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Hiv Symptoms In Men Skin

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Gay Men's Health Crisis

Anal Cancer, HIV and Gay/Bisexual Men

...Approximately 75% of all sexually active adults acquire HPV, often within the course of early adulthood and without any symptoms. 3 Among MSM, it is transmitted through both protected and unprotected anal intercourse, and through skin-to-skin contact. Among heterosexual women, the vast majority of infections are cleared naturally by the body within a few years, usually by age 30. This appears to be less true for MSM, where the infections...
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Can itchy skin be the only symptom of HIV?

I suffer from itchy skin and I'm worried it might be a cancer. Going through your site/forum, I read this piece of information from you:"Itchiness is not an uncommon finding in lymphoma patients, and in AIDS patients in general."Does this means that...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
..."itchiness is not an uncommon finding in lymphoma patients, and in AIDS patients in general." There are so many causes for itchy skin, ranging from the less serious causes (e.g. new detergent, poison ivy, misquito bites, new medication, and so... Read more »

Answer to WOHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! SYMPTOMS of HIV? YOU HAVE TO READ THIS, YOU WONT REGRET IT.

Tnank you, the author of WOHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! SYMPTOMS... !Your detailed story is giving some hope, really. Although I am not from the USA, currently I live in Holland, and originally I'm from Russia, I did found this web site to be very helpful...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...delay your true diagnosis and recovery.Good luck. I'll reprint the question you reference below.Dr. BobWOHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! SYMPTOMS of HIV? YOU HAVE TO READ THIS, YOU WONT REGRET IT.Nov 8, 2006 Hello Dr., I just wanted to share my experience... Read more »

Skin problems--HIV?

Dr. Kull, thank you for providing so much information.Here is my scenario. I've been sexually active with men for a year now, when I first started having sex with men, foolishly I did not use condoms (4 or 5 times). I ONLY participate in insertive...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I cannot tell you if your symptoms are related to HIV-infection. The best way to determine your status is to have an HIV antibody test at least three months after your last exposure (which it sounds like you are doing). Also, see a doctor about any... Read more »

WOHOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! SYMPTOMS of HIV? YOU HAVE TO READ THIS, YOU WONT REGRET IT.

Hello Dr., I just wanted to share my experience with everyone. I am a 24 year male. I had UNPROTECTED SEX with a female I met on the internet. Yes, UNPROTECTED, no protection at all. I must admit, it is by far the stupidest thing I have ever done....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thanks for taking the time to write in such an exquisitely detailed account of your experience. I must admit I was shocked to read two of your statements:1.". . . and I did not know anything about STDs let alone HIV, it all seemed like a myth... Read more »
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The Well Project

Side Effects of HIV Drugs

...mild, like a headache or an upset stomach. In some cases, more serious side effects can happen, like liver damage or a severe skin rash. Side effects are most common during the first four to six weeks you are taking a new HIV medication. After... Read more »
The Body

What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

What Is AIDS?

... has more information on CD4 cells. Without treatment, your CD4 cell count will most likely go down. You might start having signs of HIV disease like fevers, night sweats, diarrhea, or swollen lymph nodes. If you have HIV disease, these problems... Read more »
The Well Project

Lipodystrophy, Body Changes and HIV/AIDS

...happen in the: Stomach Breasts Back of the neck ("buffalo hump") Round lumps of fat may appear under the skin (lipomas) Some studies show that lipodystrophy affects men and women differently.Women are more likely to... Read more »
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HIV Skin Symptoms (Pics) Please Read

Posted by WorriedOne, 2 Replies
...bottom) approximately 8-10 on each arm. They have slowing seemed to disappear however still seem to be like pimples under my skin. My concern is that they would start as a red or brownish spot that would heal over with a small elevated scab later... Read more »

Ur Stories on Early HIV Symptoms.

Posted by thinker, 3 Replies
Hello to all, I would really appreciate it if some of you out there would share your stories with me about your experience with ARS (early symptoms) before you were diagnosed HIV +. What type of symptoms did you have? How long after your exposure... Read more »

Dry itchy skin

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Hey guys, Ive been a lot of people worried about there symptoms and they include dry itchy skin. Is this a symptom of HIV? Does it happen early or later on? I dont remember this being a symptom. reason asking is ive had very dry itchy skin the... Read more »

Skin problems

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...What is the story about dry skin and hiv? the symptoms include eczema? does everyone that has hiv have bad skin? I have heard that hiv positive individuals develop Read more »