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Rectal Bleeding During Seroconversion

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Rectal Bleeding... very scared PLEASE HELP!! DR.B

Hello DR.Bob... I have a very short question... Does HIV cause Rectal Bleeding? Or can it be a sign of seroconversion? I had anal sex about 2 months ago, the condom popped. did not have any bleeding then but 1 month later had some bleeding, then...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Rectal bleeding is not a sign of HIV seroconversion or symptom of HIV disease. The only reason for concern is that your condom failed. Consequently you have some degree of risk of contracting various STDs, including HIV. An HIV test at the... Read more »

Rectal Bleeding

Greetings, I'm 30yrs old, been HIV+ for 5yrs. For the past 2 months I have been experiencing... Read more »

Bleeding rectal ulcers

My wife has been dealing with this problem for a year now, and it appears we are no nearer to a... Read more »
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High Levels of Maraviroc in Rectal Tissue Fail to Protect Macaques From SIV Transmission Following Rectal Exposure

A poster from the group responsible for key animal PK studies looking at tenofovir and/or FTC for PrEP presented a poster with disappointing findings with maraviroc. These results are important given the investigational use of maraviroc in... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Why Rectal Douches May Be Acceptable Rectal-Microbicide Delivery Vehicles for Men Who Have Sex With Men

The authors undertook the current study to explore the age of onset of rectal douching among men who have sex with men (MSM) and the reasons for continuing to douche, as well as to consider whether rectal douches containing microbial agents would be... Read more »
TheBody.com

"The Rectal Revolution Is Here": Getting to the Bottom of Rectal Microbicides

If condoms are over 90 percent effective, when used constantly and consistently, in preventing the spread of HIV, then why do we need more options in our prevention toolbox? Why aren't condoms working? This very blunt question was posed by Jim... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Group Releases Report on Rectal Microbicides

Less Silence, More Science: Advocacy To Make Rectal Microbicides a Reality ," International Rectal Microbicides Advocates : IRMA recently at the Microbicides 2008 conference in New Delhi, India, released the report, which provides a background on... Read more »
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seroconversion question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I recently had an incident of deep kissing & receiving unprotected oral sex from a girl of unknown but questionable
status. After a week I felt lousy with a few symptoms but 7 weeks later on my mouth seems very dry & my spit hardly noticable.... Read more »

bleeding gums

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had a single indicident of unprotected vaginal sex 2 months ago, and I have had severe bleeding gums in the past month or so. Does anyone know if this could be a sign of seroconversion or immunosuppression? It's really getting me down. Would... Read more »

Can you catch chlamydia orally by someone who has rectal chlamydia?

Posted by chrono5, 2 Replies
I've just been treated for rectal chlamydia, but I have a partner who we both have never had anal sex with, but he has given me oral sex. I haven't told him just yet because I found out today and I'm waiting until he is back, but I was wondering... Read more »

seroconversion

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