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Symptoms Of Hiv And Stds

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U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

The Role of STD Detection and Treatment in HIV Prevention between STDs and HIV infection? How can STD treatment slow the spread of HIV infection? What are the implications for HIV prevention? Where can I get more information? References Testing and treatment of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) can be an effective tool in preventing the spread of HIV , the virus that causes AIDS. An understanding of the relationship between STDs and HIV infection can help in the development...
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HEPC symptoms = hiv?

Dr. McGovern I love you, in terms of your responses about hepatitis and HIV. Not to hoot your horn, but your responses are precise, knowledgeable and compassionate. You're my favorite expect. Anyway, now to more important matters, i am feeling very...
Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Response from Barbara McGovern, M.D.

Tufts University School of Medicine
Some of your symptoms, such as itchy skin (pruritis) and extreme fatigue could be related to viral hepatitis. If you have had risk exposure, I would recommend that you see your doctor in follow-up to discuss testing and to follow-up on your six... Read more »

Shang Hai'd in Shang Hai - Please read - Prevention !!!!

Dr. Bob,It was a relief to find The Body, especially your forum; you provide information with wit and humor that is greatly needed. I wanted to share what happened to me so hopefully others may learn form my experience and take or at least be aware...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
...reassuring.Regarding your specific questions:1.HIV does not have its own distinctive or diagnostic genital and oral ulcers.2.No, different STDs are screened in different ways. Many do not use antibody-related techniques. I'm confident your ID... Read more »

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
...Epididymitis can be somewhat difficult to treat, but don't get discouraged. It really will eventually clear up, OK? You can read up on HIV symptoms and screening tests on this Web site. Check the review articles easily accessed on The Body's... Read more »

Wohooooooooooooooo. WORRIED WELLS MUST READ!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

So, you stopped living your life because you believe you have HIV or some other STD? Hopefully, I am not wasting my time writing this and someone who is really worried about having an STD will stop and realize the reality of their situation. My...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,Thank you for your detailed testimonial. I'm quite confident your story will help others, who are currently stuck in their personal worried-well Hell. I'd also like to point out that after your initial tests, your "symptoms" persisted and it... Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

How Do You Talk To Your Partners About HIV/AIDS and Other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs)?

...There is no easy answer concerning how to talk to a partner about HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs). Although many people find it easy tohave sex, they find it extremely difficult to talk about it. So how does onebegin? The Read more »
U.S. Public Health Service's Office on Women's Health

Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) -- Overview

... What Is a Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD)? How Many People Have STDs? How Do You Get an STD? What Are the Symptoms of STDs? How Do You Get Tested for STDs? Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

Frequently Asked Questions About Safe Sex and HIV Prevention

...What do the symptoms of sexually transmitted diseases look like? Where can I get more information about HIV/AIDS and other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs)? Answers to Recent Safe Sex Questions Articles by Rick Sowadsky Read more »
Rick Sowadsky, M.S.P.H.

What Services Can an HIV/AIDS Hotline Provide?

...many cases, trained volunteers. Things an HIV/AIDS hotline can do: Answer your questions about HIV/AIDS and sometimes other sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) as well. Refer you to local resources related to your specific needs (testing... Read more »
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Posted by Anonymous, 4 Replies
i have had the following symptoms that really scare me: fatigue sollen galnds in groin nausea sore throat for 2 days all after 4 weeks i am really scared its hiv I cant even type Read more »

HIV please read

Posted by Luis1288, 4 Replies
Hi guys, im from Mexico and the reason that im posting in this section is because no one answer my questions in the forum in spanish by the way sorry for my bad english, my trouble is this: 6 months ago i had sex with a prostitue, the NEXT DAY I... Read more »

pins and needles

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...Is pins and needles a symptom of hiv or is it anxiety. I have had it for almost a week now. I have read that hiv causes neuropathy problems. I get extreme anxiety Read more »

To: GaryNPA

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
...month window period or are we talking about years down the road? Just wanted to make sure... Also, is pain in the abdomen a symptom of HIV or any STDs? I appreciate your help Gary. Read more »