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:-( Pain in the testicle

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Has any male, who think they might have been exposed to HIV, ever experienced pain and discomfort in the testicle a few weeks after exposure?

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Is there lympth nodes near the testicles?

Posted by bura, 1 Reply
Hey, just checking with you guys....is there lympth nodes near the testicles?I do have a small growth very near the testicles, it felt hard and roundish. unsure whether it is lympth nodes.i am now saying it is hiv, but i am just wondering whetehr it... Read more »

HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your

Posted by Anonymous
HIV Causes AIDS -- And Knowing It Could Save Your Life
By San Francisco AIDS Foundation

While the global HIV/AIDS pandemic continues to rage, a small number of fringe groups have been aggressively promoting misinformation about AIDS. Some claim that... Read more »

The way we address HIV is cause for concern

Posted by bradford
The way we address HIV is cause for concern.

The truth is that there are millions of people living to whom HIV has not caused illness and death. This information brings joy and hope to the heart of any person who has ever dreaded the onset of AIDS.

Ini... Read more »

Hiv doesn't cause aids

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
don't be a victim of greed , hiv doesn't cause aids and if you take those toxic drugs you will eventually die Read more »
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HIV+ Female genitalia (Lymph nodes) tender swollen dark spots

I'm white HIV+ female for over 6 years and am having swollen lymph nodes on my upper genitals, the spots are tender and turned dark. What is happening and will this change back to the normal color?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
The course of what happens to the described lymph nodes depends on the cause. An evaluation/biopsy would often be helpful at sorting out the diagnosis and whether any treatment would be recommended. KH... Read more »

Shrunken testicles while on Testosterone replacement

Hello Doctors:My partner and I, who have been Hiv+ for at least 13 years, recently (within the last couple of months for him and the last week for me)started on testosterone replacement. He receives a shot once per week and I use the 5mg of gel...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Your nurse is correct. It is very common for the testicles to shrink while taking testosterone, and it does not matter how the testosterone is administered. They will reach a point where they will stop, they will not disappear on you!Some people... Read more »

Pain in testicles: STDs like chlamydia and herpes?

Hello doctor,THis is in continuation to one of my previous emails in Nov. I had then expressed concern of getting HIV due to sucking on a strippers breasts, not sure if lactating or not. Ive had some dull testicle pain with slight itching on...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,This is now your third post related to your night of boob-sucking at the Badda Bing. I've tried twice before to reassure you that your actions did not place you at any significant risk for STDs, including HIV. Your current symptoms are... Read more »

answer to shrunken testicles

recently in a answer to a question about shrunken testicles you mentioned a drug called HCG. What does this stand for? Is there anything else for atrophied testicles? I suffer from this and stopping the testosterone replacement for a year has not...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
Dear MM,HCG is human chorionic gonadotropin. Clomid is also used. They are FSH and LH type hormones that may stimulate the testes if the pituitary is not stimulating them. That's what happens when the HIV negative bodybuilders take testosterone... Read more »
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Kenya Opens Tender for Condoms to Combat AIDS Memorial

The Kenyan government has opened bidding for the supply of 300 million condoms in an effort to curb the spread of HIV/AIDS. Kenyan Chief Pharmacist Kipkerich Kosgey was quoted as saying the purchase of the condoms will be funded by the World Bank,... 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 »