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Gynecological Problems and HIV/AIDS

HIV-Positive Women and Gynecological Problems Certain gynecological (GYN) conditions are more common, more serious and/or more difficult to treat in HIV-positive women than HIV-negative women. If left untreated, some GYN infections can develop into more serious conditions such as pelvic inflammatory disease (PID) or cervical cancer. Which GYN Conditions Are Most Problematic? Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV, Genital Herpes) There are many forms...
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Types of HIV/STD tests

Dear Doctor, I had unprotected oral sex with a Korean prostitute while visiting Japan. I had a open cold sore at the time. I read recently that there is a new types of std from the east including a new syphilis thats had to detect and treat. What...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
If you are experiencing symptoms that might be related to a sexually transmitted infection, don't hesitate to see a doctor. It can be much easier for a medical professional to make a diagnosis while you are experiencing symptoms. You should... Read more »

What types of problems mean HIV is now AIDS

My Daughter was diagnosed with HIV in 1994 while pregnant. At the time the doctor estimated she had only been infected 6 months due to symptoms she had in that time frame. She is very ashamed of it and tries very hard to hide it from everyone....
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Of all the problems you described, only the cervical cancer is an "AIDS-defining condition". Whether the blood in her stool will turn out to be part of an AIDS-defining illness remains to be determined. The social worker asked her about... Read more »

Protease-Type Lipodystrophy and Bromocriptine(Parlodel)

Dear Doctor,I am a PWA living in Albuquerque. New Mexico with other neurological pre-HIV disabilities that are just now being treated with bromocriptine(Parlodel). During my internet research on this medication, biased, perhaps, by a professional...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Thank you for your interesting comments. I am not aware of any good data regarding bromocriptine and fat redistribution syndrome. Bromocriptine use has numerous potential side effects and it is metabolized in the liver so I would be concerned... Read more »

What Type of Physician treats HIV

I have been HIV positive for over 25 years and doing just fine - I am researching and want to switch physicians - what type of physician would be best schooled on treating HIV positive men?? WOuld it be and infectious disease dr. or is there...
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

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

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hi and thanks for posting.Great question. In the past (here in the US), HIV doctors were nearly always infectious disease trained. Today, with fewer cases of AIDS complications, and the average age of people living with HIV approaching 50,... Read more »
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vircoTYPE HIV-1

Posted by MRoss, 1 Reply
Hi folks.. hey wondering if you may give me some guidance with Geno / Pheno Tying. Had this test done, with vl < 100, one hundred copies ml. Wondering if anyone has had this specific test done? Any one familuar with the accuracy of test, and... Read more »

AbacavirLamivudine to treat HIV infection.

Posted by jenniferdraper
AbacavirLamivudine is used to treat HIV infection. This combination medication is used with other medications. It belongs to a class of drugs known as nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitors. Read more »

treating hiv holistic healthwise

Posted by taian, 2 Replies
anyone involved treating hiv with herbology,using colloidal silver regime or other w/good results Read more »

My doctor is refusing to treat my HIV until I sign

Posted by Garth, 2 Replies
Hello world,
As a newly diagnosed HIV gay man, living in Edmonton Alberta, ( diagnosed 1 year now) I am facing what I beleive to be discrimination and bullying by my doctor. My counts when first diagnosed were CD4 500 and viral load 16,000. Over... Read more »