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Is Pain In Urethra A Sign Of AIDS

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is this a sign of HIV? (NEEDLE STICK) (URBAN LEGENDS)

I went to a rave for new years. I was walking around and felt a sharp pinch/pain or whatever on the back of my NECK. I have heard about the "needle pricking" that takes place at these raves. I checked the back of my neck and its a white...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,You are not alone. See below. My opinion on these types of problems hasn't changed.Dr. BobPEOPLE BEING PRICKED WITH HIV AT RAVESJan 9, 2008 Hi, I recently went to the New Years Rave, Together as One in California. Ive heard that many people... Read more »

Sign of AIDS after 1 or 2 days?

Hi there,I had unprotected oral/vaginal sex 2 days ago with a girl that i met at a club. A day after the incident i have the following symptoms:- sore throat- high fever- swollen nymph glands- back neck pain- lower back painThe fever went away on...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi Harris:No, you would not be experiencing ARS so quickly. However, unprotected penetrative sex IS a risk. I would suggest an HIV test at 90 days to be sure. In health,Richard... Read more »

New Urethra (Pee Hole) Question!!!

Hello again Dr. Frascino-Okay - scratch the first question I asked about how HIV enter's the urethra of males...I found an answer in the archives. If by chance you've already answered it - THANKS A MILLION!My new questions is also with...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello CRP,Yes, HIV can be absorbed across mucous membranes, including the urethra. There are certain cells, such as the mucosa-associated macrophages and dendritic cells, which can be infected by contact with the virus. Certainly trauma and... Read more »

How does HIV get into the body through the urethra?

Hello Doc,First of all, I would like to thank you for the incredible work you are doing. Keep it up!!!!I had a simple question for you? I was wondering how HIV could get into the body through the urethra? Even if HIV infected fluid (semen or vaginal...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,A rupture in the mucous membrane is not necessary for HIV to permeate it and have access to the bloodstream. HIV can be directly absorbed across a mucous membrane, however HIV can not permeate intact skin. The urethra is a mucous membrane. You... Read more »
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Swab from urethra

Posted by boydanny81
is a swab from urethra can detect std ? tpha neg vdrl non reacted hiv neg Read more »

HIV through the Urethra

Posted by Anonymous
Can anyone tell me how likely it is to get the hiv virus if it comes into contact with your urethra only. Be it by being the insertive partner vaginally or anally, or even using another persons sexual fluid to masturbate with. Does it just take a... Read more »

My doctor is refusing to treat my HIV until I sign

Posted by Garth, 2 Replies
Hello world,
As a newly diagnosed HIV gay man, living in Edmonton Alberta, ( diagnosed 1 year now) I am facing what I beleive to be discrimination and bullying by my doctor. My counts when first diagnosed were CD4 500 and viral load 16,000. Over... Read more »

Night Sweats? Signs of ARS?

Posted by alex39, 3 Replies
Hi
I am a male and I did perform cunnilingus on a woman for few minutes. (No menstrual blood, and I have no sores or lesions in my mouth).
No Vaginal, No Anal.
9 days later I felt a little bit tired during the day and the same evening I got some chills... Read more »