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sore throat, pain in left armpit

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
i'm sorry if this question gets posted a lot.

i broke up with my girlfriend over the last month and for the first few weeks i lost it a bit. i had unprotected sex with 2 girls (twice with the first girl + 4 times with the second)

i really regret this

no... Read more »

Scared, swollen lymph node, sore throat. HIV ?

Posted by mikeisworried, 1 Reply
Hi please help, i am getting very worried.

I had sex last week on monday night (8th may) with a worker girl. i used a condom.
2 days later, i noticed my urine started smelling very foul. now on tuesday the week after (+8 days), the smell has subsided... Read more »

Rash & Sore Throat

Posted by RMT, 1 Reply
I am male and I had a short unprotected exposure (vaginal intercourse - 10 - 15 seconds without condom) to a woman of unknown status in November last year. Some 2-3 weeks later i woke up with a small red rash on the side of my body underneath my... Read more »

How can I identify a swollen gland (armpit)?!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had an exposure 1.5 months ago with a guy that knew he was HIV + but didnt tell me anything until yesterday... I did not use a condom... I think I may have a little swelling in my armpits... Does anybody know how to identify if this is happening?... Read more »

Can anxiety cause armpit and neck pain/stinging?

Posted by 333, 2 Replies
Hi all,

Can anyone tell be if severe anxiety can cause stinging pain in both armpits and at the back of the neck? Did anyone here experience that? Read more »
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armpits

hello my armpits are uncomfortable and sometimes i do feel pain.i have been feeling for lumps and have not noticed any.once a doctor felt under my armpits and said this was muscle pain.it comes and goes.what could really be causing this...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiThere are lymph nodes present in your armpit area and when you are ill one of the areas the doctor can feel for swollen lymph nodes are in the area as well as your neck. Lymph nodes can be swollen for many different reasons not just HIV. You can... Read more »

sores with hiv

i've been taking norvir, presesta, and travada for about nine months now, i've also been using crack, trying to stop, anyway, i keep breaking out with these itching sores all over my body, why?...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Dry skin (ezcema) is common in general population and even more common in HIV+ persons. Other skin conditions are also common in HIV+ persons (such as folliculitis), fungal infections, seborrhea so a specific diagnosis is helpful to establish... Read more »

extended sore throat, dizziness- sign of hiv

Dear Dr. Sowadsky, About a year ago, I had unprotected sex with a woman I did not know. The penetration lasted less than a minute since I was afraid of STDs. That evening, I returned to my apartment to find small red dots appearing on the head of my...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Thank you for your question.There is no way for me to tell you what could be causing your symptoms. Yoursymptoms can be due to numerous causes, and only your physician can tell youwhat is causing your symptoms. I am enclosing below a review of the... Read more »

PEP and sore neck/ars (PEP AND THE NEED FOR HIV SPECIALIST 2008)

Hi Dr. BobI just finnished PEP (zodivudine, lamivudine, crixivan) a week ago. After taking PEP I had a couple side effects, tingling in the fingers, a tiny bit in the neck and toes an exhaustion. After a while I stated to have a lot of pain in...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,As I have frequently stated in this forum, I recommend anyone who has had an HIV exposure significant enough to warrant a course of PEP (post-exposure prophylaxis) be followed by an HIV specialist. (See below.) It seems the vast majority of... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

Study Finds Decreased HIV in Circumcised Males Not Caused By Reduction of STI Sores

The decreased incidence of HIV infections in males who were circumcised is not primarily due to a reduction in sores from conditions such as herpes, according to a PLoS Medicine study that analyzed "data from 2 clinical trials including more than... Read more »
Test Positive Aware Network

Sexually-Transmitted Infections for HIV-Positive People

STDs (sexually transmitted disease) that cause ulcerations (sores on the skin, including on or inside the genitals, mouth, or rectum) can dramatically increase the risk of picking up HIV, due to the fact that ulcers and open sores provide an easy... Read more »
U.S. National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Scientists Learn Why Even Treated Genital Herpes Sores Boost the Risk of HIV Infection

New research helps explain why infection with herpes simplex virus-2 (HSV-2), which causes genital herpes, increases the risk for HIV infection even after successful treatment heals the genital skin sores and breaks that often result from HSV-2. ... Read more »
U.S. Positive Women's Network

Sore Arms, No Voice but a Full Heart -- the "We Can End AIDS" March in Washington, D.C.

"Count me in." XIX International AIDS Conference (AIDS 2012) Washington, D.C. We Can End AIDS March © IAS/Deborah W. Campos, Commercialimage.net I came to D.C. totally prepared for the "We Can End AIDS" mobilization, I had my blue fabric to... Read more »