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Itchy Scrotum Could I Have HIV

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HIV absorbed through scrotum? please help me....

Hello,I admire what you do and hope you are doing well. A donation is on the way. A wrote to you a couple days ago understandably with no reply. You must be swamped with questions and it must get very annoying answering the same ones over and over...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello MKS,I'll be brief.1.Can HIV cause "a dry, flaky penis head" one to two days after unprotected sex? Nope.2.Can HIV be absorbed through scrotal skin if blood comes in contact with it? Nope. HIV cannot permeate intact skin, scrotal... 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 »

Bleeding from the scrotum

My partner had an incident in which a small bump on his scrotum (he describes it as "like a... Read more »
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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 »

Lumps on my Scrotum

Posted by scared_male, 2 Replies
Hi, I'm nervous to talk to my family and our doctor about this, I just want to know what I have before I go see him so i won't be as nervous. I've had these bumps for a long time, they pop up randomly and I usually never really paid too much... 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 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 »