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Testicular Pain After Fingering Worried I Have HIV

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Swollen glands and Testicular Pain

Diagnosed with HIV in November of this year...Began Atripla 6 weeks ago in the hopes of stopping all of the swelling and pain...CD4 up to 540 with Viral Load at 150 and going lower--no negative response to medication at all.Have had swollen lymph...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Your symptoms involving swollen glands/testicle unlikely to be related directly to the Atripla though non-specific flare-ups of swelling can be related to immune reconstitution (over time a good thing)in some patients. I have found some cases of... Read more »

testicular pain

Dr. Bob,Recently I had a little too much fun in Las Vegas which ended in a handjob at a massage... Read more »

Diarrhea and Testicular pain

I'm a male and I had unprotected oral sex with a guy which was mutual and also involved... Read more »
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Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation

HIV Testing Remains Important Amid Push for Expanded Treatment in Africa

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African Americans Should Take More Responsibility in Fight Against HIV/AIDS, National Conference Speakers Say

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Zinc Finger Gene Therapy Continues to Show Promise

For HIV-positive individuals on HAART with low CD4 T-cell counts (immune nonresponders), there are limited therapeutic options. CCR5 is one of the major co-receptors on CD4 cells which HIV uses to enter. Zinc finger nuclease (ZFN) technology... Read more »
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Infected Blood to Cut on finger!!!

Posted by SCARED_CRAZY
I am working in a Departmental store with the petrol station.
There a lady customer came in asking for BAND AID for her open would profously bleeding. and i being and customer service manager. went out to help her and tried to put BAND AID with bare... Read more »

Fingering Gave Herpes - HIV as well

Posted by Anonymous, 1 Reply
I fingered a stripper and got herpes where I had a cut on my hand. I had an 11 week hiv test that came back negative. Is it still possible i got hiv as well as herpes from this episode? Read more »

hiv through the fingers

Posted by Anonymous
a couple of weeks ago I went to a massage parlour and things got pretty hot and I inserted my fingers into her and rubbed the outside of her anus. There was no kissing, oral intercourse at all.

Did I put myself at a risk? I'm planning on getting... Read more »

hiv from fingering?

Posted by Anonymous, 2 Replies
a few weeks ago I met someone online. we gave eachother oral and fingered eachother. when I fingered him I got some of his feces on my fingers. a few days later i got a mild cold (so did a friend of mine, he drank after me before I got the cold).... Read more »