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Women Hiv Symptoms

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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 »

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 »

Signs and Symptoms

What are the most common signs and symptoms for women ?
John L. Sullivan, M.D.

Response from John L. Sullivan, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...Women who are infected with HIV may remain asymptomatic for many years; symptoms when they occur may include fatigue, weight loss, Read more »

HIV pos. and neg. pregnant women, any difference?

I want to know during pregnancy, will a hiv+ woman experience problems other women don't have? like recurrent yeast infection, etc?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...As is the case in non-pregnant women, the incidence of HIV-related signs and symptoms during pregnancy correlates with HIV disease status (viral load and CD4+ T cell 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 »

I give up!!!!

Posted by Roper2008, 4 Replies
Since my negative test several months ago I have tried not dwell on HIV infection, tried not coming on these boards etc, etc. But I now know I have HIV!! as well as my infecting my girlfriend. We are both experiencing Diarrhea on a regular basis;... Read more »

symptoms are they?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello after possible exposure I had some symptoms and was wondering if they are related. at 29 days i started to feel s soar throat this lasted for 8 days with a white covered tongue. During these 8 days i felt my face 2 or three times a day get... 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 »