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Are Itchy Testicles An Early Sign Of HIV

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...and anal sores that do not heal. 5 Cancer of the anus, like that of the cervix, develops slowly, beginning with minor cell changes. For women, a simple pap smear is used to detect these cell changes in the cervix in their early stages. With regular screening and proper treatment, cervical cancer can be prevented. In fact, since cervical pap smears have become a routine part of women's health care, cervical cancer rates have dropped...
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Dr. Bob, should I test again?

Hi Dr BOB, I made a donation and asked a coule of long questions and after re-reading my post realized why you migh not have answered my question.So I wanted to ask in this manner:Im a straight male, non drug user and the last time I had...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...just wanted to add other physical symptoms I had during my first 2 to 7 weeks after exposure. I had severe dandruff and dry itchy skin everywhere. My skin was flaky and I even got a flaky dry looking rash on my arm near my shoulder, it was the... Read more »

HIV infection by licking pussy , sucking nipples ?

Hi , I need a urgent help.History/Background : I had sex with a sex-worker 8 days back.I used condom for the intercourse.But in foreplay i licked the pussy and sucked her nipples.Issue/Reason for Worry: From next day morning I had watery...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...rashes on chest and thighs, swollen lymph nodes (4) on thighThree months - ten months after exposure: swollen nodes remain, red itchy rashes on and off, muscles start paining with limited activity (very quick lactic acid formation)Guess you could... Read more »

Very worried about ARS symptoms.

Hello Dr. BobAbout 10 days ago I had sex with a "masseuse." I was careful to continue checking the condom, but it broke. I pulled out right away, I may have been in for approximately 10-30 seconds max. I also had about 30 seconds of unprotected...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...negative HIV tests can be considered encouraging. However, as you undoubtedly realize, a one-week test is way, way, way too early to be considered very helpful. It is essentially a baseline test.ARS symptoms vary considerably from person to... Read more »

I did it... now the waiting game - sadly not a world cup game - questions about immunoglobulins and more

Hi Dr Bobinino (are you playing in the next world cup - its in Brazil!!),So I tested... up to 2 weeks to wait for the test result!I wanted to ask for your help in the meantime, if you have time - my doctor didnt :( . I didn't sleep well at all......
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...zapped dead by errant bolts of lightening, but most of us don't worry about it every time we step outside our front door, right?5. A platelet count of 209 is not at all worrisome.6. No. Symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and... Read more »
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The Well Project

Gynecological Problems

...many GYN conditions do not have obvious symptoms and can get worse without your realizing it. Detection and treatment in the early stages can prevent a GYN condition from progressing. Tell your doctor about any problems you are experiencing and... Read more »
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

HIV Testing

... Why Should You Get Tested for HIV? What Are HIV Antibody Tests? ELISA Western Blot (WB) Assay Indirect Immunofluorescence Read more »
The Body

HIV Monitoring Test Basics

...test. A resistance test will tell you if your HIV has already become resistant to any HIV medications. How could this happen? The person you got HIV from may have been on HIV treatment and his or her virus may have become resistant to one or... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

HIV Testing

... What Is HIV Testing? How Do I Get Tested? Who Should Get Tested? When Should I Get Tested? Do Any Tests Work Sooner After Infection? What Read more »
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HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...sound ridiculous but honestly it was one of the first signs that I started to worry. Is it possible that OHL can show up in early stages especially if the viral load is high? Last summer, around June/July (almost a year after possible exposure)... Read more »

Im Worried That im Infected With Something

Posted by Jaypoc0, 1 Reply
...its a little white. as i said before im a BIG hypocondract. and i worrie about every health issue. i was wondering if i had an early stage of HIV. all this has recently appeared about 3-5 days ago. And I had Sexual Intercourse with my new partner... Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
...Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »

Pain in the testies...(Anon One?)

Posted by WhatDoIDo
...Is there any connection? I have a shooting pain in one testicle that comes and goes. I know one of the causes is: "Infection or inflammation of the epididymis Read more »