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Tingling In Feet After Kissing Cold Sore Worried I Have HIV

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Herpes Simplex (Cold Sores and Genital Herpes)

What Is Herpes? Herpes simplex refers to a group of viruses that infect humans. Like herpes zoster (shingles, see Fact Sheet 509 ), herpes simplex causes painful skin eruptions. Itching and tingling are usually the first signs, followed by a blister that breaks open. The infection stays dormant in nerve cells. This is called "latency." However, it can become active again with no warning. Herpes can be active without symptoms or visible signs....
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Frequent Urination / Tingling Cold Feet

Hey there. I'm a 22 year old male and I weigh 130 pounds. I started meds 2 1/2 weeks ago, and am on Kaletra (twice a day), Saquinavir (twice a day) and Truvada (once a day). I've been experiencing some tingling/coldness in my feet which...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Your symptoms could be related to mild peripheral neuropathy, vasospasm of blood vessels, stress, and other conditions. Those problems are seen fairly frequently in persons with HIV +/- treatment. Increased urination at night can be due to... Read more »

wet kissing with cold sores

What is the relative risk (high, medium, low) for this situation: I engaged in wet kissing (I don't know if my partner has HIV) and later saw three small cold sores inside my lower lip (each about 0.5mm in size). My partner did not have any...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

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

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
This is not a situation for which I recommend testing. HIV is not transmitted through kissing. RMK... Read more »

Tingling in hands and feet/legs

Before I ask my question, I would like to take the time to praise the services you provide to the public. You are both very informative. My question is this, I have been feeling a tingling in my hands and feet/legs. I have not been tested for...
Keith Henry, M.D.

Response from Keith Henry, M.D.

University of Minnesota, School of Medicine
Very low % (< 5%).... Read more »

"a kiss is NOT just a kiss" when it = HIV! Please answer...I'll be happy to donate $50

Dr Bob,What is needed to get an answer from you on this forum? You must get bombarded with questions...please - this is 8th time I've asked you to answer my question...I'm sorry it's long but I'm very concerned that I'm...
Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

Response from Robert J. Frascino, M.D.

The Robert James Frascino AIDS Foundation
Hi,1. The important concept here is that symptoms are notoriously unreliable in predicting who is and is not HIV infected. A negative HIV-antibody test outside the window period trumps "symptoms" each and every time.2. No. The vast... Read more »
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Anyone experiencing tingling on hands and feets?

Posted by ExWorryWart, 1 Reply
Sounds like it is pointless to worry about this particular symptom as per the professionals in this thebody.com website. So I am much relieved now
http://www.thebody.com/Forums/AIDS/SafeSex/Archive/Other/Q146454.html

Just read about the gentleman from... Read more »

burning tingling in hands and feet

Posted by Worried12, 3 Replies
Me again.... now I have burning and tingling in my hands and feet some times. Is it all in my head? Its not even an HIV symptom is it? Is it even possible to not seroconvert until 5 months after exposure? I had a negative blood test at 3 months .... Read more »

I am not imagining this but tingling hands/feets!!

Posted by ExWorryWart, 5 Replies
http://poz.com/articles/401_2446.shtml

How common is it to get it during 5-6 weeks of exposure? This is the only symptom that is consistent and not going away.. PLZ HELP
I had anxiety disorder earlier but never had tingling (unless during panic... Read more »

Cold sores /hiv infection

Posted by bug, 2 Replies
Hello,
I recently had sex with a prostitute and was so drunk(and stupid) i couldn't think of any possible dangers.
The prostitute had several cold sores on her body. We had unprotected oral sex (lasted less than a minute) and 2 times protected vaginal... Read more »