Staph Infection In The Vaginal Area

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Recurring Staph Infections

I am a healthy HIV-er with an undetectable viral load and 1025 CD4 count. I'm currently taking Atripla, eat a healthy diet, and workout 4-5x/wk. Since contracting HIV, I have had numerous staph infections- 3 of them MRSA. I never had a single staph...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...notoriously tough to clear even in HIV negative persons due partly to persistent reservoirs of infections (often nose, peri-anal area, surface of objects, partners also infected). Odds for clearance seem only modestly impacted by CD4 count and... Read more »

Staph Infection? HIV? Help?

I tend to send you these things every few months or so with hopes that one day you'll go ahead and... Read more »

Child's Casual Contact with HIV infected person

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The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...infections should consider being screened for HIV Symptoms include itching, burning, and pain around the vagina, labia, or anal area and thick, curd-like vaginal discharge HIV-positive women often have recurring yeast infections that are... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...fewer people got OIs. It's not clear how many people with HIV will get a specific OI. In women, health problems in the vaginalarea may be early signs of HIV. These can include pelvic inflammatory disease and bacterial vaginosis, among others.... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Condoms

...woman's vagina. Condoms also help prevent diseases that are spread by semen or by contact with infected sores in the genital area, including HIV. Most condoms go over a man's penis. A new type of condom was designed to fit into a woman's vagina.... Read more »
The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

...your partner if he or she tells you itwas caused by the heat, the weather, or clothes. You should avoid any contactwith the area until a health care worker has examined it. Don't floss, brush your teeth, or do anything that would... Read more »
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