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Pain In Urethra Sign Of HIV Infection

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Warts in urethra

the wart in my uretha, keeps comming back, is this a sign my immune system is failing, my last T-count was 385, viral load-- 20,000...
Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Response from Bruce Dezube, M.D.

Harvard Medical School
Persistent warts in the urethra or in other locations is NOT necessarily a sign of a failing immune system. Warts are caused by infection by the HPV (human papillomavirus). Many patients with very health immune systems have such warts.Warts in the... Read more »

vaginal fluids on urethra(donation on the way)

Good afternoon good people, I had possibly exposure 53 day ago with prostitute (HIV status... Read more »

Urethra Cotton Swab Test

Hi,I went to my local health department to get STI testing. One of the things they did is shove a... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

New York: New Payphone Signs Aim to Reduce HIV Infections in Youths

"Kiss and Tell" is the theme of a new HIV prevention outreach launched by Gay Men's Health Crisis to encourage safer sex among young men who have sex with men. "There is a 50 percent increase in the infection rate among young people 12-29," said... Read more »
UNAIDS

Global AIDS Epidemic Shows No Sign of Abating; Highest Number of HIV Infections and Deaths Ever

London -- The global AIDS epidemic shows no signs of abating. Five million people became infected with HIV worldwide and 3 million died this year alone -- the highest ever. The findings are featured in "AIDS Epidemic Update: December 2003 " (PDF),... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

South Africa Notes Signs of First-Ever Decline in HIV Infection Rates

On Wednesday in Pretoria, South Africa's health minister said a new sentinel report shows the "first evidence of a decline" in the country's HIV/AIDS epidemic. Preliminary figures from a 2006 antenatal survey found HIV prevalence among pregnant... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Vital Signs: HIV Infection, Testing and Risk Behaviors Among Youths -- United States

Abstract Background: In 2009, 6.7% of the estimated 1.1 million persons living with human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection in the United States were youths (defined in this report as persons aged 13-24 years); more than half of youths with... Read more »
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HIV through the Urethra

Posted by Anonymous
Can anyone tell me how likely it is to get the hiv virus if it comes into contact with your urethra only. Be it by being the insertive partner vaginally or anally, or even using another persons sexual fluid to masturbate with. Does it just take a... Read more »

urethra

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
exposure =broken condom
no ulcer or bumps on penis head, but there is a dark pigmented spot on the side, HIV infection?

Please respond, going nuts

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Urethra...?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
OK, here is what many will think is a DUMB question, but I wanted to ask anyway...Assuming penile/vaginal sex, for a man to catch the virus, he has to have an opening on his penis..assuming there is no cuts or open sores, then the only place it can... Read more »

Early signs of HIV infection - article in Genre

Posted by ScotCharles, 2 Replies
Genre magazine has an excellent article in the April 2006 issue on the early signs of HIV infection. Check it out. Read more »