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Symptoms Of Penile Thrush

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Penile Thush - is thsi a sign ?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I have posted on this BB before (Fingering and touching Anus) and got some relief from the immense stress that I was going through. One of the main reasons is guilt. I am married and with children and have been faithful since we were married 11... Read more »

diarrhea, itching, pricking after sexual encounter without penile penetration

Posted by goodfriend, 1 Reply
50yo male, straight, theretofore healthy, more than ten years ago tested negative, one faithful female partner before and after that test . 3 weeks ago encounter with 40 yr old female of unknown HIV status, no sexual penetration, in fact did not... Read more »

Oral Thrush - Initial Symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Can anyone comment on the initial symptoms of Oral Thrush? Does it start with very slight raised areas of the tongue?
Is it mostly isolated to the front, back or entire tounge/throat? Does the onset during the window period vary in severity (always... Read more »

what are thrush symptoms

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I am just curious as to what the symptoms of thrush are. I know this may sound silly but does it resemble a plaque buildup on the tounge? Im not saying that I dont brush my tongue but I just want to know if they look similar....... Read more »

Thrush symptoms?

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
Alright, a month ago I woke up and found this really weird looking rash in my groin area (near the base of my penis), it was quite itchy and immediately I thought STD STD STD. Well...the last time I had sex was 3 months(unprotected vaginal) before... Read more »
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Thrush and other symptoms

Hi every one,I am here for some info. I am indian who is doing his studies in USA. When I came to US I was sex hungry freak.So I started going to strip clubs. But that was not enough so I started to think prostitues. I like big tall women so I...
Shannon Southall

Response from Shannon Southall

Rocky Mountain CARES
HiFrom everything you have described your sexual behaviors were protected from HIV transmission but obviously not from other sexually transmitted infections, receiving herpes. Having herpes and multiple partners definitely increases your chances for... Read more »

Oral Thrush

Thanks for reading this Ryan!I had a low risk exposure (grinding my penis against a womans wet vagina), and after reading everything here and talking with my doctor, I was pretty sure everything was OK. I have been stressed alot still, but I have...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
I can't provide a diagnosis! If you have questions about symptoms, see your doctor. Regardless, you should not be concerned about your risk for HIV unless you engage in anal, vaginal, or oral sex.RMK... Read more »

Couple with recurring thrush

Hi. We are a couple with a "low risk" life-style. We have suffered from recurring vaginal and penile thrush on and off for the past two and a half years. We have had no other obvious symptoms, and no oral thrush. Despite all efforts it...
Judith Feinberg, M.D.

Response from Judith Feinberg, M.D.

University of Cincinnati, College of Medicine
There are individuals that get recurrent thrush who do not have HIV. You may want to see an infectious diseases doctor or a gynecologist who specializes in recurrent candida infections to figure out why this is happening. While HIV is a possible... Read more »

KS and Thrush

Dr BobI am going out of my mind with worry. I have found some comfort in these forums which I have been browsing for a while however I am now starting to panic. I am aware of the over reactions a person can have when trying to self diagnose and have...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hello,You are going out of your mind with worry, because you are in the "middlle" of self diagnosis and you think you have Kaposi sarcoma due to the 10 red spots on your trunk??? Dude, no wonder you are racked with such anxiety, worry and... Read more »
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Brown Medical School

Ask the Expert: Case Study -- Newly-Admitted Patient With a Penile Lesion

Case A 27-year-old male presents to the prison infirmary with penile pain. He reports having had the pain for the past three days, ever since accidentally catching part of the skin of his penis in his pants zipper. The patient reports previous good... Read more »
AIDS InfoNet

Candidiasis (Thrush)

What Is Thrush? Can It Be Prevented? How Is It Treated? Natural Therapies The Bottom Line What Is Thrush? Candidiasis is a common opportunistic infection in people with HIV. It is an infection caused by a common type of yeast (or fungus)... Read more »
Project Inform

Oral Candidiasis (Thrush)

Table of Contents Introduction Cause Diagnosis Treatment Chart for Treating Candidiasis Side Effects and Drug Interactions Anti-Fungal Drugs and Pregnancy Kids and Candidiasis Prevention Treating and Preventing Fungal Infections Naturally... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Penile Cancer Linked to Sexually Transmitted Virus, Study Says

Nearly half of penile cancer cases are linked to human papillomavirus (HPV), according to a new study led by Silvia de Sanjose of the cancer epidemiology research program at the Barcelona-based Catalan Institute of Oncology. The investigators... Read more »