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Stress Cause Bacterial Vaginitis

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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...doxcycline or tetracycline can be given to patients who are allergic to penicillin. Other Sexually Transmitted Infections Other sexually transmitted infections commonly seen in HIV-positive women include chlamydia, gonorrhea, bacterial vaginosis, and trichomonas. Antibiotics are available to treat these conditions. Your doctor can diagnose these infections and prescribe effective treatment. It is important to treat these conditions,...
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Can a Vaginal bacterial infection lower my T-Cell count?

I currently have HIV and my previous viral load was 1300 with a t-cell count over 651 which was an improvement from my previous blood tests. In a 6 month period my viral load increased to 1600 but my t-cell count dropped to 495. When I took my last...
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
Those two viral load results are essentially the same number and are within the range of assay variation. although that could be a significant drop in CD4 count, I suspect not, and also that your CD4 percent is about the same with both of those CD4... Read more »

atripla and Bacterial vaginosis

Dear Dr. I sent a question a couple of days ago with no response. I would really appreciate receiving your kind response on why I keep getting recurring bacterial vaginosis almost monthly now. I have been on atripla for two years and each time my Dr...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
To my knowledge Atripla use doesn't lead to increased risk for bacerial vaginosis which can be a challenge to treat in some patients. Restoring normal vaginal flora with active culture yogurt or other interventions might be discussed with primary... Read more »

As the world turns around, here's me back...

Hello there, docIt's your BFF here... Please help me only one more time... Please...After that gengivitis, I got a soreThroat... It's very very bad... Lots of pain, fever, and now starting a dry cough... Is it normal after the 5 days of azytromicin?...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello BFF Brazilian Guy,I cannot diagnose ailments over the Internet. If your wife has a vaginal discharge, she should see her gynecologist for an evaluation. Your symptoms are not suggestive of or worrisome for HIV. That the azithromycin did not... Read more »

HIV worry has caused my body to fall apart (JUST MADE A DONATION OF 70$)

Thank you for all that you do, Doc.I had protected oral and vaginal sex with a sex worker in Spain on the 7-8th of June. Since then, I have had some STD tests done. My initial symptoms included frequent urination but that went away after a week and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...repeatedly undetectable qualitative HIV DNA PCR tests and negative HIV-antibody tests.I absolutely agree your symptoms are related to stress and other non-HIV-associated conditions. You should follow up with your urologist regarding the "sand" in... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Opportunistic Infections

...OI. In women, health problems in the vaginal area may be early signs of HIV. These can include pelvic inflammatory disease and bacterial vaginosis, among others. See Fact Sheet 610 for more information. The most common OIs are listed here,... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...moredifficult to treat in HIV+ women than HIV-negative women: Some vaginal infections (including yeast infections) Bacterial vaginosis Common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), such as gonorrhea, Chlamydia, andtrichomoniasis ... Read more »
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Systemic Candidiasis

...antihistamines can increase the risk of Candida infections. Things that may weaken the immune system -- from chemotherapy to stress and depression -- can also cause or worsen candidiasis. Infection in the Vagina Vaginal candidiasis, called... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Smoking and HIV

...in quitting smoking by: altering the routines that encourage them to smoke getting support to reduce outside factors like stress that encourage them to smoke participating in motivational groups Some people have good success with alternative... Read more »
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Think I might have hiv or other illness

Posted by VAmberwaves7, 2 Replies
My name is Vanessa I have been with my boyfriend for about a year and he is the only one I have been with without a condom he said he has been with girls without really been tested for stds or hiv. I have always been tested for hiv and stds of last... Read more »

repeated boats with bacterial vaginosis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...holding on to the past 10 months. Two questions PLEASE someone answer: 1. Is there a connection between recurring Bacterial Vaginosis and HIV? I know it is not considered an STD (only because women get it without sexual contact)... Read more »

Stress/lack of sleep/anxiety,effect immune system?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Do these things make you more suseptible to colds, flu, etc? I haven't slept for a while now, (weeks) haven't eaten all that great, and Im usually so anxious/nervous/worried that I can't concentrate and have a 24 hr. a day 7 days a week... Read more »

worried, please respond

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi, I posted a couple of weeks back. I am fairly content that I do not have HIV ( tested negative at 5.5 months). However, i recently told my fiance of my past and she told me she has a strange discharge from her vagina before her period comes, that... Read more »