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Epididymitis Symptoms Causes Treatment

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is epididymitis a symptom of HIV??

About two weeks ago i was diagnosed with epididymitis. I am 23 years old and when i went to a urlogist all they kept saying was it had to be an STD causing it, because of my age. Then that made me wirry about HIV bc if i could have an STD, i could...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Epididymitis can be caused by STDs, but is not related to HIV. However, it's worth noting that epididymitis or no epididymitis, the reason to be concerned about possible HIV infection is whether or not you placed yourself at risk for... Read more »

Epididymitis

Dear Dr. Bob,Approximately 4 weeks after my last sexual contact, I came down with a severe case of... Read more »

HIV Test Kit and Epididymitis

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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Mentally Ill at Higher Risk of Hepatitis C Infection; Treatment Can Cause Additional Mental Problems

Almost 20% of people in United States with severe mental illness have hepatitis C infection, compared with 1.8% of the general U.S. population, because many people with mental illness are exposed to risk factors for bloodborne viruses, the Dallas... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding HIV/AIDS Table of Contents

Overview How HIV Causes AIDS Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment of HIV Infection Prevention Challenges in Designing HIV Vaccines Population-Specific Information HIV Infection in Infants and Children HIV Infection in... Read more »
The Well Project

Fungal Infections

Table of Contents What Are Fungal Infections? Candidiasis (Includes Yeast Infections and Thrush) Cryptococcal Meningitis Histoplasmosis Aspergillosis Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever) Conclusion What Are Fungal Infections? A... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV and TB

Fast Facts Worldwide, TB is the leading cause of death among persons with HIV infection. It is estimated that about 4.2% of Americans, with or without HIV infection, are infected with TB bacteria. In 2005, of the TB patients reported to be... Read more »
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Hepatitis A:Causes,Symptoms,Prevention & Treatment

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Aalso known as infectious hepatitis, is a liver disease caused by the Hepatitis A virus, HAV. This is comparatively a mild disease which does not progress to a chronic stage. Persons who have contracted the disease may have no symptoms... Read more »

other viruses that cause ARS symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Are there very many other viruses that cause ARS symptoms? I once read about a certain strain of herpes that doesn't cause any sores, or harm the immune system, but it does cause a brief illness after infection similar to ARS. Are there many other... Read more »

Articles on Cardiac Arrest: The Causes & Symptoms

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Cardiac Arrest is life-and-death emergency -- every second counts. It is one of the leading causes of death among adults.
This is an Article at http://www.mesotheliomaresourceonline.com/articles/cardiac_arrest.html which has information on Cardiac... Read more »

To Cougar....Chlamydia causing symptoms??

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Cougar - I read in your earlier post that your doctor explained some of your symptoms as chlamydia-related. I am very interested to hear about your experience and more about what your doctor said. I contracted chlamydia/urethritis after a hish... Read more »