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Pelvic Pain And Hiv In Women

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Depression, Women and HIV

Table of Contents Women and Depression Depression in Women Living With HIV Depression and Older Women Living With HIV Depression Can Cause Serious Problems What Is Depression? Treatment Options Get Checked and Treated for Depression Women and Depression Studies have shown that, in the general population, women are two times morelikely to be depressed than men. While it is not clear why women suffer fromdepression so much...
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Repeated testicle/abdominal/pelvic pain

Doc, I was diagnosed HIV+ in May 2011 with initial numbers of vl=186,000 and cd4=300. I have taken Truvada and isentress since Aug 2011 with current numbers of vl=31 and cd4=700. For 3 years prior to being diagnosed, I experienced a constant...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The symptoms you describe would not be likely due to your HIV medications and would also be unusual to be due to HIV directly but possible. A neurologic evaluation by an HIV experienced neurologist and consideration of a biopsy of one of the... Read more »

PLEASE- Clarification Needed!! HIV/STD from Pelvic Exam (new mother)

Hi Ms. Southall,Thank you for your response to my question. It made me feel somewhat better but since I am breastfeeding my infant, the small chance you mentioned still makes me question whether or not an infection could have occurred. I just want...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
Worried mom,You are fine! continue breast feeding your child, there is no risk of transmission. I agree with the other experts on this forum.Be well and worry free!Shannon... Read more »

pelvic pain after a c-section

I have a c-section 7 months ago and I experience pain in my lower stomach (pelvic area)on both sides especially doing my period but It is not cramps. what could it be? Also my period is very very heavy every month i also had a tuble ligation....
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
You should seek help from your Obstetrician in answering these questions.JLS.... Read more »

Mycoplasma, pelvic inflammatory disease, HIV

Few years back I had PID due to mycoplasma. Can mycoplasma cause HIV, do I have to be concerned about that?Thank you in advance....
David Wohl, M.D.

Response from David Wohl, M.D.

University of North Carolina - Chapel Hill
You can get HIV from sex just like other sexually transmitted infections. They do not cause one another but share modes of transmission.DW... Read more »
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Pelvic and groin pain after sex

Posted by Philsaint55, 1 Reply
Hi is groin pain and loin pain a sign of HIV? I had a brief exposure to anal sex without a condom (about a minute with no ejaculation). 2 days later I had some groin pain followed by loin and pelvic tenderness. After 7 days I had a slight... Read more »

Why women are at the highest risk for HIV

Posted by 2FarGone
I've really been struggling with this idea as of late. I live in Vancouver which (in terms of HIV/AIDS demographics) is largely gay or IV drug using. I'd imagine there are also women in the city who have HIV although if they aren't drug addicted... Read more » on Women with HIV

Posted by Anonymous
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Girls' Night Out

As a woman with HIV in the 90s, I was a fringe statistic. Now, finally, the scientists and docs are catching up

by Regan Hofmann

In the mid-90s, when I first had HIV, I was... Read more »

Spirited spiritual women living with HIV

Posted by Valerie257, 4 Replies
I know you're out there.
Lets find each other for a weekly support group in Manhattan/downtown Brooklyn.
Rather than a group leader, a weekly designated driver chosen/volunteering from among group members.
Time and place TBD, suggestions welcome.

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