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Symptoms Of Hiv Aids In Women

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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 advanced HIV, also known as AIDS. It's what you do that puts you at risk for HIV -- not how you
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THE BIG GUSH

Hi Dr.Bob, I have a quick question. I'm a female who has oral sex with another female. I don't know her hiv status but what are my risk factors of hiv transmision. We both are bi-sexual. I'm freaking out because two days later I had a sore throat...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...On Thursday, June 25, Gay Men's Health Crisis (GMHC) released a report on the vulnerability of lesbians, bisexuals and other women who have sex with women (WSW) to HIV infection, a complicated public health issue that is perplexing to some and... Read more »

Do HIV carrirers test negative (HIV CARRIERS) (HIV BASICS)

DO HIV carriers test negative? (I did an HIV 1&2 test which came back negative. But someone told me that I could still be a carrier. The test was done six (6) months after my last possible exposure.
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...7, 2007 Dear Dr. I am from China. I had unsafe sex with a Chinese guy (a bisextual who is working in NY) in Oct 2005. Acute HIV symptoms (fever,diarrhea,sore throat)appeared 3 days later. I have a test after the window period. It is negative.... Read more »

HIV and menstruation

Hi Dr. Bob,Hope you are well! Obviously this isn't something that you can share direct knowledge about but figured I'd give it a go anyway. I've read in quite a few places that for women with HIV some of the first problems show as gynecologial...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Menopause, and HIVThere is a growing need for research about the effects of HIV on the menstrual cycle and menopause. HIV positive women and their care providers need to know what to expect at all life stages, and need strategies for optimal... Read more »

prostitutes/high risk group/hiv

dear Dr.Franscino,recently,i did the dumbest thing in my whole life.i had unprotected sex with a(street)prostitute.talk about suicide,eh?! she gave me both vaginal and oral sex unprotected on my wiener.i got tested the next day after symptoms of...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...may not be the best solution to being severely horned up, especially if you happen to be a gay man or woman. Gay men who marry women often have even bigger problems than "anxioty." And women are not even allowed to marry other women, because... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Women and HIV: Symptoms and Quality of Life in Women

...which one lives) is also influenced by symptoms and is a frequent outcome measure in research. Several studies have shown that HIV symptom control can improve quality of life for women living with the virus. While quality of life is often... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Depression Is More Common in Women How Do I Know if I'm Depressed? Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Treatment Options Get Evaluated and Treated Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...treated, they live as long as men. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. Gynecological problems can be early signs of HIV infection. Ulcers in the vagina, persistent yeast infections, and severe pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

... has more information on CD4 cells. Without treatment, your CD4 cell count will most likely go down. You might start having signs of HIV disease like fevers, night sweats, diarrhea, or swollen lymph nodes. If you have HIV disease, these problems... Read more »
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Seemingly Recurrent fungal infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...boyfriend developed (what he claimed his dr. said was) a bad case of jock itch. His HIV test was negative. In Apr, at my well woman exam, I had another yeast infection, but my HIV test that day was negative again. This week, boyfriend... Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...or bacterial vaginosis appears, you may be more susceptible to getting HIV infection during sex with infected partners. EARLY SYMPTOMS OF HIV INFECTION If you are like many people, you will not have any symptoms when you first become infected... Read more »

Husband just diagnosed with AIDS

Posted by jillymae06, 8 Replies
...The first 8 years of our marriage he was a practicing alcoholic and says it happened 9 years ago. Not only with a couple of women, but also with one man. He's been sober for 5 years. We are both Christians. I am having a hard time dealing... Read more »

? for anon one

Posted by mistake1, 2 Replies
...or anything, then on the 4 week mark no hiv no hep or herpes, 8 weeks no hiv..... i only had one encounter vaginal with this women and i will not no what to do if this ruins my life i had to tell my girlfreind i cheated on her the whole bit it... Read more »