My Foreskin Burns What Could It Be

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Systemic Candidiasis

...promptly. Infection of the Skin Candida can infect skin in the armpits, groin (including the scrotum and tip of the penis in men) and under the breasts. This is called cutaneous candidiasis. Infection can also occur around burns, cuts or catheters. It causes a bright red uneven eruption in the folds of skin. This may be coated by a white, wrinkled layer of tissue. Other symptoms include a mild burning. Fingernails and toenails can...
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Small Clusters of bumps on Penis

I am a under 18 male and i started to masturbate a lot about 3 weeks ago. I notcied about 2 weeks ago that i had a cluster of yellowish pinkish bumps on the inside of the forskin of my penis. I have been so worried. I have never had any kind of...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...person. If you have never had sexual contact, then what you are experiencing is not STI-related.Small bumps around the the head or foreskin of your penis can be completely normal and natural, especially if they have been there for as long as you... Read more »

Genital Herpes

Dear Dr. Moyle,Does genital herpes always have first attack or outbreak for newly infected?6 days after oral sex with a stripper, my genital area started to have some redish spot, but no blister(confirmed by an urologist). It felt a little itchy at...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
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Fifth Post:Final Year Med Student with Paralysing Fears?Can I get a Woo HOOooo?

I ll try to keep this succint: I am a med student from Asia reading in london fifth year of med school, feel like an idiot for reading a post dated version of Kumar and Clark that conveniently didnt include oral sex as a risk factor of HIV nor...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...still so concerned by such a negligible risk! Yes, I would rate your risk as "negligible," even with your 9-10 cracks on your foreskin (ouch). These "visible healing" cracks do not translate into "an astronomical increase in risk!" Next, your... Read more »

my mouth is burning , i need help?

I take virimune, epivir, and viread. my mouth has been burning really bad for 9 months, no one has an answer help me please?
Gerald Pierone, M.D.

Response from Gerald Pierone, M.D.

AIDS Research and Treatment Center of the Treasure Coast
...The symptom you describe, a burning mouth, is not that uncommon. There are a number of possible causes. The first which comes to mind is a low grade yeast infection. Read more »
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Videx EC

...anymore -- which is what can make it useful as an add-on drug for patients in deep salvage who have developed resistance and burned through all the other meds. -- Jeff Taylor Got a comment on this article? Write to us at ... Read more »
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...symptoms that appear two to five days after 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... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet


...contain HIV. If you want, put some water-based lubricant inside the tip of the condom. If you are not circumcised, push your foreskin back before you put on a condom. This lets your foreskin move without breaking the condom. Squeeze air out of... Read more »
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DNCB (Dinitrochlorobenzene)

...almost no research to support its use. What Are the Side Effects? The first application of DNCB may produce a chemical "burn" in addition to the normal itchy rash. The rash occurs each time DNCB is applied and lasts for a few days. Some... Read more »