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Itchy Scrotum During Seroconversion

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itchy palms during seroconversion

Hi there. Is itching common during seroconversion? Right after infection, my palms and ankles were so itchy that I couldn't hardly stand it. The itching was intense when I was carrying something heavy (groceries) or around where my socks...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
A transient skin rash plus hypersensitivity to scratching/pressure can be seen soon after initial HIV infection though in my experience is not very common. Hypersensitivity to insect bites seems more common in my experience. KH... 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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Factors Associated With HIV Seroconversion in Gay Men in England at the Start of the 21st Century

In order to "detect and quantify current risk factors for HIV seroconversion among gay men seeking repeat tests at sexual health clinics," the authors conducted an unmatched case control study in London, Brighton, and Manchester. The authors... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Socioeconomic Differences in the Impact of HIV Infection on Workforce Participation in France in the Era of Highly Active Antiretroviral Therapy

In the current study, the authors "sought to measure the difference in employment rates between HIV-seropositive and HIV-seronegative persons and to establish whether this difference varied according to the HIV-infected persons' socioeconomic... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Incidence and Risk Factors for Hepatitis C Seroconversion in Injecting Drug Users in Australia

The authors conducted a prospective cohort study to determine the incidence of hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and to identify risks for seroconversion. Study participants were recruited through direct approach, street-based outreach, methadone... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Impact of Sex Partners' HIV Status on HIV Seroconversion in a Prospective Cohort of Injection Drug Users

The identification of persons at highest risk for HIV infection is crucial for targeting prevention strategies, the authors noted. In this study, researchers evaluated the HIV status of injection drug users' (IDUs) sex partners and rates of... 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 »

Seroconversion?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Have a question: about 7 to 7 1/2 weeks after a semi-risky encounter, I came down with a sore throat that lasted about 3 days, no other real symptoms or else too mild to notice. Could this be ars? Please let me know, am really worried.


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seroconversion?

Posted by agny, 1 Reply
Just a question. It has been 4 days and I am in bed. Can't swollow bad sore throat and body aches and 100.3 fever. If there are symptoms can I have gotton them so soon? Read more »

hiv 2 seroconversion

Posted by ruby888, 1 Reply
Please help me in understanding test accuracy. How accurate is hiv 1 western blot and hiv 2 immunoblot 2 years after unprotected sex. My partner conitues to have symptoms inspite of me testing following tests 2 yrs after multiple, unprotected,... Read more »