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Jock Itch Could I Have AIDS

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jock itch?

I have been living with hiv for over four years and have been on medication for the last two. Subsequently, my viral load is undetectable and my CD4 count is 825. A few weeks ago, I noticed a pinkish rash that became somewhat itchy on my left groin...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Seems unlikely to be due to your HIV regimen (this forum focuses on side effects of HIV treatment). Local fungal infection, chemical or sweat/friction irritation, folliculitis, and other conditions could be involved and often tough to determine (I... Read more »

PLEASE, Please Help!! Jock Itch/HIV/repeat exposures related questions

Dear Dr. Frascino,Thank you for offer us this great forum to resolve our confusions and assure our... Read more »

jock itch

can a jock itch rash extend to the penis area... Read more »
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does jock itch affect std/sti test results?

Posted by randomone, 1 Reply
Hey all, just got done with my blood test and was wondering if that a case of jock itch will mess/affect the test results and give a positive result? Am I being too paranoid? I'm pretty sure I got the jock itch because i've been going to the gym... Read more »

shane and Jock and company

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Isnt it nice around here when these peeps are not around ?
plus the people who always stick up for them and pick fights with everyone ? Shane/Jocko need to feel some kinda importance here well we see they were not important and I hope they don't... Read more »

Itch w/no rash

Posted by bigdogdog, 1 Reply
Have been dealing with a nondescript itch and no visible rash. It has been 5 weeks since an episode that potentially exposed me to HIV. I have been dealing with this itch since the beginning of November.

Any thoughts or ideas as to the cause?

Irration... Read more »

Does the rash itch?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
If a person does have the rash associated with ARS, is it a rash that itches??

I've all of a sudden developed a rash (about 9-10 days after exposure). Its pretty much only on front. Chest and a little of my stomach. Its more like little raised welts.... Read more »