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swollen testicles

My better half is HIV positive three years running. He decided early on not to take meds nor does he eat well or exercise. In Jan 08 he developed a small sore that quickly spread to the complete backside and the lower front side measuring 2.5 across...
Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Response from Graeme Moyle, M.D.

Chelsea and Westminster Hospital
Your partner need to see an HIV specialist ASAP. It sounds like there is an infection there, possile herpes which can be very persistent in persons with weakened immune systems. The skin lesion can then become infected. He needs to get his immune... Read more »

Repeated testicle/abdominal/pelvic pain

Doc, I was diagnosed HIV+ in May 2011 with initial numbers of vl=186,000 and cd4=300. I have taken... Read more »

Pain in testicles: STDs like chlamydia and herpes?

Hello doctor,THis is in continuation to one of my previous emails in Nov. I had then expressed... Read more »
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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 »
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 »
AIDS InfoNet

Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

What Is Herpes? HSV and HIV How Is HSV Transmitted? How Is Herpes Treated? Can Herpes Be Prevented? The Bottom Line What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact... 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 »
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:-( Pain in the testicle

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Has any male, who think they might have been exposed to HIV, ever experienced pain and discomfort in the testicle a few weeks after exposure?

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Sore Throat and Mouth Sores the Recur

Posted by Anonymous, 3 Replies
Hello would anybody have some insight for me, I had an exposure to HIV 9 months ago. Tested negative to HIV 1/2. The exposure came from a women from sex worker from korea, since then I just haven't felt right. Lots of strange symptoms. So I... Read more »

cold sores....

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Hi all,Iam unaware of my hiv status, about 3 months ago(while under alot of stress) i got tiny white bumps on my upper lip and some in the corner of my mouth, I thought that it might of been cold sores, but 3 months later they haveint grown,they... Read more »

Sores

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
After an exposure to HIV months ago.(Condom broke but I immediatley withdrew and wiped off)(Tested neg after an oral rapid test 6 weeks later) I am now getting some pussy little sores inside my mouth and cheeks and lips and random body bruises for... Read more »