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What Are The Early Symptoms Of Hiv 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

Early symptoms after HIV infection

What kind of symptoms can occur short after a primary infection of HIV? I was recently diagnosed but I feel very well. I'm not on treatment yet and my CD4 count is 600. No viral load result available yet. How long can a person live without...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The range of outcomes with HIV infection without treatment is very broad (varies from person to person) anywhere from immediate life threatening problems to survival > 20 years for a small % of patients. In the pre-therapy days the average in the... Read more »

Men performing oral sex on female with mouth cuts is the inserter or receptor?

I am a 55 yr. old male.I have been irresponsible over the last few years by frequenting the service of prostitutes. I had always used latex condoms for intercourse. However, I received and performed oral sex with this population of women.I have a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello N,The risk of HIV transmission from oral sex is extremely low. Your fears, even with your tongue problems, are unwarranted. Your new girlfriend's lung infection and fatigue are not worrisome for HIV. What are your chances of being HIV... Read more »

early menopause

I am 36.5 yrs old, have been hiv pos for 2 yrs. Am on truvada,ritonavir,atazanavir. Lately i feel like I may be going throu early menopause. I have night sweats,hot flashes, all the symptoms that are usually described. What are the stats regarding...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...the setting of HIV infection. Female hormone levels may be changed due to HIV medications such as protease inhibitors in some women they may magnifiy or alter menstrual cycle related symptoms. There are blood tests that can be done (such as FSH... Read more »

HIV Positive or NOT

I have had unprotected sex with many women and wonder if there are any early signs of hiv that I should look out for. I know that I should get tested, but would like to know if there is anything right now that I should be aware of? Please reply as...
Ewald Horwath, M.D.

Response from Ewald Horwath, M.D.

University of Miami School of Medicine
First, you need to stop having unprotected sex.Second, you should get an HIV test.After the initial HIV infection, the average time to develop any symptoms or illness is 10 years. Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Women and HIV: Symptoms and Quality of Life in Women

...call a health-care provider if higher than 101° F or if elevated for more than 24 hours Forgetfulness (may be related to early symptoms of delirium or dementia) Causes: HIV disease, progression of HIV, anti-HIV medications, brain infection... Read more »
The Well Project

What Is HIV?

...is about 600 to 1,500) How Do I Know if I Have HIV? Most people cannot tell that they have been exposed or infected. Symptoms of HIV infection may show up within two to four weeks of exposure to HIV, and can include fever, swollen glands,... Read more »
The Well Project

HIV Treatment Guidelines

...inhibitor-based regimen Isentress (raltegravir) and Truvada Preferred regimen for pregnant women Kaletra (lopinavir/ritonavir) twice-daily and Combivir (zidovudine +lamivudine) ... Read more »
Project Inform

IRIS: A Concern for People Starting HIV Therapy

...Do You Treat IRIS? What Can Help to Ask My Doctor? Special Concerns for People Living With HIV Special Concerns for Women, Children and People Over 50 What Does the Research Show? Commentary Introduction It's a mouthful... Read more »
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Ur Stories on Early HIV Symptoms.

Posted by thinker, 3 Replies
...all, I would really appreciate it if some of you out there would share your stories with me about your experience with ARS (early symptoms) before you were diagnosed HIV +. What type of symptoms did you have? How long after your exposure did... Read more »

information

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...or bacterial vaginosis appears, you may be more susceptible to getting HIV infection during sex with infected partners. EARLY SYMPTOMS OF HIV INFECTION If you are like many people, you will not have any symptoms when you first become infected... Read more »

So worried about groin pain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...hurts just to walk or sit, and I can feel the pain in the area above my genitals. I am terriried to think that this is an early symptom of HIV. The pain has persisted for two weeks and I am worried sick. Please give me your honest opinion about... Read more »

question guys. Is Chronic Thrush a sign of early H

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi Guys I have chronic oral thrush as well as thrush down below. Had it for 5 weeks. Doctor says i must have got it from the girl i have been seeing for the last ten months. Took 6 months of seeing her (unprotected sex) for this to happen though... Read more »