body,red with itches around!!!
Dec 17, 2002
Dear Dr. Ryan,
I have asked this forum to you many times yet I haven't got back any reply..
First thing is, I had sex 1 year ago with a prostitutes in USA, with a condom(2). Next, I had sex again with a sex worker 6 months ago, also with a condom.
Both condoms latex. DUREX with STD-preventive chemical barrier.
Now, this happened about a month after the 2nd sexual intercourse that I got SCABIES. I did slept on the floor for weeks as I don't have beddings yet(moving to a new place) and I used my friends' unwashed blankets and the itch started on my ankle, because I seldom washed my socks.
Then, I want to ask you, Is this a symptom of HIV? PLEASE HELP ME, ANSWER MY QUESTION DR. Ryan... I am really, really stressed-out here.
The doctors in my UNIVERSITY said that scabies aren't related to Hiv, yet still paranoid.
The Scabies itches are already dried-up. The marks are still there, but they don't seem to itch anymore.
SO, Is this a symptom????? PLEASE ANSWER... I really appreciate your help.
Thanks a lot...
Response from Mr. Kull
Scabies are not related to HIV infection. It is unlikely that you would become infected with HIV when having sex with a latex condom.
In order to determine your HIV status, have an HIV antibody test three or more months after your exposure.
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