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Penile Thush - is thsi a sign ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have posted on this BB before (Fingering and touching Anus) and got some relief from the immense stress that I was going through. One of the main reasons is guilt. I am married and with children and have been faithful since we were married 11... Read more »

penile problems...

Posted by dcgbowler, 2 Replies
I am having problems with keeping an erection. I also have high blood pressure and diabetes along with HIV. Is there anyone else who can advise me on what to do? Read more »

how do u diagnost penile discharge?

Posted by team1, 1 Reply
i had a recent urine test that showed no presence of white blood cells -> no bacteria (does this also mean i have no bacteria there? ruling out also NSU/NGU?)

ive tested - for chlam/gonnor.

but i still feel a slight tingling when i urinate. but... Read more »

diarrhea, itching, pricking after sexual encounter without penile penetration

Posted by goodfriend, 1 Reply
50yo male, straight, theretofore healthy, more than ten years ago tested negative, one faithful female partner before and after that test . 3 weeks ago encounter with 40 yr old female of unknown HIV status, no sexual penetration, in fact did not... Read more »

thrush

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
does anyone know a website that shows a picture of what thrush looks like?

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Couple with recurring thrush

Hi. We are a couple with a "low risk" life-style. We have suffered from recurring vaginal and penile thrush on and off for the past two and a half years. We have had no other obvious symptoms, and no oral thrush. Despite all efforts...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
There are individuals that get recurrent thrush who do not have HIV. You may want to see an infectious diseases doctor or a gynecologist who specializes in recurrent candida infections to figure out why this is happening. While HIV is a possible... Read more »

Oral Thrush

Thanks for reading this Ryan!I had a low risk exposure (grinding my penis against a womans wet vagina), and after reading everything here and talking with my doctor, I was pretty sure everything was OK. I have been stressed alot still, but I have...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I can't provide a diagnosis! If you have questions about symptoms, see your doctor. Regardless, you should not be concerned about your risk for HIV unless you engage in anal, vaginal, or oral sex.RMK... Read more »

Thrush and other symptoms

pills.I also think I have Penile Fungal Infection.I told u this whole story so that I would like to know if Is my oral thrush and penile thrush caused by HIV oris it caused by misusing Male Enhancement pills(used to take 2 at time), misusing...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiFrom everything you have described your sexual behaviors were protected from HIV transmission but obviously not from other sexually transmitted infections, receiving herpes. Having herpes and multiple partners definitely increases your chances for... Read more »

KS and Thrush

Dr BobI am going out of my mind with worry. I have found some comfort in these forums which I have been browsing for a while however I am now starting to panic. I am aware of the over reactions a person can have when trying to self diagnose and have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You are going out of your mind with worry, because you are in the "middlle" of self diagnosis and you think you have Kaposi sarcoma due to the 10 red spots on your trunk??? Dude, no wonder you are racked with such anxiety, worry and... Read more »
Articles
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Penile Cancer Linked to Sexually Transmitted Virus, Study Says

Nearly half of penile cancer cases are linked to human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a new study led by Silvia de Sanjose of the cancer epidemiology research program at the Barcelona-based Catalan Institute of Oncology. The investigators... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV-Positive Men Show High Rates of Papillomavirus Infection at Oral, Anal, and Penile Sites, Spanish Study Reports

Researchers from the Autonomous University of Barcelona, the Lluita Contra la SIDA (Fight Against AIDS) Foundation, and the IrsiCaixa Foundation in Spain report high rates of human papillomavirus (HPV) infection in the oral, anal, and penile... Read more »
CDC National Prevention Information Network

Men With Penile HPV Infection Have an Increased Risk of Acquiring HIV

This article was reported by AIDSMAP . An article in NAM aidsmap reported on a study of men with human papillomavirus (HPV) infection of the penis and risk of contracting HIV. Since HPV infection of the cervix is associated with higher risk of HIV... Read more »
HIV i-Base

Mechanisms for Circumcision to Reduce HIV Transmission in Different Penile Tissue: Target Cell Differences Rather Than Keratinisation

An intensive study looking at the protective impact on adult male circumcision for reducing the risk of sexual HIV transmission suggested new biological mechanisms for protection. This study was presented as an oral presentation by Minh Dinh from... Read more »