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Can Someone Get AIDS From Licking Rectum

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Anal dysplasia and proctitis (inflammation of the rectum); what do you think?

I am an HIV positive male. I have had Proctitis for the last 4 1/2 months. This includes inflammation of the rectum, rectal pain; feeling i have to "go".... rectal discharge and pain/discomfort. Ruled out: gonorrhea, chlamydia, CMV,...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
I'm not sure I have the final answer to what sounds like a very unpleasant situation. You mention no gonorrhea, chlamydia, CMV, and warts. Has your doctor checked you for Herpes? Herpes can and often does cause the symptoms which you... Read more »

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