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Burning Urethra Could I Have Acute HIV Infection

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Acute HIV Infection

What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV in the blood gets very high within a few days or weeks after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This first stage of HIV disease is called "acute HIV infection" or "primary HIV...
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burning in urethra tip.

For the last 10 months, i have this burning in urethra in spite of 3 courses of antibiotics. Can you please advise about any medicine for this? Tests for HIV are negative but feverishness continues. Do you advise retesting?-126...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
There are a couple of possibilities:1) you may have herpes (HSV) infection, which wouold not be cured by antibiotics.2) You may have a sexually tranmitted infection, such as chlamydia, in which your partner(s) and you are not coordinating treatment... Read more »

burning in urethra

age 68 yrs. had unprotected sex on 15 06 2011. got terrible bladder pain next day. got elisa test after 15 days. negative. got pcr dna test on 29 08 11. negative. got weston blot test on 05 09 2011 negative. got elisa on 15 10 2011again, negative....
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:You are negative for HIV from this incident. Any testing done outside of the 90 day window can be considered conclusive. Have you been tested for other STD's? Having unprotected penetrative sex puts you at risk for other STD's as... Read more »

Warts in urethra

the wart in my uretha, keeps comming back, is this a sign my immune system is failing, my last T-count was 385, viral load-- 20,000...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Persistent warts in the urethra or in other locations is NOT necessarily a sign of a failing immune system. Warts are caused by infection by the HPV (human papillomavirus). Many patients with very health immune systems have such warts.Warts in the... Read more »

I'm dying of acute HIV infection - please answer - 3rd time writing

I've had mild fever 99F for 40 days now with night sweats, burning eyes, strange sensations in my body starting from my head and spine and tingling in my hands/legs - this started four weeks after I had unprotected oral sex with a sex worker...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
You've had a fever of 99 for 40 days (99 is considered normal, by the way), night sweats, burning eyes, and some body tingling . . . . Tell me again why you feel like you are "dying or something." If you are having this much... Read more »
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HIV through the Urethra

Posted by Anonymous
Can anyone tell me how likely it is to get the hiv virus if it comes into contact with your urethra only. Be it by being the insertive partner vaginally or anally, or even using another persons sexual fluid to masturbate with. Does it just take a... Read more »

extremely worried about acute hiv infection

Posted by rmds, 1 Reply
need help and guidence from the experts on this board as i am extremely worried about catching the acute hiv infection. I am a 41 year male who has frequented few csw for the past 2 years (received uncovered oral from the girls few times). always... Read more »

Acute HIV Infection

Posted by lafcadio, 1 Reply
I came down with text book Acute HIV Infection three weeks ago after having unsafe sex. My lymph nodes got swollen and achy, I got these little shivers running through my body, I feel like I have bleach in my veins. I'm tired and sweat constantly. I... Read more »

Acute HIV Infection Overview

Posted by Anonymous
1. Acute HIV-1 Infection
Marcus Altfeld and Bruce D. Walker


Introduction

Acute HIV-1 infection presents in 40 - 90 % of cases as a transient symptomatic illness, associated with high levels of HIV-1 replication and an expansive virus-specific immune... Read more »