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Trouble with Blisters on Inner Groin

Posted by beatofmyheart, 4 Replies
Diagnosed with HIV back in early 2011.

Since early August this year I've been having off and on appearances of weird single pimple like bumps on my inner groin area. They were exclusively on the right side at first, and then as of the past 2 weeks... Read more »

Blisters

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Are Blisters and Canker sores a symptom of HIV with in the 4 week of exposure or can they occur through out ? Im getting a small canker sore again i had one 3 days ago and they are my first two canker sores in years lol so im jw if they are a... Read more »

I don't mean to bother... But...

Posted by Anonymous
First off, let me begin this by saying that I do not intend to offend or bother anyone by this post. I am not HIV/AIDS positive. I am doing a study for college on HIV/AIDS and how people live with it, how they maybe discriminated against for having... Read more »

just wondering/what do you mean/clinical??

Posted by notanonymous, 1 Reply
well, first of all based on your test you are hiv negative. some of the responses you are getting are from aids realists/dissidents. they do not believe that hiv exists. they hang around on this board and use crafty language about tests are false,... Read more »

Numbers don't mean anything.....

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
HIV/AIDS doesn't have a set pattern. Not ever person infected is going to test positive. 8.5 weeks after infection, or 6 months after infection. Most people who test positive do so after being infected years, and after their health has declined... Read more »
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fever blister and oral sex

My lover who is HIV+ had an open, but almost healed fever blister on his lipwhen he performed oral sex on me. I then masturbated to ejaculation. I didn'tsee any danger because there were no visible open sores or cuts on my penis.Should I be...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question. Your risk of infection for HIV was low,even under the circumstances mentioned in your question. This is because itwas unlikely that you were exposed to his blood or semen. However, you wereat possible risk for... Read more »

Aids from blister popping??

So I'm an idiot. I was at the gym working out and noticed I had a painful blister on my left foot. Instead of just letting it be I decided to take my gym locker safety pin, and after a "thorough" cleaning of the head of the pin...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Biology-Genetics Student,Idiot??? Nah. Anyone studying biology and genetics doesn't qualify for that moniker. Now if you said you were a student of "intelligent design," well then yes, you'd be an idiot.I do agree spit and... Read more »

Rash with blisters

I'm 16 and concerned I may have HIV I'm not sexually active but lately I've been getting "bites" that I'm starting to think are a rash they itch insanely and blister with what looks like water inside, it's...
Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Response from Nelson Vergel, B.S.Ch.E., M.B.A.

Program for Wellness Restoration
You need to go see a dermatologist. It could be allergies, herpes, folliculitis, or many other conditions.nelson... Read more »

survival ,blisters and window period

respected sirblood from pimples or blisters contain hiv??hiv survival outside of body??while eatin some food satple or needle go in mouth cause hiv??window period of hiv vurus??after how long hiv detected in blood by elisa ??pls pls pls help......
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

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

North Shore University Hospital
This is a very common question, infact have answered it 3 times today!HIv doesn't live well outside the body (mostly dead in a few hours), especially once dried. There have been no reported cases of HIV being spread from the environment after... Read more »
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It has been a dry hot summer The leaves on the trees are crinkled and brittle Like I am feeling inside the grass in my yard is brown the ground is crusty and coarse azaleas are struggling to stay alive Like my dehydrated... Read more »
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