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Does Hiv Cause Acne

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does masterbation cause acne

my friends recently told me that if i masterbate it will cause an increase in acne is that true...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Your friends told you what??? Hmmm . . . . Are your friends pimply pusses themselves? I would guess either (1) your friends are pulling your leg, trying to make you feel guilty about pulling something else or (2) your friends come from very... Read more »

does jacking off cause acne or make it worse (MASTURBATION)

i hear people say that jacking off cause pimples and or makes it worse is this true... Read more »

Red cheeks/acne; could this be HIV?

Hello Dr. Dezube: I had a low risk encounter 5 months ago. Was tested at 2 1/2 weeks, it was... Read more »
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Untreated HIV Associated With Less-"Elastic" Arteries, Raising Heart Disease Risk, Study Finds

The heart and coronary artery --> We know all too well that HIV causes bad things to happen in your body. But lately, we've seen increasing evidence that it particularly affects your heart. A new study published in the September 2009 issue of... Read more »
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Exhausted B Cells Hamper Immune Response to HIV

What Recent studies have shown that HIV causes a vigorous and prolonged immune response that eventually leads to the exhaustion of key immune system cells -- CD4+ and CD8+ T-cells -- that target HIV. These tired cells become less and less able to... Read more »
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Fixing the Body: An Immune-Based Approach to HIV

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Acne on butt the same?

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I tested negative but im confused i had all symptoms and acnes that doctors call folliculitis on my ass.

it started 8 weeks after exposure and remains 1 year later it looks like large pimples that fade and leave bruise marks.

i tested neg out to 6... Read more »

Acne and HIV connection

Posted by alondonlad, 1 Reply
I had suffered from fairly bad acne for over 2 years now. In September I started having a laser treatment to try and solve the problem. I finished my cycle of treatment in December. I have also been on medication for over a year however all these... Read more »

ACNE BLOOD HIV TESTING OKAY?

Posted by WorriedinVegas
I recently sent in a blood sample for hiv-1 testing to HOME ACCESS. I got the blood for the sample from a scabbed acne, which I picked. It was more than enough blood to fill up the circle, but I have had the acne for a long time, before my possible... Read more »

ACNE

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Ive read on thebody acne is found in HIV+ people. But is is associated with ARS?

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