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Reproductive and Sexual Health

Menstrual changes are not uncommon in women regardless of HIV status. Often, changes are caused by hormonal variations that occur naturally in most women over time...

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STIs

Sexually transmissible infections (STIs) like chlamydia, gonorrhoea, herpes or syphilis can affect any woman but they can have a more significant effect on women with HIV...

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Opportunistic Infections

The term opportunistic infections refers to a number of illnesses, infections and conditions which occur when the immune system has been damaged by HIV...

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Hepatitis B and C

Hepatitis B is caused by a virus in blood and body fluids. Hepatitis B causes inflammation of the liver and can cause liver fibrosis (scarring), cirrhosis, and liver cancer...

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Menopause

Technically, menopause means stopping having monthly periods (menstruation). It marks the end of your fertility and is accompanied by significant hormonal changes...

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