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Is Painful Urination A Sign Of HIV

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The Well Project

Caring for Your Gut: Dealing With Diarrhea, Nausea and Other Stomach Problems if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Gut Basics The Gut and HIV Diarrhea and HIV Coping With Diarrhea Nausea, Vomiting and Anorexia Gas, Bloating and Heartburn Taking Care of Yourself Gut Basics The gut includes the stomach, small intestine, large intestine, rectum,
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The kidneys

I was just reading a question to you about kidney issues. I was wondering what the signs of problems are. I've read one sign is if your urine gets really foamy. I've only noticed my urine a little bit foamy when I first pee in the morning or when...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
...Key indicators of kidney problems in the setting of HIV Infection include abnormal blood tests (increases in Creatinine and BUN levels and decrease in calculated GFR). Protein or glucose Read more »

HIV and Herpes II

I have been tested positive for Herpes I and II but negative for HIV 5 months after a high risk encounter. However I have never shown any signs of Herpes II, no sores on penis and no pain during urination. On the other hand I am showing signs of HIV...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Testing for antibodies to herpes virus and HIV are two distinct processes. Testing positive for herpes in no way suggests that you are HIV infected.It is important that you Read more »

Sometimes being careful is not enough

Dear Dr.Bob,I think it's time for me to go and get tested. Being only 20, and having a wonderful educational life with a bright future I can't believe that I've been so stupid in the last 8 months. I've slept with my ex-girlfriend several times and...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
..."being careful" is defined as having safer sex by properly using latex condoms, then it may very well be "enough" to prevent HIV and a host of other STDs!To specifically address your questions:1.Burning during urination can indeed be a sign of an... Read more »

Negative HIV Test Trumps Symptoms Everytime, But Why Do I Still Have The Symptoms?

Hi Dr.How are you? I want to tell you that you are the best!My question is, when you say that a negative hiv test trumps symptoms everytime, why do I still have symptoms?I took a 6 month test after a possible exposure (received unprotected oral sex...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...six-month HIV test, I can with great certainty tell you what's not causing them: It's not HIV. No way. No how.If your symptoms are painful urination, dribbling, pain in the bladder and low back, and you know your prostate feels "boggy," why are... Read more »
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The Well Project

Caring for Your Liver if You Have HIV/AIDS

... Table of Contents Liver Basics Symptoms of Liver Damage Tests for Liver Damage The Liver and HIV Liver Disease and Women Caring for Your Liver Taking Care of Yourself Liver Basics Your liver is one of the Read more »
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Crixivan

...diarrhea, stomach pains, loss of appetite, yellowing of skin/eyes, changed skin color, dry mouth/sore throat, taste changes, painful urination, indigestion, joint pain, hives, and liver toxicity. Itchy/dry skin, ingrown toe nails, and hair loss... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

How to Spot HIV/AIDS Fraud

... What Is HIV/AIDS Fraud? Warning Signs of an HIV Fraud Common Sense About Unproven Treatments Questions You Should Ask Take Your Read more »
The Well Project

Peripheral Neuropathy and HIV/AIDS

...Have PN? PN Treatments Finding Support References What Is Peripheral Neuropathy? Approximately 60 percent of HIV+ people will develop problems that involvethe nervous system. The nervous system controls thinking, movement,... Read more »
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why am I still STRESSED, your opinions please

Posted by Anonymous
...masterbation, which I did not finish as I realised I was not gay) I became convinced that he had precum on his fingers which contained hiv , I convinced myself that I had contracted hiv via exposure through my uretha which he accidently touched I... Read more »

some symptoms, time frame question

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...exposure about a week and a half ago. Shortly after I experienced a discharge and pain during urination. I main concern is HIV. About 7-8 days later I started to feel very slugish with a bit of a sore throat. I have had mono and feel very... Read more »

some symptoms, time frame question

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...exposure about a week and a half ago. Shortly after I experienced a discharge and pain during urination. I main concern is HIV. About 7-8 days later I started to feel very slugish with a bit of a sore throat. I have had mono and feel very... Read more »

8 days...

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...recently had unprotected sex with a prostitute in Argentina. (I know Im an idiot) About 3 days later I experienced drainage and painful urination. The day I had the sympotoms I started taking Penicillin. I just got home, and have been feeling... Read more »