Vaginal Discharge Viral Infection Complications

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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

...or raw area or some redness without pain, itching, or tingling. Other symptoms that may accompany the first (and less often future) outbreak of genital herpes are fever, headache, muscle aches, painful or difficult urination, vaginal discharge, and swollen glands in the groin area. Often, though, people dont recognize their first or subsequent outbreaks. People who have mild or no symptoms at all may not think they are infected with herpes....
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bio-alcamid complications

HelloYou mention a few times of late onset complications of bio-alcamid. Can you describe how one would know that an infection is occuring (symptoms?) You also mention that you believe there are better options - but I am not sure I have seen you...
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...patient assistance programs (in the United States) for those with lower incomes. I share your concern about longevity without complications, which is the main issue with Bio-Alcamid. There is a small risk of late infections that may crop up years... Read more »

Long-term HIV complications

I am responding to Kyle's question to Dr. Daar about his many complications from long-term HIV drugs and infection. I am a long-term survivor, over twenty-five years. We survivors are rare. All of my HIV-positive friends are dead. I have been...
Eric Daar, M.D.

Response from Eric Daar, M.D.

UCLA School of Medicine
Thank you for sharing your thoughts and experiences. I am glad to hear that you are feeling well.Best,Eric Read more »

Statistics for complications of C-section/ruptured membranes

Are there any statistics on the rate of complications of a c-sect. in HIV positive women? How about statistics in positive women who may experience ruptured membranes during L & D?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...issues have been addressed through several cohort studies, as well as several retrospective case-control studies. Potential complications of C-section include hemorrhage, post-partum fever, and wound infection. Generally, these and other... Read more »

Diabetic complications as cause of death?

I recently heard of a female AIDS patient, age 19 years, who died with the cause of death officially listed as "diabetic complications." Her family reported symptoms of wasting, sores and falling hair. Is the cause of death given reasonable in this...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
WIth those details not possible to accurately comment. I have had patients with AIDS who were doing well from the HIV standpoint but who have died from cancer, cardiac disease, accidents, etc. Patients with diabetes can have life threatening... Read more »
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Gynecological Complications in Women with HIV

...chlamydia and gonorrhea. Chronic, moderate-to-severe pain in the abdomen; irregular menstrual cycles; non-menstrual bleeding; increased vaginal discharge; painful and frequent urination; nausea and fever. Usually diagnosed by symptoms and... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention


...bladder or vaginal infection. The initial symptoms and signs in women include a painful or burning sensation when urinating, increased vaginal discharge, or vaginal bleeding between periods. Women with gonorrhea are at risk of developing serious... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

...being screened for HIV Symptoms include itching, burning, and pain around the vagina, labia, or anal area and thick, curd-like vaginal discharge HIV-positive women often have recurring yeast infections that are difficult to treat ... Read more »
The Well Project

What Are Opportunistic Infections? a PDF version (70KB) . Bartlett, J.G. & Gallant, J.E. (2002). Management of opportunistic infections and other complications of HIV infection. Medical Management of HIV Infection, Online Edition: Retrieved June 2003 from ... Read more »
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More complications??

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
If you guys can please help asses my situation, it would be much appreciated. I only took 2 tests both were done the same day. 13 days post exposer I took a Rapid Antibody test, as well as a NAAT or DNA test. The Rapid came back negative, which I... Read more »

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 »

My exposure was a bit complicated, HELP!!

Posted by questions, 3 Replies
I am a gay guy and yesterday I had sex with a guy I met, I didn't suck him or anything, he sucked me though the only thing I did was fingering him in the anus, however after I pulled my finger out, and right after I did I saw blood coming out of... Read more »


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 »