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Recovery Time From A Cervical Cerclage

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Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

...physical examination can detect as many cases of anal cancer as anal Pap testing. Genital warts can appear anywhere from a few weeks to a few months after you are exposed to HPV. The warts might look like small bumps. Sometimes they are fleshy and look like small cauliflowers. They can get bigger over time. Your health care provider can usually tell if you have genital warts by looking at them. Sometimes a tool called an anoscope is used to...
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Recovery time from treatment

I have completed 24 weeks of treatment for Genotype 2 HCV. My viral load has been negligible since week 4. My hemoglobin levels have dropped signficantly during the treatment. This has caused extreme fatigue the last few weeks. How long does it take...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Your hemoglobin levels should normalize in one month and better yet - you have extremely high chance of a sustained response! Read more »

Hepatitis A recovery

I had Hep A a month ago. My ALT-AST had almost recovered since then (ca. from 1000 to 50) and I resumed alcohol and sports. I repeated the test and ALT/AST shot up to ca.250. How long should I refrain from alcohol for and can sports (gym) also be...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
...function tests quite frankly. That is not common with hepatitis A which usually resolves in one phase....not a stuttering course of recovery...I would definitely stay away from alcohol over this month and get retesting of your liver function... Read more »

p.m.l.and recovery

with h.i.v.p.m.l dose the recovery of the immune system i was wondering can the white brain matter be restored or will it remain the same in a lot of ways i see impovement it had efected my speech i would like to know will i see more impovement or...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Please address HIV related questions to the HIV forum Read more »

Estimated recovery time for CD4 less than 200 ?

Dear Doc,I guess my specialist care provider and I did not understand one another clearly enough when my CD4 count fell below 300 late last year. We had decided to start a "Doctor sanctioned HAART holiday" in June 2003, after I was V/L...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
...I think it unlikely you will get back to 1200. Recovery after interruption that has resulted in the decline you have experienced will be slow and incomplete. My guestimate is you will Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Treatment Interruptions

...a report was published on people who had interrupted their treatment. It found a higher risk of AIDS-related diseases, less recovery of CD4 counts, and higher rates of death as long as eight years after the treatment interruption. Two types of... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Body Shape Changes (Lipodystrophy)

...have recovered from serious illnesses like childhood leukemia or breast cancer. For people with HIV, this may be caused by the recovery of the immune system after effective ART. A large study found that the following factors increase the risk... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Immune Restoration Syndrome

...a new case of CMV disease. There were similar cases in other patients and with different infections. It was called "immune recovery syndrome." Some patients developed fever and swollen lymph nodes. Others had inflammation in various parts of... Read more »
The Well Project


...need a colposcopy (an exam of your cervix using a microscope to look at the tissue more closely) HIV-positive women are 10 times more likely to have abnormal Pap smears than HIV- women The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recommend that: ... Read more »
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Two weeks down and a life time to live

Posted by trulife, 2 Replies
...of my life. I know the road will not always be easy, but my faith and my determination will have to get me through the rough times. I am blessed with great support from a great friend and fortunate to have this venue to vent what I feel inside... Read more »

Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
...wanted to have sex with me without it and told me that she is not worried and will eat some pregnancy pills. We ended up mating 2 times in the same night. I was having Flue Like Symptoms in start of 3rd Week till the end of 3rd Week Post... Read more »


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...the most. And she now has a 4 mo. old baby she needs to focus on. My son would just be angry. So I feel really alone at this time. And having found out so close to Christmas, my first thought was, will this be my last? There were many tears... Read more »

Excessive Mastubation

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
...Ever since I found out that I'm poz, I've been spending a lot more time mastubating. Is that normal? Or could it be because of the amount of time I've been spending reading posts about sexual issues? Read more »