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Menstrual Cycle Symptoms 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 »

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 »

early menopause

I am 36.5 yrs old, have been hiv pos for 2 yrs. Am on truvada,ritonavir,atazanavir. Lately i feel... Read more »
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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 »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...menstrual hormone necessary for normal periods to occur. Anemia is very common among HIV-positive women and may be related to abnormal menstrual cycles. Since anemia has been shown to be a risk factor for progression of HIV disease, it is... Read more »
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 »
The Well Project

Understanding CD4 Cells and CD4 Cell Tests

...you are startingor changing treatment. Many factors can affect your CD4 cell count, including the time of day,stress, your menstrual cycle, and infections such as the flu. If you get aresult back that surprises you or your health care provider,... 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 »

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 »

Breakthrough bleeding

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...How common is breaktrhough bleeding and newly obtained HIV? Read more »