If I Have Ars Will I Have Itchy Vagina
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Posted by wishingforacure, 3 RepliesI am HIV+ and recently my vagina has been itchy. Usually before I get my period. I don't have any STI's. The doctor said this may happen more often since I am HIV+. Is anyone experiencing this? Is there any way to get rid of it or make it better?... Read more »
Posted by closetotheedge, 1 ReplyA few months ago I had unprotected insertive vaginal sex one time with a white 19 yr old girl of unknown hiv status in North Carolina after a few drinks at a bar/restaurant where she is a server. She was not a prostitute or call girl worker but I... Read more »
Posted by treeoflife1, 1 ReplySo i had unprotected oral, protected vaginal and 15 seconds of unprotected vaginal sex with a possible sex worker. IDK. Thought i was experiencing ARS symptoms all 4 weeks post exposure. Night sweats on three different occasions, diareaha for a... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 ReplyI had u/p vaginal sex with a unknown female, 5 weeks later I develop a sore throat and cold. A couple of night sweats and some pain in my groin nodes. My hands began going numb in my sleep waking me up. At 7-8 weeks I develop a rash on my chest... Read more »
Posted by Anonymous, 1 Replyi had vaginal sex with a girl, the condom fell off, was unprotected briefly.
4 days later i got a rash on my chest, lasted less than a day.
the next day i got prety sick, vomiting and diareaha, was just a 24 hour thing.
i'm thinking these symptoms are... Read more »
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Columbia University's Health & Related ServicesIt is important that you continue to talk with your medical provider, preferrably you gynecologist, about the continuing complications you are having with your vagina. Women do experience recurrences of vaginitis after treatment, which can be quite... Read more »
University of Minnesota, School of MedicineThe rash seen in primary HIV infection is presumably immunologic in origin. Different persons have different immune responses to viral infections. In some patients, the rash may itch (? IgE or mast cell triggered) and in others there may be no... Read more »
The Robert James Frascino AIDS FoundationHi Itchy Dude,I agree that since you had unprotected sex a three-month HIV test is warranted. Hives are not considered to be a common symptom associated with HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) or HIV disease. Hives are extremely common, often... Read more »
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