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Itchy Scrotum Could I Have AIDS

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SCROTUM & AIDS

I've read a lot about catching AIDS via the mucous membranes. It seems to me that the scrotum is also very sensative since the veins are close to the surface of the skin. Are there any reported cases of AIDS being transmitted through the...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
The scrotum is not a mucous membrane. The scrotum consists of skin, which serves as a barrier to HIV. So any infected fluids coming into contact with the scrotum should not lead to transmission.Sucking or licking on the scrotum does not pose a risk... Read more »

The Scrotum & AIDS

Dr. Dietrich, About 5 days ago I had vaginal & anal sex with a prostitute. Fortunately I used... Read more »

About my Penis/Scrotum, Please answer me now.

I have asked so many times now but never got a response, i will donate 100$ if you give me a... Read more »
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A Clinical Guide to Supportive and Palliative Care for HIV/AIDS

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bump on scrotum

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
have a pimple like bump on my scrotum but its not a pimple. its been there a couple weeks now. had a similar one a year or so a ago and tried squeezing it but it didnt work and i strill have that lump till this day. now i have a second one...baffling Read more »

Itchy skin

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi guys. Its been a year or so after my possible exposure but i never really thought about HIV, utill now. Ive been having problems with itchy dry skin all over. Is this a symptom of HIV? Will be testing i a week. thanks.

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itchy spots

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
I WAS WONDERING WHAT RASH IS GENERALIZED WITH HIV SYPMTOMS..I STARTED HAVING ITCHY RED AREAS ON MY ARMS...SOMETIME ON MY LEGS...SINCE DEC. 20..THE DAY I WENTTO A CONCERT..I WAS BY THE STAGE RUBBING ON EVERYONE ELSE THAT WAS SWEATY..SINCE THATS ALL... Read more »

itchy vagina? vaginal candidiasis

Posted by wishingforacure, 3 Replies
I am HIV+ and recently my vagina has been itchy. Usually before I get my period. I don't have any STI's. The doctor said this may happen more often since I am HIV+. Is anyone experiencing this? Is there any way to get rid of it or make it better?... Read more »