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Flaky Skin After Sex With Stripper Worried I Have HIV

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flaky skin

i have HIV and recently my face and scalp have become so dry and flaky. i am presently taking Lamzid and feverenz as my medication. is there a connection to my being HIV positive and what can i do to releave the dryness and itchines.tammy
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hi Tammy,HIV disease is associated with a variety of dermatological problems. Luckily most of them can be kept in reasonably good control Read more »

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Had sex without a condom and I am very worried.

Posted by latin12, 3 Replies
...time telling anyone about this experience. I don't want to tell my friends or loved ones about this because I don't want to worry them. Nevertheless, I would like to share this with other gay men who can possibly empathize with my particular... Read more »

For those worried about "Protected Sex"

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...up with this concept if they didnt think that condoms do actually work? Just wanted to put my two cents in. What you should worry about is, learn how to properly use a male and/or female condom. Of course make sure that the condoms are NOT LAMB... Read more »

Long-term HIV and Aids survivors' health worrying

Posted by ScotCharles
...KaiserNet January 8, 2008 Some experts and doctors recently have voiced concerns that people who were diagnosed with HIV and Aids in the early years of the epidemic are experiencing "premature[e]" or "disproportionate numbers" of ailments... Read more »

Protected Sex - Still Worried

Posted by tatham
...still worried however that I may have contracted HIV somehow. I do not know much about it, and that is a possible cause for my worry. The facts are: 1. Unprotected fingering 2. Protected sex I am just worried that I may have contracted HIV from... Read more »