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Does HIV Cause Testicular Pain

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testicular pain

Dr. Bob,Recently I had a little too much fun in Las Vegas which ended in a handjob at a massage parlor. It was about four weeks ago and I have read here and on other sites that this act poses little threat as far as HIV is concerned. My urologist...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Hand jobs are not considered to be a risk for STDs/HIV. I do believe that this is indeed a case of "what happened in Vegas, stayed in Vegas."Although I doubt your "slight bit of pain in one testicle is STD related, if it persists... Read more »

Will HCG reverse testicular atrophy after long-term HRT?

Thanks for the opportunity to ask this: I'm a 52-year old male, HIV positive for 26 years,... Read more »

Swollen glands and Testicular Pain

Diagnosed with HIV in November of this year...Began Atripla 6 weeks ago in the hopes of stopping... Read more »
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TB Diagnostics: A Crisis for People Living With HIV/AIDS Worldwide

Globally, TB is the most common infection and a leading cause of death among people living with HIV. Despite being curable, TB accounts for two million deaths each year. Thirteen percent of deaths among HIV-positive people are TB-related, and some... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Lancet Comment: Make Pain Treatment, Palliative Care Available to End "Suffering of Millions"

"The undertreatment of pain caused by cancer and other conditions is a global health tragedy," write the authors of a Lancet Comment . Noting a resolution adopted by the U.N. Commission on Narcotic Drugs, which called on states to "improve the... Read more »
U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration

A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

Introduction This chapter will focus on basic methods of treating the suffering and distress caused by common pulmonary symptoms in AIDS patients. The approaches offered below are useful in relieving discomfort, even when the underlying disease is... Read more »
The Well Project

Women, Hormones and HIV

Table of Contents Hormone Basics Hormones and HIV Problems Caused by Irregular Hormone Levels Hormone Replacement Therapy (HRT) Alternative Treatments Testosterone Human Growth Hormone Taking Care of Yourself Hormone Basics ... Read more »