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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 »

PENIS SORE AFTER SEX

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
My girlfriend and I have recently stopped using condoms (after 5 months). I noticed that my penis was getting slightly sore after sex. There was no painful urination or discharge but for a few days afterwards, a slight skin irritation (no visible... Read more »

Received Oral Sex With Sore on Penis

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I know that this sounds completely typical as I am probably just worried-well, but what is the likelihood of contracting HIV from receiving unprotected oral sex with a sore on my penis due to excessive masturbation? I called the CDC hotline and was... Read more »

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 »
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Sore throat & coughing - sign of seroconversion?

Hi Rick 5 weeks after a relatively low risk act (receiving oral sex from a prostitute with a condom) I developed a very sore throat and a cough. The cough is not dry, ie there is a far amount of sputum. This has lasted for about a week. I have not...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
Hi. Thank you for your question and compliments.If you read some of my previous responses to other questions, you will notethat if you were only receiving oral sex while using a condom, your risks ofinfection are extremely low. That would make it... Read more »

itchy palms during seroconversion

Hi there. Is itching common during seroconversion? Right after infection, my palms and ankles were so itchy that I couldn't hardly stand it. The itching was intense when I was carrying something heavy (groceries) or around where my socks...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
A transient skin rash plus hypersensitivity to scratching/pressure can be seen soon after initial HIV infection though in my experience is not very common. Hypersensitivity to insect bites seems more common in my experience. KH... Read more »

re: ars, pep, seroconversion, and some emotional feedback Aug 31, 2011

hey dr.bob thank you for the great response. i'll definitely follow your advice and expect a follow from me as well....
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi, Alex.Thanks for your thanks. I'll look forward to your follow-up report.Good luck.Dr. Bobars, pep, seroconversion, and some emotional feedback Aug 31, 2011hey dr.bob please excuse the lack of capital letters, ill try to make my spelling... Read more »

ars, pep, seroconversion, and some emotional feedback

hey dr.bob please excuse the lack of capital letters, ill try to make my spelling and grammar as decent as i can though.firstly i have to say you run an amazing web resource with thebody.com and im really grateful to you for being such a strong...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello, Alex from Toronto.I'll make a few brief comments on your story and try to respond to the various questions and concerns you raised in your lengthy post. I'm shocked that a nurse in an emergency room on Toronto wouldn't know... Read more »
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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Circumcision May Prevent Sex-Related Penis Injuries

A recent study finds circumcised men were less likely than their uncircumcised peers to report penile cuts, abrasions, and other injuries from sex -- perhaps helping explain why circumcision is linked to a lower risk of female-to-male HIV... 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 »
The Center for AIDS

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 »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Mascot Exposes Itself to Promote Sexual Health

Today at the corner of Castro and Market, the "Healthy Penis" and "Phil the Syphilis Sore" characters will make their reappearance, urging gay and bisexual men to get tested for syphilis. The characters debuted to controversy in 2002 and eventually... Read more »