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Do You Have Hiv If Your Skin Starts To Peel

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peeling skin on penis

I had sex about a week ago and used the same condom brand that I've been using for the past year, Trojan w/spermicide lubricant. Anyways, 2 days after I had intercourse I noticed that the skin under the head of my penis was peeling and when I...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I can't tell you what your symptoms are related to. My first recommendation would be to eliminate the spermicide from your safer sex regimen. Spermicides are no longer recommended for disease prevention (see <a... Read more »

risk of getting hiv from small peeling skin and red thin skin around the nail?

i have a question for you mister shannon r.shouthall. Would a small peeling skin near your nail... Read more »

Is hand and feet peeling a sign of hiv rash?

Hi there! I performed oral sex on a man 6 weeks ago and I had a canker sore in my mouth. I did... Read more »
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National Pediatric and Family HIV Resource Center

Universal Precautions

Infection control is an important and ongoing concern in Head Start programs. Children's health is promoted by limiting the potential spread of infection among children and staff. The infection control procedures necessary when HIV-infected children... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: Video Promotes HIV Testing

Eleven young Peel residents have created a new video that aims to destigmatize HIV testing among sexually active youth, especially immigrants from high-prevalence countries. The 12-minute video, "Make It the Craze: Get Tested," was made possible... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Canada: STIs on the Rise in Peel

Between 1990 and 2006, new chlamydia diagnoses increased by approximately 86 percent in the Peel Region, health officials said during a recent presentation to the Regional Council. The sexually transmitted infection is highest among female teens and... Read more »
AIDSinfo

Skin Rash

Terms Used in This Fact Sheet Eosinophilia: an increased number of eosinophils, a type of white blood cell. Eosinophils are a part of the body's immune system that can damage healthy tissue if they malfunction. Non-nucleoside reverse... Read more »
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peeling of hands and feet

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Is peeling of palms and soles an HIV ARS symptom? Could it be an OI during acute infection?
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Gay man peeling lips oral sex risk

Posted by James99, 1 Reply
I'm a gay man and I constantly peel skin off of my outer lips, some times without noticing it just because they're so chapped. If i gave oral sex to another guy without knowing his status after peeling some skin off (i'm not sure if it was bleeding)... Read more »

skin rashes

Posted by theman22, 2 Replies
i know that everyone says just because you have a rash doesnt mean you have hiv but i have had so many rashes in the past couple of months that its starting to worry me. they also seem like they never go away. i have all different rashes in all... Read more »

What are the odds that I will contract HIV from skin rashes/irritation?

Posted by Wesher11, 1 Reply
I had red rashes/skin irritation on my inner thighs and scrotum, and I had sex with this woman with condom, but I worried that her vaginal fluids got on my rashes on my inner thighs and scrotum, if she is HIV+ and the fluids get on my rashes, will I... Read more »