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Does Penile Yeast Infection Indicate Hiv

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Penile yeast infection

Hello Dr. Bob, I know that an unprotected Blow job only caries a very small risk, however, it has been about 8 months since, I tested negative at 5 weeks, (meaningless), and now I have a penile yeast infection (confirmed by my doctor). It comes and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello Worried in VA,Why worry and wonder about your HIV status (even after an extremely low-risk activity) when you could get a rapid HIV test and have a definitive answer in as few as 20 minutes?You are correct: Unprotected insertive oral sex... Read more »

Are chronic yeast infections a sign of HIV?

I am 24 yrs old. I am married, & have been sexually active with my husband only for the last 5... Read more »

Yeast infection and HIV

I had three protected with condoms, sexual intercourse encounters with three separate men in... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Positive Men Show High Rates of Papillomavirus Infection at Oral, Anal, and Penile Sites, Spanish Study Reports

Researchers from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, the Lluita Contra la SIDA (Fight Against AIDS) Foundation, and the IrsiCaixa Foundation in Spain report high rates of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in the oral, anal, and penile... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Men With Penile HPV Infection Have an Increased Risk of Acquiring HIV

This article was reported by AIDSMAP . An article in NAM aidsmap reported on a study of men with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection of the penis and risk of contracting HIV. Since HPV infection of the cervix is associated with higher risk of HIV... Read more »
Brown Medical School

Ask the Expert: Case Study -- Newly-Admitted Patient With a Penile Lesion

Case A 27-year-old male presents to the prison infirmary with penile pain. He reports having had the pain for the past three days, ever since accidentally catching part of the skin of his penis in his pants zipper. The patient reports previous good... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Mechanisms for Circumcision to Reduce HIV Transmission in Different Penile Tissue: Target Cell Differences Rather Than Keratinisation

An intensive study looking at the protective impact on adult male circumcision for reducing the risk of sexual HIV transmission suggested new biological mechanisms for protection. This study was presented as an oral presentation by Minh Dinh from... Read more »
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yeast infection(male)..HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello All,

Can somebody explain what a yeast infection looks like on the penis.

I had a risky sexual encounter and after few months the tip of my penis I see a few dots(just next to the penis slit). These dots are flat, dont hurt when touched and are... Read more »

yeast infections

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have heard that recurring yeast infections are a sign of HIV positive status in women. I had a possible exposure 6 months ago, and since then, I had a yeast infection that would not go away for 2 months. then I had a break for 4 months, now I have... Read more »

Yeast infections, BV, and HPV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I am starting to go crazy here thinking I may have HIV. I was told about two years ago that I had HPV which gave me an abnormal pap smear. A colposcopy was done that showed I had mild dysplasia. My pap and hpv test last year showed a negative... Read more »

Yeast infections and HIV

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I have read that recurrent yeast infections are a sign of HIV. I was tested 2 1/2 months after myexposure and it was negative, yet I have had two yeast infections since. During this time I also started taking birth control pills. Did anyone that is... Read more »