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Symptoms Of Pelvic Inflammatory Disease

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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop into more serious conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or cervical cancer. Which GYN Conditions Are Most Problematic? Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV, Genital Herpes) There are many forms of herpes. The most common forms of herpes are...
Ask the Experts

STD

hello , i would like to know is STD considered an early stage of AIDS?will STD lead to AIDS?
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
...syphilis, Chlamydia, LGV (lymphogranuloma venereum), genital Herpes, trichomoniasis, HPV (human papillomavirus infection), PID (pelvic inflammatory disease) and HIV. These infections are not the same as HIV, which is the virus that causes AIDS. ... Read more »

PID

Is pelvic inflammatory disease now considered an AIDS defining illness?
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
No. Read more »

HIV doctor unphased by symptoms

I am an FTM with HIV. This (for those who don't know) means I was born female, and now take testosterone and live as male (for 8 yrs now). But I still have female genitals). My dr. (a well known HIV dr in my area) has been taking my numbers...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your questions.I can appreciate how difficult your situation is-- it's clear that some of the infections that you've described can be attributed to HIV-- thrush, warts, vaginal yeast infections, herpes and even sinus infections are... Read more »

What's Chlamydia?

Mr. Sowadsky:What's Chlamydia and how do you get it?, do you experience ARS? what test do you have to take to diagnose it? Any particular symptoms?THANKS!
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...(urinates), an unusual vaginal discharge, an abnormally heavy period, or abdominal pain. Left untreated, in women, Chlamydia can cause Pelvic Inflammatory Disease (PID), a very serious complication. In both men and women, left untreated,... Read more »
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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Pelvic Inflammatory Disease in HIV Infection

...At the National Conference for Women and HIV (May 4-7, Pasadena, CA) there were two presentations on pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) in HIV infection. Ann Duerr (of the CDC) presented a "state-of-the-art" lecture on gynecologic infections at... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Kenya: Infection With Trichomonas Vaginalis Increases the Risk of HIV-1 Acquisition

...sexual, and gynecological history. Syndromic treatment was given for women with signs or symptoms of genital tract infection, pelvic inflammatory disease or vaginal discharge, according to Kenya Ministry of Health guidelines, or one week later... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Gonorrhea

What is gonorrhea? How common is gonorrhea? How do people get gonorrhea? Who is at risk for gonorrhea? What are the signs and symptoms of gonorrhea? What are the complications of gonorrhea? How does gonorrhea affect a pregnant woman... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

HIV Symptoms

...Frequent fevers and sweats Persistent or frequent yeast infections (oral or vaginal) Persistent skin rashes or flaky skin Pelvic inflammatory disease in women that does not respond to treatment Short-term memory loss Some people... Read more »
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Am I Infected

Posted by delhiguy, 3 Replies
I am 30 YO guy. Worried that I may have got infected. I met this friend of mine on 5th of Dec 2010 which was just a causual meeting after 5 years. After having drinks she started touching me and I got aroused and we end up mating. While in act, she... Read more »

Whats the point

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
in making fun of someone so paranoid ? instead of singing just give him a nice long answer and tell me whats the point of the song and what its about ? Read more »

Lost

Posted by LostNconfused, 5 Replies
I tested positive 3 days before Christmas and I think I am still numb to the fact. I haven't told any friends or family because I really don't know how and most are judgemental and I'm sure will walk away. But I guess if they do, then I didn't need... 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 »