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Is Testicular Pain An Acute Symptom Of HIV

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can my eye/back and neck pain be acute HIV symptom

Posted by chirags, 2 Replies
Hi;
I am a 25 year male from India.In my country no one gives a proper advise about HIV/AIDS.People feel shy to talk about sex.Thats the reason I am writing to you.Doctor I had sex with a sex worker with double condom 1 month back. The condom... 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 »

Acute symptoms

Posted by Vols99, 2 Replies
Hi all, long story short. Had sex with female and the condom broke. This is now day 10. Starting about 8 I started having stomach problems. Also started feeling like I am on the verge of coming down with something. I'm dizzy. My ears feel full and... Read more »

Duration of Acute HIV symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hello: Generally, if I had a sore throat 3 weeks ago and now my nodes are slightly swollen in my neck and armpits, but never any rash or fever or oral signs, what is the risk of my having acute HIV infection? (Oral sex, no ejaculation, protected... Read more »

For those nervous about Acute HIV symptoms/afraid to get tested

Posted by thestranger, 1 Reply
Hi guys,
just wanted to share my story for those who are afraid they have gotten HIV or who think they might be experiencing ARS. A couple months back, I had an protected encounter with a woman of unknown HIV status, and three weeks after the... Read more »
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Swollen glands and Testicular Pain

Diagnosed with HIV in November of this year...Began Atripla 6 weeks ago in the hopes of stopping all of the swelling and pain...CD4 up to 540 with Viral Load at 150 and going lower--no negative response to medication at all.Have had swollen lymph...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Your symptoms involving swollen glands/testicle unlikely to be related directly to the Atripla though non-specific flare-ups of swelling can be related to immune reconstitution (over time a good thing)in some patients. I have found some cases of... Read more »

Diarrhea and Testicular pain

I'm a male and I had unprotected oral sex with a guy which was mutual and also involved masturbating each other with lube, ejaculation took place in our hands. My question is am I at risk of STD's? more importantly HIV? I've had...
Richard Cordova III

Response from Richard Cordova III

Test Positive Aware Network
Hi there:Oral sex and mutual masturbation are not high-risk activities. The risk of HIV transmission is very low and I would not be concerned. Certain STD's such as Syphilis, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea. and Herpes can be transmitted via oral sex.... Read more »

testicular pain

Dr. Bob,Recently I had a little too much fun in Las Vegas which ended in a handjob at a massage parlor. It was about four weeks ago and I have read here and on other sites that this act poses little threat as far as HIV is concerned. My urologist...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Hand jobs are not considered to be a risk for STDs/HIV. I do believe that this is indeed a case of "what happened in Vegas, stayed in Vegas."Although I doubt your "slight bit of pain in one testicle is STD related, if it persists... Read more »

GI symptoms after acute hiv infection?

It has been 3 weeks after a possible exposure with a female pro. Here's what was involved: deep kissing with me having esophageal erosion, her saliva on my penis, and protected intercourse. Since then I've had a sore throat, muscle...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,1.The HIV-acquisition risk for "protected intercourse" is essentially nonexistent, assuming the latex condom was used properly and did not break.2.Saliva is not considered to be an HIV-transmission risk, unless it contains visible... Read more »
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The Cost-Effectiveness of Symptom-Based Testing and Routine Screening for Acute HIV Infection in Men Who Have Sex With Men in the USA

Testing for HIV when flu-like symptoms are evident may offer a cost-effective alternative for early detection of HIV infection in men who have sex with men (MSM), reported the authors of the current study. "Acute HIV infection often causes... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Acute HIV Infection -- New York City, 2008

Acute human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection (AHI) is a highly infectious phase of disease that lasts approximately 2 months and is characterized by nonspecific clinical symptoms. 1 AHI contributes disproportionately to HIV transmission... Read more »
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