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Infect Dis Clin North Am. 2007 Mar;21(1):133-48, ix.

Special care issues of women living with HIV-AIDS.

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  • 1Division of Infectious Diseases, The Miriam Hospital, Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Providence, RI 02806, USA. ekojic@lifespan.org

Abstract

Many HIV-infected women are benefiting from highly active antiretroviral therapy and living longer. Their reproductive choices vary over the life cycle, and there is a need to understand the appropriate contraceptives for those not intending pregnancy. There are specific gynecologic issues relevant to HIV-infected women, such as genital tract infections, risk for cervical cancer, and menstrual irregularities. More women are expected to reach menopause. Health care providers should be aware of these unique needs of HIV-infected women.

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