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Can Hiv Make My Testicles Sore

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swollen testicles

My better half is HIV positive three years running. He decided early on not to take meds nor does he eat well or exercise. In Jan 08 he developed a small sore that quickly spread to the complete backside and the lower front side measuring 2.5 across...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Your partner need to see an HIV specialist ASAP. It sounds like there is an infection there, possile herpes which can be very persistent in persons with weakened immune systems. The skin lesion can then become infected. He needs to get his immune... Read more »

scratching testicles worries

Dear Bob,I had sex with a call girl (not so good looking). Anyways, I has sex with her and remember... Read more »

Swelling of Slavery gland, Brest & right testicle

Dear Sir, I know my question does not relate to your forum but I have been reading your answers for... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Finds Decreased HIV in Circumcised Males Not Caused By Reduction of STI Sores

The decreased incidence of HIV infections in males who were circumcised is not primarily due to a reduction in sores from conditions such as herpes, according to a PLoS Medicine study that analyzed "data from 2 clinical trials including more than... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Sexually-Transmitted Infections for HIV-Positive People

STDs (sexually transmitted disease) that cause ulcerations (sores on the skin, including on or inside the genitals, mouth, or rectum) can dramatically increase the risk of picking up HIV, due to the fact that ulcers and open sores provide an easy... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Learn Why Even Treated Genital Herpes Sores Boost the Risk of HIV Infection

New research helps explain why infection with herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2), which causes genital herpes, increases the risk for HIV infection even after successful treatment heals the genital skin sores and breaks that often result from HSV-2. ... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

Sore Arms, No Voice but a Full Heart -- the "We Can End AIDS" March in Washington, D.C.

"Count me in." XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) Washington, D.C. We Can End AIDS March © IAS/Deborah W. Campos, Commercialimage.net I came to D.C. totally prepared for the "We Can End AIDS" mobilization, I had my blue fabric to... Read more »
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HIV RISK FROM PRE EJACULATORY FLUID AND SORE THROAT - ORAL SEX.

Posted by EduardoRomero31, 1 Reply
Hi everyone. I am a little concerned and I don't know if I am exaggerating but two days ago I performed oral sex on a man who is HIV + with UNDETECTABLE VIRAL LOAD. I checked the head of the penis and it was dry so I started to lick the shaft and... Read more »

:-( Pain in the testicle

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Has any male, who think they might have been exposed to HIV, ever experienced pain and discomfort in the testicle a few weeks after exposure?

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Is there lympth nodes near the testicles?

Posted by bura, 1 Reply
Hey, just checking with you guys....is there lympth nodes near the testicles?I do have a small growth very near the testicles, it felt hard and roundish. unsure whether it is lympth nodes.i am now saying it is hiv, but i am just wondering whetehr it... Read more »

Sore Throat and Mouth Sores the Recur

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello would anybody have some insight for me, I had an exposure to HIV 9 months ago. Tested negative to HIV 1/2. The exposure came from a women from sex worker from korea, since then I just haven't felt right. Lots of strange symptoms. So I... Read more »