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Symptoms Of Epididymitis

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is epididymitis a symptom of HIV??

About two weeks ago i was diagnosed with epididymitis. I am 23 years old and when i went to a urlogist all they kept saying was it had to be an STD causing it, because of my age. Then that made me wirry about HIV bc if i could have an STD, i could...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,Epididymitis can be caused by STDs, but is not related to HIV. However, it's worth noting that epididymitis or no epididymitis, the reason to be concerned about possible HIV infection is whether or not you placed yourself at risk for... Read more »

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I Have symptoms!!!But am Neg!!!

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
I had swollen painfull testicle(left one) One month after exposure lsted 2 months Dr Diagnosed it as epididymitis(very common) Painful burning skin on shoulders and back at 3 months for 1.5 weeks and loose stools at same time. Have folicitis like 6... Read more »

Pain in the testies...(Anon One?)

Posted by WhatDoIDo
Is there any connection? I have a shooting pain in one testicle that comes and goes. I know one of the causes is: "Infection or inflammation of the epididymis (epididymitis) or testicle (orchitis)"

and was wondering the HIV could be that infection. Read more »

Testes Pain

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Is testicular pain a symtom of a recent hiv infection? it feels like one is twisted or something and it's been going on for a few days. my inner and outer thigh have also been hurting on the same side, I read that the thigh problem may be caused... Read more »

What do you guys think?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
Sorry for not being original in the subject title.

Well, my story is like this. I have been seeing this woman for about a year and we've had sex on several occasions. Protected all but two brief encounters in the same night. (less than 3 minutes once... Read more »