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Unusual Discharge As A Sign Of Hiv

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Unusual virginal Discharges

I have been living with HIV for 8 years now. I started treatment a year ago and my viral load is undetected with a CD4 count of 450,i have never been sick. My problem now is that i have been having an unusual virginal discharge for sometime now,to a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,"Virginal discharges"??? Hmm . . . . It's doubtful your "vaginal" discharge has anything to do with your HIV-positive status. I'd recommend you see your gynecologist for an evaluation.Good luck.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Re: Your answer on CD4's that are unusually high and VL's unusually low for someone with HIV

In a recent answer, you indicated that it is very rare for someone HIV infected to have a high... Read more »

How usual/unusual are these T cell trends?

Hi, Dr. Sherer: Thanks for your forum.HIV poz for 3 years. A few months after infection in early... Read more »
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Washington Post Previews "Unusual Mobilization" of Campaign to End AIDS

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Unusual case. Ongoing Low CD4 - HIV possible?

Posted by Tryin2BRational, 4 Replies
I wrote awhile back outlining a one-time risky exposure in March 2006(unprotected vaginal sex) with a female of unknown status. I contacted her and she told me she did not have HIV, but I doubted her veracity (I had two consectutive rounds of... Read more »

My doctor is refusing to treat my HIV until I sign

Posted by Garth, 2 Replies
Hello world,
As a newly diagnosed HIV gay man, living in Edmonton Alberta, ( diagnosed 1 year now) I am facing what I beleive to be discrimination and bullying by my doctor. My counts when first diagnosed were CD4 500 and viral load 16,000. Over... Read more »

Unusual Symptoms - please help

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
FIrst off, sorry this is so long, please, if anyone has any input at all I would really really appreciate it. I wanted to know if it sounds like HIV/AIDS could be behind these symptoms. Around late September I began experiencing tongue pain, and it... Read more »

Unusual symptoms

Posted by Anonymous
Hello, I have tested negative for hiv antibody testing for almost a year and a half from exposure. No further exposure but I have bruising on palms of hands and soles of feet, marks that don't go away. Tested negative for syphillis could this be... Read more »