Severe Vaginal Bleeding After Lifting

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


...have no symptoms. Even when a woman has symptoms, they can be so non-specific as to be mistaken for a bladder or vaginal infection. The initial symptoms and signs in women include a painful or burning sensation when urinating, increased vaginal discharge, or vaginal bleeding between periods. Women with gonorrhea are at risk of developing serious complications from the infection, regardless of the presence or severity of symptoms. Symptoms of...
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Wasting face lift too tight, what to do?

Due to facial wasting, a plastic surgean recommended a facelift. Not only this lift chabged completely my facial shape, it is still very tight and i cam feel the treads under my skin, even the knots, i can feel.I am missing facial movement...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. I am sorry to hear about your poor outcome after the face lift procedure. One option would be to have a revision procedure to loosen up the skin and soft tissues.Another option would be to try some different fillers to... Read more »

Travel Ban lifted! Woohoo!

Dear Dr Bob, I am currently in Cuzco Peru having a great tome and read in my NYTimes that Pres Obama lifted the Travel Ban to the US for HIVers effective in 60 days! I just wantedto share this great news with everybody!Also wanted to tel everyone...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation United States health policy, with Washington playing a leading role in AIDS prevention in Africa and other countries with severe epidemics, but preserving restrictions that in practice prevented international AIDS researchers and activists... Read more »

lipoatrophy and face lift remedy

dear drs, what is your consideration toward face lift or mid-face plastic surgery as a reconstructive measure for facial lipoatrophy? it seems that while slightly pulling the loose skin taught on my cheeks the sucken tiredness is certainly less...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
Hello and thanks for posting. I think that a face-lift or mid-face reconstructive surgery is a good option when facial lipoatrophy is combined with the loose and sagging skin of aging. However, in most cases, a facial filler such as Sculptra or... Read more »

Travel ban lifted?

Dr Dr Bob,Now that the PEPFAR Bill has become law, when will the travel ban on HIV visitors to US be lifted? Any news on that?Thanks for all your work in helping to bring this about (hopefully)Jay
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Jay,No news yet about when the new policy will be operational. You know how Dubya likes to drag his feet when it comes to anything that makes sense. (Just look at the whole global warming fiasco.) Stay tuned. We'll keep you posted!Dr. Bob Read more »
The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Symptoms include itching, burning, and pain around your vagina, labia, or anal area. You may also have a thick, cottage cheese-like vaginal discharge. HIV-positive women often have recurring yeast infections that are difficult to treat. You are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Side Effects

...else the drug does is a side effect. Some side effects are mild, like a slight headache. Others, likeliver damage, can be severe and, in rare cases, fatal. Some goon for just a few days or weeks, but others might continue aslong as you take a... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission not a common way of transmitting HIV, in fact, there are numerous reports of bites that did not result in HIV infection. Severe trauma with extensive tissue damage and the presence of blood were reported in each of the instances where... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

... Women with HIV get vaginal infections, genital ulcers, pelvic inflammatory disease, and genital warts more often and more severely than uninfected women. Women get thrush (a yeast infection, see Fact Sheet 501 ) in their throats and herpes... Read more »
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What foolish and senseless behavior. Please Help!

Posted by brainshom, 1 Reply
About 2 months ago, I did something that was completely out of my character and now I am scared as hell. I was new in the neighborhood and had a one night stand with a girl whom I later found out was/is a prostitute. Had I known she was a sex... Read more »

Worried after performing oral on multiple partners

Posted by alanwann, 2 Replies
Okay from the Top I am A gay male but have never really been interested in a dating or regular partner.In the past Ive been hooking up on net or rest stops but just giving oral nothing else .I admit I always enjoyed swallowing semen a lot and Over... Read more »

Vaginal Bleeding

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is Bleeding a symptom of HIV or Aids ? in the Vagina or Penis Read more »

vaginal discharge

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I was diagnosed with gonorrhea about a month ago. I was treated and retested. The retest came back as undetected. I have also gone in for a full STD testing. I won't know the results until next week. I don't really have any syptoms of anything,... Read more »