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Vaginal Dryness And Hiv

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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...Menopause usually occurs in women at 38-58 years of age because of natural changes occurring in the body, including the declining production of estrogen. Symptoms of menopause include heavier or abnormal periods, hot flashes, and vaginal dryness. Some studies have suggested that women with HIV may experience menopause earlier than HIV-negative women. This may be due to one or more of many factors including anemia, decreased hormone...
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What can we use?

Hi there,Please advise on what we can use. I and my hubby are poz and have just lost the urge of sex. I get so dry and cold so fast when we just starts it. Please advise on what we can use.
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...I recommend that 2 HIV+ persons generally practice safe sex and get care from an experienced HIV provider. For vaginal dryness/irritation use of a water based lubricant (can be warmed) is often helpful. Some condoms are pre-lubricanted which can... Read more »

Low-Testosterone/Caverject

Hi Dr, I was diagnosed with low-testosterone(285), and have had ED for a few years. Viagra and Cialis worked a few years ago, but does not work as well now, age 62. To make matters worse, my wife, age 56, went through menopause a few years ago,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello Gary John,This is an HIV information Web site. Are you HIV positive?The treatment for low testosterone (hypogonadism) is testosterone-replacement therapy Read more »

I am not going to stop?

Dear Dr bob, This is the fourth time i am writing to you.I know you have to answer lots and lots of people and so i have no compliant at all.But if you can answer my question i can concentrate on other things.I am from new zealand.I had sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello,Your multiple negative HIV tests out to seven months are definitive and conclusive. HIV is not your problem. No way. No how. There is no reason to question Read more »

nothing else to say just need your help

Dear dr bob, Its me again. I know you have nothing else to offer and your diagnosis remains the same that I am HIV negative, but the thing is that I am having symptoms of HIV and that is bothering me a lot especially when doctor told me that...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...extremely common condition. Just ask any athlete! The vast, vast, vast majority of cases have absolutely nothing to do with HIV/AIDS.As for your white tongue, I cannot diagnose the cause over the Internet. You've had fungal cultures done and... Read more »
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Project Inform

Systemic Candidiasis

...the Throat Candidiasis of the throat and windpipe, called esophageal infection, is a serious condition. It is on the list of AIDS-defining illnesses, affecting up to 1 in 5 people with AIDS. It often occurs together with thrush. Symptoms... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...Women Pregnancy and HIV In Conclusion A Look at the Numbers Over 25 years have passed since the first diagnosis of AIDS in America.While there were a handful of women among the first cases, AIDS was thought toprimarily affect gay... 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 advanced Read more »
Project Inform

Bone Health and HIV Disease

...therapy, Evista is less likely to cause cancer of the uterus. Side effects can include hot flashes, leg cramps, blood clots, vaginal dryness, swelling, pain or tenderness, muscle and joint aches, and weight gain. As for men, taking testosterone... Read more »
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Can i get HIV if i lick a vaginal fluid on-----

Posted by von, 1 Reply
...Hi can i get hiv if i lick a fresh vaginal fluid on her underwear 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 »

Just married, could this be HIV?

Posted by peezy, 3 Replies
...next five days. On the fifth day, I went to an urgent care physician and described my concern. He ran bloodwork, including an HIV test. In about twenty minutes he came back with a negative result & mentioned that he saw "no traces" of HIV in... Read more »

HIV Window after having unprotected vaginal sex.

Posted by Nelson44, 1 Reply
...can explain my situation to be best of my abilities. I dated a woman for 5 months. After 8 weeks of dating we got tested for HIV and STD's and everything came out negative. She told me that her last sexual encounter prior to our was with her... Read more »