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Genital Sores - Male Complications

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HIV risk from handjob on penis with genital sores present

Hi DoctorIf you answer my question I will be very grateful and donate at least 50 pounds to your admirable foundation.Basically 4 weeks ago in Thailand I visited a massage parlour. After the massage I got the sexworker to give me a handjob until I...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...based on your report!First, I have no idea what "natural spots you get at the bottom of the penis" are. If indeed these were "genital sores" as you suggest, it's important to determine what the cause may be: herpes, syphilis, genital warts, etc.... Read more »

Thanks - Negative HIV results (so far) but similar symptoms

Dr Bob,I don't have a question...I just wanted to send an email thanking you for the support you... Read more »

neurosyphilis

Poz 10 years tcells 699 vl under 50 having myriad of symptoms my question is it possible being hiv... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Genital Herpes

...after the infection is acquired. What are the complications of genital herpes? Genital herpes can cause recurrent painful genital sores in many adults, and herpes infection can be severe in people with suppressed immune systems. Regardless of... Read more »
Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange

Complications Reported in Some Recipients of Bio Alcamid

...(polyalkylimide), is considered a permanent implant. Reports over the past several years suggest a greater-than-expected risk of complications in people who have received this product. About Bio Alcamid Bio Alcamid is 96% water and 4% gel... Read more »
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

The Double-Edged Sword: Long-Term Complications of ART and HIV

... The success of highly active antiretroviral therapy, HAART, has been evident for 15 years. Such long-term therapy can have complications though, especially when compounded by co-morbid conditions such as ageing and smoking. In recent years... Read more »
The Body PRO

CROI 2010 Wrap-Up: Complications of HIV and Its Treatment

...factor. The other thing that I think we don't understand very well yet is osteopenia and osteoporosis. It's much more common in males with HIV than in women [with HIV]. So it's exactly the opposite of what we see in the general population, and we... Read more »
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More complications??

Posted by jrob123, 2 Replies
If you guys can please help asses my situation, it would be much appreciated. I only took 2 tests both were done the same day. 13 days post exposer I took a Rapid Antibody test, as well as a NAAT or DNA test. The Rapid came back negative, which I... Read more »

My exposure was a bit complicated, HELP!!

Posted by questions, 3 Replies
I am a gay guy and yesterday I had sex with a guy I met, I didn't suck him or anything, he sucked me though the only thing I did was fingering him in the anus, however after I pulled my finger out, and right after I did I saw blood coming out of... Read more »

Lymph Node Removal Complications

Posted by amandajeanbrown, 4 Replies
...I had a lymph node removed from my groin on May 6th, initially, I had no complications. The incision site looks great, no redness, no signs of infection. There is mild swelling directly under the incision, to be Read more »

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Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...their infection. The epidemic is growing most rapidly among minority populations and is a leading killer of African-American males ages 25 to 44. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), AIDS affects nearly seven times... Read more »