Sep 28, 2008
I am only 16 years old.But recently i happen to notice a rash on my penis. I dont kno what to do. Im very scared to get tested because i dont think i can handle the truth
Response from Dr. Horwath
There are many different causes for rashes, and most of them are not serious. You should see someone about the rash, but this is not a usual symptom of HIV.
If you have had unprotected sex or injected drugs, then you should get tested for HIV. In the future, make sure to always use condoms if you decide to have sex. Also, try to find a couselor at your school or a clinic for teens that can teach you more about sex, birth control, sexually transmitted diseases and HIV.
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