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Tuesday, July 29, 2014
HIV and AIDS
Do Women Who Have HIV Still Have Menstrual Period
Do women who have HIV still have menstrual period or is there a change in their cycle?
Menstrual disorders are frequently reported by HIV-positive women. However, controlled studies have yielded conflicting evidence regarding whether HIV or HIV-related immunosuppression exerts a clinically significant direct effect on these reported disturbances and more definitive studies are needed.
Pamposh Kaul, MD
College of Medicine
University of Cincinnati