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Is Jock Itch A Sign Of AIDS

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jock itch?

I have been living with hiv for over four years and have been on medication for the last two. Subsequently, my viral load is undetectable and my CD4 count is 825. A few weeks ago, I noticed a pinkish rash that became somewhat itchy on my left groin...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Seems unlikely to be due to your HIV regimen (this forum focuses on side effects of HIV treatment). Local fungal infection, chemical or sweat/friction irritation, folliculitis, and other conditions could be involved and often tough to determine (I... Read more »

PLEASE, Please Help!! Jock Itch/HIV/repeat exposures related questions

Dear Dr. Frascino,Thank you for offer us this great forum to resolve our confusions and assure our... Read more »

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does jock itch affect std/sti test results?

Posted by randomone, 1 Reply
Hey all, just got done with my blood test and was wondering if that a case of jock itch will mess/affect the test results and give a positive result? Am I being too paranoid? I'm pretty sure I got the jock itch because i've been going to the gym... Read more »

rotten teeth a sign of aids?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
i have several really rotten teeth. does anyone know if this is a sign of aids?

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I got an itch!

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
My anal area has been itching for over 2 weeks now. I'd like to think that I have a hemhoroid or something similar. Prep. H seems to relieve the itch but it doesn't seem to go away completely. One of my POZ friends suggested that I may have anal... Read more »

Signs ?????

Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
I just have one question does everyone have signs of having HIV/AIDS?
Im not sure what Im getting is a symptom of this diease or if it is all in my head I have been exposed to AIDS and got tested days ago, will not get results back for a couple of... Read more »