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Pain In Penis During Seroconversion

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real suffering & pain- ARS, LATE SEROCONVERSION, OR ANXIETY?

Hello Doc. I am one of the folks who are sufferers when it comes to face the fear and anxiety pertaining to get overwhelmed of the symptoms after risk of exposure. Although, my question isnt any kind apart but it does cover an inevitable spectrum of...
Shannon Southall

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Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThe testing guidelines for HIV are to be initially tested at 3 weeks post exposure and then again at 90 days. As long as there are no other exposures happened during this time frame than the results are conclusive.I would continue following up... Read more »

Open cut on penis thanks to a painful zipper accident

G'day Dr BobI'm hoping you may be able to help put my mind at ease.The incident occured... Read more »

Peripheral Neuropathy: Seroconversion or Possible Combivir Side Effect

Dr. Bob,I was writing to inquire about how exactly peripheral neuropathy plays a role in HIV... Read more »
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Ten Things People With HIV Should Know About Syphilis

Figure 1. Syphilis sore on penis. (From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Public Health Image Library [PHIL], Susan Lindsley.) Figure 2. Syphilis sores on soles of feet. (From the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention... Read more »
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Zambia Mobilizing to Circumcise Men to Protect Them From HIV

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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 »
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Seroconversion and Peripheral Neuropathy

Posted by Anonymous, 5 Replies
This is a question for anyone who is living with HIV or who has recently been diagnosed as HIV positive:

Did any of you experience the numbness/tingling in the feet, legs, hands and arms during your seroconversion?

If so . . . for what period of time... Read more »

Soreness - after seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous
Are there any symptoms after sero conversion? Sore neck? Sore lymph nodes? or is there really no symptoms after seroconversion?

Jackie? Anyone?

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Is this ars Symptom? did i pass the seroconversion

Posted by merci225, 3 Replies
I had sex with a girl. We kept contact, and couple of days, she contacted me saying that she was HIV + and that i had to test.

We were not under the unflence of any drugs. She gave me fellation and our genitals were rubing. I had body fluids on my... Read more »

sign of seroconversion

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Except the CBC blood work which could show the seroconversion pattern, what other sign of seroconversion indicates that this process is finished ?
would that be ...body irratation (very slightly needle pain feeling) + very slightly painful swollen... Read more »