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What Are Hiv Symptoms In Women

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The Well Project

Women, Depression and HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Depression Is More Common in Women How Do I Know if I'm Depressed? Depression Can Cause Serious Problems Treatment Options Get Evaluated and Treated for Depression Depression Is More Common in Women While many people living with HIV (HIV-positive
Ask the Experts

i wanna know

im a 24 yrs and tested hiv+ , im taking treatment travada and stocrim, im having headaches, feeling tired sometimes is normal to feel like that.is at chance of having a baby who is hiv- in the future. also my partner is hiv- so we want to have a...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...related to the Stocrine (efavirenz) though many factors can contribute to those fairly non-specific and common symptoms. HIV+ women can have healthy babies. If conception is considered then a switch off the efavirenz to an alternative drug (such... Read more »

Female Symptoms

Hello Dr Luzuriaga.I am a 19 year old heterosexual male who is seeking more information on HIV symptoms in women.I was sexually active with my ex girlfriend from the beginning of november 2002 to the beginning of january 2003 (unprotected most of...
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Your friend's symptoms are quite non-specific. As you may have read on this web site and elsewhere, HIV symptoms can overlap with many other illnesses, so it is very difficult to make a diagnosis based on symptoms alone. If your friend's Read more »

Symptom of HIV?

Dear Doctor, First let me thank you as a contributor to this site. Back in March of this year I tested positive for HIV and this website has been invaluable for assisting my understanding of this disease. Just recently in a Just for Women article...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...Thank you for your question.Yeast infections caused by candida may be a symptom of HIV infection. While HIV uninfected people may get yeast infections (especially women with diabetes, on antibiotics, around menstruation, Read more »

The difference in symptoms between men and women

I am doing a group research project for one of my college courses and one of my areas of research is to find out what the difference in symptoms are from men to women, if there are any at all. Could you please tell me if there are any differences...
Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Response from Brooks Jackson, M.D.

Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine
...I am unaware of major differences in terms of signs and symptoms of HIV disease between men and women except that HIV infected women are at very high risk of developing cervical cancer.BJ Brooks Jackson, Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Women and HIV: Symptoms and Quality of Life in Women

...which one lives) is also influenced by symptoms and is a frequent outcome measure in research. Several studies have shown that HIV symptom control can improve quality of life for women living with the virus. While quality of life is often... Read more »
AIDS Community Research Initiative of America

Menstrual Symptoms in HIV Positive Women

...Many women with HIV infection complain of an abnormal or changing menstrual cycle, and clinicians experienced in the care of women with Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Women and HIV

...treated, they live as long as men. Fact Sheet 102 has more information on HIV testing. Gynecological problems can be early signs of HIV infection. Ulcers in the vagina, persistent yeast infections, and severe pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)... 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 Read more »
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just a?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...has anyone who had sex with a women who has hiv ever got all the symptoms and never tested positive for hiv? Read more »

HIV Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
...there is something going on with my body. I went online and matched all these syptoms with HIV. I am so scared. I am a young women and although had a few unprotected sex encounters, lead a pretty square life. I want this to be ANYTHING else... Read more »

I was abused by my father

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...doesnt have any problem. I have been treated for yeast almost 3 times since last year. I read that yeast infections can be early signs of HIV. But otherwise myself & my partner are in good health. Infact as far as I know even my Mom & Dad are in... Read more »

HIV Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have had a series of gynecological problems such as an urinary tract infection and an inflammation of the cervix ever since I was 16. I am now 21. I have also had several yeast infections, but they have always cleared up with over the counter... Read more »