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Hiv And Erections

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constant erection in 14yr old HIV boy on ARVS

my son is 14yrs old, sexually inactive, has been on ARVS for the last 5yrs. He is constantly erect and i wonder if it could be a side effect of ARVS.
Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Response from Benjamin Young, M.D., Ph.D.

Rocky Mountain CARES
Hello and thank you for your post.Priapism is not associated with antiretroviral therapies, to my knowledge. If you son really has these symptoms, you should bring this to the attention of his doctors.BY Read more »

Is it normal for HIV to induce low libido and erection problems?

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Erection Issues

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AIDS InfoNet


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Older People and HIV

...Unprotected sexual activity. This may be heterosexual or homosexual sex. Viagra and other drugs that help men get and maintain an erection may contribute to increased rates of sexual activity and sexually transmitted diseases among older people,... Read more »
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San Francisco AIDS Foundation Marks 20 Years of AIDS Service

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Disclosure, the real ultimate question

Posted by Mondo, 1 Reply
...position that this is a personal sexual health issue for me and just as I would not tell my family if I had ?Genital Herpes? or ?Penile Erection Dysfunction? etc, I won?t disclose to them (other than my wife) my HIV. Therefore I am treating this... Read more »

penile problems...

Posted by dcgbowler, 2 Replies
...I am having problems with keeping an erection. I also have high blood pressure and diabetes along with HIV. Is there anyone else who can advise me on what to do? Read more »

Unprotected hetero sex. Likely STD, HIV? HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...test(Total=3 after test). I have no real symptoms but I can't get the thought out of my head that I may have caught something, HIV freaking me out the most. I know that testing is the only way to know for sure, but should I be driving myself... Read more »

My partner can't get a erection

Posted by JJD, 3 Replies
...We have been together for almost a year and a half. Plus my mother loves him. He told me the first night we meet that he was HIV+, i am HIV- thats was no problem we have always had safe sex. The problem is he changed doctors who told him he could... Read more »