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U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Understanding Genital Herpes

Overview Cause Transmission Symptoms Diagnosis Treatment Prevention Complications Overview Genital herpes is a sexually transmitted infection (STI). According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, in the United States, one of every five teenagers and adults is infected with genital herpes. Women are more commonly infected than men and it is estimated that one of every four women has herpes. Although at least 45 million...
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Genital Rash???

Hi, I was just wondering if there have ever been any cases you know of where the rash at HIV seroconversion was a genital rash. 3 years ago when I might have been exposed, I developed a rash on my vaginal that went away by itself. I had never had...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I cannot tell you what might have caused your rash since there are so many reasons why a person might develop one. Since your HIV test was negative, I see no reason to suspect that it was HIV-related. The only people that I recommend get an HIV-2... Read more »

Unknown Genital Rash

I have a very peculiar rash on the shaft of my penis. It is painless and colorless. I just have a bunch of small bumps. I have had it for three years. I thought it would just eventually go away, but it did't. Please advise. I am too...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
It sounds like thay may be genital warts, but there's no way to know for sure without being able to see them. See a doctor right away-- there is good, painless topical medication for warts that works well, in my experience, when the warts are... Read more »

GENITAL RASH GROWING RAPIDLY

I have what started as two small spots on the inside of my leg high up. They then became scar tissue and spots appeard around it. This continued and now is about the size of a pint glass.. its still growing....
Nancy Breuer

Response from Nancy Breuer

WorkPositive, Inc.
this is not a question for a website. Get thee to a doctor and find out what's going on, okay?... Read more »

Rash on Genitals

I experienced flu like symptoms 3 weeks after a possible hiv exposure and now I also developed a Rash on the head of my penis. Could this rash be hiv/herpes related or are rashes for hiv usually on the trunk or face?...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
It is important that you rely on the clinical advice of a medical professional in person when experiencing symptoms that concern you. While it is important that you educate yourself about HIV and STDs, diagnosing yourself over the internet is not... Read more »
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how do genital warts start?

Posted by mmfsm, 2 Replies
i noticed a round red bump, looks like a pimple in the glans of my penis, it is the same texture, doesnt have a center, or pus, does not ich or hurt when touched, im afraid it may be HPV, have not had sex in 11 months, could this be the begining of... Read more »

help....Hiv and genital warts

Posted by Anonymous, 7 Replies
Hi everbody my name is john, 25 and need some help,,, i found out i had hiv about 7 months ago and at the same time was told i had genital warts, which at the time did not know what was the hardest to deal with in a funny kind of way, i know the hiv... Read more »

genital ulceration days after exposure

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello everybody.

I am a guy who made a major mistake and had unprotected sex with a woman 3 weeks ago who I did not know. It did not last long... I ejaculated after about 30 seconds or so. Then I washed thoroughly. When I got home I rubbed an... Read more »

Chest rash & numb hands = ARS?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I had u/p vaginal sex with a unknown female, 5 weeks later I develop a sore throat and cold. A couple of night sweats and some pain in my groin nodes. My hands began going numb in my sleep waking me up. At 7-8 weeks I develop a rash on my chest... Read more »