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Is Itchy Scrotum A Sign Of AIDS

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Itchy skin

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi guys. Its been a year or so after my possible exposure but i never really thought about HIV, utill now. Ive been having problems with itchy dry skin all over. Is this a symptom of HIV? Will be testing i a week. thanks.

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itchy spots

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I WAS WONDERING WHAT RASH IS GENERALIZED WITH HIV SYPMTOMS..I STARTED HAVING ITCHY RED AREAS ON MY ARMS...SOMETIME ON MY LEGS...SINCE DEC. 20..THE DAY I WENTTO A CONCERT..I WAS BY THE STAGE RUBBING ON EVERYONE ELSE THAT WAS SWEATY..SINCE THATS ALL... Read more »

bump on scrotum

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
have a pimple like bump on my scrotum but its not a pimple. its been there a couple weeks now. had a similar one a year or so a ago and tried squeezing it but it didnt work and i strill have that lump till this day. now i have a second one...baffling Read more »

itchy vagina? vaginal candidiasis

Posted by wishingforacure, 3 Replies
I 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 »

Itchy bumps on face--On Isentress,Prezista,Norvir

Posted by llee, 2 Replies
Hi all,

my doctor put me on a combo of Isentress,Prezista,Norvir in June. Soon after I started I got itchy bumps all over my face, and also on my neck and upper chest and upper arms. According to the doctor it's because of Immune Reconstitution... Read more »
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SCROTUM & AIDS

I've read a lot about catching AIDS via the mucous membranes. It seems to me that the scrotum is also very sensative since the veins are close to the surface of the skin. Are there any reported cases of AIDS being transmitted through the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The scrotum is not a mucous membrane. The scrotum consists of skin, which serves as a barrier to HIV. So any infected fluids coming into contact with the scrotum should not lead to transmission.Sucking or licking on the scrotum does not pose a risk... Read more »

The Scrotum & AIDS

Dr. Dietrich, About 5 days ago I had vaginal & anal sex with a prostitute. Fortunately I used a condom at all times and it did not break.However, during the course of the sexual encounter she performed oral sex after I had penetrated both her...
Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

Response from Douglas T. Dieterich, M.D.

New York University, School of Medicine
That does not sound like much of a risk at all. There is really no data, but if the condom stayed on, there should be nothing to worry about. Anyway the sweats are caused by anxiety if they started on the next night not HIV. If you are worried get... Read more »

About my Penis/Scrotum, Please answer me now.

I have asked so many times now but never got a response, i will donate 100$ if you give me a serious answer.MY scrotum has been itching like hell for the last month, as well as i have a small bump-like "thing" ontop of my penis (raised...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,The reason I haven't responded (and yes there is indeed always a reason I choose not to respond to a particular question) is that I cannot diagnose "itching," "small bump-like things" or rashes over the Internet, even if... Read more »

Bleeding from the scrotum

My partner had an incident in which a small bump on his scrotum (he describes it as "like a whitehead") broke open and caused a rather extensive amount of bleeding for about a 1/2 hour. He claims there is no mass in the testicles and...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
I can't be 100% certain from your description but it sounds like he may have had a skin infection-- these usually drain some pus first and then can sometimes bleed a little, although this sounds excessive. If that's the case then there is... Read more »
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