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HIV And Menopause

HIV And Menopause

Only ladies can relate to this:

Recently, like a couple weeks ago; I'm starting to have heat flashes or night sweats. I feel like the sun had fallen on my body and my body explode. At first I thought I may have covid-19 but I stay home 9/10 so I'm pretty sure I don't. I told this to my cancer doctor and she inform me (because I don't have my ovaries🤷🏾‍♀️) it maybe pre-menopause. So I'm on another new pill (DAMNIT😒). Monday, I went to my (NEW) BRACA doctor at UCSF. She also confirmed that was… read more

A myHIVteam Member said:

Sorry I'm late to respond. I started this beautiful change, lol younger bc I have PCOS also. I've brought little personal fan and now there are personal AC. I sleep with a fan and AC on. Lol, a little selfish to my husband but I'm cool ,(the beast is content). I take no extra for "The Change "yet but I work with my primary care ,infectious disease provider, and therapist to maintain my ever changing body. Some pics of things I use also a smaller hand held fan.I keep in my purse. But I purchased those from Amazon. I pray you get comfort. From 1 sis 2 another 🌹

posted 2 months ago
A myHIVteam Member said:

I’m going thru the same thing someone suggested that I go back on the pill for the year but I haven’t check with my doc yet.

posted 2 months ago
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