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Red rash around groin, w/ bumps. Any ideas?

Posted by Anonymous
Im a male and for the last few months i've disregarded this as just some sort of rash or irritation to the clothes im wearing. It started out as itching on my left side of my leg and has now spread to right leg, there are bumps appearing now, im... Read more »

bruise and red bump

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have not been tested in seven years, I have had multiple sex partners in between, one of which came inside of me. He said he had been tested, but i know you cant always go by what someone says. Seven years later and I am in a serious relationship... Read more »

dark brown bump on meatus

Posted by rajeevgg, 2 Replies
having very minor dark brown bump near meatus on my penis. had safe sex 3 months. bump is very minor and painless. still having fear about it. Read more »

Bumpity BUMP BUMP....CDC window

Posted by Virgo, 3 Replies
I wanted to bump this up so the WW's who are new around here can take a looksey!!


http://www.cdc.gov/nchstp/od/gap/pmtct/Trainer%20Manual/Adobe/Module_6TM.pdf

Page 11, point #4

IT STATES:

"A negative result usually means that the person is not infected... Read more »

Bumps

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have these red and white bumps on my arm and biceps, is this a symptom of HIV ? Read more »
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itchy red bumps on neck/face currently on sustiva and truvada

i have itchy red bumps on my face and neck and maybe one or two on my back, i am on sustiva truvada and zithromax my doc says it's normal but he also told me to use selsun blue and that was a horrible suggestion, is this reaction normal or is...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Localized rash like you describe could be due to a drug reaction but more often is due to some other problem like eosinophilic folliculitis, immune reconstitution reactions, and others. Selsun Blue sometimes helps decrease the problem actually if... Read more »

shortest time period for std signs to appear

had protected vaginal and protcted oral sex and then received a handjob without the condom.the handjob felt painfull and rough. about 14 hours later saw 2 red abrasion lines on foreskin. 2 days later i started to urinate frequently every 10 min....
Erik Glenn, M.A.

Response from Erik Glenn, M.A.

Chicago Black Gay Mens Caucus
Thanks for your question,First off, it's always better to have someone examine you in person to get absolutely sure what's going on with your body.That being said, everything you're describing doesn't sound like a STD. Instead it... Read more »

micro red pin like red spots..

Hello. I have micro red spots 7 to 9 on my hand. M afraid what is this. I had oral sex and tested after 4 weeks negative. This spots have tookmy mind off pls help me ...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiOral sex carries THE lowest risk of HIV transmission. Also red dots are not a symptom of HIV. Having your test come back negative at 4 weeks is a great sign and to ensure you know your status having another test at 3 months or 90 days.Be well and... Read more »

Could I get HIV/STD by masturbating ?

Hi Doctor, i know this might sound stupid but im really worried, i have been masturbating for some time now and some of the times i forget to wash my hands. My question is, could i get std/hiv or any virus by fingering my self with my hands dirty or...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,The answers to all your questions were waiting for you in the archives. The "cucumber" question is analogous to your pickle concerns. And for your bottle worries, check out Heineken-Up-The-Heinie Guy.Dr. BobCucumberAug 14, 2005 Used... Read more »
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