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Is Burning Urethra A Sign Of Acute HIV Infection

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Acute HIV Infection

What Is Acute HIV Infection? Testing for Acute HIV Infection Risk of Immune Damage Risk of Infecting Others Treating Acute HIV Infection Pros and Cons of Treating Acute HIV Infection The Bottom Line What Is Acute HIV Infection? The amount of HIV in the blood gets very high within a few days or weeks after HIV infection. Some people get a flu-like illness. This first stage of HIV disease is called "acute HIV infection" or "primary HIV...
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burning in urethra tip.

For the last 10 months, i have this burning in urethra in spite of 3 courses of antibiotics. Can you please advise about any medicine for this? Tests for HIV are negative but feverishness continues. Do you advise retesting?-126...
Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

Response from Joseph McGowan, M.D., F.A.C.P.

North Shore University Hospital
There are a couple of possibilities:1) you may have herpes (HSV) infection, which wouold not be cured by antibiotics.2) You may have a sexually tranmitted infection, such as chlamydia, in which your partner(s) and you are not coordinating treatment... Read more »

Is a stiff neck a sign of acute HIV infection

Hi, 3 weeks ago I received unprotected oral sex from someone i know injects drugs. A few days ago I got a itchy red rash around my genitals and anus. I also had what appeared to be a swollen gland in my neck that went away but I know have a stiff...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
This forum is dedicated to HIV-positive folks, particularly those who have concerns related to fatigue and/or anemia. Questions related to HIV transmission, prevention, safer sex, HIV testing and risk should be sent to Dr. Bob at his "Safe Sex... Read more »

Warts in urethra

the wart in my uretha, keeps comming back, is this a sign my immune system is failing, my last T-count was 385, viral load-- 20,000...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Persistent warts in the urethra or in other locations is NOT necessarily a sign of a failing immune system. Warts are caused by infection by the HPV (human papillomavirus). Many patients with very health immune systems have such warts.Warts in the... Read more »

burning in urethra

age 68 yrs. had unprotected sex on 15 06 2011. got terrible bladder pain next day. got elisa test after 15 days. negative. got pcr dna test on 29 08 11. negative. got weston blot test on 05 09 2011 negative. got elisa on 15 10 2011again, negative....
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:You are negative for HIV from this incident. Any testing done outside of the 90 day window can be considered conclusive. Have you been tested for other STD's? Having unprotected penetrative sex puts you at risk for other STD's as... Read more »
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are new moles signs of acute hiv? please respond

Posted by roma2010, 1 Reply
i woke up today and i noticed that besides having some raised skin spots on hands, back and stomach i also have like 4 new moles on my shoulders and hands which im 100% sure never had from what i've been reading people with compromised immune system... Read more »

Acute HIV Infection Overview

Posted by Anonymous
1. Acute HIV-1 Infection
Marcus Altfeld and Bruce D. Walker


Introduction

Acute HIV-1 infection presents in 40 - 90 % of cases as a transient symptomatic illness, associated with high levels of HIV-1 replication and an expansive virus-specific immune... Read more »

Acute Primary HIV Infection

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello,

I may have been infected from an incident sometime in early Oct '99.

10 weeks later, on 23 Dec 99, I've developed a low grade fever, runny nose, bad cough, sore throat and a lot of thick yellow phlegm/mucus. After having taken the medicine, I... Read more »

SYMPTOMS of Acute Primary Infection!!

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Hello,

Can somebody pls fill me in on this.


I may have caught the HIV Virus. It's EXACTLY 7 weeks after the exposure. There are recurring bad/sore throat, swell-like inflammed area under the tongue. I even had an ulcer on the palate of my mouth... Read more »