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Vaginosis With Uti Symptoms

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Echinacea

...and which parts of the plant were used. In general, it should not be used for more than 1-2 weeks at a time. What Are the Benefits of Echinacea? The major use of echinacea is to treat colds and flu. It is also used for urinary tract infections, skin wounds that aren't healing well, and skin conditions such as psoriasis and eczema. Echinacea stimulates the immune system. It promotes CD4 cell activation and increases the activity of the...
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Caught UTI :-(

Hello Doc Thanks for this wonderful forum. I really admire your work and just love how cool you are with everything in life. I wish i was the same! My problem starts here. I had one sexual encounter with a WL when i was single almost 2 years ago ....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hey Admirer,Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common ailments and can be caused by a variety of pathogens. You should be evaluated by your doctor to ascertain if Read more »

high white blood cell count, no HIV?

i recently went to the ER with lower back pains and abdominal pains and my period was 2 1/2 months late. they did a urine test and blood test and i was not pregnant, but found thru blood tests and urine tests that i had UTI, kidney infection, and...
Sharon Lee, M.D.

Response from Sharon Lee, M.D.

University of Kansas Medical Center
...mean are the low back and abdominal pains with a late period symptoms of HIV. No. These are more likely symptoms of a genital urinary tract infection such as they diagnosed.Would a normal blood test, not a regular HIV test specifically, be able... Read more »

UTI

I been on HIV meds for about 4 years now.I have noticed that i have been frequent UTIs and my doctor does not think that it is because of my meds. I am on Norvir, Combivir, and Reyataz. We ran so many tests and i have had countless CT scans done...
Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Edwin DeJesus, M.D., F.A.C.P.

...multiple potential explanations for your problem; but the most important question to answer is: are you really having recurrent urinary tract infections? 0r are you just developing bacteria in your urine (asymptomatic bacteriuria). Both of these... Read more »

UTI caused by unprotected sex?

My boyfriend and I always have unprotected sex. I am on the pill, so he always ejaculates inside of me. Recently I had a really bad urinary tract infection. I went to the doctor and she tested my urine and said I had a uti. She put me on some...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...A urinary tract infection diagnosis, strictly speaking, means that you do not have a sexually transmitted infection. This is usually determined by ruling Read more »
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Gynecological Problems

...Infections Other sexually transmitted infections commonly seen in HIV-positive women include chlamydia, gonorrhea, bacterial vaginosis, and trichomonas. Antibiotics are available to treat these conditions. Your doctor can diagnose these... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

...HIV. This is why it's so important for everybody to get tested for HIV regularly (preferably once a year as part of a routine health checkup). Having HIV may be scary, but having HIV and not knowing it is a lot scarier, as we're about to... Read more »
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Opportunistic Infections

...women, health problems in the vaginal area may be early signs of HIV. These can include pelvic inflammatory disease and bacterial vaginosis, among others. See Fact Sheet 610 for more information. The most common OIs are listed here, along with... Read more »
The Well Project

Women and HIV/AIDS

...moredifficult to treat in HIV+ women than HIV-negative women: Some vaginal infections (including yeast infections) Bacterial vaginosis Common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), such as gonorrhea, Chlamydia, andtrichomoniasis ... 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 »

Recurrent Urinary Tract Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...Hi, folks! I had a risky exposure 2 1/2 months ago (oral sex performed on me by sex worker), and developed urinary infection 3 weeks ago that was treated by antibiotics and now has returned again. This entire time I have been extremely fatigued,... Read more »

urinary tract infections

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...i have had constant uti's for a yr now they go away with antibiotics then as soon as i finish the pills it is back is uti's common in late hiv Read more »

question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...be an STD?? i'm in a monogomous relationship, and to my knowledge my partner does not have any STD's. so could it just be a UTI or bladder infection?? i have a dr. appt. on friday, but i just wanted to know if i should have him test me for... Read more »