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Is A Cystoscopy Painful

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Dr, Bob I'm Still Going Crazy!

Hi Dr. Bob,I'm turning to you for help again.Same old story, unprotected blowjob with protected vaginal sex, had chlamydia, syphilis tests 3 months after exposure and HIV test 5 months after, all were negative. Have had pain during urination for 2...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...you have an STD and actually having an STD are two completely different things. If you've had multiple urological evaluations, cystoscopy, three courses of antibiotics and "too many urinalyses" and nothing can be found to explain your discomfort... Read more »

why do I still have prostatitis?

Hi Dr. BobI think what you do is truely amazing!I was wondering, I have been told by 2 doctors that... Read more »

Extreme Fatigue!

Hi Dr. Bob,Just a few questions.1) 3 Month negative test is good enough? But when will my... Read more »
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AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...send sensations to the brain. Sometimes, PN is damage to the coating of nerve fibers (myelin). This affects the transmission of pain signals to the brain. PN can be a minor nuisance or a disabling weakness. It is usually a feeling of pins and... Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...in the feet and/orhands to the brain and spinal cord become damaged. Like frayed wires that canspark or misfire, PN becomes a painful, numb, burning, shooting sensation thatmany sufferers describe as "holding a lit match to my feet," or "walking... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Chinese Acupuncture

...used acupuncture to reduce the upset stomach or diarrhea caused by their medications. Other people find that it helps ease the pain caused by neuropathy (see Fact Sheet 555 for more information on neuropathy). How Is Acupuncture Used? Based... Read more »
AIDSinfo

An Overview of Truvada (Tenofovir/FTC)

...symptoms. A doctor should be notified if an individual taking this medication experiences digestive system problems, joint or muscle pain and weakness, pain or tingling of hands or feet, headache, dizziness, and unusual tiredness or weakness.... Read more »
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Prostatitis - Is it a symptom?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...I was just wondering because about once every few weeks, for about 3-4 seconds, I get this excrutiating pain behind my scrotum, where the prostate is. I dont know if this is prostatitis, but I'd like to know if it is, then is it a symptom Read more »

MY STORY

Posted by zazoo, 2 Replies
...my exposure I developed myriad of symptoms and they are chronologically listed. Week 6: Flu like symptoms with strong muscle pain for one day, fever for 6 days, rashes for 8 days and lethargy for 10 days. Moderate night sweat for 4 days.No... Read more »

When does the pain not feel like pain anymore?

Posted by Survivor, 4 Replies
...am not allowed to ever read it. When I look around the world thru the eye glasses of the net, I see a whole hell of alot of pain and suffering. Friends who helped me initially now are now doing serious battle against a simple infection that a 2... Read more »

Read his Symptoms from year 2000 - tested negative

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...my exposure I developed myriad of symptoms and they are chronologically listed. Week 6: Flu like symptoms with strong muscle pain for one day, fever for 6 days, rashes for 8 days and lethargy for 10 days. Moderate night sweat for 4 days.No lymph... Read more »