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Is Rectal Bleeding A Symptom Of AIDS

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Rectal Bleeding... very scared PLEASE HELP!! DR.B

Hello DR.Bob... I have a very short question... Does HIV cause Rectal Bleeding? Or can it be a sign of seroconversion? I had anal sex about 2 months ago, the condom popped. did not have any bleeding then but 1 month later had some bleeding, then...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Rectal bleeding is not a sign of HIV seroconversion or symptom of HIV disease. The only reason for concern is that your condom failed. Consequently you have some degree of risk of contracting various STDs, including HIV. An HIV test at the... Read more »

Bleeding rectal ulcers

My wife has been dealing with this problem for a year now, and it appears we are no nearer to a... Read more »

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Vaginal Bleeding

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Is Bleeding a symptom of HIV or Aids ? in the Vagina or Penis Read more »

Nose Bleeds?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Could frequent nose bleeds be a sign of HIV infection, or are they common amongst people with HIV/AIDS?

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Breakthrough bleeding

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How common is breaktrhough bleeding and newly obtained HIV?

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GI Bleeding

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At 2 weeks after i began to have symptoms sore throat, cough, lung infection, light headed. 2 months after a possible infection i began to have black stool. I then got Bronchitis @ 2 months. Since then i have been having burning in mouth, a single... Read more »