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Athletes Foot And Hiv

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Athlete's foot getting worse due to hiv?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I've had athletes foot ever since I've been young. My feet always crack and peel. If you were infected with hiv after 13 weeks would it cause your foot problem to get worse? I am noticing more peeling lately. Read more »

Athlete's foot question....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I see a lot of contradictory statements on this. Can athelete's foot approximately six weeks after a relatively low risk event be a symptom or not. I have no other symptoms. Is six weeks a likely time for this to develop? Is athlete's foot even... Read more »

LOOKING FOR HIV+ ATHLETES IN & NEAR NYC...

Posted by icastu
Logo is doing a search to find 3 charismatic, healthy and active male athletes to star in an upcoming Public Service Announcement airing on Logo only.
These athletes will be filmed talking about the passion they have for their sport and how living... Read more »

LOOKING FOR HIV+ ATHLETES IN & NEAR NYC...

Posted by icastu
Logo is doing a search to find 3 charismatic, healthy and active male athletes to star in an upcoming Public Service Announcement airing on Logo only.
These athletes will be filmed talking about the passion they have for their sport and how living... Read more »

HIV from stabbing foot

Posted by caman1313, 2 Replies
What's the risk factor from steping on something that potential stabed my foot. Don't remember exactly what the object was. But it stabbed my heal since I didnt have shoes on. Would there be potential for HIV if it was a needle. Would I have know if... Read more »
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hiv meds and athlete's foot drug

I am hiv+ since 2009, and on hiv meds since 2011(azt+lamivudine+nivirapine).I have athelet's foot problem for 10 years. Would you provide any suggestions of treatment of my feet problem, without drugs interactions between feet drug and hiv...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
It is quite safet to use topical antifungal powders for athlete's foot (also called tinea pedis or ringworm). Keeping the feet dry and clean are important factors otherwise tough to clear up or prevent prompt return of the problem. In the US... Read more »

athlete's foot

are people with hiv more likely to get athlete's foot?...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
Not that I'm aware of.... Read more »

Athletes Foot or KS?

Hello Doc, I was diagnosed with HIV and AIDS in 2005. My Tcell count was 180. Since then I have been on truvada and sustiva, and then atripla subsequently. I have been back to my provider a couple of times because I work at a gym and I always...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Cutaneous KS can occur in pxs with CD4 count in your range though not common particularly in persons with suppressed virus and rising CD4 cells. An exam by your HIV doc and or dermatologist (possibly with a biopsy if KS concern persists) is... Read more »

Hepatitus C or Other STD's Through Foot Worship

I have a male foot fetish which I indulge from time to time. What health risks are posed from worshipping a man's feet, especially if the foot has not been thoroughly washed (right out of a shoe, for example)? The feet that I have serviced...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
You are not at risk for HIV or other sexually transmitted infections when worshipping feet. I'm not sure about other bacterial or fungal infections (I've never heard of athlete's mouth, but I have heard of jock itch), so I might not... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Case of HIV-Positive Canadian Football Player Refuels Debate Over HIV-Positive Professional Athletes, New York Times Reports

The case of an HIV-positive Canadian Football League player "has rekindled debate" over whether HIV-positive athletes "should be barred from competition," the New York Times reports. Trevis Smith, a seven-season veteran of the CFL's... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

U.S. Athletes, Sports Leagues Should Increase HIV/AIDS Advocacy Programs, Opinion Piece Says

While sports have been a "vehicle" for disseminating HIV/AIDS advocacy, prevention and education information in Africa and developing countries in Asia, Eastern Europe and South America, it is "difficult to find" many such programs in the U.S.,... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Chicago Tribune Examines HIV-Positive Athletes in the Gay Games

The Chicago Tribune on Wednesday examined the challenges faced by HIV-positive athletes attending the Gay Games 2006 , which are being held from July 15 though July 22 in Chicago (Meyer, Chicago Tribune , 7/19). About 12,000 athletes from 100... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Emergency Condom Supply Airlifted to Athletes Village

On Wednesday, the Toronto-based Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research said it is airlifting 8,500 condoms to the Vancouver athletes' village after learning the original supply of 100,000 is running out. "When we heard about the condom shortage in... Read more »