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Does HIV Cause Burning Penis

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Fungal Infections

Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis (Includes Yeast Infections and Thrush) Cryptococcal Meningitis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? A fungus is a kind of germ. Many fungi (plural form of fungus) exist normally inand on our bodies, and in the surrounding environment, for example in soil,dust, food, water, and plants. Most fungi are...
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burning pain on tip of penis after sex

What could cause the penis to have intense burning pain on the tip immediately after sex-partner known to have yeast infection in the past, but doesn't seem to have one now. I am a diabetic and concerned...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
See your doctor and get checked out. These are other kinds of vaginal problems that could cause symptoms in a male, and sometimes women are not aware that they have a yeast infection. Even if this is a mutually monogamous relationship, use a... Read more »

Masterbation causes small penis????

Hello, I hope this question is not inappropriate for this forum. I am 14 years old. My mother caught me jacking it twice last week. I have never been caught in the past. I am very ashamed and she told me that my penis would stop growing if I kept it...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi Richard,I'm sure your mom means well, but in this case she's wrong. Jacking off will not stop your penis from growing. (In fact, as I'm sure you've realized by now, when you jack off, your penis actually gets quite a bit... Read more »

Bent Penis Caused by Meds?

I am 45 yrs old, type 1 diabetic for 35 years, and HIV+ for 12 years. I recently noticed that my penis is bent/curved like a bananna. Could it be caused by the HIV, the meds or the diabetes? I am taking the following meds: reyataz, norvir,...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I haven't observed nor seen reported any link between particular HIV meds and a curved penis. If any reader has a reference please post. KH... Read more »

Itchy and burning severe rush caused by Tribuss Tablet

Dear Doctor,I have been on Tribuss Tablet since January 17 2013, I developed severe rush within two weeks and the my Dr prescribed Dilucort cream for me to apply on my skin. The rush went away, after three weeks it came back. Is it normal or should...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Rash due to Tribuss (Atripla in US) is failry common during first weeks on treatment and can be due to the efaviernz and can be seen in 10-25% of patients (most commonly in first 1-2 weeks). Rash from the efavirenz is a little less common once on... Read more »
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Skin Abrasion on Penis / HIV Transmission Risk

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I just felt compelled to share an experience regarding potential HIV expousure through a tiny skin abrasion on the penis. In a trip abroad last year, I topped for a man of unknown status. I wore a condom, but after ejaculation I noticed that... Read more »

Rash on skin of penis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi All,
After having sex with a sex worker I got a rash on my penis.
Is a rash on the skin/shaft of the penis an indication of acute HIV infection? I have been getting a rash on the skin of my penis, sort of rough and then goes away and then comes... Read more »

ulcer on penis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
someone said an ulver on the penis is a symptom of ars. what would this look like? would it hurt? they gave this url, but it's unclear...

any help would be awesome.

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Abrasion on my penis

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I was recently on a charter bus trip to Disney World and I got an open sore on my penis from abrasion. When I got on the bus ( I was the first one back on) I used the bathroom in the back and used the toilet paper the wipe off the cut on my penis.... Read more »