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Does Hiv Cause Testicular Discomfort

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Inability to consider other causes of discomfort after multiple negative test results "Please respond, I need help."

I have tested negative for both HIV and Hep C over an 18 month period. As mentioned in previous posts I am certain now to be suffering from late seroconversion to both of these viruses. My health has deteriorated to the point now that I don't...
Erik Glenn, M.A.

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Thanks for your question,You are HIV negative and do not have Hepatitis C. The many tests you've taken tell us this clearly.If I, or any of the other experts here, looked at your list of "symptoms" we wouldn't immediately think... Read more »

Will HCG reverse testicular atrophy after long-term HRT?

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Diarrhea and Testicular pain

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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 »
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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 »
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Exhausted B Cells Hamper Immune Response to HIV

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Mild penis discomfort Peep!

Posted by Anonymous
I'm currently experiencing a slight discomfort on the head of my penis. It's not painful, just irritating. I would say, there's this sensation where the openings of the penis are widening, can't be so sure. What's the cause?

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throat discomfort & white spots

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hi,
Has anyone ever had throat discomfort as if someting was stuck in the throat and white spots behind uvula which can be scraped off but they do not completely disappear. The throat does not really hurt but its a general sense of discomfort when I... Read more »

symptoms/vaginal discomfort?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I have been having major symptoms. I worried in the past but have had no symptoms, now its real. The symptoms began about a month after the exposure and I have them still 3 months later. I guess my question is to those of you who have the virus, did... Read more »

Joint Pain caused by liver, HIV, meds, arthritis?

Posted by ScotCharles, 3 Replies
Has anyone experienced joint pain that was diagnosed as relating to either HIV or the meds? Don't laugh now, but my elbows are warm to the touch, and I have a burning pain in them. I have liver problems which cause my right shoulder and the right... Read more »