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pubic lice

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I know the topic here mainly is hiv.. but I would like to know if anyone knows about pubic lice (crabs), how long does it take for you to notice? I had an encounter two months ago, but until today this feeling started.. like a sensation in the... Read more »

white pubic hairs

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello, recently some of my pubic hairs seem to have a white coating on them. Like, the hair is dead or something. It seems to grow with the follice as well.

I've searched and searched but I don't see anything about this, not even on this site. I... Read more »

Negative..... again

Posted by Anonymous
Musta been the crab cakes.
See y'all tomorrow.

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Loss of Pubic Hair

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Is loss of pubic hair a symptom of ARS/HIV? Does anybody know?

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shaved pubic area

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i read that porn star marc wallice who got aids said he must have got it from one of the porn stars via his shaved pubic area

is it possible ? Read more »
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Pubic lice and HIV transmission

DoctorIf I get pubic lice from HIV positive partner...would that put me into a risk of getting HIV since scrabs feed themselves with blood? Would my blood stream get infected HIV blood through the scrab bite?Sorry. Its odd.All the best...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Nope! Pubic lice, bedbugs, mosquitoes and all other biting or blood-sucking creepy crawlers do not transmit HIV/AIDS. Period. End of story.Dr. Bob... Read more »

Of Lice and Men

Hi Dr Rob,Please reply. I wouldnt want to have used the great Steinbeck reference in vain (although i actually prefer his classic Tortilla Flat...made me a dedicated wine drinker from a very young age;)Anyway, I've stopped - thanks to you -...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Yes, STD's can be a problem and should be taken into consideration whenever we place ourselves at risk. But remember to keep those risks in perspective. It's not helpful to trade irrational worry about HIV for irrational worry about... Read more »

Lice, Crabs, and Scabies

I recently met a guy online and he seemed really nice and seemed very clean. We ended up having sex with each other. A few weeks later, I had a lot of itching in my groin. When I went to the doctor to find out what was wrong, I found out I had...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.Lice.....crabs....scabies.....just mentioning these words gives people the creeps, and makes people shudder. Scabies are different from lice but they share many similarities. Both lice and scabies can be sexually... Read more »

crabs (CRABS)

the real name for crabs...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The little creatures have many names, including: Phthirus pubis, pubic lice, crab lice, Pediculosis pubis and "oh my God, creepy crawly bugs on my nether regions!"I'll repost below a few crab-related posts from the archives.Dr.... Read more »
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Important STDS

Chancroid    Cytomegalovirus Infections    Molluscum Contagiosum Pubic ("Crab") Lice    Scabies    HTLV-I and II As medical science has become more precise in diagnosing infectious diseases, the list of known sexually transmitted... Read more »
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Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

Table of Contents The Basics Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases to Know About Protecting Yourself and Others The Bottom Line The Basics Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also called sexually transmittedinfections (STIs), are... Read more »
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