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Is White Discharge A Symptom Of HIV

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Systemic Candidiasis

...chemotherapy to stress and depression -- can also cause or worsen candidiasis. Infection in the Vagina Vaginal candidiasis, called yeast infection or vaginitis, is an infection of the vulva and/or vagina. It causes a smelly, thick, white-yellow discharge that might occur with itching, burning and swelling. A bad case can make walking, peeing or sex very painful. Infection in the Mouth Oral candidiasis, called thrush , involves the...
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CORRECTED* Going insane and very depressed/ NEW DONATION

Disregard my last message. THIS IS THE CORRECT ONE! i WILL NOW DONATE $100 FOR THE INCONVENIENCE!I took my last HIV test Aug 26, which was a rapid finger prick test (oraquick advance) I've been having dry peeling skin around the top part of my...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...conditions once an appropriate evaluation (history, laboratory tests and physical examination) has been completed. As for true HIV symptoms, they would not be related to the date of your last negative HIV test, but rather to the date of HIV... Read more »

Please interprete my HIV test results

Hello Doctor, I had a sex (with withdrawal technique) with my fiance who is diagnosed with AIDS later on (recently).It was just a beginning of our relationship. I developed yeast like symptoms within 24 hours- thick white vaginal discharge,...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...Hello L25,Your symptoms 24 hours after unprotected sex with your HIV-positive fianc would not be related to HIV acquisition. The symptoms of HIV acute retroviral syndrome (ARS) take two to three weeks to appear after primary HIV infection. Your... Read more »

VAGINAL THRUSH

What is vaginal thrush? the causes, and is it related to HIV and AIDS?
Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

Response from Katherine Luzuriaga, M.D.

University of Massachusetts, Medical School
...fungal infection ("Candida") of the vagina that commonly occurs in women. Symptoms may include burning or itching and a thick, white discharge. Any woman who experiences vaginal discharge should seek medical evaluation and treatment. While... Read more »

How soon can you get symptoms of HIV infection?d?

Hello Doctor,About a month ago I engaged in what I thought was low risk activity - mutual masterbation. But my partner used saliva to lubricate my penis and seemed to concentrate on the very tip. Unfortunately, I developed a discharge/burning...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
...about 10 days after the infecting episode. It is possible for people with acute HIV to develop oral thrush, which is what those white plaques might be. Please get tested ASAP-- the sooner you know whether you are HIV+, the sooner you can do... Read more »
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Gonorrhea

...infection; symptoms can take as long as 30 days to appear. Symptoms and signs include a burning sensation when urinating, or a white, yellow, or green discharge from the penis. Sometimes men with gonorrhea get painful or swollen testicles. In... Read more »
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What Are the Symptoms of HIV and AIDS?

... When it comes to the symptoms of HIV/AIDS, there are three major points to keep in mind: There's a big difference between the symptoms of HIV and the symptoms of Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...the infection is called thrush . When the infection spreads deeper into the throat it is called esophagitis . It looks like white patches similar to cottage cheese, or red spots. It can cause a sore throat, pain when swallowing, nausea, and... Read more »
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What Is HIV?

...married or single. It's what you do, not who you are, that puts you at risk for HIV. How Long Does It Take to Feel a Symptom of HIV? People can have HIV for 10 years or more and never show any symptoms. Other people can get symptoms... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
...on some web page it said a symptom for hiv is a white discharge from the anal(for male) now is that the same as mucus or is it a different discharge. Read more »

Desperately seeking answers

Posted by scared_stiff_to, 5 Replies
...Sorry for the long post, here is my situation; please help, I would appreciate any and all responses: 20-something, white male, Sub-Saharan Africa, never tested. 5 1/2 months ago I visited a brothel and paid for sex with a woman of unknown HIV... Read more »

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Posted by soafraid, 2 Replies
...lot of weight. I began to write a farewell letter cos i planned to commit suicide. When I was searching for more info about hiv symptoms, all information i found the same then i found this site The Body and read about discussions here and was... Read more »

Question about Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...tomorrow. If not that will be on my list. By the way other than that symptom the only ones I have left going on is still the white tongue and the burning and pain sensations that is mainly in my legs and randomly in different areas all over... Read more »