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Menstrual Cycle Changes With Hiv

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Does HIV affect menstrual cycles?

I was wondering if there has been any studies done on the effect of HIV and or HIV drugs on the menstrual cycles. I'm 40 years old and have had many problems with my period, but these last two years, it has gotten extremely worse. My doctor thinks...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
...Studies have indeed addressed the relationship between HIV and menstrual cycles. For the most part, neither HIV nor the HIV medications affect the menstrual cycle. However, patients who have AIDS and AIDS Read more »

HIV and menstruation

Hi Dr. Bob,Hope you are well! Obviously this isn't something that you can share direct knowledge... Read more »

Menstrual periods and recent HIV infection

I was wondering if ARS could cause my period to be two weeks late. I did not really show any of... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Menstruation, Menopause and HIV

... Introduction The Menstrual Cycle Menstrual Irregularities in Women with HIV Menopause HIV and Menopause Osteopenia and Osteoporosis Cardiovascular Read more »
Project Inform

Women and AIDS Update

...studies (HIV Epidemiology Study or HERS and Women's Interagency HIV Study or WIHS). Women self-reported information about their menstrual cycle over the course of six months. Overall, the study found that HIV-positive women, who were otherwise... Read more »
New York State Department of Health AIDS Institute

Menstrual Disorders in HIV-Infected Women

...suggests that pregnancy is unlikely. Menses that vary in frequency, duration, or amount from what is considered to be a normal menstrual cycle for a given patient are considered irregular. The accepted terms for abnormal uterine bleeding... Read more »
Project Inform

Ritonavir and Menstruation

...excessive menstrual bleeding, a condition known as hypermenorrhea. The study followed a group of ten HIV+ women, all of whom had normal menstrual cycles and hemoglobin levels (a measurement of how much oxygen is being carried by the red blood... Read more »
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condom failure during menstrual cycle

Posted by vendredisoir, 1 Reply
Hello all, First of all, thanks to everyone for the many great posts on here. Have been lurking for a while. Here's my story: I am a negative male who was having protected vaginal intercourse with a woman late in her cycle (had to be told to... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Prolonged menstrual period an HIV symptom?

Posted by anonymous34134, 1 Reply
...So, I had an HIV scare in November 2007. I had unprotected oral sex with a guy (he went down on me, and I went down on him, but he didn't come). Read more »

pregnacy during ure period

Posted by Anonymous, 6 Replies
if u have unprotected sex during ure period can u get pregnant? Read more »