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Does HIV Cause Trouble Urinating

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Can HIV Meds cause Anal trouble??

Dear Doc,I have been experiencing a problem for a while now regarding my anus.. I have read that being on Meds can cause Anus cancer and was wondering if this is so?? My anus has been very very itchy inside and i can feel small lumps im too...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
I am unaware of any anal condition directly caused by HIV meds. Many medical conditions including a wide range of infections can cause anal itching. Hemorrhoids and other common medical conditions also often can cause itching in the anus. If HIV... Read more »

Prostate Trouble

A gal at Houston Buyers Club suggested I send this question to you.My prostate doesn't funtion... Read more »


I am extremely scared. I went to use a public bathroom and I waited in line for the urinal. A... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Heart Trouble Early and Often in HIV Patients

People with HIV, even those whose virus is well-suppressed by treatment, have a greater risk of heart attack than their uninfected peers, and at an earlier age, new research shows. Dr. Priscilla Y. Hsue, a cardiologist at San Francisco General... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Troubling Trends in American Women With HIV

In the mid- to late 1990s, powerful anti-HIV therapies became available in high-income countries. The effect of these therapies was dramatic, as deaths due to AIDS-related infections fell. Today combination anti-HIV therapy, commonly called... Read more »

Race Troubles: Why Do African-Americans With HIV Fare Worse?

Since I began working as an HIV treatment educator in New York City, I've seen the faces of those I served change. As those faces grew to include primarily African-Americans and Latinos, I found myself both inspired and moved by my clients. As a... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Female Trouble: Studies Look at the Factors That Lead Women to HIV and Incarceration

"Well, I'm 36 years old, I'm an African American woman in prison, I'm HIV-positive, and my favorite color is purple." For the past year I have been conducting a study of women like this one, interviewing them about their lives and their risk... Read more »
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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 »

In trouble

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
After a broken condom episode, I got something from this girl.
I got treated for some std symptoms Slight fever, Frequent urination, etc. I still suffer from chronic pharygnitis (one tonsil swollen). One doctor says I need to take a HIv test, another... Read more »

HIV from Urine Droplets ???

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies

Can someone pls advise ?

I was using the adjacent urinal in the public men's toilet on 29 Apr 2000. The other urinal was occupied by another guy. After he has done so (pee), it could be seen that he wanted to rid urine remains by "shaking"... Read more »

Urine Testing for HIV

Posted by Anonymous
Hello, I need your help. I may be positive for HIV (waiting on results). Recently, I accepted a new position with a new company. The company's insurance vendor requires that you take an HIV test via urine sample. If I am positive, I definitely... Read more »