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anal fistula with hiv

Hi i am an hiv positive female who just had surgery for a severe anal abscess. now i am told i also have a fissure and a fistula. at this time am waiting to have the fistula surgery within a few weekss. in the mean time i am bleeding from my rectum...
Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Response from Mark Holodniy, M.D., F.A.C.P., C.I.C.

Stanford University, School of Medicine
Very unlikely to be colon cancer, given your age, and more likely to be associated with your current problem. Read more »

anal fistula

hi, have a nice day. I was diagnosed last May, and now i have anal fistula i ask about the doctor what to do, and she said i have to undergo an operation, is this cancerous?like at the moment i don't want to go an operation because i don't have the...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Anal fistulas can cause considerable pain and dysfunciton of blowel function as well as risk for infection so treatment is advised if possible. Local treatments (such as sitz baths) and stool softeners can provide some relief. Most anal fistulas... Read more »

ANAL FISTULA

I was diagnosed as HIV positive 1 1/2 years ago and am taking Reyataz,Norvir and Truvada. I probably was positive about 8 months before then. I am 53 years old. About 2 years ago I was told I had an anal fistula. At that time it was draining. ...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Anal fistulas are often difficult to manage even in general population and are not related to your HIV meds. I would discuss with your HIV doc and possibly get a referral to a colon rectal surgeon for optimal assessment and management. KH Read more »

anal problems possibly fistula?

I have suffered from a painful abcess that I think has become a fistula. After a warm sitz bath I notice a stringy discharge from the sentinal tag that has formed after the abcess has healed. There is definately something wrong and it is very,...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Thank you for your post.I've got a number of questions that are raised by your post-- first off, why exactly are you unable to take HIV medications? This seems to be related to why your doctors refuse to treat you, but I'm confused by this. Is it... Read more »
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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 »

Can i get HIV if i lick a vaginal fluid on-----

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Hi can i get hiv if i lick a fresh vaginal fluid on her underwear Read more »