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Is Scabies A Symptoms Of HIV

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SCABIES

i am suffering from SCABIES around my penis?is it symptoms of hiv?
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
...No. While scabies is a sexually transmitted infection it is most often seen in people without HIV since it is so common. However, any sexually Read more »

SCABIES? IS IT A Symptom....

Doctor Ryan,I have already sent numeroius questions to you and yet I still get no response back.The... Read more »

Scabies: Infection and re-infection.

I have just been treated for a possible scabies infection but I am afraid that casual contact with... Read more »
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... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
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What Is HIV?

...married or single. It's what you do, not who you are, that puts you at risk for HIV. How Long Does It Take to Feel a Symptom of HIV? People can have HIV for 10 years or more and never show any symptoms. Other people can get symptoms... Read more »
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Older People and HIV

...diseases among older people, as they do for younger people. Physicians may not diagnose HIV infection in older people. Some early symptoms of HIV disease may appear to be signs of normal aging. The stigma of having HIV/AIDS may be worse for older... Read more »
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Starting Anti-HIV Medications

...to start treatment. How will I know when to start anti-HIV medications? It's time to start treatment if: you have severe symptoms of HIV infection or are diagnosed with AIDS your CD4 count is below 500 cells/mm 3 (especially below 350... Read more »
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BUMPS on chest and NECK for 3 months-- PLZ HELP

Posted by finallyfindigout
...results on Monday... I'm FREAKING OUT as I have read some positives have gotten random bumps on chest and neck-- is this an HIV symptom? Lasting too long to be ARS but am worried may be HIV related... can't seem to find anything out there as my... Read more »

scabies

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...I'm so scared of what is going on with my skin. The Scabies that I have is not going away. I will try my third treatment tomworrow night, but am still scratching, especially in my groin Read more »

Similar symptoms to HIV but not HIV

Posted by Redeye77, 1 Reply
...After doing much research and still experiencing some symptoms it seems like there is something out there that mimics HIV symptoms but is quite difficult to diagnose. Maybe it's new STD? Seems like reiters syndrome will fUse many of the same... Read more »

worried sick

Posted by finallyfindigout, 4 Replies
...a UTI since then- have tested neg for most STDs and normal CBC. During this time, I developed a rash which derm diagnosed as scabies but still getting these tiny mosquito like/pimple like dots on chest which don't pop- he said these are... Read more »