Symptoms Of Advanced Hiv In Women

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The Well Project

Women, Anemia and HIV/AIDS matter how much you get in your diet. This is because some people cannot absorb this vitamin from food or oral supplements. If a drug you are taking is causing anemia, it may be necessary to stop taking that drug. When advanced HIV is the cause of anemia, HIV treatment may improve symptoms. There are also medications that help your body make more RBCs. These medications include the injectable drug erythropoietin or EPO (brand names...
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hello Dr. Frascino, I know that HIV is more your area of expertise but I was wondering if you knew anything about hpv. I was diagnosed with hpv about 10 years ago and was reading recently that some percentage of people actually clear the infection,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...the body's immune system completely clears the infection. (See below.)Hope that helps.Dr. BobHuman Papilloma Virus (HPV) and HIV/AIDS April 2010What Is HPV?Human Papillomavirus (HPV) is the name of a large group of viruses. Certain types of HPV... Read more »

Symptom of HIV?

Dear Doctor, First let me thank you as a contributor to this site. Back in March of this year I tested positive for HIV and this website has been invaluable for assisting my understanding of this disease. Just recently in a Just for Women article...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thank you for your question.Yeast infections caused by candida may be a symptom of HIV infection. While HIV uninfected people may get yeast infections (especially women with diabetes, on antibiotics, around menstruation, Read more »

can you get hiv/aids if you.. (QTND: HIV TRANSMISSION BETWEEN TWO HIV NEGATIVES, 2008)

me and my partner have been curious about trying anal sex. we are both hiv/aids free and free of any other std's. we were curious, can we get aids from anal sex even if you both are disease free?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...QTND (Question That Never Dies) and has a common sense ATNC (Answer That Never Changes). See below.Dr. Bobgay anal sex with two hiv negativesJun 2, 2008 dr bob, i am really worried because my gay friend and i had gay sex and anal! is there any... Read more »

saliva (Facts for Life: What you and the people you care about need to know about HIV/AIDS )

can i catch HIV if my partner "sprays" when he talks and his salive gets in my eye? Also can i get HIV from an infected partners saliva on my anus?
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...HIV presence in sweat, the technology back then could not detect them? It's be 8 years since and now the HIV tests have also advanced. Is it possible that if we test now with the latest technology, we will detect HIV is sweat? My apologies for... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV/AIDS Therapy: Drug Cocktail Benefits Women With Advanced HIV/AIDS

...According to new US study of 1,132 HIV-infected women, women with advanced-stage HIV can benefit greatly from highly-active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) treatment. Read more »
The Body PRO

Postpartum ART Discontinuation is Common, Particularly Among HIV-Infected Women With Less Advanced HIV

...Listen (3.4MB, 8 min.) This is an interview that took place in the poster session at IDSA 2007, one of the year's HIV conferences. There's nothing like hearing the results of research directly from those who actually conducted the... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Women and HIV: Symptoms and Quality of Life in Women

...mimic "normal" female complaints in healthy women. In addition, gynecological symptoms arise early and are often a marker for advancing infection. Symptoms experienced by HIV positive women in developing countries are remarkably similar to those... Read more »
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symptoms are they?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...check fever and it said 79.9. I would think this was like hot flashes. On the body I read that hot flashes occur when having HIV. Are these symptoms related to HIV. I hope some one has a bit of time and can respond. Thank you in advance.,..... Read more » on Women with HIV

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...Hello everyone! I am a college student that is doing a psych. research paper on HIV/AIDS. I want some feedback from someone that is actually dealing with this. My topic is why there are a high percentage among Read more »

HIV + Women in Rural Areas

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...organization works to fill the gaps in service and offer the highest quality support services to women in our community. Thanks in advance! Read more »
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