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HIV and menstruation

Hi Dr. Bob,Hope you are well! Obviously this isn't something that you can share direct knowledge about but figured I'd give it a go anyway. I've read in quite a few places that for women with HIV some of the first problems show as gynecologial...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...while secondary amenorrhea is the absence of menses for three to six months or longer in a woman who previously menstruated.Menorrhagia refers to the loss of more than 80 mL of blood during each cycle of regular length, whereas dysfunctional... Read more »

Anemia and heavy menses part 2

Thanx 4 answering my first question, it was really eye opening. My gynechologist's knowledge about... Read more »

HI DOC, HOW YA DOING???

Dear Doc, How are you? Doc, I just think you are one of the most facinating person on earth. I... Read more »
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New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Menstrual Disorders in HIV-Infected Women

... Polymenorrhea Menstrual bleeding occurs Oligomenorrhea Menstrual bleeding occurs >35 days after prior menses Menorrhagia/hypermenorrhea Regular cycles with excessive flow (>80 ml) or duration (>7 days) Metrorrhagia ... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Menstruation, Menopause and HIV

...while secondary amenorrhea is the absence of menses for three to six months or longer in a woman who previously menstruated. Menorrhagia refers to the loss of more than 80 mL of blood during each cycle of regular length, whereas dysfunctional... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Menstrual Symptoms in HIV Positive Women

...impotence, and testicular atrophy. Gonadal (ovarian) failure in women could present as a menstrual cycle disturbance. Heavy bleeding (menorrhagia) or painful periods (dysmenorrhea) could be explained by low platelets (thrombocytopenia) associated... Read more »
Body Positive

The Challenges of Being a Woman with a "Male Disease"

...undiagnosedor misdiagnosed, even though they present themselves to their physicianswith such srymptoms as easy bruising and menorrhagia (abnormal menstrualbleeding). In many instances these symptoms are treated as hormonalproblems that often... Read more »
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Family frustrations

Posted by eleniel, 4 Replies
All week i've been forced to interact with people...work, classes, meetings, etc. It's been a few weeks since I have had any time to myself that wasn't spent sleeping or using the bathroom. I finally get a day off and my family decides to go on a... Read more »

symptom! need your help!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, last week,i suddenly get flu like symtom,which lasts ten days. In this period, heavy headache is most frequent! and sometimes i got a low fever(98.6F), and sometimes felt cold and nausea.First i take penicillin mainlined two days and all the... Read more »

I'm going to die if I don't get help please.

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Had unprotected sex 3 times with a male who I believe is pos. contracted std turned into pid within a months time. It's been 4 months now and I'm either dieing or killing myself from not eating and stress. I have swollen lymph nodes in my groin for... Read more »

How Does the Stress Response Damage Your Health?

Posted by Anonymous
Evolution has twisted together the brain, hormones, and immunde system of primates, including us. The stress reaction that's so protective against short-term danger can wreak havoc on the body if it goes on too long, precisely because it throws... Read more »