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What Can Prevent Recurrent Bacterial Vaginosis

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Recurring Becteria Vaginosis

Dear Dr, I am on Atripla now for over two years. I started having a relationship since Oct last year and I have been repeatedly getting BV. my viral load is undetectable and CD4 is over 400. I have been on metranidazole suppositories but it keeps...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Recurrent bacterial vaginosis can be a challenge to treat in some women even in the general (HIV-) population. Often local factors such as bacterial flora/pH/use Read more »

Thank you and fungal recurrence question

Dr. Bob,I work in the medical industry and therefore know MANY wonderful physicians. You however... Read more »

Bacterial Vaginosis (BV)

Hi! I'm a college student sharing a bathroom with eight other girls in our dorm suite. It has... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Finds Pfizer's Pneumonia, Meningitis Vaccine Protects Against Recurrent Pneumonia in HIV Patients

... Pfizer's Prevnar 7 vaccine, which protects against pneumonia and meningitis, has been shown to reduce the risk of recurrent pneumococcal infection in patients living with HIV in Malawi, according to a study published Thursday in the New... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Positive Women Need Annual Cervical Cytology: ACOG Guidelines

...twice during the first year after HIV diagnosis and annual screening thereafter. HIV-positive women are at increased risk of bacterial vaginosis and yeast infections, and treatment may take longer than average, the guidelines note. Women with... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Recurrent TB: Relapse or Re-infection? The Effect of HIV in a General Population Cohort in Malawi

... The authors designed a long-term cohort study in Karonga district, rural Malawi, to estimate rates of recurrent tuberculosis due to re-infection and relapse, by HIV status, in a general population. All TB patients with culture-proven Read more »
The Well Project

AIDS Defining Conditions

...Mycobacterium, other species or unidentified species, disseminated or extrapulmonary Pneumocystis carinii pneumonia Pneumonia, recurrent Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy Salmonella septicemia, recurrent Toxoplasmosis of brain ... Read more »
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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 »

Seemingly Recurrent fungal infections

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Help! In August, I developed a yeast infection. Alarmed (I get these rarely), I had an HIV test. It came back negative. In Nov., my long-time boyfriend developed (what he claimed his dr. said was) a bad case of jock itch. His HIV test was... Read more »

freaking out, are these hiv+ symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...total, I engaged in risky sexual behavior, unprotected vaginal and oral (they're past lovers but promiscous). In nov. I got a bacterial vaginosis, got metronidazole and terconazole cream, finished treatment. Then I got a yeast infection, this was... Read more »

HIV and recurrent yeast

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...for several months before I realized he was using drugs and who knows what else he was out there doing. Since then, I have had recurrent vaginal yeast infections. I went to a clinic here in town and was tested for everything while he lived here.... Read more »