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Painful Red Spots Worried It Could Be Ars

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painful glands for 5 years (message for worried wells)

i had two risky encounters traveling in thailand 8 years ago. the first happened in bankok when i had just arrived, i drunkenly had unprotected sex for a couple of minutes before i realised what a stupid thing i was doing. i found out later he was a...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...long-overdue WOO-de-frickin'-HOO! Thanks for taking the time to write in and share your story about your self-induced exile in worried-well hell. Your post (and your 150% certainty!) will fit nicely into our new category in the archives entitled... Read more »

WorriedManSeekingHelp again

Dear DoctorThis is WorriedManSeekingHelp whom you replied on July 10. I had my first sexual... Read more »

Needle worry...very very worried (NEEDLE STICK) (URBAN LEGEND, 2009)

I went to a Club/Bar in China and i was wearing my Jeans (and also underwear inside the jeans)i was... Read more »
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Molluscum

... How Do I Know if I Have Molluscum? A health care provider can easily identify molluscum lesions. They are waxy, flesh-colored bumps that don't hurt or itch. There are only one or two other infections that cause skin problems that look at all... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

...infection spreads deeper into the throat it is called esophagitis . It looks like white patches similar to cottage cheese, or red spots. It can cause a sore throat, pain when swallowing, nausea, and loss of appetite. Thrush can also cause... Read more »
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Fuzeon

...patients. The severity of reaction is variable, and for most is mild to moderate. Symptoms could include itching, swelling, redness, pain or tenderness, hardened skin or bumps. Bumps termed "nodules" seem to occur more frequently and severely in... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Peripheral Neuropathy

...send sensations to the brain. Sometimes, PN is damage to the coating of nerve fibers (myelin). This affects the transmission of pain signals to the brain. PN can be a minor nuisance or a disabling weakness. It is usually a feeling of pins and... Read more »
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Tested NEG but still WORRIED WELLsss..PLS HELP

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
...after the second incident, I developed stinging feeling in my urethra and have a tender lymn node on my left grion,there is no pain during urinating. However, I can see some whitish/brown stain on the front of my underwear. I totally freaked out... Read more »

Very worried, need help please

Posted by John1, 1 Reply
...looked up symptoms for hiv. The next day I felt tired throughout the day. And day 11, I started to pee a lot. Day 12, I had jointpain (had joint pain for two weeks) , chest pain (temporarily), and frequenturination. I had frequent urination for... Read more »

ARS with unilateral symptoms? or stress and worry?

Posted by nickywick, 1 Reply
...have some swelling on my one side of the throat and some fullness and pain in my ear. This week I woke up and noticed 10-20 red bumps on my chest and stomach that don't itch but some are a little painful. Is this a rash or pimples? Also would... Read more »

So worried about groin pain

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...well. Since returning to the US, I noticed that my groin area, where the lymph nodes are, has gotten tender to the touch and painful. Sometimes it hurts just to walk or sit, and I can feel the pain in the area above my genitals. I am terriried... Read more »