because of a blood test at an HIV clinic where they conducted a blood draw from HCV. I began getting ill and was hospitalized for abdonimal and pelvic pain within two and one half weeks of the incident. Since that time, I have had...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...I doubt your abdominal or pelvic pain is related to HIV or HCV. I would see your gyn doctor for a pelvic examination and further evaluation. Read more »

Would like a whoo-hoo from Dr. Bob

I am 23 yrs old and have only been intimate with one person in my life and my only risk is unprotected oral sex so far (both ways). We have been dating since August 2008 and were separated for the whole year of 2009.We never had penetrative sex. He...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Unprotected oral sex carries only a low risk for HIV transmission/acquisition. Your negative HIV-antibody test at 5.5 months is definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. No additional HIV tests are warranted.... Read more »

Dr. Bob is Amazing!

Dr. Bob I was tested at 5.5 months using Rapid test and 9.5 months using test which took a week to get results back. That is also negative! You sure do know your stuff!Thank you so much for what you're doing here on this site. I appreciate the fact...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Thanks for your thanks and kind comments. WOO-HOO!Regarding your "PS," mercury from fish and/or being exposed to random people on the subway would not delay seroconversion; however, being exposed to random fish on a subway to the planet Mercury... Read more »
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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... 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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Women and HIV

...treated, they live as long as men. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. Gynecological problems can be early signs of HIV infection. Ulcers in the vagina, persistent yeast infections, and severe pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)... Read more »
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