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Hiv Itching Symptoms

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Is anal itching a symptom?

I have had numerous symptoms which I believe may be from acute infection of HIV. One of them is really bad anal itching for about 2 weeks straight and even occasional itching on the tip of my penis. Is this a symptom of acute infection? Can you...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question.For starters, anal itching is not a symptom of AIDS, nor a symptom of acuteviral syndrome. It can be a symptom of various infections includingpinworms, anal genital warts, and anal gonorrhea. It could also be a... Read more »

Armpit itch and pain after unprotected oral, possible Hep or hiv?

I had sex with a man while I was drunk, he was the insertive and I was the receptive with a condom.... Read more »

PLEASE, Please Help!! Jock Itch/HIV/repeat exposures related questions

Dear Dr. Frascino,Thank you for offer us this great forum to resolve our confusions and assure our... Read more »
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This constant itch

Posted by oldwoman, 7 Replies
I've talked to others who complain about itching on their legs,and I have it too,it's constant but usually bearable,today is one of the bad days and I can't stop scratching at myself(I feel like I need a flea collar on)It's just won't stop.I've... Read more »

Itch w/no rash

Posted by bigdogdog, 1 Reply
Have been dealing with a nondescript itch and no visible rash. It has been 5 weeks since an episode that potentially exposed me to HIV. I have been dealing with this itch since the beginning of November.

Any thoughts or ideas as to the cause?

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Anybody experience constant itching?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Thanks for your encouragement! I know the odds are in my favor etc....However, there are soooo many "coincidences" happening right now it is freaking me out again. Last week I was 99% yoo hooing. Now, my gf has been sick for almost a week now with... Read more »

Does the rash itch?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If a person does have the rash associated with ARS, is it a rash that itches??

I've all of a sudden developed a rash (about 9-10 days after exposure). Its pretty much only on front. Chest and a little of my stomach. Its more like little raised welts.... Read more »