Mar 16, 2007
Hi doc, I respect you a lot for what you've done and are doing. Here's an extremely worried guy, had protected sex with 2 unknown status women but didn't use protection when receiving oral sex. I've what I think is call seborrheic eczema because my penis head skin is peeling.. not in a terrible way of peeling but slight peeling. The side of my nose has some small dry skin, and dandruff which is non existence after using anti dandruff shampoo. I read seborrheic eczema is one of the sign for hiv.. Have got some sinus attack 2 years ago but ENT specialist said it's a crooked nose causing it after undergoing ct scan. Worried.. please help. Will donate, just tell me how.
Thank you doc.
| Response from Dr. Frascino
Your HIV risk is negligible at best. Your "symptoms" are not worrisome for HIV. If your one-eyed monster is peeling, I suggest you have your doctor or a dermatologist check him out. Chances are it's an easily treated condition, such as a mild fungal infection. If you are worried about HIV and clearly you are get an HIV rapid test. You'll have a definitive answer in just 20 minutes. Based on what you've told me, your result will undoubtedly be negative.
Thanks for your willingness to make a tax-deductible donation to The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation. Donation information can be found on the Foundation's Web site at www.concertedeffort.org. In return, I'm sending you my best good-luck karma that your definitive HIV test will be negative, as I very strongly believe it will indeed be!
Good luck. Be well. Stay safe and you'll stay well.
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