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bsox1972
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Reged: 11/17/07
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2 years and counting
      #234633 - 12/24/07 10:50 AM

i had a neg. test at 3,6, and 7 month's. that after a high risk incident. my question is, about 4 month's ago i developed athletes foot. it will not go away even with prescribed meds from my doctor. so i looked up skin disorders of hiv infection and what do you know. should i retest?

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shadesofgrey
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Reged: 12/02/05
Posts: 724
Re: 2 years and counting new
      #234638 - 12/24/07 02:09 PM

athlete foot is very common and stubborn not specific to hiv and can take months to get rid of, you are neg as a result of your testing afte 3 months

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ravi
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Reged: 11/19/05
Posts: 1148
Loc: Adelaide, Australia
Re: 2 years and counting new
      #234647 - 12/24/07 11:36 PM

bsox1972,

Nothing to worry about. You have conclusively tested negaive for HIV and your current condition has nothing to d wit HIV per se.

Goodluck

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Take Care

God Bless you

Stay Well

Love Ravi

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drnsee
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Reged: 11/16/07
Posts: 35
Loc: Tampa, FL
Re: 2 years and counting new
      #234745 - 12/29/07 03:22 PM

Unless you've been involved with risky behavior again, I doubt it is HIV related. I have been positive for over 3 years and have never gotten athelete's foot... Get some foot powder, stay safe, and be happy! :)

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